Layne Christensen Company provides water management, construction, and drilling services in North America and internationally. Its Water Resources division offers water-related products and services, including hydrologic design and construction; source of supply exploration; well and intake construction; and well and pump rehabilitation services. This division also offers water treatment equipment engineering services, providing systems for the treatment of regulated and nuisance contaminants. The company's Inliner division provides process, sanitary, and storm water rehabilitation solutions, as well as other rehabilitative methods, such as Janssen structural renewal for service lateral connections and mainlines, slip lining, traditional excavation and replacement, U-Liner high-density polyethylene fold, and form and manhole renewal. Its Heavy Civil division offers design and construction of water and wastewater treatment plants and pipeline installation solutions; builds radial collector wells, surface water intakes, pumping stations, hard rock tunnels, and marine construction services; and designs and constructs biogas facilities. The company's Geoconstruction division provides geotechnical foundation construction services; underground construction projects; foundation system services; and jet grouting, structural diaphragm and slurry cutoff walls, cement and chemical grouting, drilled piles, ground improvement, and earth retention services. Its Mineral Services division conducts aboveground drilling activities comprising core drilling, reverse circulation, dual tube, hammer, and rotary air-blast methods; and exploratory and definition drilling services. The company's Energy Services division provides closed loop water management solutions to energy companies that are involved in hydraulic fracturing. Layne Christensen Company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.
Metalico, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is engaged in scrap metal recycling and lead metal product fabricating businesses. Its Scrap Metal Recycling segment collects and processes ferrous and non-ferrous metals; collects industrial and obsolete scrap metals, and processes them into reusable forms; and supplies the recycled metals to consumers, including electric arc furnace mills, integrated steel mills, foundries, secondary smelters, aluminum recyclers, and metal brokers. This segment also acquires unprocessed scrap metals primarily in local and regional markets and sells to consumers in the United States and Canada, as well as to exporters and international brokers. Its ferrous products include sheared, bundled, and shredded scrap metal; and other scrap metal, such as plates, structural products, turnings, busheling products, and broken cast iron. In addition, this segment sorts, processes, and packages non-ferrous metals, including aluminum, copper, stainless steel, brass, nickel-based alloys, and high-temperature alloys; and recycles platinum group metals, including platinum, palladium, and rhodium from the substrate material retrieved from catalytic converters, as well as minor metals, such as molybdenum, tungsten, tantalum, niobium, rhenium, and chrome. The company's Lead Fabricating segment manufactures various lead-based products through sheet lead, machined lead, shot, strip lead, extrusion, and cast lead product lines. This segment sells its products to various industries, such as roofing, plumbing, radiation shielding, healthcare, ammunition, automotive, Department of Defense contractors, and others. Metalico, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Cranford, New Jersey.
Alcobra Ltd., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of proprietary drug candidates. It offers most advanced product (MDX) for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other cognitive dysfunctions, including Fragile X. The company has initiated a Phase III clinical trial in the United States for the use of MDX to treat ADHD in adults. Alcobra Ltd. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Hub Group, Inc., an asset-light freight transportation management company, provides intermodal, truck brokerage, and logistics services in North America. The company operates through two segments, Mode and Hub. Its intermodal services include arranging for the movement of customers' freight in containers and trailers over long distances. The company contracts with railroads to provide transportation for the long-haul portion of the shipment, and with local trucking companies for pickup and delivery. Its intermodal services also comprise negotiating rail and drayage rates, electronically tracking shipments in transit, and billing and handling claims for freight loss and damage on behalf of customers, as well as truck brokerage services. The company also offers a range of transportation management services and technology solutions, including shipment optimization, load consolidation, mode selection, carrier management, load planning and execution, and Web-based shipment visibility under the name of Unyson Logistics. Its multi-modal transportation includes small parcel, heavyweight, expedited, less-than-truckload, truckload, intermodal, and railcar. The company primarily serves customers in consumer products, retail, and durable goods industries. Hub Group, Inc. was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois.
First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for First Niagara Bank, N.A. that provides retail and commercial banking, and other financial services to individuals, families, and businesses. The company's deposit products include savings and money market, and certificate of deposit accounts, as well as municipal deposits. Its loan portfolio include commercial business loans; commercial real estate and multi-family lending products; residential real estate lending products; home equity lending products; indirect automobile lending products; credit cards; and consumer loans, including personal secured and unsecured loans, and overdraft lines of credit. The company also offers wealth management services to manage client funds utilizing various third party investment vehicles comprising separately managed accounts, bonds, exchange traded funds, and mutual funds, as well as provides retirement planning, education funding, and wealth protection products and services, such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, annuities, life insurance, long term care insurance, and advisory products. In addition, it sells insurance products comprising business and personal insurance, surety bonds, life, disability, and long-term care coverage products; and offers risk management advisory services, such as alternative risk and self-insurance, claims investigation and adjusting, and third party administration of self-insured workers' compensation plans, as well as provides treasury management services, such as account reconciliation, remote deposit capture, ACH payments, and cash vault services. As of January 24, 2014, the company operated 420 branches in New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Buffalo, New York.
TGC Industries, Inc. provides geophysical services to companies in the oil and gas industry in the United States and Canada. The company conducts three-dimensional surveys; sells gravity data; and provides seismic data acquisition services primarily to onshore oil and natural gas exploration and development companies for use in the onshore drilling and production of oil and natural gas, as well as to potash mining industry. As of December 31, 2013, it operated eight seismic crews, which included five crews in the United States and three crews in Canada. The company was formerly known as Tidelands Geophysical Co., Inc. and changed its name to TGC Industries, Inc. in July 1986. TGC Industries, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.
Oragenics, Inc. focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of various technologies associated with oral health, antibiotics, and other general health benefits. It develops and markets probiotic products comprising ProBiora3, an oral care probiotics that promote oral health for humans and pets under the Evora and ProBiora brands in approximately 13 countries worldwide. The company's ProBiora3 products include flavored probiotic tablets, such as EvoraPlus and EvoraKids for daily use by adults and children; EvoraPet for companion pets, including cats and dogs; and EvoraPro, a product for the dental office channel. Its product candidates consists of LPT3-04, a naturally occurring compound for weight loss; SMaRT Replacement Therapy, a topical treatment applied to the teeth to protect against tooth decay; and MU1140-S, an antibiotic product candidate in preclinical testing for healthcare-associated infections. Oragenics, Inc. offers its ProBiora3 products through direct-to-consumer channels, professional offices, and private label partnerships. The company was formerly known as Oragen, Inc. Oragenics, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.
Koss Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells stereo headphones and related accessory products worldwide. It offers high-fidelity stereo, active noise canceling stereo, and wireless stereo headphones; and speaker-phones, and computer and telecommunications headsets, as well as compact disc recordings of American Symphony Orchestras under the Koss Classics label. The company sells its products through national retailers, international distributors, audio specialty stores, the Internet, direct mail catalogs, regional department store chains, discount department stores, grocery stores, electronics retailers, military exchanges, and prisons under the Koss name. Koss Corporation also sells its products to distributors for resale to school systems, and directly to other manufacturers. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
CafePress Inc. operates an e-commerce platform enabling customers to shop, create, and sell various customized and personalized products worldwide. It operates a portfolio of Websites, including CafePress.com, CanvasOnDemand.com, Imagekind.com, GreatBigCanvas.com, InvitationBox.com, and LogoSportswear.com. The company's portfolio of Websites enable partners, resellers, and co-branded Websites to design and customize products that individually target specific consumers, products, and use cases. It also provides a platform of technology products and service offerings to allow its corporate customers to leverage its online services for their own consumer customers with little up-front investment and no inventory. The company, through its platform, offers apparel, drinkware, accessories, wall art, home accents, and stationery products. Its customers include individuals, groups, businesses, and organizations, as well as individual designers and branded content licensors. As of December 31, 2013, it had approximately 20 million members across its retail Website properties. The company was formerly known as CafePress.com, Inc. and changed its name to CafePress Inc. in June 2011. CafePress Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.
Ku6 Media Co., Ltd. is engaged in the online video business in the People's Republic of China. It operates ku6.com, an online video portal that offers video information services and entertainment, including news, reports, and other interactive entertainment programs to viewers, as well as provides a video platform for video-sharing and watching user-generated content. The company's online video content comprise news, comedies, Channel V music videos, games, and micro movies; sub-channels include entertainment, sports, finance, fashion, technology, automobile, education, and others; and online marketing services include in-video, display, sponsorship, and other forms of advertisements. As of December 31, 2013, its content library had approximately 255 million video clips. The company was formerly known as Hurray! Holding Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Ku6 Media Co., Ltd. in August 2010. Ku6 Media Co., Ltd. is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.