eBook International Directory of Company Histories

  • Series Name: The International Directory of Company Histories Series
  • Volume 111
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  • ISBN-10: 155862774X
  • ISBN-13: 9781558627741
  • DDC: 338.7409
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 761 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2010, 2010
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released May 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010
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When students, job candidates, business executives, historians and investors need accurate and detailed information on the development of any of the world's largest and most influential companies, direct them to International Directory of Company Histories. This multi-volume work is the first major reference to bring together histories of companies that are a leading influence in a particular industry or geographic location. Each three- to five-page entry is meticulously detailed with facts gathered from popular magazines, academic periodicals, books, annual reports and the archives of the companies themselves. Entries provide information on founders, expansions and losses, labor/management actions, NAICS codes, key dates, ticker symbol, principal subsidiaries, principal divisions, principal operating units, principle competitors and other significant milestones -- all peppered with statistics, dates and names of key players. Vols. 1-6 are organized alphabetically by major industries; Vol. 7 and subsequent volumes are arranged alphabetically by company name within each volume. Each volume includes a cumulative index to companies and personal names. Vol. 7 and subsequent volumes include a cumulative index to industries. The histories were compiled from publicly accessible sources, as well as from material supplied by the companies themselves. Entries on companies that have had major changes since they were last profiled may be selected for updating. Starting with Volume 37 a geographical index to companies sorted by country of head office. The index includes Country name, alphabetical list of companies from that country, and volume number where the company profile can be found.

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The International Directory of Company Histories Series

When students, job candidates, business executives, historians, and investors need accurate and detailed information on the development of any of the world’s largest and most influential companies, direct them to International Directory Of Company Histories. This multi-volume work is the first major reference to bring together histories of companies that are a leading influence in a particular industry or geographic location. Each three- to five-page entry is meticulously detailed with facts gathered from popular magazines, academic periodicals, books, annual reports, and the archives of the companies themselves. Entries provide information on founders, expansions and losses, labor/management actions, NAICS codes, key dates, ticker symbol, principal subsidiaries, principal divisions, principal operating units, principle competitors, and other significant milestones -- all peppered with statistics, dates and names of key players. Vols. 1-6 are organized alphabetically by major industries; Vol. 7 and subsequent volumes are arranged alphabetically by company name within each volume. The histories were compiled from publicly accessible sources, as well as from material supplied by the companies themselves. Entries on companies that have had major changes since they were last profiled may be selected for updating.

Features and Benefits

  • Each three- to five-page entry is meticulously detailed with facts gathered from popular magazines, academic periodicals, books, annual reports and the archives of the companies themselves.
  • Entries provide information on founders, expansions and losses, labor/management actions, NAICS codes, key dates, ticker symbol, principal subsidiaries, principal divisions, principal operating units, principle competitors and other significant milestones -- all peppered with statistics, dates and names of key players.
  • Vols. 1-6 are organized alphabetically by major industries; Vol. 7 and subsequent volumes are arranged alphabetically by company name within each volume.
  • Each volume includes a cumulative index to companies and personal names. Vol. 7 and subsequent volumes include a cumulative index to industries.
  • The histories were compiled from publicly accessible sources, as well as from material supplied by the companies themselves.
  • Starting with Volume 37 a geographical index to companies sorted by country of head office. The index includes Country name, alphabetical list of companies from that country, and volume number where the company profile can be found.

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    ISBN-10: 141444107X | ISBN-13: 9781414441078

Reviews

"Without equal in scope, currentness, and price. This set is a must-purchase for academic business collections and is highly recommended for large public libraries." -- American Reference Books Annual [1997]

— ARBA

"Concise, readable essays." -- Business Library Review (June 1998)

— Business Library Review

"Offers lengthy, well-written essays about hundreds of companies, and, in the process, sheds light not only on the development of the company and its particular industry, but also on other circumstances that played a part in their evolution. Highly recommended for public libraries, business school libraries, and large corporate libraries who would like to keep tabs on what can be learned from other companies' triumphs and mistakes." -- RUSQ (December 1998, about vols. 20-21)

— RUSQ

"An invaluable tool for quick reference on company backgrounds. A vital reference tool for any business collection. Highly recommended for all academic and public libraries serving business information needs." -- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999

— ARBA

"One of the most frequently used sources in our library." -- Judith M. Nixon, Professor of Library Science, Management & Economics Library, Purdue University.

— other than publication

"The series' unique value lies in the collection of disparate information not always available elsewhere and packaging it in such an accessible and readable format. Represents tremendous value for money." -- Tony Newson, MCB University Press

— other than publication

Table of Contents

Albtelecom Sh. a – Albania.
Avnet, Inc. - U.S.A.
Banco Santander, S.A. – Spain.
Bank of Valletta PLC - Malta 111
BNP Paribas Group – France.
Boeing Company, The - U.S.A.
Bombril S.A. – Brazil.
Borrego Solar Systems, Inc. - U.S.A.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company - U.S.A.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation - U.S.A.
California Dairies Inc. - U.S.A.
Cathay Pacific Airways Limited Hong Kong.
Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. - U.S.A.
Dairylea Cooperative Inc. - U.S.A.
Design Within Reach, Inc. - U.S.A.
DG FastChannel, Inc. - U.S.A.
EDP - Energias de - Portugal, S.A. Portugal.
EMC Corporation - U.S.A.
Eminence Speaker LLC - U.S.A.
E1 Entertainment Ltd. – Canada.
Evonik Industries AG – Germany.
FC Bayern München AG – Germany.
First Look Studios, Inc. - U.S.A.
Foncière Euris – France.
Foster's Group Limited – Australia.
FPL Group, Inc. - U.S.A.
General Cable Corporation - U.S.A.
Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc. - U.S.A.
Gordon Food Service Inc. - U.S.A.
Great Lakes Cheese Company, Inc. - U.S.A.
Gruppo Italiano Vini – Italy.
Guardian Holdings Limited - Trinidad a.
HCA, Inc. - U.S.A.
Hebei Iron & Steel Group – China.
HEMA B.V. – Netherland.
Hewlett-Packard Company - U.S.A.
Holly Corporation - U.S.A.
Holmen AB – Sweden.
Home City Ice Company, Inc. - U.S.A.
Howden Group Limited - United Kin.
HuffingtonPost.com, Inc. - U.S.A.
Hutchison Whampoa Limited - Hong Kong.
Hynix Semiconductor Company Ltd. - South Kore.
International Assets Holding Corporation - U.S.A.
Irish Food Processors Ltd. – Ireland.
Kinder Morgan, Inc. - U.S.A.
Korg, Inc. – Japan.
L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. - U.S.A.
Lance Armstrong Foundation, Inc. - U.S.A.
Leggett & Platt, Inc. - U.S.A.
Liberty Media Corporation - U.S.A.
Lincoln Educational Services Corporation - U.S.A.
Localiza Rent a Car S.A. – Brazil.
Lumber Liquidators, Inc. - U.S.A.
Masco Corporation - U.S.A.
Merck KGaA – Germany.
Motiva Enterprises LLC - U.S.A.
National Australia Bank Ltd. – Australia.
National Technical Systems, Inc. - U.S.A.
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. - U.S.A.
NBBJ - U.S.A.
N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie – Netherland.
Noble Group Ltd. - Hong Kong.
Northrop Grumman Corporation - U.S.A.
NuStar Energy L.P. - U.S.A.
Oakley, Inc. - U.S.A.
Omnicare, Inc. - U.S.A.
Orlen Lietuva – Lithuania.
Outward Bound USA - U.S.A.
PACCAR Inc. - U.S.A.
Pepper Construction Group, LLC, The - U.S.A.
Pitney Bowes Inc. - U.S.A.
Precision Castparts Corp. - U.S.A.
PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited - U.S.A.
Prosper De Mulder Limited - United Kin.
RaceTrac Petroleum, Inc. - U.S.A.
Redner's Markets Inc. - U.S.A.
Reitmans (Canada) Limited – Canada.
Room and Board, Inc. - U.S.A.
Sinclair Oil Corporation - U.S.A.
Singapore Telecommunications Limited – Singapore.
SLC Participaçoes S.A. – Brazil.
Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc. - U.S.A.
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans - U.S.A.
Tillamook County Creamery Association - U.S.A.
Timberland Company, The - U.S.A.
Timex Group B.V. - U.S.A.
Tnuva Food Industries Ltd. – Israel.
TT electronics plc - United Kin.
Tupy S.A. – Brazil.
Tyler Perry Company, Inc., The - U.S.A.
Ube Industries, Ltd. – Japan.
United States Tennis Association - U.S.A.
Universal American Corp. - U.S.A.
Universal Truckload Services, Inc. - U.S.A.
Uranium One Inc. - Canada.
Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft - Germany.
White Martins Gases Industriais Ltda. - Brazil.
Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Ltd. - China.
Zweigle's Inc. - U.S.A.