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SMITH (A.O.) CORPORATION (AOS)
A. O. Smith Corporation manufactures electric motors and water heating equipment for residential, commercial, and industrial end markets principally in the United States. It operates in two segments, Electrical Products and Water Systems. Electrical Products segment manufactures and markets a line of hermetic motors, fractional horsepower alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) motors, and integral horsepower motors. Water Systems segment manufactures and markets residential gas and electric water heaters, standard and specialty commercial water heating equipment, copper-tube boilers, and water systems tanks. A. O. Smith Corporation's motors are used in a range of targeted residential, commercial, and industrial applications, including hermetic motors that are sold worldwide to manufacturers of air conditioning and commercial refrigeration compressors; fractional horsepower fan motors used in furnaces, air conditioners, and blowers; fractional horsepower motors for pumps for home water systems, swimming pools, hot tubs, and spas; fractional horsepower motors used in other consumer products; and integral horsepower AC and DC motors for industrial and commercial applications. The company markets its products and services primarily in the United States, Mexico, and China. A. O. Smith Corporation was founded in 1874 by Charles Jeremiah Smith. The company is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
ACTION PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL INC (APII)
Action Products International, Inc. operates as an educational toy company. It engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of a portfolio of educational, positive, and nonviolent brands of toy products. The company offers educational toy product, such as wooden toys, action figures, play-sets, activity kits, and various other playthings with an emphasis on fun topics, such as space, dinosaurs, science, and nature. Action Products International uses approximately 29 contract manufacturers located in the United States, Hong Kong, and China to build its finished products. It offers products to various retailing channels, such as specialty retailers, museums, toy stores, theme parks, attractions, zoos, catalog companies, Internet retailers, and educational markets worldwide primarily in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, and Spain. The company sells its product lines through a network of manufacturer representative firms and an internal, direct-sales department. Action Products International was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.
AVID TECHNOLOGY INC (AVID)
Avid Technology, Inc. (ATI) engages in the development, marketing, sale, and support of software and hardware for digital media production, management, and distribution worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Video and Film Editing and Effects (Video), and Audio. The Video segment offers digital, nonlinear video and film editing systems, and three dimensional and special-effects software that enable users to manipulate moving pictures and sound. It also offers digital nonlinear accelerator products; uncompressed high-definition (HD) and standard-definition solutions; 8 or 10 bit HD encoding format; news production and editing systems; broadcast video server; newsroom automation solutions; and media network solution. The Audio segment offers digital audio software applications and hardware systems for music, film, television, video, broadcast, streaming media, and Web development. Its systems enable users to record, edit, mix, process, and master audio in an integrated manner. This segment's products include digital audio production systems; and consumer products, such as PCI cards, peripherals, USB keyboards and interfaces, microphones, speakers, and sound libraries. The company also provides network, storage, and database solutions based on its Avid Unity MediaNetwork technology, which enables users to simultaneously share and manage media assets throughout a project or organization. In addition, ATI offers a technology for playback directly to air for broadcast television applications and products that enable customers to distribute media over multiple platforms, including air, cable, or satellite, or through the Internet. It also provides software and application support services; financing, outsourcing, and education services; and consulting and professional services, including on air assistance, project management, and on site rehersal. ATI was founded by William J. Warner in 1987 and is headquartered in Tewksbury, Massachusetts.
BRUNSWICK CORPORATION (BC)
Brunswick Corporation primarily engages in the manufacture and marketing of pleasure boats, marine engines, commercial fitness equipment, and bowling and billiards products in the United States and internationally. It operates in four segments: Marine Engine, Boat, Fitness, and Bowling and Billiards. The Marine Engine segment consists of the Mercury Marine Group and Brunswick New Technologies operations. The Mercury Marine Group offers outboard engines, stern drive engines, and inboard engines, as well as water-jet propulsion systems and parts and accessories. Brunswick New Technologies engages in the manufacture and marketing of engine electronics and controls, as well as other marine technologies, including navigation systems, chart plotters, telematics, and global positioning systems. The Boat segment designs, manufactures, and markets fiberglass pleasure boats; high-performance boats; offshore fishing boats; and aluminum fishing, deck, and pontoon boats. The segment also owns and operates marine parts and accessories distribution and manufacturing businesses. The Fitness segment designs, manufactures, and markets fitness equipment, including treadmills, total-body cross trainers, stationary bikes, and strength-training equipment. These products are sold primarily to health clubs, military, government, corporate, and university facilities, and to consumers through specialty retail shops. The Bowling and Billiards segment designs, manufactures, and markets bowling capital equipment, and associated parts and supplies, including lanes, pinsetters, automatic scorers; bowling balls and other accessories; and billiards, air hockey, and foosball tables and accessories. It also operates bowling centers. The company sells its products primarily through distributors, dealers, and retailers worldwide. Brunswick Corporation was founded in 1844 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois.
BLOUNT INTERNATIONAL INC (BLT)
Blount International, Inc. engages in the manufacture and marketing of equipment, accessories, and replacement parts to the forestry, yard care, and general contractor industries worldwide. It operates in three segments Outdoor Products, Industrial and Power Equipment (IPE), and Lawnmower. The Outdoor Products segment offers cutting chains, chainsaw guide bars, cutting chain drive sprockets and maintenance tools used primarily on portable gasoline and electric chainsaws, and mechanical timber harvesting equipment. It also offers cutting attachments and spare parts, such as lawnmower blades and replacement parts to service the lawn and garden industry; concrete cutting equipment for construction markets; a proprietary diamond-segmented chain used on gasoline and hydraulic powered saws and equipment; and distributes gasoline and hydraulic powered saws. The IPE segment provides timber harvesting equipments, industrial tractors and loaders, and mobile equipment rotational systems to logging contractors, harvesters, land reclamation companies, utility contractors, building materials distributors, and original equipment manufacturers of hydraulic equipment. It offers hydraulic timber harvesting equipment, which includes truck-mounted, trailer-mounted, stationary-mounted, and self-propelled loaders. IPE also manufactures rubber-tired feller bunchers and related attachments; delimbers, slashers, and skidders; cut-to-length harvesting equipment, including forwarders, harvesters, and harvester heads; and gear products, such as bearings, winches, and swing drives used in heavy equipment for the forestry, construction, and utilities industries. In addition, it manufactures products sold under Caterpillar's Timberking brand through the Caterpillar dealer network. The Lawnmower segment develops and manufactures zero-turning-radius lawnmowers and related attachments. Blount International was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
BASSETT FURNITURE INDUSTRIES INCORPORATED (BSET)
Bassett Furniture Industries Incorporated engages in the manufacture, marketing, and retail of branded home furnishings. It operates in four segments: Wood, Upholstery, Import, and Retail. Wood segment manufactures and sells wood furniture, including bedroom and dining suites, and accent pieces to independent and affiliated retailers. Upholstery segment manufactures and sells upholstered frames and cut upholstery items, which have various frame and fabric options, including sofas, chairs, and love seats. Import segment sources product, primarily from Asia, and sells it to independent and affiliated retailers. Retail segment operates 12 Bassett Furniture Direct stores in North Carolina, Nevada, and Texas. The company's furniture products and accessories are sold through a retail store network of 116 retail stores, known as Bassett Furniture Direct, of which 93 are independently owned, 12 are owned and controlled, and 11 are operated by joint ventures, as well as approximately 1,000 furniture and department stores located throughout the United States. Bassett Furniture Industries was co founded by C.C. Bassett in 1902 and is based in Bassett, Virginia.
Canon, Inc. manufactures plain paper copying machines, digital multifunction devices, laser beam printers, bubble jet printers, cameras, and steppers. It operates in three segments: Business Machines, Cameras, and Optical and Other Products. The Business Machines segment comprises three subgroups: office imaging products, computer peripherals, and business information products. Office imaging products group includes office network digital multifunction devices (MFDs), color network digital MFDs, office copying machines, personal-use copying machines, and full-color copying machines. Computer peripherals product group comprises laser beam printers, inkjet printers, inkjet multifunction peripherals, and image scanners. Business information products group consists of micrographic equipment, personal computers, calculators, document scanners, and workstations. The Camera segment includes single lens reflex cameras, compact cameras, digital cameras, and digital video camcorders. The Optical and Other Products segment offers steppers for semiconductor chip production, mirror projection mask aligners used in the production of liquid crystal displays, television broadcasting lenses, and medical equipment. The company offers its products in Japan, the United States, Germany, France, Taiwan, China, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Korea. Canon was founded in 1937 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
CHAMPION INDUSTRIES INC (CHMP)
Champion Industries, Inc. supplies commercial printing and office products, as well as offers furniture in regional markets in the United States, east of the Mississippi River. The company engages in the printing of business cards; letterhead; envelopes; and one, two, or three color brochures; process of color manufacturing of brochures, posters, advertising sheets, and catalogues; die cutting and foil stamping; and bindery services, including trimming, collating, folding, and stitching the final product. It also engages in forms printing, encompassing roll-to-roll computer forms, checks, invoices, purchase orders, and similar forms in single-part, multipart, continuous, and snap-out formats; tag manufacturing; and high volume process color Web-printing of brochures and catalogs. Champion Industries provides its customers with a range of office supplies, such as file folders, paper products, pens and pencils, computer paper, and laser cartridges; and furniture, including budget and middle price range desks, chairs, file cabinets, and computer furniture. The company also offers design services that include space planning, purchasing, and installation of office furniture, as well as the management of design projects. It sells its products directly to various customers with a focus on manufacturers, institutions, financial services companies, and professional firms. Champion Industries was incorporated in 1992 and is headquartered in Huntington, West Virginia.
COBRA ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (COBR)
Cobra Electronics Corporation engages in the design and marketing of consumer electronics, which it sells under the COBRA brand name principally in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The company's principal products include microTALK family radio service and general mobile radio service two-way radios, and PMR two-way radios; 9 Band, 10 Band, and 11 Band radar detectors with Strobe Alert technology; Citizens Band radios, including those with SoundTracker and NightWatch technologies; HighGear accessories; global positioning systems hand-held receivers; and Marine VHF radios and power inverters, as well as NAV ONE mobile navigation devices. In addition, it offers various accessories, such as batteries and chargers, headphones/microphones, power cords, adapters, handheld GPS accessories, mobile GPS accessories, handheld CB accessories, power inverter accessories, and antennas. Cobra Electronics distributes products through a network of retailers and distributors located primarily in the United States; and directly to mass marketers, such as consumer electronics specialty stores, department store-chains, warehouse clubs, office supply chains, television home-shopping, direct-response merchandisers, home centers, and specialty stores. The company was incorporated in 1961 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
CHROMCRAFT REVINGTON INC (CRC)
Chromcraft Revington, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of residential and commercial furniture in the United States and Canada. The company offers occasional furniture, including tables, bookcases, entertainment centers, library and modular wall units, and curio cabinets; bedroom furniture, such as bed frames, dressers, night stands, entertainment armoires, and mirrors; dining furniture, including dining tables, stationary or tilt-swivel chairs, armed and side chairs, buffets, china cabinets, and serving pieces; upholstered furniture, including fabric sofas, chairs, and ottomans; and commercial furniture, such as office chairs, conference and meeting room tables, and lounge-area seating products for airports and other public waiting areas. Chromcraft distributes its products through independent furniture stores, national and regional chains, office furniture stores, rent/rent-to-own stores, specialty stores, department stores, catalog, wholesale clubs, and manufacturer dedicated stores. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Delphi, Indiana.
CHARLES & COLVARD LTD (CTHR)
Charles & Colvard, Ltd. engages in the manufacture, marketing, distribution, and sale of moissanite jewels worldwide. Its products include near-colorless moissanite jewels cut in various shapes, including round, princess, radiant, oval, marquise, heart, cushion, square brilliant, pear, and trillion shapes. The company sells its jewelry to consumers through single and multiple location independent jewelry stores, jewelry store chains, online, TV shopping channels, and in catalogs. It sells moissanite jewels principally in the United States and Canada. Charles & Colvard was incorporated in 1995 and is based in Morrisville, North Carolina.
CTI INDUSTRIES CORPORATION (CTIB)
CTI Industries Corporation engages in the development, manufacture, sale, and distribution of novelty products, specialty and printed films, and flexible containers. It offers novelty products that consist of balloons, including metalized balloons, latex balloons, punch balls, and other inflatable toy items. The company provides specialty and printed films and flexible containers for food packaging, specialized consumer uses, and various commercial applications. CTI Industries markets its products to retail outlets including grocery, general merchandise, discount, and drug store chains; card and gift shops; party goods stores, as well as florists and balloon decorators through distributors and wholesalers in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Mexico. The company, formerly known as Container Merger Company, Inc., was founded in 1975 and changed its name to CTI Industries Corporation in 1985. CTI Industries is headquartered in Barrington, Illinois.
DIEBOLD INCORPORATED (DBD)
Diebold, Incorporated engages in the development, manufacture, sale, and service of self-service transaction systems, electronic and physical security systems, software, and various products used to equip bank facilities and electronic voting terminals principally in the United States. The company's products primarily include self-service banking products and automated teller machines, RemoteTeller System, vaults, safe deposit boxes and safes, drive-up banking equipment, and electronic voting systems. Its customers include banks and financial institutions, as well as colleges and universities, public libraries, government agencies, utilities, and various retail outlets. The company sells its systems and equipment directly through its sales force to customers in the United States and through manufacturer's representatives and distributors worldwide. Diebold was founded by Charles Diebold in 1859. The company is headquartered in North Canton, Ohio.
ECHOSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION (DISH)
Echostar Communications Corporation provides satellite delivered digital television to customers in the United States. It operates DISH Network, which offers direct broadcast satellite (DBS) subscription television services. DISH network services include various video, audio and data channels; interactive television channels; digital video recording; high definition television; international programming; installation; and customer service. In addition, Echostar designs and develops DBS set-top boxes, antennae, and other digital equipment for the DISH Network, as well as offers similar equipment for international satellite service providers. As of December 31, 2004, it had 12 owned or leased in-orbit satellites and offered approximately 2,000 video and audio channels to consumers in the United States. As of the same date, the company served approximately 10.905 million subscribers. Echostar sells its products through independent distributors, retailers, and consumer electronics stores. It sells its receiver systems and programming directly through independent retailers. The company was co-founded by Charlie Ergen, Candy Ergen, and James DeFranco in 1980 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY (EK)
Eastman Kodak Company engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of traditional and digital imaging products, services, and solutions for the entertainment industry, professionals, healthcare providers, and other customers worldwide. It operates in four segments: Digital and Film Imaging Systems, Health, Commercial Imaging, and Graphic Communications. The Digital and Film Imaging Systems segment offers films, photographic papers, processing services, photofinishing equipment, photographic chemicals, and cameras. It also offers kiosks, printer docks, consumer digital services, and inkjet media. In addition, this segment offers prints; private online image storage, sharing, and editing; and creative tools, frames, cards, photo calendars, and other merchandise. The Health segment offers products and services that enable healthcare customers to capture, process, integrate, archive, and display images and information. Its products include analog medical films, chemicals, and processing equipment. It also offers digital medical imaging and information products, which include laser imagers, digital print films, computed and digital radiography systems, and healthcare information systems. In addition, the Health segment provides molecular imaging for the biotechnology research market. The Commercial Imaging segment provides production document scanners; micrographic peripherals; aerial, industrial, and micrographic films; and optics and optical systems. The Graphic Communications segment offers continuous inkjet printing systems, digital on-demand color and monochrome printing equipment, wide-format inkjet printers, inks, media, and services. Kodak also provides complimentary metal oxide semiconductor image sensor devices and organic light emitting diode displays; nonrechargeable, rechargeable, and photoelectronic batteries; and software used to organize, print, and share digital pictures. The company was formed in 1880 and is based in Rochester, New York.
CALLAWAY GOLF COMPANY (ELY)
Callaway Golf Company and its subsidiaries engage in the design, manufacture, and sale of golf clubs and golf balls in the United States and internationally. Its products include drivers, fairway woods, irons, wedges, and putters. The company also sells golf accessories, such as golf bags, golf gloves, golf headwear, travel covers and bags, golf towels, and golf umbrellas. In addition, it sells footwear, through its subsidiaries. Callaway Golf sells its products to golf retailers, sporting goods retailers and mass merchants, and third party distributors. The company's international sales are made through its wholly owned subsidiaries located in Europe, Japan, Canada, Korea, and Australia; and through distributors in approximately 65 foreign countries, including Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, the Philippines, India, South Africa, and various countries in South America. Callaway Golf was incorporated in 1982 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, California.
EMAK WORLDWIDE INC (EMAK)
EMAK Worldwide, Inc. operates as an integrated marketing services company. It focuses on the design and execution of strategy-based marketing programs in the areas of strategic planning and research; entertainment marketing, design, and manufacturing of custom promotional products; promotion; event marketing; collaborative marketing; retail design; and environmental branding. The company also designs, contract manufactures, and markets toys and other consumer products for sale to mass market retailers, specialty market retailers, and various international distributors. EMAK Worldwide serves customers primarily in the United States and Europe. It has offices in Chicago, Minneapolis, New York, Ontario (California), Dublin, Frankfurt, London, Paris, The Netherlands, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. The company, formerly known as Equity Marketing, Inc., is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
EMERSON ELECTRIC COMPANY (EMR)
Emerson Electric Co. engages in the design and supply of product technology, as well as in the delivery of engineering services for various industrial, commercial, and consumer markets worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Appliance and Tools. The Process Management segment provides measurement, control, and diagnostic capabilities for automated industrial processes producing items, such as oil, natural gas, and petrochemicals; food and beverages; pulp and paper; pharmaceuticals; and municipal water supplies. The Industrial Automation segment provides integrated manufacturing solutions to various industries producing products, such as motors, transmissions, alternators, fluid controls, and materials joining equipment. The Network Power segment designs, manufactures, installs, and maintains products that provide power, and environmental control and connectivity for telecommunications networks, data centers, and other applications. These products include power systems, embedded power supplies, precision cooling, inbound power systems, and connectivity with 24-hour service. The Climate Technologies segment offers products and services for residential, commercial, industrial heating and air conditioning, and commercial refrigeration. This segment also digitally controls and remotely monitors refrigeration units in grocery stores and other food distribution outlets. The Appliance and Tools segment provides a range of products and solutions, such as motors, appliances and integrated appliance solutions, and tools for home owners and professionals, as well as home and commercial storage systems. Emerson Electric distributes its products through direct sales force, a network of independent sales representatives, and independent distributors. The company was incorporated in 1890 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.
ESCALADE INCORPORATED (ESCA)
Escalade, Incorporated and its wholly owned subsidiaries engage in the manufacture and sale of sporting goods and office products. It offers a range of room and outdoor sporting goods products, such as table tennis; pool tables and accessories; basketball backboards and goals; game tables that include air hockey and soccer; archery equipment; darting products; and fitness equipment. The company's office products include data shredding equipment and accessories; paper trimmers; folding machines; paper drills; collators; bursting machines; letter openers; and other office related products, such as keyboard drawers and hole punches. Escalade distributes its sporting goods through traditional department stores, mass merchandise retailers, and sporting goods specific retailers; and office products through office products retailers, wholesalers, and catalog distributors worldwide. The company is headquartered in Wabash, Indiana.
ETHAN ALLEN INTERIORS INC (ETH)
Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc. engages in manufacturing and retailing home furnishings and accessories. It designs, manufactures, sells, and distributes a range of home furnishings through a network of independently owned and Ethan Allen owned stores. As of June 30, 2005, the company owned and operated 126 stores. The company offers its products primarily in the United States, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, West Indies, and Africa. Ethan Allen was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut.
FURNITURE BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC (FBN)
Furniture Brands International, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of home furniture in the United States. The company manufactures and distributes case goods, including bedroom, dining room, and living room furniture; stationary upholstery products, such as sofas, loveseats, sectionals, and chairs; and occasional furniture consisting of wood, metal and glass tables, accent pieces, home entertainment centers, and home office furniture, as well as recliners, motion furniture, and sleep sofas, and accessories. It sells its products primarily through furniture centers, independent dealers, national and local chain stores, department stores, specialty stores, and decorator showrooms. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.
Fiberstars, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of fiber-optic lighting products for commercial lighting, and swimming pool and spa lighting applications. Its commercial lighting systems are used in fast food restaurants, retail stores, hotels, and theme parks, as well as in various specialty applications, such as theatrical productions, bridges, theater aisles, and ceilings. The company's primary products for swimming pool and spa lighting are designed to provide underwater lighting for newly constructed pools. It also markets products for spa lighting, pool perimeter lighting, patios, decks, and landscape lighting. The company sells its products worldwide through independent sales representatives, distributors, and swimming pool builders. Fiberstars was incorporated in California in 1985 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.
FRANKLIN ELECTRONIC PUBLISHERS INC (FEP)
Franklin Electronic Publishers, Incorporated and its wholly owned subsidiaries engage in the design, development, publishing, and distribution of electronic information on handheld devices, memory media cards, and via Internet downloads. It offers electronic reference books on handheld devices, which are battery-powered platforms with screen displays that incorporate the text of a reference work, such as a dictionary. The company owns or has licenses to publish approximately 100 core reference titles, including monolingual and bilingual dictionaries, the Holy Bible, encyclopedias, entertainment-oriented publications, and educational and medical publications in electronic format. In addition, the company owns or has licenses to distribute in electronic format either directly or through third parties, approximately 20,000 titles, including reference works and general literature, via Internet download. Franklin Electronic also design linguistic solutions software that perform spelling error detection and correction, hyphenation correction and thesaurus, and dictionary functions in conjunction with databases of words in 36 languages and dialects. The company distributes its products through retail outlets in approximately 50 countries and through the Internet and catalog mailings direct to customers. It also uses direct channels to serve specialty markets, such as the professional, educational, and customized application markets. Franklin Electronic was formed in 1981 and is headquartered in Burlington, New Jersey.
FLEXSTEEL INDUSTRIES INC (FLXS)
Flexsteel Industries, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of residential, recreational vehicle, hospitality, and healthcare upholstered and wooden furniture products in the United States. Its products include sofas, love seats, chairs, reclining and rocker-reclining chairs, swivel rockers, sofa beds, convertible bedding units, tables, occasional tables, desks, dining tables and chairs, and bedroom furniture. The company sells its products to furniture dealers, department stores, recreational vehicle manufacturers, and hospitality and healthcare facilities through direct sales force and independent representatives. Flexsteel Industries was incorporated in 1929 and is based in Dubuque, Iowa.
Fossil, Inc. engages in the design, development, marketing, and distribution of fashion watches and accessories in the United States. It also offers small leather goods, belts, handbags, and sunglasses under the FOSSIL and RELIC brands; jewelry, such as ear rings, necklaces, rings, and bracelets under the FOSSIL and EMPORIO ARMANI brands; and apparel under the FOSSIL brand. The company sells its products in retail locations through a distribution network that includes department store doors and specialty retail locations. Fossil distributes its products in the Asia Pacific region, Europe, Central and South America, Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico, and the Middle East. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Richardson, Texas.
GLOBAL-TECH APPLIANCES INC (GAI)
Global-Tech Appliances, Inc. and its subsidiaries engage in the design, manufacture, and sale of small electrical household appliances to brand marketers. It offers floor care products, which include hand-held steam vacuum cleaners, upright vacuum cleaners, and extractors. The company also provides kitchen appliances, including blenders, breadmakers, coffeemakers, electric knives, espresso machines, food choppers, food processors, food steamers, ice cream makers, and indoor grills. Global-Tech also provides garment care and travel products, environmental care products, and personal and health care products and accessories. The company sells its products through various distribution channels, including mass merchandisers, specialty retailers, warehouse clubs, drug store chains, direct marketing organizations, and department stores primarily in the United States and Europe. Global-Tech was founded by Kwong Ho Sham in 1963 and is based in Hong Kong.
GENLYTE GROUP INCORPORATED (GLYT)
The Genlyte Group Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, and sale of lighting fixtures, controls, and related products in North America. Its indoor fixtures include incandescent, fluorescent, light emitting diode, and high-intensity discharge (HID) lighting fixtures and lighting controls for commercial, residential, industrial, institutional, medical, entertainment, hospitality, and sports markets. Genlyte Group's outdoor fixtures comprise HID and incandescent lighting fixtures, poles, and accessories for commercial, residential, industrial, institutional, and sports markets. The company sells its products to distributors, electrical wholesalers, mass merchandisers, and national accounts through direct sales personnel and independent sales representatives. Genlyte Group was incorporated in 1985 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Bairnco Corporation and was spun-off in 1988 to become an independent public company. The company is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.
GEMSTAR-TV GUIDE INTERNATIONAL INC (GMST)
Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. operates as a media, entertainment, and technology company. The company engages in the development, license, marketing, and distribution of technologies, products, and services for the television guidance and home entertainment needs of television viewers worldwide. It has three segments: Publishing, Cable and Satellite, and Consumer Electronics Licensing. The Publishing segment includes print and electronic publishing units; and Web sites, including TV Guide magazine, TV Guide Online; and the SkyMall catalog business. It also includes TV Guide data solutions, a data collection and distribution business that gathers and distributes program listings and channel lineups. The company's Cable and Satellite segment offers products, services, and technologies to consumers and service providers in the cable and satellite industry. This segment includes the operations of TV Guide Channel, TV Guide Interactive, TVG Network, and various other smaller-related businesses. The Consumer Electronics Licensing segment licenses video recording technology and interactive program guides. It also licenses its technology to interactive television software providers and program listings providers in the online, personal computer, and other nontelevision businesses. The company provides its services to owners and operators of cable and satellite television systems, including cable multiple system operators and other programming distributors. Gemstar-TV Guide International is based in Los Angeles, California.
GOLFSMITH INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS INC (GOLF)
Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of golf and tennis equipment, and related apparel and accessories. The company also engages in designing and marketing golf equipment. It offers golf clubs; golf and tennis apparel, including shirts, sweaters, vests, pants, shorts, and outerwear; accessories, such as jewelry, watches, and leather goods; and footwear for golf and tennis for men, women, and junior; and golf balls. The company also provides global position system range finder units; golf and tennis accessories, such as tees, sunglasses, cleaning and repair kits, towels, tennis bags, tennis strings, and golf cart heaters; and tennis racquets. In addition, it sells proprietary merchandise, including apparel, club, golf bags, shoes, and various accessories; and club components, including club heads, shafts, and grips. As of December 30, 2006, the company operated 62 retail stores in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, and Texas. The company markets its products through retail stores, as well as through its direct-to-consumer channels, which include its clubmaking and consumer catalogs, and its Internet site. It also operates Harvey Penick Golf Academy, a golf instructional school. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
GLOBAL PAYMENT TECHNOLOGIES INC (GPTX)
Global Payment Technologies, Inc. engages in designing and manufacturing currency validation systems. Its products include paper currency validators and related paper currency stackers used in various automated machines, including gaming and gaming related equipment, beverage and vending machines, and retail equipment that dispense products, services, coinage, and other currencies. The company markets its products primarily to the original equipment manufacturers through sales representatives, sales/product technicians, and customer service support personnel, as well as through strategic joint ventures and distributors worldwide. Global Payment was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York.
HARMAN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES INCORPORATED (HAR)
Harman International Industries, Incorporated engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of audio products and electronic systems worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Automotive, Consumer, and Professional. Automotive segment designs, manufactures, and markets audio, electronic, and infotainment systems for vehicle applications primarily to be installed as original equipment by automotive manufacturers. Its infotainment systems include voice activated telephone and climate control, navigation, rear seat entertainment, Internet access, hard disk recording, MP3 playback, windows media audio playback, and a high-end branded audio system. Consumer segment designs, manufactures, and markets audio, video, and electronic systems for home, computer, and multimedia applications. Professional segment designs, manufactures, and markets loudspeakers and electronics used by audio professionals in concert halls, stadiums, airports, and other buildings, as well as used for recording, broadcasting, cinema, and music reproduction applications. The company sells its products primarily through audio/video specialty and retail chain stores. Harman International Industries was incorporated in 1980 and is headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Hasbro, Inc. provides children's and family leisure time entertainment products and services worldwide. The company engages in designing, manufacturing, and marketing games and toys. It offers various games, including traditional board and card games, hand-held electronic games, trading card games, and roleplaying games, as well as electronic learning aids and puzzles. Its toy products include boys' action figures, vehicles and playsets, girls' toys, electronic toys and plush products, preschool toys and infant products, children's consumer electronics, electronic interactive products, and creative play and toy related specialty products. Hasbro also licenses certain of its trademarks, characters, and other property rights for use in connection with consumer promotions and the sale of noncompeting toys and nontoy products. It offers its products under the Playskool, Tonka, Super Soaker, Milton Bradley, Parker Brothers, Tiger, Wizards of the Coast, and other brand names. Hasbro sells its products to various customers, including wholesalers, distributors, chain stores, discount stores, mail order houses, catalog stores, department stores, and other retailers, as well as Internet-based e-tailers. The company was founded in 1923 by Henry Hassenfeld and Helal Hassenfeld under the name Hassenfeld Brothers. It changed its name to Hasbro Industries in 1968 and then to Hasbro, Inc. in 1985. Hasbro is headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
Head N.V. engages in the manufacture and marketing of branded sporting goods serving the skiing, tennis, and diving markets. The company's products include alpine skis, ski boots, and snowboard products; tennis balls, racquetball, and squash racquets; ski bindings; and diving equipment. The company sells its products to specialty sporting goods stores, chain stores, and department stores. It operates primarily in North America, Austria, Italy, Germany, France, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom, as well as Japan. Head N.V. was formed in 1998 and is based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
HELEN OF TROY LIMITED (HELE)
Helen of Troy Limited engages in the design, development, production, and distribution of a portfolio of brand-name personal care and household consumer products in the United States and internationally. Its personal care products include hair dryers, curling irons, hair setters, women's shavers, brushes, combs, hair accessories, home hair clippers, mirrors, foot baths, body massagers, paraffin baths, liquid hair styling products, body powder, and skin care products. The company's personal care products also comprise foot massagers, hydro massagers, cushion massagers, memory foam products, trimmers, decorative hair accessories, medicated skin care products, fragrances, deodorants, antiperspirants, and hair depilatory products. Helen's household products include kitchen tools, household cleaning tools, storage and organization products, and gardening tools. It markets and sells its products to mass merchandisers, drug chains, warehouse clubs, grocery stores, beauty supply retailers, wholesalers, and specialty retailers. The company was incorporated in 1968 as Helen of Troy Corporation and changed its name to Helen of Troy Limited in 1994. Helen is headquartered in El Paso, Texas.
Hitachi, Ltd. provides diversified products and services worldwide. Its Information and Telecommunication Systems segment includes systems integration, outsourcing services, software, hard disk drives, disk array subsystems, servers, mainframes, personal computers, telecommunications equipment, and automatic teller machines. The company's Electronic Devices segment offers liquid crystal displays (LCD), semiconductor manufacturing equipment, test and measurement equipment, and medical electronics equipment. Its Power and Industrial Systems segment's products and services include nuclear, thermal, and hydroelectric power plants; plant engineering and construction; industrial machinery and plants; automotive products; construction machinery; elevators; escalators; railway vehicles; and air-conditioning equipment. The company's Digital Media and Consumer Products segment offers optical disk drives, televisions, LCD projectors, mobile phones, room air conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines, information storage media, and batteries. Hitachi's High Functional Materials and Components segment provides wires and cables, copper products, semiconductor materials, circuit boards and materials, organic and inorganic chemical products, synthetic resin products, LCD materials, specialty steels, magnetic materials, malleable cast-iron products, and forged and cast-steel products. The company's Logistics, Services, and Others segment offers trading, transportation, and property management services. Its Financial Services segment provides leasing, loan guarantees, and insurance services. The company offers its products through direct sales force, independent dealers, and distributors to industrial companies, financial institutions, utilities, governments, and individuals. Hitachi has a strategic alliance with Intelligroup, Inc. to deliver application management services to its business units and customers. The company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
HNI Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of office furniture and hearth products. The company provides office furniture in four categories: storage, including vertical files, lateral files, pedestals, and high density filing; seating, which includes task chairs, executive desk chairs, conference/training chairs, and side chairs; office systems, such as modular and moveable workspaces with integrated work surfaces, space dividers, and lighting; and desks and related products, including tables, bookcases, and credenzas. It sells these products principally through dealers, wholesalers, and retail superstores primarily to end-users, and federal and state governments. HNI's hearth products include electric, wood-, pellet-, and gas-burning factory-built fireplaces; fireplace inserts; stoves; gas logs; and accessories. These products are sold through a national system of dealers, wholesalers, large regional contractors, and company-owned distribution and retail outlets. The company operates in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. HNI Corporation was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in Muscatine, Iowa.
LJ INTERNATIONAL INC (JADE)
LJ International, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, and sale of precious and semiprecious gemstones jewelry, and diamond jewelry. Its product line includes earrings, necklaces, pendants, rings, and bracelets. The company distributes its products primarily to fine jewelers, department stores, national jewelry chains, and electronic and specialty retailers in North America, western Europe, Hong Kong, China, and Japan. The company was incorporated in 1997 and is based in Hong Kong.
JAKKS Pacific, Inc. engages in the design, development, production, and marketing of toys and related products. It offers a range of products, such as action figures and accessories, toy vehicles, and role-play toys and accessories; craft, activity, and stationery products; activity sets, compounds, playsets, lunch boxes, and writing instruments; infant and preschool electronic toys; TV activities, toy foam puzzle mats and blocks, activity sets, outdoor products, plush toys, and soft body dolls; and seasonal toys and leisure products, including kites, pool toys, and water guns. The company also provides electronics products; junior sports products; and fashion and mini dolls, and related accessories. JAKKS Pacific sells its products through in-house sales staff and independent sales representatives to toy and mass-market retail chain stores, department stores, office supply stores, drug and grocery store chains, club stores, toy specialty stores, and wholesalers in the United States, Europe, Australia, Canada, Latin America, and Asia. The company was co-founded by Jack Friedman and Stephen G. Berman in 1995 and is headquartered in Malibu, California.
JOHNSON OUTDOORS INC (JOUT)
Johnson Outdoors, Inc., along with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of outdoor recreation products. The company operates in four segments: Marine Electronics, Outdoor Equipment, Watercraft, and Diving. The Marine Electronics segment provides battery-powered motors and other accessories used on fishing boats and other boats in the Europe and the Pacific Basin, as well as in the United States and Canada through large retail store chains. The Outdoor Equipment segment offers military, commercial, and consumer tents, sleeping bags, backpacks, field compasses, and digital instruments in the United States and Canada. It offers these products through independent sales representatives to sporting goods stores, catalog and mail order houses, and camping and backpacking specialty stores. The Watercraft segment provides kayaks, canoes, paddles, oars, specialty watercraft, recreational sailboats, personal flotation devices, and small thermoformed recreational boats to specialty stores and marine dealers, sporting goods stores, and catalog and mail order houses in the United States and Europe. The Diving segment offers underwater diving and snorkeling equipment, including regulators, stabilizing jackets, dive computers and gauges, wetsuits, masks, fins, snorkels, and other accessories to independent specialty dive stores worldwide. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Racine, Wisconsin.
KIMBALL INTERNATIONAL INC (KBALB)
Kimball International, Inc. provides wood furniture and cabinets, as well as electronic assemblies for use in various industries worldwide. Its Furniture and Cabinets segment offers furniture for the office and hospitality industries. This segment also provides engineering and manufacturing services on a contract basis to customers in the residential furniture and cabinets, office furniture, and retail infrastructure industries, as well as forest products. Further, the Furniture and Cabinets segment produces other products, such as polyurethane and polyester molded products. The company's Electronic Contract Assemblies segment provides engineering and manufacturing services, which utilize common production and support capabilities, to various industries worldwide. This segment principally sells electronics and electro-mechanical products to customers in the transportation, industrial controls, and medical industries. Kimball International has production facilities located in the United States, Mexico, Thailand, and Poland. The company markets its products through salespersons and independent manufacturers' representatives. Kimball International was founded in 1856 and is headquartered in Jasper, Indiana.
Koss Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of stereo headphones and related accessory products. Its products include stereophones, speaker-phones, computer headsets, telecommunications headsets, active noise canceling stereophones, wireless stereophones, and compact disc recordings. The company sells its products through audio specialty stores, the Internet, direct mail catalogs, regional department store chains, discount department stores, military exchanges, prisons, and national retailers. It also sells products to distributors for resale to school systems and to other manufacturers. Koss Corporation was founded by John C. Koss in 1953 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
KRONOS INCORPORATED (KRON)
Kronos Incorporated engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of a suit of workforce management solutions. Its workforce management solutions consist of human resources, payroll, scheduling, absence management, labor activity tracking, and time and labor systems. The company's products primarily include the Workforce Central Suite; and the Kronos iSeries Central suite. The Workforce Central Suite automates processes, engages employees, and optimizes performance with comprehensive workforce management solutions. The Kronos iSeries Central suite comprises time and labor applications designed specifically for the IBM eServer iSeries. It automates time and labor management processes and provides access to real-time data for decision-making. The company also provides data collection devices that provide methods for capturing employees' time and labor information, and a range of interaction methods, including badge terminals, biometrics, telephony, and handheld devices; Workforce Connect integration solution that reduces delays and modification costs; and Gatekeeper method to control and track access to areas of an organization that require monitoring. In addition, it provides a range of customer self-service options through the Internet; both onsite and remote implementation support, technical and business consulting, and system integration and optimization; and educational services. The company offers its solutions to manufacturing, healthcare, services, retail, transportation/distribution, and government and education sectors in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, through direct sales and support organization, and independent resellers. Kronos was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.
LANCASTER COLONY CORPORATION (LANC)
Lancaster Colony Corporation engages in the manufacture and marketing of consumer products for the retail, foodservice, industrial, floral, original equipment, and aftermarket sectors in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Specialty Foods, Glassware and Candles, and Automotive. The Specialty Foods segment manufactures and sells salad dressings and sauces; fruit glazes, vegetable dips, and fruit dips; frozen hearth-baked breads; frozen parkerhouse style yeast dinner rolls and sweet rolls; premium dry egg noodles; frozen specialty noodles and pastas; croutons and related products; and caviar. The Glassware and Candles segment offers candles, candle accessories, and other home fragrance products; machine-blown and pressed consumer glassware and industrial glass products, such as security and interior warehouse lighting components, and cathode ray tubes and lenses; various decorative and ornamental products, such as tumblers, bowls, pitchers, jars, barware, and candle accessories. The Automotive segment manufactures and sells a line of rubber, vinyl, and carpeted floor mats; pickup truck bed mats; running boards; tube steps; toolboxes and other accessories for pickup trucks, vans, and sport utility vehicles; heavy-duty truck and trailer splash guards and quarter fenders; and accessories, such as cup holders, litter caddies, and floor consoles. The company was formed in 1961 and is based in Columbus, Ohio.
Libbey, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, and supply of tableware products primarily in the United States, Canada, and the Netherlands. The company designs and markets glass tableware, ceramic dinnerware, metal flatware, and plastic items. Libbey's glass tableware includes tumblers, stemware, mugs, plates, bowls, ashtrays, bud vases, salt and pepper shakers, canisters, and candle holders. The company's ceramic dinnerware products include plates, bowls, platters, cups, saucers, and other tableware accessories; metal flatware products include knives, forks, spoons, serving utensils, serving trays, chafing dishes, pitchers, and other metal tableware accessories; and its plastic items include ware washing and storage racks, trays, dispensers, and organizers for the foodservice industry. Libbey sells its products through its sales force and manufacturing representatives' organizations to mass merchants, department stores, retail distributors, national retail chains, and specialty houseware stores. The company was established in 1818 and is headquartered in Toledo, Ohio.
LIFETIME BRANDS INC (LCUT)
Lifetime Brands, Inc. engages in the design, development, and marketing of consumer products used at home. The company offers kitchenware, cutlery and cutting boards, bakeware and cookware, pantryware and spices, and tabletop and bath accessories. Its kitchenware products include tools and gadgets used in the preparation and serving of meals; functional glassware products for storing and dispensing food and condiments; and condiments and barbeque tools and accessories. Lifetime Brands's bakeware and cookware products consist of baking, measuring, and rangetop products, such as cake and pie pans; cookie sheets; muffin pans; drip pans; bake, roast, and loaf pans; scraper sets; whisks; cutters; rolling pins; baking shells; baking cups; measuring devices; thermometers; timers; pizza stones; fondues; woks; ceramics; barware; buffet servers and warmers; and coasters. The company's pantryware products include bread boxes, mug holders, paper towel dispensers, spice carousels, mail caddies, enamel teakettles, stainless steel teakettles, storage and organization products, and hardwood message centers. Its bath and decorative window accessories consist of decorative hardware, mirrors, and lighting products. In addition, Lifetime Brands provides flatware comprising knives, forks, and spoons; dinnerware, including plates, bowls, cups, and accessories; and drinkware products, including beverage glasses, as well as pitchers, vases, and related accessories. The company distributes its products through mass merchants, specialty stores, national chains, department stores, warehouse clubs, supermarkets, off-price retailers, and home centers, as well as online in the United States. Lifetime Brands also operated approximately 60 retail outlet stores in 31 states under the Farberware name, as December 31, 2004. The company was formerly known as Lifetime Hoan Corporation and changed its name to Lifetime Brands, Inc. in June 2005. The company is headquartered in Westbury, New York.
LEGGETT & PLATT INCORPORATED (LEG)
Leggett & Platt, Incorporated engages in the design and production of a range of engineered components and products for customers worldwide. It operates in five segments: Residential Furnishings, Commercial Fixturing and Components, Aluminum Products, Industrial Materials, and Specialized Products. Residential Furnishings segment offers bedding products, furniture and consumer products, and fabric, foam, and fiber to manufacturers of finished bedding products and upholstered furniture, as well as to retailers and distributors. Commercial Fixturing and Components segment provides fixture and display, and office furniture components to retail chains and specialty shops; brand name marketers and manufacturers, food service companies, healthcare providers, and restaurants; office, institutional, and commercial furniture manufacturers; and telecommunication companies. Aluminum Products segment produces nonautomotive aluminum die castings, and zinc and magnesium die castings, as well as manufactures and refurbishes dies for various types and sizes of die casting machines in North America. Its customers include small engine and diesel engine builders; automobile makers; manufacturers of outdoor lighting fixtures, cable line amplifiers, wireless communications systems, and other cable and telecommunication products; gas barbeque grill manufacturers; consumer appliance and power tool manufacturers; and computer, electronic, and electric motor producers. Industrial Materials segment produces steel rod, drawn wire, and welded steel tubing, as well as specialty wire products to manufacture various other products. Specialized Products segment offers automobile components for the automobile seating manufacturers; and designs, builds, and sells specialized machinery and equipment for bedding manufacturers. Leggett & Platt was founded by J.P. Leggett and C.B. Platt in 1883. The company is based in Carthage, Missouri.
CONCORD CAMERA CORP (LENS)
Concord Camera Corp. engages in the design, development, manufacture, outsource, and sale of image capture products in the Peoples Republic of China. Its products include single-use, digital, and 35 mm traditional film cameras. The company's single-use cameras include outdoor, flash, auto-wind, and underwater models. Concord's digital cameras consist of complementary metal-oxide semiconductor and charge-coupled device imager-based digital cameras ranging from video graphics array resolution up to and including 8 mega pixels. It sells its cameras under the brands Concord, Keystone, EasyShot, Le Clic, Fun Shooter, Polaroid, and Jenoptik. The company sells its products through its sales personnel, third-party distributors, and independent sales representatives worldwide. Concord was incorporated in 1982 and is headquartered in Hollywood, Florida.
LENNOX INTERNATIONAL INC (LII)
Lennox International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of products for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration markets in the United States and internationally. The company operates in four segments: Residential Heating and Cooling, Commercial Heating and Cooling, Service Experts, and Refrigeration. The Residential Heating and Cooling segment manufactures and markets furnaces, air conditioners, heat pumps, packaged heating and cooling systems, indoor air quality equipment, prefabricated fireplaces and freestanding stoves for residential replacement and new construction markets. The Commercial Heating and Cooling segment manufactures and sells rooftop products and related equipment for commercial applications. The Service Experts segment includes sale, installation, and maintenance and repair services for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment. The Refrigeration segment manufactures and sells unit coolers, condensing units, and other commercial refrigeration products. The company serves distributors, installing dealers, homeowners, national accounts, and original equipment manufacturers. Lennox International was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Richardson, Texas.
LAZARE KAPLAN INTERNATIONAL INC (LKI)
Lazare Kaplan International, Inc. (LKI) engages in cutting, polishing, and selling ideally proportioned diamonds. It markets these diamonds under the brand name, Lazare Diamonds. The company, through a co-operative agreement with a Russian diamond mining company, cuts and polishes commercial diamonds at various diamond cutting facilities in Russia. In addition, LKI designs, manufactures, and sells a line of jewelry, which features Lazare Diamonds. The company sells its products to wholesalers, distributors, and retail jewelers, as well as to certain jewelry manufacturers primarily in the United States, South America, the Far East, and Europe. LKI has a strategic cooperation agreement with NamGem Diamond Manufacturing Company (PTY) Ltd. for the cutting and polishing of diamonds in Namibia. The company was founded by Lazare Kaplan in 1903. LKI is headquartered in New York City.
STEINWAY MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS INC (LVB)
Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of musical instruments. It offers grand pianos and upright pianos; brasswind and woodwind instruments, including piccolos, flutes, clarinets, oboes, bassoons, saxophones, trumpets, French horns, tubas, and trombones; percussion and stringed instruments, including outfit drums, marching drums, concert drums, marimbas, xylophones, vibraphones, orchestra bells, chimesviolins, violas, cellos, and basses; and related accessories, such as music stands, batons, mallets, straps, mutes, reeds, pads, chin rests, strings, bows, cases, and instrument care products. The company sells its products worldwide to professional artists, amateur pianists, concert halls, universities, and music schools through dealers and distributors. Steinway Musical Instruments, formerly known as Selmer Industries, Inc., was incorporated in 1993. The company is based in Waltham, Massachusetts.
LSI INDUSTRIES INC (LYTS)
LSI Industries, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of lighting fixtures, graphics elements, and digital messaging for both exterior and interior applications primarily in the United States, Canada, and Latin America. It operates in two segments, Lighting and Graphics. The Lighting segment offers exterior lighting, interior lighting, canopy lighting, landscape lighting, lighting light emitting diodes, light poles, lighting analysis, and photometric layouts for the commercial and industrial, as well as multisite retail markets, including the petroleum and convenience store market. The Graphics segment manufactures and sells exterior and interior visual image elements related to graphics and menu board systems. These products are used in visual image programs in various markets, including the petroleum/convenience store market and multisite retail operations. It offers signage and canopy graphics, pump dispenser graphics, building fascia graphics, decals, interior signage and marketing graphics, aisle markets, wall mural graphics, fleet graphics, prototype program graphics, installation services for graphics products, exterior and interior menu board systems, site surveying and permitting, site-specific engineering services, and installation management services. LSI Industries sells its products to quick service and casual restaurants, video rental and eyewear chains, retail chain stores, and automobile dealerships through direct sales force, manufacturers' representatives, and distributors. The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
LA-Z-BOY INCORPORATED (LZB)
La-Z-Boy Incorporated engages in the manufacture and distribution of upholstered furniture and casegoods furniture products worldwide. Its upholstered furniture includes recliners and motion furniture, sofas, loveseats, chairs, ottomans, and sleeper sofas. The company's casegoods furniture products include tables, chairs, entertainment centers, headboards, dressers, accent pieces, and certain coordinated upholstered furniture. La-Z-Boy Incorporated sells its products to dealers, furniture retailers, and end users, as well as to the hospitality industry directly and through its wholly owned retail stores. As of July 30, 2005, the company operated through its 61 La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores. La-Z-Boy Incorporated was founded in 1927. It was formerly known as La-Z-Boy Chair Company and changed its name to La-Z-Boy Incorporated in 1996. The company is based in Monroe, Michigan.
Mattel, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of various toy products worldwide. Its portfolio of brands and products include Mattel Brands, such as Barbie fashion dolls and accessories; Polly Pocket and Disney Classics; Hot Wheels, Matchbox, and Tyco R/C vehicles and playsets; and Harry Potter, Yu-Gi-Oh, Batman, Justice League, Megaman, and games and puzzles; Fisher-Price Brands, which include Fisher-Price, Little People, Rescue Heroes, BabyGear and View-Master, Sesame Street, Barney, Dora the Explorer, Winnie the Pooh, InteracTV and See 'N Say, and Power Wheels; and American Girl Brands, including American Girl Today, The American Girls Collection, and Bitty Baby. The company sells its products to retailers, including discount and free-standing toy stores, chain stores, department stores, other retail outlets, and wholesalers in the United States. It sells its products directly to retailers and wholesalers in Europe, Latin America, Canada, and Asia Pacific. The company was co-founded by Ruth Handler, Elliot Handler, and Harold Matt Matson in 1945. Mattel is headquartered in El Segundo, California.
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL COMPANY LTD (MC)
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. engages in the production and sale of electronic and electric products for consumer, business, and industrial uses, as well as various components. It offers products in six categories: audiovisual and computer products (AVC) networks, home appliances, components and devices, MEW and PanaHome, JVC, and other. AVC networks category includes video and audio, and information and communications equipment. Video and audio equipment comprises TVs, VCRs, camcorders, digital cameras, DVD players and recorders, and personal and home audio equipment. Information equipment includes personal computers (PCs); PC displays; CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM, and other optical disk drives; hard disk drives; copying machines; and printers. Communications equipment comprises facsimile equipment, cordless telephones, cellular phones, other mobile communications equipment, and digital private branch exchanges. Home Appliances category comprises refrigerators, air conditioning equipment, washing machines, clothes dryers, vacuum cleaners, electric irons, microwave ovens, cooking appliances, dishwasher/dryers, and household equipment. Components and devices category includes semiconductors, general components, display devices, batteries, and electric motors. MEW and PanaHome category consists of electrical construction materials, home appliances, building products, electronic and plastic materials, and automation controls; and housing, home remodeling, and asset and property management businesses. JVC category includes consumer electronic equipment, professional electronic equipment and systems, components, and prerecorded audio and video software and recordable media. Other category comprises factory automation equipment, industrial robots, welding machines, power distribution equipment, and other industrial equipment. The company was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.
MAD CATZ INTERACTIVE INC (MCZ)
Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. engages in the manufacture, distribution, and marketing of peripherals for the interactive entertainment industry. Its video game accessories and software are marketed under the Mad Catz and GameShark brand names. The company produces aftermarket peripherals and accessories for the Nintendo Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance, Nintendo 64, Sony PlayStation and PlayStation 2, Sega Dreamcast, and the Xbox. Its products include video game controllers and accessories, including control pads, game enhancement software, steering wheels, joysticks, memory cards, video cables, light guns, dance pads, and microphones, as well as technologies, such as the MC2 Next Generation Racing Wheel, Dream Pad, Dream Blaster, Dual Force Analog Controller, Panther XL, and the Dual Force Hand-Held Racing Wheel. Mad Catz markets its products in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
Herman Miller, Inc. engages in the research, design, manufacture, distribution, and sale of office furniture systems and products, as well as in the provision of related consultancy services. Its product offerings include seating, storage solutions, freestanding furniture, and casegoods. Its products are used in office/institution environments, including offices and related conference, lobby, and lounge areas. These products are also used in general public areas, including transportation terminals; health/science environments, including hospitals and other healthcare facilities; clinical, industrial, and educational laboratories; and residential and other environments. Herman Miller sells its products primarily to independent contract office furniture dealers. It markets its products in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific region through its direct sales force, its dealer network, independent dealers and retailers, and the Internet. Herman Miller was founded in 1905 as Star Furniture Company and changed its name to Michigan Star Furniture Company in 1909. Further, the name was changed to Herman Miller Furniture Company in 1923 and to Herman Miller, Inc. in 1960. The company is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan.
Movado Group, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, distribution, and retail of watches, as well as proprietary jewelry, and tabletop and accessory products. It sells its watches under the brands, Movado, Ebel, Concord, ESQ, Coach, and Tommy Hilfiger in the exclusive, luxury, premium, moderate, and fashion market categories. The company operates boutiques that sell watches, as well as proprietary jewelry, tabletop and accessory products. It also operates outlet stores, which sell discontinued models and factory seconds of the company's watches, jewelry, and tabletop and accessory products. As of July 31, 2005, the company operated 27 boutiques and 28 outlet stores. Movado Group operates in the United States, Switzerland, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Canada, Japan, Singapore, and Bermuda. The company was founded by Gedalio Grinberg in 1961. It was formerly known as North American Watch Corporation and changed its name to Movado Group, Inc. in 1996. Movado Group is based in Paramus, New Jersey.
EMERSON RADIO CORPORATION (MSN)
Emerson Radio Corp. provides consumer electronics and sporting goods worldwide. Its Consumer Electronics segment designs, sources, imports, markets, and sells video products, including televisions, digital video discs (DVD), video cassette recorders (VCR), combination television/VCR/DVDs, and set top boxes; video accessories, such as telecommunication equipment, certain computer accessories, specialty consumer electronic products, and mobile electronics; audio products, including portable stereo systems, digital clock radios, shelf stereo systems, and specialty clock radios; microwave ovens; clocks and clock radios, home theater systems, and multimedia; and houseware products. This segment also licenses its consumer electronic products to certain licensees worldwide. The Sporting Goods segment manufactures and distributes sporting goods, as well as physical educational, recreational, and leisure products to the institutional market. This segment offers archery, baseball, softball, basketball, camping, football, tennis, and other sports; gymnastics; indoor recreation; game tables and physical education; soccer; field and floor hockey; lacrosse; track and field; volleyball; weight lifting; fitness equipment; outdoor playground equipment; and early childhood development products. The company distributes its products through mass merchants, discount retailers, toy retailers, and specialty catalogers, and the Internet. Emerson Radio was founded in 1948. It was formerly known as Major Electronics Corp. and changed its name to Emerson Radio Corp. in 1977. The company is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey.
MARVEL ENTERPRISES INC (MVL)
Marvel Entertainment, Inc. operates as a character-based entertainment company that engages in licensing, publishing, and toy businesses in the United States and internationally. The company had a library of approximately 5,000 characters, as of September 20, 2005. Its library of characters primarily include Spider-Man, X-Men, The Incredible Hulk, Blade, Man-Thing, Daredevil, Elektra, The Punisher, Captain America, The Fantastic Four, Namor, Nick Fury, Luke Cage, Black Widow, Black Panther, Deathlok, Thor, The Avengers, Silver Surfer, Ant-Man, Iron Man, Shang-Chi, Power Pack, Dr. Strange, and Ghost Rider. The company licenses its characters for use in various products, including toys, electronic games, apparel, accessories, footwear, collectibles, and novelties. It also publishes comic books and trade paperbacks principally in North America. Marvel Entertainment creates, designs, develops, markets, and distributes a limited line of toys to the worldwide marketplace. The company has a joint venture with Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. for the purpose of pursuing licensing opportunities relating to characters based upon movies or television shows featuring Spider-Man and produced by Sony Pictures. The company was formerly known as Marvel Enterprises, Inc. and changed its name to Marvel Entertainment, Inc. in September 2005. Marvel Entertainment is based in New York City.
Midway Games, Inc. engages in the development and publishing of interactive entertainment software. It offers games to play on various videogame platforms, including the PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, and Game Boy Advance platforms, as well as produces games for personal computers. The company's titles include various game genres, such as action, adventure, driving, extreme sports, fighting, horror, role-playing, sports, shooting, and strategy. Midway Games' markets its products through internal sales staff. It also sells its products through independent sales representatives that include mass merchandisers; foreign, national, and regional retailers; discount store chains; video rental retailers; and entertainment software distributors and resellers in North America, Europe, Australia, Germany, and South Africa. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
NATIONAL PRESTO INDUSTRIES INC (NPK)
National Presto Industries, Inc. engages in the design, marketing, and distribution of housewares/small appliances; manufacture of defense products; and manufacture and sale of absorbent products in the United States. The housewares/small appliances products include pressure cookers and canners; the Presto Control Master' heat control single thermostatic control line of fry pans in various sizes, griddles, and multipurpose cookers; deep fryers of various sizes; pizza ovens, can openers, and slicer/shredders; electric heaters; corn poppers (hot air and microwave); microwave bacon cookers; coffeemakers; electric grills; electric tea kettles; electric knives; electric knife sharpeners; and timers. The company's defense products comprise precision mechanical and electro-mechanical products, including ordnance products, such as training ammunition, fuzes, firing devices, and initiators for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and DOD prime contractors. Its absorbent products consist of private label diapers, adult incontinent products, and puppy pads. The company was founded in 1905. It was formerly known as Northwestern Steel and Iron Works and changed its name to National Presto Industries, Inc. in 1953. National Presto Industries is based in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
Natuzzi S.p.A., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of contemporary and traditional leather- and fabric-upholstered furniture worldwide. Its products include sofas, loveseats, armchairs, sectional furniture, motion furniture and sofa beds, and living room accessories. The company sells its products primarily through its franchised chain of Divani & Divani stores and Kingdom of Leather stores in Italy; through department stores and furniture retailers in the United States; and through Divani & Divani by Natuzzi and Natuzzi branded stores operating in Europe and other markets worldwide. As of June 30, 2005, it sold its products primarily through 277 stores, consisting of 137 Divani & Divani by Natuzzi stores in Italy, and 140 Divani & Divani by Natuzzi and Natuzzi branded stores, including 6 Kingdom of Leather stores in Europe and other markets worldwide. Natuzzi was founded by Pasquale Natuzzi in 1959. The company was formerly known as Industrie Natuzzi S.p.A. and changed its name to Natuzzi S.p.A. in 2002. Natuzzi is headquartered in Santeramo, Italy.
NEWELL RUBBERMAID INC (NWL)
Newell Rubbermaid, Inc. engages in the manufacture and marketing of consumer products serving the needs of volume purchasers, including department/specialty stores and warehouse clubs, home centers and hardware stores, and office superstores and contract stationers. It operates in five segments: Cleaning and Organization, Office Products, Home Fashions, Tools and Hardware, and Other. The Cleaning and Organization segment designs, manufactures, and distributes indoor and outdoor organization, home storage, food storage, and cleaning products. The Office Products segment primarily designs, sources, manufactures, packages, and distributes permanent/waterbase markers, dry erase markers, overhead projector pens, highlighters, wood-cased pencils, ballpoint pens and inks, and other art supplies. It also distributes other writing instruments, including roller ball pens and mechanical pencils for the retail marketplace. The Home Fashions segment primarily designs and distributes drapery hardware, and custom and stock horizontal and vertical blinds, as well as pleated, cellular, and roller shades for the retail marketplace. The Tools and Hardware segment manufactures and distributes hand tools and power tool accessories. The Other segment primarily designs, manufactures, packages, and distributes aluminum and steel cookware and bakeware, and hard anodized aluminum and stainless steel cookware and bakeware for the department/specialty store marketplace. It also manufactures and distributes infant and juvenile products, such as toys, high chairs, car seats, strollers, play yards, and ride-ons. The company is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Pitney Bowes, Inc. provides integrated mail and document management solutions for various organizations in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Global Mailstream Solutions, Global Enterprise Solutions, and Capital Services. The Global Mailstream Solutions segment's products include postage meters, mailing machines, production mail systems sold outside the U.S., address hygiene software, manifest systems, letter and parcel scales, mail openers, mailroom furniture, folders, table-top inserters, paper handling equipment, shipping equipment, software-based shipping and logistics systems, and postal payment solutions. Global Enterprise Solutions segment's products consist of production mail systems, sorting equipment, incoming mail systems, electronic statement, billing and payment solutions, and mailing software. The Capital Services segment provides financing for non Pitney Bowes equipment. The company markets its products and services through a network of offices in the U.S., as well as through subsidiaries, independent distributors, and dealers worldwide. The company was founded by Arthur Pitney and Walter Bowes in 1920. Pitney Bowes is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V (PHG)
Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. (Royal Philips Electronics) operates as a global electronics company with activities in the domains of healthcare, lifestyle, and technology. The company's health care portfolio includes cardiovascular X-ray, digital X-ray and ultrasound, patient monitoring systems, nuclear medicine, cardiology systems, and critical care systems. Its principal health care products include Brilliance CT scanners, HeartStart Home Defibrillator, iE33 Explora ultrasound, Intera MR scanner, and MyHeart personal health monitor. Philips' lifestyle portfolio comprises domestic appliances and personal care, consumer electronics, and lighting products. Domestic appliances and personal care products consists of shaving and beauty, oral healthcare, home environment care, food and beverage, and consumer health lines. Consumer electronics product range includes CRT and flat screen televisions, DVD players and recorders, audio systems, mobile and cordless telephones, computer monitors, home theater systems, and set top boxes. Lighting portfolio comprises lamps, luminaries, lighting electronics and automotive, special lighting, and UHP lines. Its key lifestyle products include Coolskin shaver, Sonicare toothbrush, Innergize, and GoGear Digital Camcorder. The company also provides various silicon system solutions for mobile communications, consumer electronics, digital displays, contactless payment and connectivity, and in-car entertainment and networking. Philips's technology portfolio offers various digital technologies, primarily comprising Nexperia chip family, X-by-Wire automotive technology, NFC wireless technology, Xenon care headlight bulb, and Blu-ray disc. The company was founded in 1891 as Philips & Co. and changed its name to N.V. Philips' Gloeilampenfabrieken in 1912. Further, the name was changed to Philips Electronics N.V. in 1994 and to Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. in 1998. Philips is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Pemstar, Inc. provides electronics manufacturing services to original equipment manufacturers in the communications, computing and data storage, and industrial and medical equipment sectors worldwide. It offers a range of new product design, prototype, test, and related engineering solutions; functional test equipment, process automation, and replication solutions; and manufacturing and fulfillment solutions, including printed circuit board assembly and test solutions, flexible circuit assembly and test solutions, systems assembly and test solutions, and precision electromechanical assembly and test solutions. In addition, the company provides product configuration and distribution services. Pemstar's aftermarket services consist of repair, replacement, refurbishment, remanufacturing, exchange, systems upgrade, and spare part manufacturing for storage subsystems. The company supports its service offerings with a supply chain management system, program management, and information technology systems. Pemstar was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Rochester, Minnesota.
ParkerVision, Inc. engages in the design, development, and marketing of wireless integrated circuits (ICs) and products based on its wireless radio frequency (RF) transceiver technology. It offers Direct2Data technology, a wireless direct conversion radio frequency transceiver technology for various wireless communications applications. The company provides wireless networking products that include transceiver IC's and RF power amplifier products. ParkerVision markets its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers in the United States and Canada. ParkerVision was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.
PAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (PTC)
PAR Technology Corporation provides management technology solutions, including hardware, software, and professional services to businesses in the hospitality and retail industries. The company operates in two segments, Hospitality and Government. The Hospitality segment offers hardware and software applications used in point-of-sale, back of store, and corporate office applications, as well as in the hotel/resort/spa marketplace. It offers point of sale terminals (POS) and hospitality management software applications that enable customers to configure their hospitality technology systems to meet their order entry, menu, food preparation, delivery, and property management coordination needs. The Government segment develops prototype systems for the Department of Defense and other governmental agencies. It engages in the design, development, and integration of imagery intelligence systems for information archive, retrieval, and processing; research and development of imaging sensors; and development and operation of logistics management systems. It also provides engineering and support services for government information technology and communications facilities; operates and maintains certain U.S. government-owned communication and test sites; and plans, executes, and evaluates experiments involving radar systems. In addition, the Government segment performs water resources modeling; geographic information systems based data management; and geospatial information technology development. PAR Technology also provides installation, integration, implementation, maintenance, financing, and support services. It operates primarily in the United States, Canada, Europe, South Africa, the Middle East, Australia, and Asia. The company was founded by John W. Sammon, Jr. and was incorporated in 1968. PAR Technology is headquartered in New Hartford, New York.
STURM RUGER & COMPANY INC (RGR)
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of firearms and precision investment castings primarily in the United States. The company also manufactures and sells accessories and replacement parts for its firearms. It offers 34 types of firearm products in four categories, including single-shot, autoloading, bolt-action, and lever action rifles; shotguns in three gauges; 22 caliber rimfire autoloading pistols and centerfire autoloading pistols in various calibers; and single-action, double-action, and muzzleloading revolvers. The company also manufactures titanium and ferrous investment castings for sporting goods, and commercial and military use. Its investment castings products consist of titanium, chrome-molybdenum, stainless steel, nickel, and cobalt alloys. In addition, the company produces steel marine propellers, titanium hand tools, and various other titanium and steel castings. It sells its products through independent wholesale distributors to the commercial sporting market. Sturm, Ruger & Company was founded by Alexander M. Sturm and William B. Ruger in 1948. The company is headquartered in Southport, Connecticut.
RUSS BERRIE AND COMPANY INC (RUS)
Russ Berrie and Company, Inc. and its subsidiaries engage in the design, manufacture, and marketing of gift, and infant and juvenile products to retail stores in the United States and internationally. The company's gift product lines of approximately 8,600 products are marketed under the brands RUSS and APPLAUSE. The gift line encompasses both seasonal and everyday products that focus on theme or concept groupings, such as collectible heirloom bears; stuffed animals; wedding, anniversary, and baby gifts; tabletop accessories; and home decor, including home and garden accessories, glass, porcelain and ceramic gifts, and contemporary lifestyle gifts and accessories. The company's infant and juvenile product line consists of approximately 2,600 products, which are primarily sold under the brands Sassy and Kids Line. Sassy has concept groupings, such as bath toys and accessories, developmental toys, feeding utensils and bowls, pacifiers, bottles, bibs, soft toys, mobiles, and feeders. Kids Line products primarily consist of infant bedding and related accessories, such as blankets, rugs, mobiles, nightlights, hampers, lamps, and wall art. Russ Berrie's sells its products directly to retail customers, including gift stores, pharmacies, card shops, home decor shops, apparel stores, craft stores, garden stores, book stores, stationery stores, hospitals, college and airport gift shops, resort and hotel shops, florists, chain stores, department stores, military post exchanges, and Internet companies. The company was founded by Russell Berrie in 1963. Russ Berrie is headquartered in Oakland, New Jersey.
Steelcase, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of office furniture and complimentary products and services in North America and internationally. Its furniture products include moveable and reconfigurable furniture components used to create individual workstations and work environments; lateral and vertical files, cabinets, bins and shelves, carts, and file pedestals and towers; ergonomic, executive, guest, lounge, team, health care, stackable, and general use chairs; conference, training, personal, and cafe tables; upholstery, wallcovering, drapery, panel fabrics, hand-tufted rugs, architectural panels, shades and screens, and surface imaging products; wood and nonwood desks, credenzas, and casegoods; and computer support, technology management, and information management products, as well as portable whiteboards. In addition, the company provides architecture products, including full and partial height walls and doors with various surface materials, raised floors, and modular post and beam products; and task and accent lighting. Further, Steelcase offers infrastructure products, such as modular communications, and data and power cabling; and group communication tools, such as interactive and static whiteboards, image capturing devices, and Web-based interactive space-scheduling devices. The company, through its subsidiary, Steelcase Financial Services, Inc., provides leasing services and certain financing services. It offers its products for lobby and reception areas, conference rooms, private offices, health care, and learning environments. Steelcase sells its products directly, as well as through independent and company-owned dealers. The company was founded in 1912 as The Metal Office Furniture Company and changed its name to Steelcase, Inc. in 1954. The company is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
SCIENTIFIC GAMES CORP (SGMS)
Scientific Games Corporation provides services, systems, and products to the instant ticket lottery industry and the pari-mutuel wagering industry, primarily in the United States and Europe. It also offers online lottery systems, instant tickets and related facilities management, or cooperative services to the lottery authorities. The company operates in four segments: Lottery, Pari-mutuel, Venue Management, and Telecommunications Products. Its Lottery segment primarily provides customized computer software, equipment, and data communication services to lottery authorities for online and instant ticket games. The Pari-mutuel segment provides systems and services to horse and greyhound racetracks, off-track betting (OTB) facilities, casinos, jai alai frontons, telephone and Internet account wagering operators, and other establishments. In addition, it also provides ancillary services to the industries, such as race simulcasting and telecommunications services, video gaming terminals, and telephone and Internet account wagering. Venue Management segment operates in perpetuity, substantially in all off-track pari-mutuel wagering in Connecticut. Its operations consist of 12 OTB facilities, including video simulcasting at two teletheaters. The Telecommunications Products segment manufactures prepaid phone cards, which entitle cellular phone users to a defined value of airtime worldwide. The company was incorporated in 1984 and is headquartered in New York City.
SINGING MACHINE COMPANY INC (SMD)
The Singing Machine Company, Inc. engages in the development, production, distribution, marketing, and sale of consumer karaoke audio equipment, accessories, and music. It offers music in two formats, compact disks plus graphics (CD+G's) and audiocassette tapes containing music and lyrics of popular songs for use with karaoke recording equipment. The company's karaoke CD+G's contain lyrics, which appear on the video screen. The Singing Machine Company also contracts for the reproduction of music recordings with independent studios. It offers 27 different models of karaoke machines plus 10 accessories, including microphones, incorporating features, such as CD plus graphics player, sound enhancement, echo, tape record/playback features; and multiple inputs and outputs for connection to compact disc players, video cassette recorders, and home theater systems. The Singing Machine Company also operates a song library, which consists of approximately 2500 recordings of old, country, rock and roll, Christian, Latin, and rap music, as well as backing tracks for opera and certain foreign language recordings. The company sells its machines and music to various customers primarily in Asia, Europe, and North America, through mass merchandisers, department stores, direct mail catalogs and showrooms, music and record stores, national chains, specialty stores, and warehouse clubs. The Singing Machine Company is headquartered in Coconut Creek, Florida.
Sony Corporation and its subsidiaries engage in the development, design, manufacture, and sale of electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for consumer and industrial markets worldwide. The company operates in six segments: Electronics, Game, Music, Pictures, Financial Services, and Other. The Electronics segment designs, develops, and manufactures audio, video, televisions, information and communications, semiconductors, components, and other products. The Game segment designs and sells PlayStation, PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable game consoles, and related software, as well as licenses to third party software developers. The Music segment engages in the development, production, manufacture, and distribution of recorded music in various commercial formats and musical genres. It also offers CDs, MDs, DVDs, Super Audio CDs, and prerecorded audio and video cassettes, as well as produces and manufactures CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs. The Pictures segment engages in the production, acquisition, and distribution of motion pictures, television programming, and home entertainment; television broadcasting; digital production and online distribution; and operation of studio facilities. The Financial Services segment comprises individual life insurance and nonlife insurance, leasing and credit financing, and Internet-based banking businesses. The Other segment primarily includes Internet-related service business, an animation production and marketing, imported general merchandise retail business, integrated circuit card business, and an advertising agency business. In addition, the company provides repair and servicing functions through its service centers, factories, authorized independent service centers, authorized servicing dealers, and its subsidiaries. The company was established in 1946 as Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha and changed its name to Sony Corporation in 1958. Sony is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
STANLEY FURNITURE COMPANY INC (STLY)
Stanley Furniture Company, Inc. engages in the design and manufacture of residential wood furniture targeted at the upper-medium price range of the residential market. Its product offerings include dining room, bedroom, home office, home entertainment, accent tables, and youth furniture. The company's Young America offerings also include playroom and infant furniture. Its products cover various design categories, including American and European traditional, contemporary/modern, transitional, and cottage designs. The company provides its products in various woods, veneers, and finishes. Its distribution network includes independent furniture stores, department stores, and regional furniture chains. Stanley Furniture Company was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Stanleytown, Virginia.
DIGITAL RECORDERS INC (TBUS)
Digital Recorders, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of information technology and audio surveillance technology products. The company operates through two segments, Transportation Communications and Law Enforcement and Surveillance. Transportation Communications segment's products include computer aided dispatch global positioning satellite tracking systems, automatic vehicle location systems, automatic vehicle monitoring systems, automatic voice announcement systems, and vandal-resistant, hands-free microphone. These products are sold under the brands DR-Talking Bus, TwinVision, and Mobitec, which are sold to transportation vehicle equipment customers worldwide. Law Enforcement and Surveillance segment's products comprise a line of digital audio filter systems and digital audio recorders sold under the brands SSABR, QuickEnhance, and MicroDAC. These products are primarily offered to U.S. federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and organizations. The company sells its products primarily through its sales force and commissioned independent sales representatives in North and South America, Far East, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, and Europe. Digital Recorders, Inc. was incorporated in 1983 and is based in Dallas, Texas.
THOMSON MULTIMEDIA S.A (TMS)
Thomson S.A. provides a range of video and enabling technologies, systems, and finished products and services to customers and professionals in the entertainment and media industries worldwide. The company operates in three divisions: Services, Systems and Equipment, and Technology. Services division offers services in physical media, which includes DVD and CD replication and distribution, VHS duplication and distribution, and film printing; electronic media that comprises post production, archiving, media asset management, and digital cinema; and network operations services, which consist of out-of-home advertising, play-out, and other related services. Systems and Equipment division provides video focused systems and equipment, such as television broadcast cameras, outside broadcast vans, and set-top boxes. This division also offers professional services for the global broadcast, film production, professional audio/video, and network providers, including cable, satellite, telecommunications, and terrestrial broadcast industries. Technology division provides licensing of patents and trademarks under various licensing programs to other manufacturers and technology groups. This division also produces television tubes and other components used in the manufacture of various consumer electronics products. In addition, this division offers software and technology solutions, such as security, user interface, imaging, and networking software. Thomson, formerly known as Thomson multimedia S.A., was formed in 1982 and is based in Boulogne Billancourt, France.
Microtune, Inc. engages in the design and marketing of radio frequency integrated circuits and subsystem module solutions to original equipment manufactures worldwide. The company offers its solutions to consumer electronics, broadband communications, and transportation electronics markets. Its consumer electronics and broadband communications products primarily consist of tuners, amplifiers, and upconverters that are used in various application, including mobile handheld televisions; analog, digital, and high-definition televisions; digital and analog set-top boxes; and PC/TV multimedia products, as well as products that send and receive cable and terrestrial broadband signals. The company's transportation electronics products include components for traditional AM/FM radios, as well as components for entertainment applications, including in-car and in-flight video, satellite radio, and HD radio. Microtune, Inc. was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.
UNIVERSAL ELECTRONICS INC (UEIC)
Universal Electronics, Inc. develops firmware, turnkey solutions, and software that enable consumers to wirelessly connect, control, and interact with the complex home environment. The company operates through two segments, Core Business and SimpleDevices. The Core Business segment produces a line of preprogrammed universal wireless control products. The company's family of products includes universal standard and touch screen remote controls, wireless keyboards, game controllers, antennas, and various audio/video accessories, as well as custom and customizable microcontrollers that include its library of IR codes, proprietary software, and digital media control software. Its products control a multitude of audio and video devices, including televisions, videocassette recorders, digital versatile disc players, cable converters, compact disc players, satellite receivers, laser disc players, amplifiers, tuners, turntables, cassette players, digital audio tape players, surround sound systems, digital media systems, and home automation control modules. The SimpleDevices segment produces connected-device technology solutions, as well as hardware reference designs that link the home computer and the Internet to existing consumer electronic devices in the home and car using Universal plug and play compatible software. Universal Electronics markets its products through various channels of distribution, including international retail, private label, original equipment manufacturers, and cable and satellite service providers, as well as to companies in the computing industry. The company primarily operates in the United States, Netherlands, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Australia, Hong-Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore. Universal Electronics was incorporated in 1986 and is headquartered in Cypress, California.
U.S. HOME SYSTEMS INC (USHS)
U.S. Home Systems, Inc. engages in the manufacture, design, sale, and installation of specialty home improvement products in the United States. It provides kitchen refacing, bathroom refacing, replacement windows, and wood decks product lines. Kitchen remodeling products include replacement kitchen cabinetry and kitchen cabinet refacing. This product line also includes laminate and Corian countertops, matching valances, molding, replacement sinks, faucets, add-on or replacement cabinets, space organizers, lazy susans, and slide-out shelving. The bathroom remodeling products consist of acrylic tub liners and wall surrounds, vanity cabinetry refacing and replacement vanity cabinets, bowls, faucets, commodes, and shower doors. The company also offers modular designed, pre-engineered, and factory built decks, as well as patio doors. In addition, U.S. Home Systems' consumer finance business purchases retail installment obligations (RIOs) from residential remodeling contractors, including RIOs originated by the company's home improvement operations. The company is based in Lewisville, Texas.
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION (WHR)
Whirlpool Corporation engages in the manufacture and marketing of home appliances. The company offers various appliances and related products, primarily for home use. Its principal products include home laundry appliances, home refrigerators and freezers, home cooking appliances, home dishwashers, room air-conditioning equipment, mixers, and other small household appliances. The company also produces hermetic compressors and plastic components for home appliance and electronics industries. It markets and distributes its products under the brand names Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Roper, Estate, Bauknecht, Ignis, Laden, Inglis, Brastemp, and Consul in the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and Asia to retailers, buying groups, and builders. Whirlpool Corporation was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Benton Harbor, Michigan.
X-RITE INCORPORATED (XRIT)
X-Rite, Incorporated engages in the development, manufacture, marketing, and support of hardware, software, and services that measure, communicate, and simulate color worldwide. The company offers colorimeters, spectrophotometers, densitometers, spectrodensitometers, and sensitometers. It offers its products to the graphic arts, retail, and industrial markets. The company's graphic arts product lines provides color-calibrated instruments, digital palettes, and output measurement devices, which support color communication for the printing and preprinting process; and automated scanning systems for color data collection. The Industrial products include instrumentation to measure color for formulation, quality, and process control for paint, plastics, and textiles. The retail products include paint matching systems and home decor product lines to paint retailers. X-Rite also produces light measurement systems and accessories, uniform light sources, diffuse reflectance materials, and reflectance standards; integrated spheres and systems, and instruments for electro-optical test and measurement applications; instrumentation designed for use in controlling variables in the processing of x-ray film; and restorative tooth shade matching instruments and complementary software packages that are designed for use in cosmetic dental practices. In addition, the company provides software packages that enable users to collect and store color measurement data, compare that data to established standards, and communicate color results and formulate colors from a database. X-Rite was organized in 1958 and is headquartered in Grandville, Michigan.
Xerox Corporation engages in the development, manufacture, marketing, service, and financing of a range of document equipment, software, solutions, and services. Its products include printing and publishing systems, digital multifunction devices, digital copiers, laser and solid ink printers, fax machines, document-management software, and supplies, such as toner, paper, and ink. The company also provides software and solutions that can help businesses print books, create personalized documents for their customers, and scan and route digital information. In addition, it offers a range of comprehensive document management services, such as operating in-house production centers, developing online document repositories, and analyzing how customers can create and share documents in the office. Xerox provides monochrome and color systems for three customer environments: production publishing, transaction printing, and enterprise-wide printing. It also serves global, national, and small to medium sized commercial customers, as well as government, education, and other public sector customers. The company operates in approximately 130 countries and distributes its products in the western Hemisphere through divisions, wholly owned subsidiaries, and third-party distributors. It also distributes its products, through its subsidiary, Xerox Limited and related companies, in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, India, and parts of Asia. The company was founded in 1906 as The Haloid Company and changed its name to Xerox Corporation in 1961. Xerox is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.