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AIXTRON AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (AIXG)
AIXTRON Aktiengesellschaft produces and supplies deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry. Its solutions are used by a range of customers to build components for electronic and opto-electronic applications, which are used in fiber optic communication systems, wireless and mobile telephony applications, optical and electronic storage devices, computing, signaling and lighting, and displays. The company offers vapor deposition systems for the production of wafers; systems for research and development use and small-scale production; and a range of peripheral equipment and services, including products capable of monitoring the concentration of gases in the air and of cleaning the exhaust gas from metal organic chemical vapor deposition processes. It also assists its customers in designing the production layouts of tube piping and switching devices for the gas supply to thin film deposition systems, as well as offers process technology, training, and consulting services. The company sells its products and services directly through strategically located sales and service facilities in Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Japan, South Korea, China, and Taiwan, as well as through independent sales and service representatives in India, Israel, Poland, Russia, and Taiwan. AIXTRON Aktiengesellschaft was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Aachen, Germany.
INTRICON CORPORATION (IIN)
IntriCon Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, engineering, and manufacture of microminiaturized medical and electronic products. The company supplies microminiaturized components, systems, and molded plastic parts, primarily to the hearing instrument manufacturing industry, as well as the computer, government, electronics, telecommunications, and medical equipment industries. It manufactures and supplies microminiature electromechanical components to hearing instrument manufacturers. These components consist of volume controls, microphones, trimmer potentiometers, and switches. Intricon also manufactures hybrid amplifiers and integrated circuit components, along with faceplates for in-the-ear and in-the-canal hearing instruments. In addition, the company manufactures a family of safety needle products for an original equipment manufacturer customer that utilizes insert and straight molding capabilities. It also manufactures and sells thermistors and film capacitors. The company's targeted customers in the medical market include medical product manufacturers of portable and lightweight battery powered devices, and large AC-powered units found in clinics and hospitals, as well as a variety of sensors designed to connect a patient to an electronic device. Intricon has operations in the United States, Asia, and Europe. The company was founded in 1930. It was formerly known as Selas Corporation of America and changed its name to Intricon Corporation in April 2005. Intricon is headquartered in Arden Hills, Minnesota.
Cummins, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, distribution, and servicing of diesel and natural gas engines, electric power generation systems, and engine-related products. It operates in four segments: Engine, Power Generation, Filtration and Other, and International Distribution. The Engine segment manufactures and markets a range of diesel and natural gas-powered engines for the heavy and medium duty truck, bus, recreational vehicle, light-duty automotive, agricultural, construction, mining, marine, oil and gas, rail, and governmental equipment markets. It offers a variety of engine products with displacement from 1.4 to 91 liters and horsepower ranging from 31 to 3,500. The Power Generation segment provides electric generators; power systems; and related accessories, components, and services. These products include diesel and gas generators used in recreational vehicles, commercial vehicles, and pleasure boats, as well as diesel and gas generator sets, transfer switches, and switchgear used in commercial facilities for emergency back-up and prime power. In addition, it provides an alternative source of generating capacity, which is purchased by utilities, independent power producers, and large power customers for use as prime or peaking power. The Filtration and Other segment produces filters, silencers, and intake and exhaust systems; and supplies turbochargers for commercial applications. The International Distribution segment provides parts and services to its customers, as well as full service solutions, including maintenance contracts, engineering services, and integrated products. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and other customers worldwide. Cummins was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Columbus, Indiana.
PEERLESS MANUFACTURING COMPANY (PMFG)
Peerless Mfg. Co. engages in the design, engineering, manufacture, and sale of products used for the abatement of air pollution and products for the separation and filtration of contaminants from gases and liquids. It operates through two segments, Environmental Systems and Separation Filtration Systems. The Environmental Systems segment offers environmental control systems used for air pollution abatement. It primarily offers selective catalytic reduction systems used to convert nitrogen oxide emissions from exhaust gases, caused by burning hydrocarbon fuels, such as coal, gasoline, natural gas, and oil into harmless nitrogen and water vapor. This segment also offers systems to reduce other pollutants, such as carbon monoxide and particulate matter. It sells its products to power producers, power developers, engineering and construction companies, heat recovery steam generator manufacturers, boiler manufacturers, refineries, and petrochemical plants. The Separation Filtration Systems segment offers separators or filters that are used for a various purposes in cleaning gases and liquids as they move through piping systems. These products are used primarily to remove solid and liquid contaminants from natural gas and saltwater aerosols from combustion intake air of shipboard gas turbine and diesel engines. Separators are also used in nuclear power plants to remove water from saturated steam. This segment sells its products to gas producers and gas gathering, transmission, and distribution companies; chemical manufacturers and oil refineries; manufacturers of compressors, turbines, and nuclear and conventional steam generating equipment; and shipbuilders. The company was founded in 1933 by Donald A. Sillers and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
DRESSER-RAND GROUP INC (DRC)
Dresser-Rand Group, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of rotating equipment solutions to the oil, gas, petrochemical, and process industries worldwide. It offers various turbo products, such as compressors, gas and power turbines, hot gas expanders, and control systems used in various applications, including gas lift and injection, gas gathering, storage and transmission, synthetic fuels, ethylene, fertilizer, refineries, and chemical production; reciprocating compressors used in lower volume/higher compression ratio applications; and steam turbines used primarily to drive pumps, fans, blowers, and compressors for various industries, including oil and gas, refining, petrochemical, chemical, pulp and paper, electrical power production and utilities, sugar, and palm oil. The company offers its products under the brand names Dresser-Rand, Dresser-Clark, Ingersoll Rand, Worthington, Turbodyne, Terry, Coppus, Murray, and Nadrowski. It also provides a range of aftermarket parts and services. The company markets its services and products through its independent sales representatives. Dresser-Rand Group was founded in 1840 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
ROBBINS & MYERS INC (RBN)
Robbins & Myers, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of equipment and systems for the pharmaceutical, energy, and industrial markets worldwide. It operates in three segments: Pharmaceutical, Energy, and Industrial. Pharmaceutical segment engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of glass-lined reactor and storage vessels, engineered systems, and mixing systems and accessories, including instrumentation and piping; and secondary processing, dosing, filling, printing, and security equipment used by the pharmaceutical, healthcare, nutraceuticals, and cosmetics industries. Energy segment provides equipment and systems, including hydraulic drilling power sections; down-hole pumps; and a line of ancillary equipment, such as rod guides, rod and tubing rotators, wellhead systems, and pipeline closure products and valves, which are used in oil and gas exploration and recovery. Industrial segment provides cavity pumps and related products, such as grinders for use in the wastewater treatment, specialty chemical, food and beverage, pulp and paper, and general industrial markets. These products utilize cavity technology to provide fluids-handling solutions for a range of applications involving the flow of viscous, abrasive, and solid-laden slurries and sludges. This segment also manufactures fluid-agitation equipment and systems; fluoropolymer-lined fittings, vessels, and accessories. Robbins & Myers was founded in 1878 and is based in Dayton, Ohio.
Tennant Company engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of products used primarily in the maintenance of nonresidential surfaces. Its products include machine products, including carpet cleaners, floor coatings, brushes, detergents, floor maintenance equipment, outdoor cleaning equipment, coatings, and related products, as well as vacuums, sweepers, and scrubbers are used to clean factories, office buildings, parking lots and streets, airports, hospitals, schools, warehouses, and shopping centers. The company's customers include the building service contract cleaners, as well as user corporations, health care facilities, schools, and government agencies. It sells its products through direct sales force and service organization, and a network of authorized distributors in North America, Europe, and other international markets, including the Middle East, Asia, Japan, Latin America, and Australia. Tennant Company was founded by George Henry Tennant. The company was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
FLOWSERVE CORPORATION (FLS)
Flowserve Corporation engages in the development and manufacture of precision-engineered flow control equipment, which includes pumps, valves, and mechanical seals. Its Flowserve Pump Division engages in the design, manufacture, distribution, and service of engineered and industrial pumps and pump systems, replacement parts, and related equipment. The Flow Solutions Division manufactures various pump models ranging from simple fractional horsepower industrial pumps to high horsepower engineered pumps. The company's Flow Control Division provides equipment maintenance services for flow management control systems, including repair, advanced diagnostics, installation, commissioning, re-rate and retrofit programs, machining, and full service solution offerings. The company sells its products through its sales force, distributors, and sales agents primarily to the petroleum, chemical processing, power generating, water treatment, and general industrial markets. Flowserve Corporation was incorporated in 1912 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.
Comtech Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries provide customized module design solutions to various manufacturers in the mobile handset and telecom equipment industries in China. The company's design solutions include liquid crystal display modules, camera modules, persistent storage modules, input/output modules, sound system, power supplies, and peripheral modules of mobile handsets; fixed line telecom network modules, data communications modules, optical transmission modules, and wireless base-station modules of telecomm equipment; and IPTV set-top box modules1 and DTV modules1 of consumer electronics. Comtech Group's module design solutions allow its customers to use technology components in their products. Its customers include original equipment manufacturers of mobile handsets, telecom equipment, and consumer electronics products, as well as subsystem designers and manufacturers. The company is headquartered in Shenzhen, China.
CHINA YUCHAI INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (CYD)
China Yuchai International Limited, through its subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited (Yuchai), engages in the manufacture, assembly, and sale of diesel engines in China. It offers medium-sized diesel engines, including 6105 and 6108 engines; heavy-duty diesel engines, including 6112, 6L, and 6M engines; and light-duty 4-series for truck, bus, and car manufacturers. Yuchai also produces diesel power generators and engine spare parts, which are primarily used in the construction and mining industries. It distributes its engines directly to auto plants and retailers. As of December 31, 2004, Yuchai operated 28 regional sales offices in the People's Republic of China. The company was founded in 1951 and is based in Singapore.
TWIN DISC INCORPORATED (TWIN)
Twin Disc, Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of heavy duty off-highway power transmission equipment primarily in the United States. Its products include hydraulic torque converters; power-shift transmissions; marine transmissions and surface drives; universal joints; gas turbine starting drives; power take-offs and reduction gears; industrial clutches; and fluid couplings and control systems. The company sells its products to customers primarily in the construction equipment, industrial equipment, government, marine, energy and natural resources, and agricultural markets through direct sales force and distributor network. Twin Disc was incorporated in 1918 and is headquartered in Racine, Wisconsin.
VERI-TEK INTERNATIONAL CORP (VCC)
Veri-Tek International, Corp. engages in the design, development, and building of specialty assembly and testing equipment for the automotive and heavy equipment industries in the United States. It offers VETAG axle test equipment, virtual balancing equipment, half shaft production testers, and engine equipment. The company also provides axle testing services to original equipment manufacturers and tier 1 suppliers. Veri-Tek International was founded by James Juranitch in 1993 and is headquartered in Wixom, Michigan.
MIDDLEBY CORPORATION (MIDD)
The Middleby Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of commercial and institutional foodservice equipment. Its products include conveyor oven equipment, convection and deck oven equipment, cooking equipment, ranges, baking ovens and proofers, fryer equipment, heavy-duty cooking equipment, steam cooking equipment, toasters, cooking and warming equipment, and charbroilers and catering equipment. The company offers its products to fast food or quick-service restaurants; full-service restaurants, including casual-theme restaurants; retail outlets, such as convenience stores, supermarkets, and department stores; and public and private institutions, such as hotels, resorts, schools, hospitals, long-term care facilities, correctional facilities, stadiums, airports, corporate cafeterias, military facilities, and government agencies. Middleby sells its products through independent dealers and distributors, sales personnel, and network of independent manufacturers' representatives. The company was founded as Middleby Marshall Oven Company in 1888 and changed its name to The Middleby Corporation in 1985. Middleby is based in Elgin, Illinois.
GORMAN-RUPP COMPANY (GRC)
Gorman-Rupp Company engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of pumps and related equipment. It produces self priming centrifugal, standard centrifugal, magnetic drive centrifugal, axial and mixed flow, rotary gear, diaphragm, bellows, and oscillating pumps. The company sells its large pumps principally for use in the construction, industrial, sewage, and waste handling fields; improving low residential water pressure; pumping refined petroleum products, including the ground refueling of aircraft; agricultural applications; and fire fighting. It sells small pumps for incorporating into products, such as X-ray processing equipment; gas air conditioning equipment; office copy machines; chemical feeding, instrumentation, and ice cube making machinery; photographic processing and soft drink dispensing equipment; laser cooling applications; graphic arts equipment; and floor cleaning equipment. Gorman-Rupp markets its products in the United States and Canada through a network distributors, manufacturers' representatives, third-party distributor catalogs, and by direct sales. The company handles government sales directly, as well as exports its products through its wholly owned subsidiary. Gorman-Rupp was founded in 1933 and is based in Mansfield, Ohio.
TAYLOR DEVICES INC (TAYD)
Taylor Devices, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of shock absorption, rate control, and energy storage devices for use in various types of machinery, equipment, and structures. The company primarily offers seismic dampers, fluidicshoks, crane and industrial buffers, self-adjusting shock absorbers, liquid die springs, and vibration dampers. Its seismic dampers ameliorates the effects of earthquake tremors on structures; fluidicshoks are small shock absorbers, which are primarily used in the defense, aerospace, and commercial industry; and crane and industrial buffers are used for industrial application on cranes, ships, container ships, railroad cars, truck docks, ladle and ingot cars, ore trolleys, and car stops. The company's self-adjusting shock absorbers are designed for high cycle application primarily in heavy industry; liquid die springs are used as component parts of machinery and equipment, which are used in the manufacture of tools and dies; and vibration dampers are used primarily by the aerospace and defense industries to control the response of electronics and optical systems subjected to air, ship, or spacecraft vibration. Taylor Devices sells its products primarily to industrial, steel mills, buildings, bridges, aerospace, defense, automotive industries, through its direct sales force and distributors in the United States and Canada. The company was founded by Paul H. Taylor in 1955 and is based in North Tonawanda, New York.
ACTUANT CORPORATION (ATU)
Actuant Corporation engages in the manufacture and marketing of a range of industrial products and systems worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Tools and Supplies, and Engineered Solutions. The Tools and Supplies segment sells industrial tools, including hydraulic industrial tools, hydraulic workholding components and systems, and hydraulic torque wrenches and bolt tensioners. This segment also offers electrical tools and supplies, such as cable ties, staples, fasteners, and wire management products; wire connectors, solderless terminals, and lugs; conduit bending and conduit fishing; electrical handtools; electrical testers and meters; electric wire and cable; plugs, sockets, wall switches, and receptacles; circuit breakers; multiple socket outlets and surge protectors; plumbing accessories; bicycle accessories; and battery chargers. It supplies these products to the retail, construction, electrical wholesale, industrial, oil and gas, production automation, and marine markets. In addition, this segment provides manpower services and tool rental to the bolting market. The Engineered Solutions segment designs, manufactures, and markets motion control systems primarily for original equipment manufactures in the recreational vehicle, automotive, truck and other industrial markets. Its products include RV slide-out, leveling and retractable step and cargo tray systems, hydraulic cab-tilt and latching systems for heavy-duty trucks, electro-hydraulic automotive convertible top latching and actuation systems, air handling and turbo charger components for the truck market, and shafts. Actuant Corporation was incorporated in 1910. It was formerly known as Applied Power, Inc. and changed to Actuant Corporation in 2001. The company is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY (IR)
Ingersoll-Rand Company Limited provides climate control, industrial solutions, infrastructure development, and security and safety products worldwide. The company designs, manufactures, sells, and services climate control products, such as transport temperature control units, refrigerated display merchandisers, beverage coolers, and walk-in storage coolers and freezers, as well as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems; industrial solutions, which consist of air compressors, fluid products, microturbines, and industrial tools; infrastructure products, including skid-steer loaders, mini-excavators, electric and gasoline powered golf and utility vehicles, portable compressors and light towers, road construction and repair equipment; and security and safety products that comprise locks, door closers, exit devices, door control hardware, doors and frames, decorative hardware, power-operated doors, and electronic and biometric access systems. Ingersoll-Rand Company Limited is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.
NOVA MEASURING INSTRUMENTS LTD (NVMI)
Nova Measuring Instruments, Ltd. engages in the design, development, and production of integrated process control metrology systems and stand-alone process control metrology systems used in the manufacturing of semiconductors. Its metrology systems measure various thin film properties, critical circuit dimensions, and layer to layer circuit alignment during various steps in the semiconductor manufacturing process. The company's products include metrology systems for thin film measurement in chemical mechanical polishing and chemical vapor deposition applications, optical topography systems for use in post copper chemical mechanical polishing applications, optical critical dimension systems for lithography and etch, and overlay systems for lithography and etch applications. Its integrated thickness monitoring system for chemical mechanical polishing processing control enables wafer to wafer closed loop control. The company supplies its metrology systems to semiconductor manufacturers and end users in Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, the United States, and various European countries. Nova Measuring Instruments has strategic relationships with Applied Materials, Inc.; Lucent Technologies, Inc.; and Agere Systems Guardian Corporation. The company was co-founded by Giora Dishon and Moshe Finarov in 1993. Nova Measuring Instruments is headquartered in Rehovot, Israel.
AMPCO-PITTSBURGH CORPORATION (AP)
Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation engages in the manufacture and sale of custom-engineered equipment in the United States. It operates in two segments, Forged and Cast Rolls, and Air and Liquid Processing. The Forged and Cast Rolls segment manufactures and sells forged hardened steel rolls, and cast rolls to the metals industries. The Air and Liquid Processing segment produces finned tube and plate finned heat exchange coils for the commercial and industrial construction, process, and utility industries; custom air handling systems used in commercial, institutional, and industrial buildings; and centrifugal pumps for the refrigeration, power generation, and marine defense industries. The company was incorporated in 1929 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Pall Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and marketing of filtration and separation products and systems worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Medical, BioPharmaceuticals, General Industrial, Aerospace, and Microelectronics. The Medical segment sells disposable blood filtration and cardiovascular filtration products primarily to blood centers and hospitals. It also offers products used in research laboratories in drug discovery, gene manipulation, and proteomics applications. The BioPharmaceuticals segment sells separation systems and disposable filters primarily to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. It also provides filtration solutions for each stage of drug development through drug production. The General Industrial segment sells filters, coalescers, and separation systems for hydraulic, fuel, and lubrication systems on mechanical equipment, as well as to producers of oil, gas, electricity, chemicals, food and beverages, municipal, and industrial water and paper. The Aerospace segment offers filtration and fluid monitoring equipment to the aerospace industry for use in commercial and military aircraft, including hydraulic, lubrication, and fuel filters; coalescers to remove water from fuel; and filters to remove viruses from aircraft cabin air and filter monitoring systems. The Microelectronics segment offers disposable filtration products to producers of semiconductors, computer terminals, fiber optics, disk drives, displays, and photographic film. The company was founded in 1946 by David B. Pall under the name Micro Metallic Company and changed its name to Pall Corporation in 1957. Pall Corporation is headquartered in East Hills, New York.
MET-PRO CORPORATION (MPR)
Met-Pro Corporation engages in the manufacture and sale of product recovery and pollution control equipment for purification of air and liquids, and fluid handling equipment for corrosive, abrasive, and high temperature liquids. Its product recovery/pollution control equipment includes product recovery and dry particulate collectors; water treatment compounds; PHI coagulant and flocculent polymer products, and a chlorine dioxide treatment program for municipal drinking water sterilization; corrosion resistant pumps, filter chambers, and filter systems; laboratory fume hood exhaust systems and specialty blowers, and industrial fans for industrial applications; industrial and municipal air and water quality control systems, such as chemical and biological odor control systems, fume and emergency gas scrubbers, wet particulate collectors, air strippers and degasifiers for contaminated groundwater treatment, and ducting and exhaust fans; and air and water pollution control equipment. In addition, the company offers fluid handling equipment that consists of filter systems, custom pleaters and filter cartridges, pumps for industrial applications, and fiberglass reinforced plastic centrifugal pumps. Met-Pro offers its products primarily through sales personnel, distributors, representatives, and agents to industrial, commercial, and residential markets. The company, formerly known as Met-Pro Pennsylvania, Inc., was incorporated in 1966 and is headquartered in Harleysville, Pennsylvania.
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC (ITW)
Illinois Tool Works, Inc. engages in the design, production, and manufacture of engineered products and specialty systems worldwide. It operates in three segments: Engineered Products, Specialty Systems, and Leasing and Investments. The Engineered Products segment offers plastic and metal components and fasteners, such as metal fasteners, fastening tools, and metal plate connecting components; laminate products; and plastic fasteners. It also offers specialty products for reclosable packaging; swabs, wipes, and mats; hand wipes; chemical fluids; adhesives; epoxy and resin-based coating products; components for industrial machines; and manual and power operated chucking equipment. Specialty Systems segment provides machinery and related consumables that include industrial packaging equipment, and plastic and steel strapping for bundling and shipment of various products; welding equipment and metal consumables; equipment and plastic consumables that multipack cans and bottles; plastic stretch film and related packaging equipment; paper and plastic products; marking tools and inks; and foil and film and related equipment. It also offers specialty equipment, such as dishwashers, refrigerators, mixers, ovens, food slicers, and specialty scales; paint spray equipment; static control equipment; wheel balancing and tire uniformity equipment; and airport ground power generators. The Leasing and Investments segment makes investments in mortgage entities; leases of telecommunications, aircraft, air traffic control, and other equipment; and properties. The company offers its products primarily to commercial and residential construction industries; pharmaceutical industries; furniture markets; and electronics applications markets. It also offers its products for automotive, appliance, and general industrial applications, as well as for consumer food applications and military applications. Illinois Tool Works was founded in 1912 and is based in Glenview, Illinois.
ITT Industries, Inc. engages in the design and manufacture of engineered products, as well as in the provision of related services. It operates in four segments: Fluid Technology, Defense Electronics and Services, Motion and Flow Control, and Electronic Components. The Fluid Technology segment offers fluid systems and solutions for the water, wastewater, treatment, building trades, industrial and process, and biopharm markets. It offers various pumps, mixers, heat exchangers, valves, controls, and treatment systems for municipal, industrial, residential, agricultural, and commercial applications. The Defense Electronics and Services segment provides systems integration, communications, engineering, and technical support solutions; and research, technologies, and engineering support services to government, industrial, and commercial customers. It also provides defense electronics, such as wireless networking systems for tactical communications; night vision equipment; electronic warfare technologies for military aircraft; and military and civilian air traffic control systems, and air defense radars. The Motion and Flow Control segment offers engineered tubing systems for use in braking systems, fuel supply, and other fluid transfer applications; friction pads and backplates for braking applications on vehicles; pumps and related products for the leisure marine markets; and valves, actuators, and switches for the commercial, military, and general aviation markets. The Electronic Components segment provides connectors, interconnects, cable assemblies, keypads, switches, panel switch assemblies, I/O card kits, and smart card systems for communications, industrial, transportation, military/aerospace, commercial aircraft, computer, and consumer uses. The company offers its products and services in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South America, and the Asia Pacific. ITT Industries was incorporated in 1920 and is headquartered in White Plains, New York.
NORDSON CORPORATION (NDSN)
Nordson Corporation produces precision dispensing equipment that applies adhesives, sealants, and coatings to various consumer and industrial products during manufacturing operations. The company's Adhesive Dispensing and Nonwoven Fiber Systems segment manufactures adhesive and sealant dispensing systems used in the automotive, heavy truck, and recreational vehicle manufacturing, as well as for bonding or sealing plastic, metal, and wood products; automated adhesive dispensing systems for use in the food and beverage, and packaged goods industries; systems to produce nonwoven fiber fabrics and equipment for applying adhesives, lotions, liquids, and fibers to disposable products; and laminating and coating systems used to manufacture continuous-roll goods in the nonwovens, textile, paper, and flexible-packaging industries. Its Advanced Technology Systems segment provides automated dispensing systems for various attachment, protection, and coating fluids; precision manual and automated dispensers to apply adhesives, sealants, lubricants, and other assembly fluids; automated gas plasma treatment systems used to clean and condition surfaces for the semiconductor, medical, and printed circuit board industries; ultraviolet (UV) equipment used in the curing and drying of inks, coatings, adhesives, and paints. Nordson's Finishing and Coating Systems segment offers automated and manual dispensing and UV curing systems to treat and cure food and beverage containers; and automated and manual dispensing systems to apply liquid paints and coatings to consumer and industrial products, as well as to apply powder paints and coatings to various metal, plastic, and wood products. It also manufactures technology-based systems for curing and surface treatment processes; and for life sciences applications. The company markets its products worldwide through direct sales force, distributors, and sales representatives. Nordson was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Westlake, Ohio.
TELEFLEX INCORPORATED (TFX)
Teleflex Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and distribution of specialty-engineered products in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Commercial, Medical, and Aerospace. The Commercial segment offers driver control, motion control, power and vehicle management, and fluid management products and systems for a range of markets, including the passenger and light truck; marine; recreational; mobile power equipment; military, agricultural, and construction vehicle; truck and bus; and various other industrial equipment sectors. The Medical segment develops, manufactures, and distributes disposable medical products, surgical instruments, medical devices, and specialty devices to hospitals, health-care providers, distributors, and to original equipment manufacturers of medical devices. It also produces and markets a range of ligation and closure products, as well as provides instrument management and sterilization services. The Aerospace segment offers repair products and services for flight and ground-based turbine engines; precision-machined components; cargo-handling systems; and surface treatments to commercial aviation, military, power generation, and industrial markets. The company sells its products through direct sales force of field representatives, technical specialists, independent representatives, and independent distributor networks primarily in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Teleflex was founded in 1938 and is based in Limerick, Pennsylvania.
IDEX Corporation manufactures an array of engineered industrial products in the United States. It operates in three segments: Pump Products, Dispensing Equipment, and Other Engineered Products. Pump Products segment produces various pumps, compressors, flow meters, injectors and valves, and related controls for the movement of liquids and gases. The devices and equipment produced by this segment are used by chemical processing, machinery, water treatment, medical equipment, liquid petroleum distribution, oil and refining, food and beverage, biotech, life sciences, and drug processing industries. Its complementary lines of specialized positive displacement pumps and related products include rotary gear, vane, circumferential piston, and lobe pumps; air-operated diaphragm pumps and miniature gear pumps; peristaltic metering pumps and vacuum pumps; air motors and compressors; and flow meters. Dispensing Equipment segment produces engineered equipment for dispensing, metering and mixing colorants, paints, inks, and dyes; refinishing equipment; and centralized lubrication systems. These equipments are used in various retail and commercial industries around the world. This segment provides equipment, systems, and services for applications, such as tinting paints and coatings, industrial and automotive refinishing, and the precise lubrication of machinery and transportation equipment. Other Engineered Products segment produces firefighting pumps, rescue tools, lifting bags, and other components and systems for the fire and rescue industry, and engineered stainless steel banding and clamping devices used in industrial and commercial applications. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in Northbrook, Illinois.
Gardner Denver, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of compressor and vacuum products, as well as fluid transfer products. Its Compressor and Vacuum Products segment offers rotary screw, reciprocating, sliding vane, and centrifugal air compressors; positive displacement, centrifugal, and side channel blowers; and liquid ring pumps and engineered systems for industrial and commercial applications. This segment also provides ancillary products, such as access platforms, axles and gear boxes, power take-offs, and valves. Gardner Denver sells these products to durable and nondurable goods manufacturers; petroleum, primary metals, pharmaceutical, food, and paper industries; original equipment manufacturers (OEMs); manufacturers of carpet cleaning equipment, pneumatic conveying equipment, and dry and liquid bulk transports; wastewater treatment facilities; and automotive service centers. The company's Fluid Transfer Products segment offers pumps, water jetting systems, and related aftermarket parts used in oil and natural gas well drilling, servicing, and production, as well as in industrial cleaning and maintenance. This segment also provides other fluid transfer components and equipment, including loading arms, swivel joints, couplers, and valves used to load and unload ships, tank trucks, and rail cars. Gardner Denver sells its products through independent distributors and sales representatives, as well as directly to OEMs, engineering firms, and end-users. The company was incorporated in 1993 and is headquartered in Quincy, Illinois.
TURBOCHEF TECHNOLOGIES INC (OVEN)
TurboChef Technologies, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of speed cooking solutions. It primarily offers speed cook ovens, including the Tornado and the C3 ovens. In addition, the company provides consumables related to its ovens, such as ceramic platters, cooking utensils, oven cleaners, and replacement parts. TurboChef also offers fee-based equipment development and testing; prototype fabrication and other services; food preparation, menu planning, and analysis; and related consulting services to other food manufacturers and members of the foodservice industry. It serves foodservice operators, including quick-service and full-service restaurants, hotels, stadiums, movie theaters, and convenience stores. The company markets its products through direct sales force and equipment manufacturers in North America, Europe, and Asia. TurboChef was incorporated in 1991 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Presstek, Inc. engages in the manufacture and delivery of digital imaging capital equipment and consumables-based solutions to the graphic arts and printing industries worldwide. Its proprietary system transfers digital images onto printing plates for Direct Imaging (DI) on-press applications and for computer-to-plate (CTP) applications. The company operates in four segments: Presstek, Lasertel, Precision, and ABDick. The Presstek segment engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of its patented digital imaging systems and printing plate technologies for direct-to-press or on-press applications, CTP, and off-press applications. The Lasertel segment manufactures and develops high-powered laser diodes for imaging applications and for use by defense, industrial, and medical applications. The Precision segment engages in the manufacture and sale of chemistry-free digital and conventional printing plates for the Web and sheet-fed printing applications. The ABDick segment manufactures, markets, distributes, and services offset printing systems, analog and digital plate-making systems, and related supplies for the graphic arts and printing industries. The company sells its products through direct sales and service operation, other partner manufacturers, graphic arts dealer network, and original equipment manufacturers. Presstek, Inc. has strategic relationship with Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, Ryobi Limited, Koenig & Bauer, AG, and Kodak Polychrome Graphic. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Hudson, New Hampshire.
Dover Corporation manufactures industrial products and manufacturing equipment in the U.S. and Europe. It operates in six segments: Diversified, Industries, Resources, Technologies, Specialty Electronic Components (SEC), and Marking and Imaging. Diversified segment provides refrigeration systems, display cases, electrical distribution products, engineering services, fluid control assemblies and structural components, and operator cabs and rollover structures. Industries segment offers equipments and components for use in waste handling, bulk transport, automotive and food service, packaging, and construction equipment industries. Its products include refuse collection bodies, vehicle service and storage lifts, tank trailers, commercial foodservice cooking equipment, and vehicle collision measuring and repair systems. Resources segment produces components and equipment for the oil and gas production, petroleum retailing, refining and transportation, automotive, and recreational industries. Its products comprise modular automation and workholding components, pumps and compressors for the transfer of liquid and gas products, valves, electronic controls, loading arms, swivels, and couplings. Technologies segment manufactures precision machinery used to assemble components onto printed circuit boards that include thru-hole component assembly machines, surface mount placement equipment, and odd component assembly cells. It also offers precision screen printers, and related tools and consumables to apply solder paste and epoxy glue to substrates. SEC segment provides frequency control components, microwave electro-mechanical switches, and multilayer ceramic capacitors and planar arrays. Marking and Imaging segment supplies industrial marking and coding systems. Its primary product, Continuous Ink Jet printer, is used for marking variable information, such as date codes or serial numbers on consumer products. Dover was incorporated in 1947 and is based in New York City.
Sauer-Danfoss, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of advanced systems for the distribution and control of power in mobile equipment principally in the America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific regions. It operates through three segments: Propel, Work Function, and Controls. The Propel segment offers a range of closed circuit axial piston hydrostatic transmissions for the propulsion of mobile equipment. The Work Function segment provides custom-designed gear pumps, a range of gear pumps and motors, open circuit piston pumps, low speed high torque motors, and steering units that transmit power for the work functions of the vehicle. The Controls segment offers electrohydraulic valves and electronic controls, including microprocessor-based controls and electronic sensors that control and direct the power of a vehicle. This segment also designs and manufactures alternating current and direct current electric motors, electronic motor controllers, inverters, and power units. Sauer-Danfoss sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, as well as to the construction, road building, agriculture, turf care, and specialty vehicle markets. The company was incorporated under the name Sundstrand Venture Company in 1986 and changed its name to Sauer, Inc. in 1990. Subsequently, it merged with Danfoss Fluid Power and changed its name to Sauer-Danfoss, Inc. in 2000. Sauer-Danfoss is based in Lincolnshire, Illinois.
Kubota Corporation manufactures machinery, and other industrial and consumer products. The company operates in four segments: Internal Combustion Engine and Machinery; Pipes, Valves, and Industrial Castings; Environmental Engineering; and Other. The Internal Combustion Engine and Machinery segment offers farm equipment, construction machinery, and engines. Its products include tractors, combine harvesters, rice transplanters, power tillers, and reaper binders. This segment also manufactures and sells a line of construction machinery, including mini-excavators and wheel loaders, as well as engines for various industrial uses. The Pipes, Valves, and Industrial Castings segment provides ductile iron pipes, spiral welded steel pipes, plastic pipes and fittings, filament winding pipes, and various valves; and various iron and steel castings. It offers these products to municipalities and public utilities for use in water supply and sewage systems along with industrial water supply, as well as for use in gas supply, telecommunication, and irrigation systems. The Environmental Engineering segment develops and markets environmental control plants, pumps, and related engineering to municipalities for use in waterworks, sewage facilities, irrigation system, rainwater drainage, and power supplies. The Other segment offers vending machines, electronic-equipped machinery, air-conditioning equipment, septic tanks, condominiums, construction, and other equipment and services. The company sells its products directly, as well as through wholesale-retail dealers, wholesalers, trading companies, local distributors, agricultural cooperative associations, and subsidiaries and affiliates in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Kubota was founded by Gonshiro Kubota in 1890 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.
Graco, Inc. supplies various systems and equipment for the management of fluids in industrial, commercial, and vehicle lubrication applications. The company operates in three segments: Industrial/Automotive Equipment, Contractor Equipment, and Lubrication Equipment. The Industrial/Automotive Equipment segment designs, markets, and sells various equipment, including air, electric, and hydraulic-powered pumps for applications, which include sealants and adhesives; process; finishing, including automotive refinishing; and protective coatings. Graco's Contractor Equipment segment engages in the design and marketing of sprayers for the application of paints and other architectural coatings, as well as the high-pressure cleaning of equipments and structures. The segment's primary product lines are airless paint sprayers, and associated parts and accessories, such as hose, spray guns, filters, valves, and tips. The company's Lubrication Equipment segment designs and markets various products for the lubrication and maintenance of vehicles and other equipment. This segment offers a line of lubrication pumps, such as air and hydraulic-powered; hose reels; meters and dispense valves; fluid management systems; equipment for handling used oil; automatic lubrication equipment; and parts and accessories. Graco sells its equipment worldwide principally through independent distributors and manufacturers' representatives. The company was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
CVD EQUIPMENT CORPORATION (CVV)
CVD Equipment Corporation engages in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, installation, and servicing of equipment primarily for the semiconductor industry. Its products include both batch and single wafer systems used for depositing, rapid thermal processing, annealing, diffusion, and etching of semiconductor films; gas and liquid flow control systems; ultra high purity gas and chemical piping delivery systems; standard and custom quartzware; and reflow furnaces and rework stations for surface mounting of components onto printed circuit boards. The company operates in three divisions: CVD, SDC, and Conceptronic. CVD division designs and manufactures custom equipment for the semiconductor industry, which are utilized for silicon, silicon germanium, silicon carbide, and gallium arsenide processes. SDC division designs and manufactures class 100 cleanroom, ultra high purity gas and chemical delivery control systems for the semiconductor industry, and also provides equipment consulting and refurbishing of semiconductor equipment. Conceptronic division produces solder reflow furnaces and rework stations for the printed circuit board and chip scale package industries. The company also develops solutions for single and multiwall nanotube and nanowire synthesis, and manufactures chemical vapor deposition process equipment suitable for the synthesis of various carbon nanotubes, one-dimensional and nanostructures, and nanomaterials. It sells its products primarily to semiconductor manufacturers, institutions involved in electronic research, such as universities, government and industrial laboratories, and to electronic assembly manufacturers. CVD Equipment Corporation was founded by Leonard Rosenbaum in 1982. The company is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, New York.
BALDWIN TECHNOLOGY COMPANY INC (BLD)
Baldwin Technology Company, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of accessories and controls for the printing and publishing industry worldwide. Its products include cleaning systems, including the press washer, automatic blanket cleaner, newspaper blanket cleaner, chill roll cleaner, digital plate cleaner, and guide roll cleaner to clean the cylinders of an offset press; fluid management systems to control the supply, temperature, cleanliness, chemical composition, and certain other characteristics of the fluids used in the lithographic printing process; ink control systems, including ink agitators, ink mixers, and ink level systems to regulate various aspects of the ink feed system on a printing press; Web press protection systems to provide an auto-arming electronic package offering press protection in the event of a Web break; and ultraviolet and infrared dryers, and gluing systems. The company sells its products to printing press manufacturers, as well as to printers and publishers through direct sales representatives, distributors, and dealer networks. Baldwin Technology was established in 1918 and is headquartered in Shelton, Connecticut.
GERBER SCIENTIFIC INC (GRB)
Gerber Scientific, Inc. provides automated manufacturing systems for sign making and specialty graphics, apparel and flexible materials, and ophthalmic lens processing. The company operates in three segments: Sign Making and Specialty Graphics; Apparel and Flexible Materials; and Ophthalmic Lens Processing. The Sign Making and Specialty Graphics segment manufactures computer-controlled production systems, software, and aftermarket supplies. Its products and services include digital imaging systems, which include thermal and ink jet systems; software to design signs and graphics, and to run imaging and cutting equipment; cutting systems; and customer training, service, and other support. The Apparel and Flexible Materials segment manufactures computer-controlled production systems and software for product design, marker-making, spreading, labeling, cutting, and handling of flexible materials, such as fabrics and composites. The Apparel and Flexible Materials serves apparel, aerospace, automotive, furniture, and other industries. The Ophthalmic Lens Processing segment manufactures computer-controlled production systems and aftermarket supplies for ophthalmic industry. The segment provides computer integrated optical lens processing systems. Its product offerings include the components required to process a prescription, including computerized prescription entry, lens blocking and surfacing, lens fining and polishing, lens cleaning and scratch-resistant coating, lens edging, and lens inspection equipment. Gerber Scientific distributes its products worldwide through independent agents, direct distributors, and service networks. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in South Windsor, Connecticut.
BRIGGS & STRATTON CORPORATION (BGG)
Briggs & Stratton Corporation produces air cooled gasoline engines and engine powered outdoor equipment worldwide. It operates in two segments, Engines and Power Products. The Engines segment produces engines used primarily in the lawn and garden equipment industry, as well as in the industrial, construction, agricultural, and other consumer applications. This segment also manufactures replacement engines and service parts and sells them to sales and service distributors. It sells its products through its worldwide sales force through direct calls on customers. The Power Products segment offers generators, pressure washers, snow throwers, and lawn and garden powered equipment. It sells its products through multiple channels of retail distribution, including consumer home centers, warehouse clubs, mass merchants, and independent dealers. The company has strategic relationship with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Briggs & Stratton was founded in 1908 and is based in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.
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.
BONSO ELECTRONICS INTERNATIONAL INC (BNSO)
Bonso Electronics International, Inc. and its subsidiaries engage in the design, development, production, and sale of electronic sensor-based and wireless products. It primarily involves in the production and marketing of sensor-based scales, which include bathroom, kitchen, office, jewelry, laboratory, postal, and industrial scales that are used in consumer, commercial, and industrial applications. The company also engages in the production and modification of two-way radios and cordless telephones for use in consumer and commercial applications. In addition, Bonso Electronics' other activities include tooling and mould charges for scales and telecommunication products; and supporting services, including performing repair work for customers and selling spare parts. It sells its products to private label original equipment manufacturers, original brand manufacturers, and original design manufacturers primarily in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The company was formed in August 1988 under the name Golden Virtue Limited. It changed its name to Bonso Electronics International, Inc. in September 1988. Bonso Electronics is headquartered in Hong Kong.
ADEPT TECHNOLOGY INC (ADEP)
Adept Technology, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of robotic systems, motion control, and machine vision technology for various markets worldwide. It operates in two segments, Robotics, and Services and Support. The Robotics segment provides intelligent production automation software and hardware component products to customers. Its product line includes industrial robots, configurable linear modules, machine controllers for robot mechanisms and other flexible automation equipment, machine vision, and systems and applications software. The Services and Support segment offers support services to customers, including spare parts for remanufacture of robot mechanisms; ongoing support for installed systems; consulting services for applications; and training courses ranging from system operation and maintenance to programming geared towards manufacturing engineers who design and implement automation lines. The company markets and sells its products through systems integrators, distributors, original equipment manufacturers, and direct sales force to the automotive, consumer electronics, consumer goods, food, industrial tooling, medical devices, and pharmaceutical markets. Adept Technology was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Livermore, California with additional offices in Cincinnati, Ohio; Southbury, Connecticut; Quebec, Canada; Dortmund, Germany; Massy, France; and Singapore, Singapore.
SHUFFLE MASTER INC (SHFL)
Shuffle Master, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of technology-based products for the gaming industry. It operates in two segments, Utility Products and Entertainment Products. Utility Products segment offers a line of automatic card shufflers for use with various card table games and chip sorting machines placed in casinos and other locations. This segment also develops various products, including shufflers, chippers, intelligent table system, and bloodhound to automatically gather data and to enable casinos to track table game players. Entertainment Products segment provides a line of live proprietary poker, blackjack, baccarat, and pai gow poker table games. Further, it offers Table Master, an electronic version of a card table game, which delivers the company's branded table game content on a multiplayer video platform. Table Master includes a video tabletop that displays players' cards, plays, and bets; and uses a player-activated button panel that simulates the player options of a live table game. The company sells its products to casinos and other gaming establishments worldwide through direct sales force and distributors. Shuffle Master has a strategic alliance with Sona Mobile Holdings Corp. to license, develop, distribute, and market in-casino wireless handheld gaming content and delivery systems to casinos throughout the world. The company was formed in 1983 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.
FLANDERS CORPORATION (FLDR)
Flanders Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of air filters and related products, and services primarily in the United States. Its products include residential heating and air conditioning filters, residential air cleaners, industrial specialty filters, commercial and industrial filters, particulate air filters, absolute isolation barriers, carbon filters, and specialized air filter, as well as ductwork and equipment cleaning chemicals, custom air handlers, and filter housings and surface finishing filters. The company's products are primarily used in commercial and residential heating; ventilation and air conditioning systems; semiconductor manufacturing; ultra-pure materials; chemical, biological, radiological, and materials processing; and biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, synthetics, and nuclear power and nuclear materials processing. It sells its products through specialty clean room contractors and foreign distributors in Europe and Pacific Rim. Flanders was incorporated in 1986 and is headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida.
ENVIRONMENTAL TECTONICS CORP (ETC)
Environmental Tectonics Corporation (ETC) engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of software driven products used to create and monitor the physiological effects of motion on humans and equipment, as well as to control, modify, simulate, and measure environmental conditions. The company operates in two segments, Aircrew Training Systems and the Industrial Group. Aircrew Training Systems segment offer aircrew training devices, entertainment products, and disaster management simulations. Aircrew training devices include military and commercial flight simulators, night vision trainers, water survival and disorientation training equipment, human centrifuges, ejection seat trainers, and vehicle and tank simulators used for medical research, advanced tactical and physiological flight training, and for the indoctrination and testing of military and commercial pilots. Entertainment products include motion-based simulation rides and other products for the education and amusement industries. Disaster management simulation line includes interactive training programs that provide instruction on various disaster situations. Industrial Group segment includes three product lines: sterilizers, environmental systems and other products, and hyperbarics. The company manufactures steam and gas sterilizers for various industrial and pharmaceutical applications. Its environmental systems and other products include sampling and analysis systems, and test equipment and systems. The company's hyperbarics product line includes monoplace and multiplace chambers for high altitude training, decompression, and wound care applications. It also provides control upgrades, maintenance and repair services, and spare parts for its equipment. ETC was founded by William F. Mitchell in 1969. The company is based in Southampton, Pennsylvania.