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GRAFTECH INTERNATIONAL LTD (GTI)
GrafTech International, Ltd. provides synthetic and natural graphite and carbon based products; and technical, and research and development services. Its synthetic graphite products include graphite electrodes, cathodes, and advanced synthetic graphite products. The company's natural graphite products consists of advanced flexible graphite solutions, such as highly engineered thermal interface products, heat spreaders, and heat sinks for electronic device applications, as well as comprises flexible graphite products, including gasket and sealing material for high temperature and corrosive environments in automotive, petrochemical, and other applications. Its carbon materials include carbon electrodes and refractories. The company offers its products primarily to various industries, such as metal production, electronics, chemicals, aerospace, and transportation, and others. GrafTech International sells its products through independent agents and distributors, as well as through direct sales force primarily in the United States, Europe, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa, Canada, and Asia-Pacific. The company has strategic alliance with ConocoPhillips and Ballard Power Systems, Inc. GrafTech International is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware.
RASER TECHNOLOGIES INC (RZ)
Raser Technologies, Inc. operates as a technology licensing and development company in the United States. It provides electromagnetic machine and power electronic drive technology, which is applied to industrial AC induction motors, and drives, permanent magnet motors, automotive alternators, and integrated starter alternators for use in industrial and transportation applications, and hybrid-electric and electric vehicle propulsion systems. The company operates in two segments, Transportation and Industrial Technology, and Power Systems. The Transportation and Industrial Technology segment focuses on improving the efficiency and power density of electric motors, generators, and their associated power electronic drives and controls. The Power Systems segment develops geothermal electric power generating plants and bottom-cycling operations that generate electric power from the waste heat of existing power plants and industrial facilities. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Provo, Utah.
ABB, Ltd. provides power and automation technologies to utility and industry customers worldwide. The company operates through Power Technologies and Automation Technologies divisions. The Power Technologies division offers various products, systems, and services for power transmission, distribution, and power plant automation to electric, gas, and water utilities, as well as industrial and commercial customers. It produces and sells transformers, power systems, switchgear, breakers, capacitors, and cables for high and medium voltage applications. This division also offers medium voltage equipment, including indoor and outdoor switch disconnectors, breakers, fuses, contactors, instrument transformers, and sensors; and high voltage products, including air and gas-insulated switchgear, cables, capacitors, high-voltage circuit breakers, grounding switches, and instrument transformers. The Automation Technologies division provides products, systems, software, and services for the automation of industrial and commercial processes. It provides automation products, such as low voltage circuit breakers, switches, control products, line protection products, wiring accessories, cable systems, low and medium voltage AC drive products, and power electronics products. This division also offers process control and information management systems for various industries, including pulp and paper, minerals and mining, and chemicals and pharmaceuticals; and sells industrial robots and related equipment primarily to the automotive industry. In addition, the company designs, builds, and maintains installations for industrial, infrastructure, and commercial facilities; provides engineering, procurement, and construction project management services; and licenses process technologies to the refining, petrochemical, and polymer industries. The company sells its products primarily through wholesalers and distributors. ABB, Ltd. is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.
ZOLTEK COMPANIES INC (ZOLT)
Zoltek Companies, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiaries, operates as an applied technology and advanced materials company. The company manufactures and sells carbon fibers, which are used as the primary building material in commercial products; filament winding and pultrusion equipment used in the production of large volume composite parts; and acrylic and nylon fibers and yarns used in textile industry. It also sells carbon fiber, nylon granules, plastic grids and nets, and carboxymethyl cellulose. The company sells its products primarily in Americas, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Zoltek Companies was founded by Zsolt Rumy in 1975. The company is based in St. Louis, Missouri.
WOODWARD GOVERNOR COMPANY (WGOV)
Woodward Governor Company engages in the design, manufacture, and servicing of energy control systems and components for aircraft and industrial engines and turbines worldwide. It offers fuel systems, combustion control systems, electronic controls and software, systems integration, and services. The company also provides components, which include turbine valves and actuators, engine valves and actuators, diesel fuel injection equipment, fuel metering units, engine and turbine electronic controls, genset and switchgear controls, gas turbine fuel nozzles, ignition systems, fuel pumps, servovalves, and governors. It offers its products and services to the power generation, process, transportation, and aerospace industries. Woodward Governor Company was formed in 1870 and is headquartered in Rockford, Illinois.
AZZ incorporated manufactures electrical equipment and components for power generation, transmission, and distribution, as well as for the general industrial markets worldwide. The company also provides hot dip galvanizing services to the steel fabrication market in the United States. It offers products through two segments, Electrical and Industrial Products, and Galvanizing Services. The Electrical and Industrial Products segment produces electrical products, as well as lighting and tubular products. These electrical products are used to distribute electrical power to and from generators, transformers, switching devices, and other electrical configurations. Its lighting and tubular products are used for petro-chemical and industrial applications. Lighting products are provided to the petroleum, food processing, and power generation industries. This segment sells its products through manufacturers' representatives, distributors, agents, and the company's internal sales force. The Galvanizing Services segment provides hot dip galvanizing to the steel fabrication industry through facilities located in the south and southwest United States. The company operates 11 galvanizing plants in Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Arizona. This segment serves fabricators and manufacturers involved in the highway construction, electrical utility, transportation, water treatment, agriculture, petrochemical and chemical, and pulp and paper industries, as well as various original equipment manufacturers. AZZ incorporated was established in 1956 and is based in Fort Worth, Texas.
Servotronics, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of control components and consumer products principally in the United States. The company manufactures servo-control components, which convert an electrical current into a mechanical force or movement; and other related products. The principal servo-control components produced include torque motors, electromagnetic actuators, proportional solenoids, hydraulic valves, pneumatic valves, and similar devices. The company offers these products principally to the commercial aerospace, missile, aircraft, and government related industries. Servotronics manufactures various cutlery products, which include kitchen knives, such as steak, carving, bread, butcher, and paring knives for household use and for use in restaurants, institutions, and private industry; and pocket and other types of knives for hunting, fishing, and camping. The company sells cutlery products to the U.S. Government and related agencies. These products include machetes, bayonets, and other types of knives that are primarily for military use. It also produces and markets other cutlery items, such as carving forks and various specialty tools, such as putty knives, linoleum sheet cutters, and field knives. In addition, it produces metallic seals of various cross-sectional configurations. Servotronics was founded in 1959 and is based in Elma, New York.
GENERAL CABLE CORPORATION (BGC)
General Cable Corporation engages in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of copper, aluminum, and fiber optic wire and cable products. It operates through three segments: Energy, Industrial and Specialty, and Communications. The Energy segment provides low-, medium-, and high-voltage power distribution and power transmission products. The Industrial and Specialty segment provides wire and cable products that conduct electrical current for industrial, commercial, and residential power and control applications. It offers rubber and plastic insulated portable cord products, low-voltage and data transmission cables, rail and mass transit cables, shipboard cables, off-shore cables, and other cables and industrial cables that meet low-smoke, zero-halogen requirements in Europe. The Industrial and Specialty segment also offers ignition wire sets for sale to the automotive aftermarket. The Communications segment provides wire and cable products that transmit low-voltage signals for voice, data, video, and control applications. It offers outside voice and data products, which include outside plant telecommunications exchange cable and service wire; data communication products, including high-bandwidth twisted copper and fiber optic cables, and multiconductor cables for customer premises, local area networks, and telephone company central offices; and electronics products, such as speaker and television lead wire, high temperature and shielded electronic wire, and multiconductor, multipair, coaxial, hook-up, audio, and microphone cables; and OEM products, including harnesses and assemblies for telecommunication, industrial, and medical equipment manufacturers. The company operates in North America, Europe, and Oceania. General Cable Corporation was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Highland Heights, Kentucky.
POWELL INDUSTRIES INC (POWL)
Powell Industries, Inc. engages in the development, design, manufacture, and service of equipment and systems for the management and control of electrical energy and other critical processes in the United States. It operates through two segments, Electrical Power Products and Process Control Systems. Electrical Power Products segment designs, manufactures, and markets electrical power management systems designed to monitor and control the flow of electrical energy and to provide protection to motors, transformers, and other electrically powered equipment. Its products include power control modules, power control rooms, switchgear, motor control centers, and bus duct systems. Process Control Systems segment designs and delivers technology solutions that help clients manage their transportation, environmental, energy, industrial, and utility facilities. It also offers a set of professional services that specialize in the design, integration, and support of control, security/surveillance, and communications systems. The company serves transportation, environmental, industrial, and utility industries in the United States and Singapore. Powell Industries was founded by Bill Powell in 1947 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
ENERGIZER HOLDINGS INC (ENR)
Energizer Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and marketing of primary batteries, flashlights, and men's and women's wet-shave products. It offers household batteries, specialty batteries, lighting, and wet shave products. The company's household batteries include performance alkaline and lithium batteries, rechargeable NiMH batteries and chargers, and carbon zinc batteries. Its specialty batteries include a range of miniature batteries for hearing aids, watches, and small electronics; and photo batteries for film cameras. The company's lighting products consists a line of flashlights and other battery-powered lighting products, including premium and value flashlights and lanterns for home, work, and outdoors; novelty and impulse flashlights; and 6-LED headlight with multiple light output. Its wet-shave products comprise lotions and shaving creams. The company markets its products through direct sales force; distributors and wholesalers; and various retail locations, including mass merchandisers and warehouse clubs, food, drug and convenience stores, electronics specialty stores and department stores, hardware and automotive centers, and military stores worldwide. Energizer Holdings was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.
FUELCELL ENERGY INC (FCEL)
FuelCell Energy, Inc. engages in the development and manufacture of fuel cell power plants for electric power generation. The company commercializes its core carbonate fuel cell products, such as Direct FuelCell and DFC Power Plants. Its carbonate fuel cell products electrochemically produce electricity from hydrocarbon fuels, such as natural gas and biomass fuels; and develop carbonate fuel cell products. As of December 31, 2005, the company generated approximately 80 million kilowatts. It is also developing next generation high temperature fuel cell products, such as a diesel fueled marine Ship Service Fuel Cell, a combined-cycle Direct FuelCell/Turbine power plant; and solid oxide fuel cells for applications up to 100 kilowatts. FuelCell Energy's products serve various commercial and industrial customers, including wastewater treatment plants, hotels, manufacturing facilities, universities, hospitals, telecommunications/data centers, and government facilities, as well as grid support applications for utility customers. Its customers are located in North America, Europe, Japan, and Korea. The company was founded as Energy Research Corporation in 1969 and changed its name to FuelCell Energy, Inc. in 1999. FuelCell Energy is headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut.
AMETEK, Inc. engages in the manufacture and marketing of electronic instruments and electric motors worldwide. It operates in two segments, Electronic Instruments Group (EIG) and Electromechanical Group (EMG). The EIG segment builds monitoring, testing, and calibration instruments, as well as display devices for the process, aerospace, industrial, and power markets. Its aerospace products include airborne data systems, turbine engine temperature measurement products, vibration-monitoring systems, indicators and displays, fuel and fluid measurement products, sensors, switches, cable harnesses, and transducers. It also offers sensor systems for gas turbine engines, boilers, and burners used by the utility, petrochemical, process, and marine industries. EIG manufactures force-measurement and materials testing devices, as well as power measurement and recording instrumentation used by the electric power and manufacturing industries. It also produces fluoropolymer-based products for heat exchangers; measurement instrumentation for the oil and gas industry; and dashboard instruments for heavy trucks. The EMG segment offers air-moving electric motors for vacuum cleaners and other floor care products, as well as brushless air-moving motors for aerospace, mass-transit, and medical and office product markets. EMG produces motor-blowers for floor care products, such as hand-held, canister, and upright vacuums, and central vacuums for residential use. It also produces specialty metals for automotive, consumer, electronics, telecommunications, and other markets; and offers switches for motive and stationary power systems. AMETEK also manufactures specialty motors used in household and personal care appliances; fitness equipment; electric materials handling vehicles; and sewing machines. In addition, its products are used in electric chain saws, leaf blowers, string trimmers, and power washers. AMETEK was incorporated in 1930 and is based in Paoli, Pennsylvania.
AROTECH CORPORATION (ARTX)
Arotech Corporation provides defense and security products worldwide. The company operates through three divisions: Simulation and Security (Security), Armor, and Battery and Power Systems (BPS). The Security division offers driving simulations for various vehicle types, such as trucks, automobiles, buses, fire trucks, police cars, ambulances, airport ground vehicles, and military vehicle. It also conducts tactical air and land combat analysis and develops analytical models, simulations, and turnkey training systems for the U.S. military. Its software products include air combat range software, missile launch envelope decision support software, simulation software, and weapon system trainer software. In addition, the Security division provides interactive digital training simulators, training seminars, consulting services, and interactive courseware. The Armor division manufactures personal, vehicle, aviation, architectural, and marine ballistic armoring. It offers ballistic and fragmentation armor kits for rotary and fixed wing aircraft, marine armor, personnel armor, military vehicles, and architectural applications. The Armor division also offers a line of personal body armor, including concealable ballistic and military vests, ballistic hand held shields, and tactical leg armor. In addition, it manufactures ballistic and fragmentation blankets and curtains, and arms vehicles for commercial and military markets. The BPS division provides rechargeable and lithium batteries, and chargers to the military and private industry in the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. It also offers Zinc-Air fuel cells, batteries, and chargers for the military. In addition, The BPS division produces water-activated lifejacket lights for commercial aviation and marine applications. The company was incorporated in 1990 under the name Electric Fuel Corporation and changed its name to Arotech Corporation in 2003. Arotech is headquartered in Auburn, Alabama.
Eaton Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, and service of fluid power, electrical, automotive, and truck products in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Its fluid power products include various pressure ranges of hose, fittings, adapters, couplings, and other fluid power connectors; hydraulic pumps, motors, valves, cylinders, power steering units, tube connectors, transaxles, and transmissions; electronic and hydraulic controls; filtration products and fluid-evaluation products; aerospace products and systems; clutches and brakes; and golf grips, and precision molded and extruded plastic products. Eaton's electrical products comprise power distribution and control products; circuit breakers, assemblies, and components; drives, contactors, and starters; sensors; operator interface hardware and software; uninterruptible power systems; and power management software, remote monitoring, turnkey integration services, and site support engineering services. Its automotive products consist of engine valves, valve actuation components, engine displacement control components, cylinder heads, superchargers, precision gear forgings, engine sensors and controls, mirror actuators, transmission controls, on-board vapor recovery systems, fuel level senders, exhaust gas recirculation valves, engine oil manifold controls, turbocharger waste gate controls, and intake manifold control valves. Eaton's truck products comprise heavy, medium, and light-duty transmissions; heavy and medium-duty clutches; and gears and shafts, traction control systems, transfer and splitter boxes, power take-off units, gearshift mechanisms, and collision warning systems. The company was incorporated in 1916. It was formerly known as Torbensen Gear and Axle Co. and changed its name to The Eaton Axle and Spring Co. in 1923. Further, it changed its name to Eaton Yale & Towne, Inc. in 1966 and to Eaton Corporation in 1971. Eaton Corp. is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.
EXIDE TECHNOLOGIES (XIDE)
Exide Technologies engages in the manufacture and supply of lead acid batteries, associated equipment, and services for use in transportation, motive power, network power, and military applications. Its transportation batteries include starting, lighting, and ignition batteries for cars, trucks, off-road vehicles, agricultural and construction vehicles, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, boats, and other applications. The company's motive power batteries are used in the materials handling industry for forklifts and electric counter balance trucks, pedestrian pallet trucks, low level order pickers, turret trucks, tow tractors, reach trucks, and narrow aisle trucks, as well as in other industries, including machinery in the floor cleaning market, the golf cart market, the powered wheelchair market, mining locomotives, electric road vehicles, electric boats, and nonmilitary submersible vehicles. Exide Technologies also offers a range of battery chargers and associated equipment for the operation and maintenance of battery-powered vehicles. Its network power batteries are used to provide back-up power for use with telecommunications systems, computers, hospitals, process control, air traffic control, security systems, utility, railway, and military applications. The company sells its products to aftermarket customers and original equipment manufacturers through distributors, agents, and direct sales force in the United States and internationally. Exide Technologies was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.
Daktronics, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of various display systems for sport, business, and transportation applications. Its products include small indoor and outdoor scoreboards, computer-programmable displays, large screen video displays, control systems, and timing and sound systems. The company also offers various proprietary display control software to complement the display technologies. In addition, Daktronics develops content for the displays, including animations and advertising content. The company sells its products in the United States and in various other countries through a combination of direct sales personnel and independent resellers. Daktronics was founded by Aelred Kurtenbach and Duane Sander in 1968. The company is based in Brookings, South Dakota.
UQM TECHNOLOGIES INC (UQM)
UQM Technologies, Inc. and its subsidiaries engage in the research, development, and manufacture of permanent magnet electric motors and power electronic controllers (PECs) for the automotive, aerospace, medical, military, and industrial markets. The company operates in two segments, Technology and Mechanical Products. The Technology segment conducts customer funded and internally-funded research and engineering activities directed toward the development of new motors, generators, and PECs to meet the requirements of customers' specific product applications; integration of its motors, generators, and PECs into customers' products; and support of its power products segment and the low volume manufacture of motors, generators, and PECs. The Mechanical Products segment manufactures and sells permanent magnet motors. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Frederick, Colorado.
Belden CDT, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of high-speed electronic cables, connectivity products, and related items worldwide. It operates in two segments, Electronics and Networking. The Electronics segment offers metallic and fiber optic wire and cable products, with applications in various markets, including industrial; video, sound, and security; and transportation and defense. The Networking segment designs, manufactures, and markets metallic and fiber optic cable and connectivity products, as well as provides cable products for the telecommunications market; cabinets and enclosures for network equipment; passive components, such as power over ethernet modules, and certain accessories for the management of cabling systems. The company sells its products primarily to distributors and original equipment manufacturers, telecommunications service providers, and installers of equipment and systems in the United States, Canada, Asia, and Europe. Belden CDT is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.
BALDOR ELECTRIC COMPANY (BEZ)
Baldor Electric Company engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electric motors, drives, generators, and related products in various horsepowers. Its industrial control products include servo products, DC controls, position controls, and inverter and vector drives. The company offers its industrial motors and drives for general purpose uses, as well as for individual customer requirements and specifications. It also manufactures industrial grinders, buffers, polishing lathes, and repair parts. The company sells its products through independent manufacturer's representatives and sales personnel to original equipment manufacturers and independent distributors for resale throughout the United States and internationally. Baldor Electric was incorporated in 1920 and is headquartered in St. Fort Smith, Arkansas.
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION INC (ROK)
Rockwell Automation, Inc. provides industrial automation power, control, and information products and services. The company's Control Systems segment consists of two groups, the Components and Packaged Applications Group (CPAG) and the Automation Control and Information Group (ACIG). CPAG offers motor starters, contactors, push buttons, signaling devices, termination and protection devices, relays and timers, adjustable speed drives, motor control centers, and drive systems, and condition sensors. ACIG provides controllers, control platforms, input/output devices, rotary and linear motion control systems, electronic operator interface devices, sensors, industrial computers, and machine safety components. In addition, this segment offers multivendor customer support, training, automation systems integration, asset management, and manufacturing information solutions for batch process industries. The Control Systems segment serves consumer products, transportation, oil and gas, mining, metals, and forest products markets. The Power Systems segment provides mechanical products, including mounted bearings, gear reducers, mechanical drives, conveyor pulleys, couplings, bushings, clutches, and motor brakes, as well as electrical products, such as industrial and engineered motors, adjustable speed drives, repair services, motor and mechanical maintenance solutions, training, and consulting services to original equipment manufacturers, end-users, and distributors. This segment serves mining, cement, aggregates, environmental, forest products, food/beverage, oil and gas, metals, and material handling markets. Rockwell Automation has operations primarily in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. The company was founded in 1928 and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Magnetek, Inc. supplies digital power products used primarily in information technology, telecommunications, consumer products, transportation, industrial automation, and energy markets in North America, Europe, and Asia. It offers two product lines, power electronic products and power control systems. The company's power electronic product line includes alternate current (AC)-to-direct current (DC) switching power supplies, AC-to-DC rectifiers and battery chargers, DC-to-DC power converters, and DC-to-AC power inverters for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). These products are used in mainframe computers and servers, data banks, office automation and imaging equipment, Internet infrastructure, telecom switchers, routers, energy stations and back-up power systems, home appliances, power tools, audio-visual equipment, and personal mobility products. Magnetek's power control systems product line comprises programmable motion control, power conditioning systems, digital drives, fuel cells, radio controls, software, and accessories for industrial cranes and hoists. It also offers digital motion control systems for elevators; power conditioners for commercial stationary fuel cells; and digital power inverters for renewable energy sources, such as solar panels and wind turbines, as well as micro-turbine generators. The company sells its products directly or through manufacturers' representatives to original equipment manufacturers for incorporation into their products; to system integrators and value-added resellers for assembly and installation in end-user systems; and to distributors for resale to OEMs, contractors, and end users for repair and replacement purposes. Magnetek has a partnership with Chorus Motors plc to develop traction drive technology for the underground mining industry. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Chatsworth, California.
ALTRA HOLDINGS INC (AIMC)
Altra Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, Altra Industrial Motion, Inc. engages in the design, production, and marketing of various mechanical power transmissions and motion control products. Its product portfolio includes industrial clutches and brakes, enclosed gear drives, open gearing, couplings, engineered bearing assemblies, linear components, and other related products. The company's products are used in various high-volume manufacturing processes, as well as in non-manufacturing applications, such as clutches and brakes for elevators, and residential and commercial lawnmowers. Altra Industrial markets its products under the Warner Electric, Boston Gear, Kilian Manufacturing, Nuttall Gear, Ameridrives, Wichita Clutch, Formsprag Clutch, Bibby Transmissions, Stieber, Matrix International, Inertia Dynamics, Twiflex Limited, Industrial Clutch, Huco Dynatork, Marland Clutch, Delroyd Worm Gear, Warner Linear, and Saftek brand names. The company sells its products through original equipment manufacturers and industrial distributors, as well as directly to end users primarily in North America, western Europe, and Asia. It serves customers in various industries, including energy, general industrial, material handling, mining, transportation, and turf and garden. Altra Industrial, through its other subsidiary, TB Wood's Corporation, also offers mechanical and electronic industrial power transmission products, which include belted drives and couplings, and electronic drives and electronic drive systems. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Quincy, Massachusetts.
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.
ULTRALIFE BATTERIES INC (ULBI)
Ultralife Batteries, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of nonrechargeable and rechargeable batteries, charging systems, and accessories for use in military, industrial, and consumer portable electronic products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: NonRechargeable Batteries, Rechargeable Batteries, and Technology Contracts. The NonRechargeable Batteries segment offers lithium-manganese dioxide nonrechargeable batteries, including 9-volt, cylindrical, and various other nonrechargeable specialty batteries. Its products are used in smoke alarms, wireless security systems, intensive care monitors, radios, automotive telematics, emergency radio beacons, search and rescue transponders, pipeline inspection gauges, portable medical devices, and other specialty instruments and applications. In addition, it manufactures seawater-activated batteries for specialty marine applications. The Rechargeable Batteries segment offers lithium polymer and lithium ion rechargeable batteries and battery chargers, and accessories. The Technology Contracts segment engages in various government and military development contracts. Ultralife Batteries sells its products directly, as well as through distributors and retailers. The company was formed in 1990 and is headquartered in Newark, New York.
REGAL-BELOIT CORPORATION (RBC)
REGAL-BELOIT CORPORATION manufactures commercial and industrial electric motors, electric generators and controls, and mechanical motion control products, as well as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) motors. The company operates in two segments, Electrical Products and Mechanical Products. The Electrical Products segment manufactures and markets commercial AC motors, HVAC/refrigeration motors and capacitors, AC generators, fuse holders, terminal blocks, power blocks, automatic transfer switches, paralleling switchgear and controls, and systems controls. Its capacitors are used in HVAC systems, high intensity lighting, and other applications, and generators are used in industrial, agricultural, marine, military, transportation, and other applications. The Mechanical Products segment manufactures and markets standard and custom worm gear, bevel gear, helical gear, and concentric shaft gearboxes; marine transmissions; after-market automotive transmissions, and ring and pinions; custom gearing; gearmotors; and manual valve actuators and cutting tools. Its valve actuators are used primarily in oil and gas, water distribution, and treatment and chemical processing applications, and high-speed steel and carbide rotary perishable cutting tools are used in metalworking applications. The company's customers include original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and end users. It operates in the United States, Mexico, and Canada, as well as in Europe and Asia. REGAL-BELOIT was founded in 1955 and is based in Beloit, Wisconsin.
CHINA BAK BATTERY INC (CBAK)
China BAK Battery, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture, commercialization, and distribution of various standard and customized lithium ion (Li-ion) rechargeable batteries. The company manufactures six types of Li-ion rechargeable batteries: steel-case cell, aluminum-case cell, battery pack, cylindrical cell, polymer cell, and industrial battery. The company's products are used in cellular telephones, as well as for various other portable electronic applications, including high-power handset telephones, laptop computers, power tools, digital cameras, video camcorders, MP3 players, electric bicycles, hybrid/electric motors, and general industrial applications. China BAK Battery sells its products to packing plants operated by third parties in the People's Republic of China, the United States, and the Republic of Turkey. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Shenzhen, the People's Republic of China.
Littelfuse, Inc. supplies circuit protection products for the electronic, automotive, and electrical markets worldwide. Its electronic circuit protection products include overcurrent and overvoltage solutions, such as fuses and protectors; positive temperature coefficient resettables; varistors; electrostatic discharge suppressors; discrete transient voltage suppression (TVS) diodes, TVS diode arrays, and protection thyristors; gas discharge tubes; power switching components; and fuseholders, blocks, and other products. The company's automotive products include fuses that are used in automobiles, trucks, buses, and off-road equipment to protect electrical circuits and the wires that supply electrical power to operate lights, heating, air conditioning, radios, windows, and other controls. Littelfuse also offers low-voltage and medium-voltage circuit protection products to electrical distributors and their customers in the construction, original equipment manufacturers, and industrial maintenance and repair operations markets. The company sells its products through a direct sales force, distributors, and manufacturers' representatives. Littelfuse is headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois.
EnerSys engages in the manufacture, marketing, and distribution of lead-acid industrial batteries worldwide. It offers reserve power batteries and motive power batteries. The reserve power batteries are used to provide backup power applications to ensure continuous power supply in case of power failure or outage. These batteries supply standby direct current operating power for telecommunications systems, central and local switching systems, satellite stations, and radio transmission stations; uninterruptible power systems applications for computer and computer-controlled systems, including process control systems; portable power applications, such as security systems and recreational vehicles; switchgear and electrical control systems used in electric utilities and energy pipelines; and commercial and military aircraft, submarines, and tactical military vehicles. The motive power batteries are used to provide power for electric material handling and ground handling equipment, primarily electric industrial forklift trucks. In addition, EnerSys offers related products, such as chargers, power equipment, and battery accessories. Further, it provides related after-market and customer-support services for lead-acid industrial batteries. The company markets and sells its products through a network of distributors, independent representatives, and an internal sales force. EnerSys was founded in 1999. It was formerly known as Yuasa, Inc. and changed its name to EnerSys in 2001. The company is headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania.
TOLLGRADE COMMUNICATIONS INC (TLGD)
Tollgrade Communications, Inc. engages in designing, engineering, marketing, and supporting test system, test access, and status monitoring products, and test software for the telecommunications and cable television industries primarily in the United States. Its proprietary telecommunications test and measurement products enable telephone companies to use their existing line test systems to remotely diagnose problems in telephone service lines, and qualify and troubleshoot broadband digital subscriber lines. Tollgrade's telecommunications test products include Metallic Channel Unit, which enables customers to extend line testing capabilities from the copper to the fiber optic portions of the local loop; and DigiTest and LoopCare, which electronically measure the characteristics of a telephone copper circuit, analyze the data, and report the fault condition. It also provide products to cable companies that monitor and test the status of physical network elements, such as power supplies and fiber nodes; and measure the performance of services, including voice, video, and data within the outside plant. Tollgrade's cable products include the Cheetah' performance and status monitoring products, which gather status information and reports on components within the Broadband Hybrid Fiber Coax distribution system. Its cable products also include head-end controllers, return path switch hardware, transponders, and other equipment which gather status and performance reports from power supplies, line amplifiers, and fiber optic nodes. The company's cable products are sold to cable operators and cable equipment manufacturers. The company also provides software maintenance, as well as professional services, which are designed to assist its customers in the operation of various components of their voice test systems. Tollgrade Communications was organized in 1986 and is headquartered in Cheswick, Pennsylvania.
NIDEC CORPORATION (NIHON DENSAN KABUSHIKI KAISHA) (NJ)
NIDEC Corporation, through its subsidiaries, manufactures spindle motors for computer hard disk drives worldwide. It also offers other small precision brushless DC motors for use in continuous-duty applications, such as CD-ROM drives, CD-read/write, DVD drives, high-capacity floppy disk drives; and office equipment, including facsimile machines, laser printers, and photocopy machines. In addition, NIDEC provides brushless DC fans, which are incorporated in computers, game consoles, and other electronic equipment to disperse heat and lower the temperature of critical components; mid-size brushless DC motors used in household appliances, automobiles, and industrial equipment; machinery; and electric and optical components. The company was founded by Shigenobu Nagamori in 1973. It was formerly known as Nihon Densan Kabushiki Kaisha. NIDEC is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.
CHEROKEE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (CHRK)
Cherokee International Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of power supplies in North America and Europe. The company's power supply products are custom designed into higher-end applications in the computing and storage, wireless infrastructure, enterprise networking, medical, and process-control applications. It offers a range of standard and modified-standard AC/DC power supplies, AC/DC rectifiers and power shelves, and DC/DC converters. Cherokee offers its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers in the telecom, datacom, medical, and process-control markets. The company was founded by Pat Patel in 1978 and is headquartered in Tustin, California.
HYDROGENICS CORPORATION (HYGS)
Hydrogenics Corporation (HGC) engages in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of proton-exchange membrane (PEM), fuel cell automated test stations, fuel cell power products, and hydrogen generation equipment for clean power generation. In addition, the company provides engineering and other services. Its products are used in research and development, portable, stationary, transportation, and other power applications. The company's fuel cell testing and diagnostic equipment is used to develop fuel cell technology by simulating, monitoring, and controlling the effect of power load, temperature, pressure, humidification, and potential contaminants on a fuel cell; and to measure the effect of changes in these variables on fuel cell performance. HGC is developing fuel cell products, including fuel cell stacks, fuel cell power modules, and stand alone fuel cell systems; and hydrogen generation products comprising PEM electrolyzer stacks, PEM electrolyzer refuelling systems, and reformer-based systems. Its engineering and other services include design, prototyping, testing, contract manufacturing, and project management. The company sells its products to automotive companies, fuel cell developers, component suppliers, and government agencies in the United States, Europe, and Asia. HGC was co-founded by Pierre Rivard and Joseph Cargnelli. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Mississauga, Canada.
VALENCE TECHNOLOGY INC (VLNC)
Valence Technology, Inc. engages in the development and commercialization of phosphate-based lithium-ion technology, known as Saphion. Its Saphion technology is a lithium-ion rechargeable battery technology. The company offers various Saphion technology-based power systems, including N-Charge, K-Charge, and U-Charge. The N-Charge power system enables users to simultaneously charge two portable devices, such as a notebook computer and a cell phone, or personal digital assistant. The K-Charge power system is a large format energy storage system designed for the telecommunications and utility industries. The U-Charge power system is offered as a replacement for lead acid batteries systems, which would be used in applications, such as vehicles, wheelchairs, scooters, and other motive devices. It markets its products through national retailers, distributors, value-added resellers, and directly through its sales force and Web site. The company operates in the United States and China. Valence was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
ACS MOTION CONTROL LTD (ACSEF)
ACS-Tech 80, Ltd., through its wholly owned subsidiary, Technology 80, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of motion control products. It offers various types of motion control products, including the spiiplus series of controllers; a line of SB series of controllers and control modules; a line of library programmable motion controllers; and customized products, such as 16 axis control modules for miniature motors, auto-focus control system, and drivers for electronic assembly robot. In addition, the company offers proprietary Microsoft Windows-based software, such as diagnostics and tuning tool, user's application debugging tool, communication tool, and simulator. It markets its products through direct sales channels, representatives, and a network of distributors to the medical scanners, semiconductor manufacturing and inspection, electronic manufacturing and inspection, digital printing and special production automation markets in the United States, Europe, Asia, North America, and other countries. The company, formerly known as A.C.S. Electronics, Ltd., was incorporated in 1985 and changed its name to ACS-Tech 80, Ltd. in 2001. ACS-Tech is headquartered in Migdal Ha'Emek, Israel.
BALLARD POWER SYSTEMS INC (BLDP)
Ballard Power Systems, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of zero-emission proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells for various markets worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Transportation, Power Generation, and Material Products. The Transportation segment develops, manufactures, and markets PEM fuel cell engines, PEM fuel cell components, and electric drive systems for transit buses and automobiles. The Power Generation segment offers portable and stationary fuel cell power generators, and power electronics for residential and other purposes. Its power electronics products include power inverters, direct current (DC) to DC converters, power modules, and low voltage controls. The Material Products segment offers carbon fiber products primarily for automotive transmissions, and gas diffusion electrode materials for the PEM fuel cell industry. Ballard Power Systems has strategic alliances with DaimlerChrysler and Ford Motor Company. The company, formerly known as Ballard Research, Inc. was founded in 1979. It changed its name to Ballard Power Systems, Inc. in 1989 pursuant to the amalgamation of a group of affiliated companies under the Canada Business Corporations Act. The company is headquartered in Burnaby, Canada.
TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH CORPORATION (TRCI)
Technology Research Corporation (TRC) engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of electronic control and measurement devices for the distribution of electric power. Its products are used for the protection from electrical shock and prevention of electrical fires in the home and workplace. The company offers its products for the consumer, commercial, and industrial markets worldwide. Its products include ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI), appliance leakage circuit interrupters (ALCI), leakage current detectors and interrupters (LCDI), and equipment leakage current interrupters (ELCI). Its GFCI devices protect against the hazards of fire and electrical shock. The ALCI devices are used in conjunction with electrical appliances, such as kitchen appliances, floor care products, and hair dryers. The LCDI devices are used to reduce the risk of electrical fires by disconnecting power when sensing current leakage between conductors of power cords. The company's ELCI devices protect equipment, such as copy machines, printers, and computers from excessive electrical leakage of current. The company also designs and manufactures products for sale to the military engine generator set controls market. TRC supplies power monitoring and control equipment to the United States military and its contractors of tactical vehicles, naval vessels, and mobile electric generators. It sells its products primarily through in-house sales force, licensees, and sales and marketing agreements. The company also markets through original equipment manufacturers. TRC was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Clearwater, Florida.
CAPSTONE TURBINE CORPORATION (CPST)
Capstone Turbine Corporation engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of microturbine generator sets for use in co-generation, resource recovery, power reliability, and remote power applications in the markets for distributed power generation. It primarily offers microturbine units, subassemblies, components, and various accessories. The company's microturbines can also be used as generators for hybrid electric vehicle applications. It also offers Model C60 integrated combined heat and power systems (CHP). In addition, the company offers various accessories, including rotary gas compressors with digital controls; heat recovery modules for CHP applications; dual mode controllers that allow automatic transition between grid connect and stand-alone modes; batteries with digital controls for stand-alone or dual-mode operations; power servers for multipacked installations; protocol converters for Internet access; packaging options; and miscellaneous parts, such as frames, exhaust ducting, and installation hardware. It also performs engine overhauls and provides parts. The company markets its products through distributors, dealers, and direct sales force in America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Capstone Turbine was organized in 1988 and is headquartered in Chatsworth, California.
FRANKLIN ELECTRIC CO. INC (FELE)
Franklin Electric Co., Inc. and its subsidiaries engage in the design, manufacture, and distribution of groundwater and fuel pumping systems, electronic controls, and related parts and equipment. Its motors and pumps are used principally in submersible applications for pumping fresh water, fuel, wastewater, and other liquids in various applications, including residential, industrial, agriculture, fueling, off-shore drilling, and mining. In addition, the company manufactures industrial electric motors, which are used in a range of applications, including gasoline dispensers, paint handling equipment, electric hoists, explosion-proof vapor exhaust fans, vacuum pumping systems, food preparation equipment, as well as commercial and industrial water, fuel, and other liquid pumping systems. Franklin Electric also manufactures electronic drives and controls for the motors, which control functionality and provide protection from various hazards, such as electric surges, over-heating or dry wells, and tanks. It sells products through sales force, independent distributors, and repair shops in the United States, Europe, South Africa, Australia, Mexico, Japan, China, and other world markets. Franklin Electric was founded by E. J. Schaefer and T. W. Kehoe in 1944 and is based in Bluffton, Indiana.
TII NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES INC (TIII)
TII Network Technologies, Inc. engages in the design, production, and marketing of lightning and surge protection products, network interface devices, and station electronic and VOIP enclosures products primarily in the United States. Its lightning and surge protection products include gas tubes, modular station protectors, broadband coaxial protectors, solid state and hybrid modular station protectors, AC powerline protectors, AC powerline/dataline protectors, and network interface devices. These products are primarily used on the home or business telephone lines. The company also designs, produces, and markets various network interface devices, which house the FCC mandated demarcation point between telephone operating companies-owned and subscriber-owned property. In addition, it designs, produces, and markets station electronic products that are installed within a network interface devices, and allows a telephone operating company to remotely test the integrity of its lines. The company also offers home networking systems. The company sells these products principally to United States telephone operating companies, including the regional bell operating companies, independent operating companies, incumbent local exchange carriers, and competitive local exchange carriers. It also sells its products to original equipment manufacturers and multisystem operators of communications services. The company distributes its products directly or through national and regional distributors. The company is based in Copiague, New York.
Plug Power, Inc., a development stage company, engages in the design, development, and manufacture of onsite energy systems for energy consumers worldwide. Its architecture-based technology platform includes proprietary proton exchange membrane fuel cell and fuel processing technologies. The company offers GenCore product, a back-up power product for telecommunications, broadband, utility, and industrial uninterruptible power supply applications. It is also developing additional products, including a continuous power product, with optional combined heat and power capability for remote small commercial and remote residential applications; an on-site hydrogen generation product for use in various industrial gas applications; and battery-replacement modules for material handling equipment. The company markets its products to various customers, including telecom, utilities, government entities, and its distribution partners. Plug Power's strategic partners include GE Fuel Cell Systems; DTE Energy Technologies; Vaillant GmbH; Honda R&D Co., Ltd.; Englehard Corporation; and Celanese Ventures GmbH. The company was founded in 1997 as a joint venture between Mechanical Technology Incorporated and Edison Development Corporation. The company is headquartered in Latham, New York.
MEDIS TECHNOLOGIES LTD (MDTL)
Medis Technologies, Ltd., a holding company, engages in the design, development, and marketing of liquid fuel cell products for portable electronic devices for the consumer and military markets. Its products include a disposable Power Pack for the consumer and military market, and a refuelable military Power Pack. The company's products power and charge portable electronic devices, such as cell phones, digital cameras, personal digital assistants, MP3 players, hand-held video games, and other devices, as well as various military devices. Medis Technologies also offers CellScan, a static cytometer, for measuring fluorescence emanating from living cells while the cells are in a static state. The company was formed in 1992 and is based in New York City.