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51job, Inc. provides integrated human resource services in China. The company primarily offers recruitment related services, including print advertising, online recruitment and executive search services; and other human resource related services, such as training, software, Web-based applications, and business process outsourcing. It offers its services to multinational corporations, national corporations, and local enterprises in China. The company was co-founded by Rick Yan, Michael Lei Feng, Norman Lui, and Kathleen Chien. 51job, formerly known as 51net.com Cayman Islands, Inc., was incorporated in 2000. It changed its name to 51job, Inc. in 2004. The company is headquartered in Shanghai, China.
RCM TECHNOLOGIES INC (RCMT)
RCM Technologies, Inc. provides information technology (IT) business solutions and professional engineering services in North America. It operates in three segments: IT, Professional Engineering, and Commercial Services. The IT segment offers e-business, and enterprise management and application integration services. It provides Web strategies, Web enablement of client applications, e-commerce and Intranet solutions, and corporate portals; data architecture design, data warehousing, and knowledge, customer relationship, and supply chain management solutions; and software products applications, implementation, and infrastructure support. The Professional Engineering segment provides personnel to perform project engineering, computer aided design, and other managed task technical services. Its representative services include utilities process and control, system engineering design and analysis, mechanical and electrical engineering design, procurement engineering, civil structural engineering design, computer aided design, and code compliance. The Commercial Services segment provides long and short-term staffing, and executive search and placement for the healthcare industry. It also provides in-patient, outpatient, subacute and acute care, multilingual speech pathology, rehabilitation, and geriatric, pediatric, and adult day care services to hospitals, long-term care facilities, schools, sports medicine facilities, and private practices. In addition, The Commercial Services segment provides contract and temporary services, as well as permanent placement services, for personnel in various areas, including office, clerical, data entry, secretarial, light industrial, shipping and receiving, and general warehouse. The company provides its services to clients in the banking and finance, healthcare, insurance, aerospace, telecommunications, utility, manufacturing, and distribution sectors. RCM was organized in 1971 and is headquartered in Pennsauken, New Jersey.
SPHERION CORPORATION (SFN)
Spherion Corporation provides staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions in North America. It provides three primary services: temporary staffing, managed services, and permanent placement. The company's Temporary staffing services provide temporary employees with clerical, light industrial, information technology, finance and accounting, engineering, and administrative skill sets. Its managed services include the operation and management of a customer function, such as the recruitment process, help desk, administrative services, data center, or network operations. Its permanent placement services include the identification of candidates on behalf of customers, screen the candidates, and assist in the recruitment efforts. As of December 31, 2004, the company had 531 company-owned offices, 95 licensed locations, and 86 franchised locations. Spherion was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
CDI Corp. provides engineering and information technology (IT) outsourcing solutions, and professional services; staffing and permanent placement services; and franchise services in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. It operates in four segments: Business Solutions, AndersElite, Todays Staffing, and Management Recruiters International (MRI). Business Solutions segment operates through five verticals: CDI-Aerospace, which provides engineering, design, project management, professional IT, and engineering staffing and outsourcing solutions to aerospace markets; CDI-Government Services that provides engineering, design, and logistics services to the defense industry, as well as IT and professional staffing for federal agencies; CDI-IT Services provides IT staffing and IT outsourcing solutions to service-based industries; CDI-Life Sciences that offers design validation, project management, engineering, professional staffing, and outsourcing solutions to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and regulated medical services industries; and CDI-Process and Industrial provides engineering, project management, design, and professional staffing and outsourcing solutions to firms in oil, gas, chemicals, power generation, energy transmission, telecommunications, and heavy manufacturing sectors. AndersElite segment specializes in sourcing professionals from architects and surveyors to electrical and construction engineers to IT professionals in private and government-funded design and construction projects. Todays Staffing segment provides temporary and permanent administrative, clerical, and legal staffing services, as well as managed services. MRI segment operates as a franchisor that provides support services to its franchisees, which engage in the search, recruitment, and employment of management and sales personnel. The company was founded in 1950 as Comprehensive Designers, Inc. and changed its name to CDI Corp. in 1973. CDI is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Administaff, Inc., a professional employer organization, provides human resources services to small and medium-sized businesses throughout the United States. Its personnel management system encompasses a range of services, including benefits and payroll administration, health and workers' compensation insurance programs, personnel records management, employer liability management, employee recruiting and selection, employee performance management, and employee training and development services. As of February 7, 2005, it operated 38 sales offices located in 21 markets in the United States. Administaff serves clients in technology, engineering, real estate, accounting, medical services, banking, legal, insurance, and light manufacturing industries. The company was co-founded by Paul J. Sarvadi in 1986 and is headquartered in Kingwood, Texas.
Paychex, Inc. provides payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses in the United States. The company offers payroll services, including payroll processing; payroll tax administration; time and attendance solutions; and employee pay services, including direct deposit, check signing, and Readychex. Its Human Resource Services include 401(k) plan recordkeeping, workers' compensation administration, section 125 plans, a professional employer organization, and other administrative services for business. The company serves approximately 522,000 payroll clients nationwide through approximately 100 offices. Paychex was founded by Thomas Golisano in 1971 and is headquartered in Rochester, New York.
BARRETT BUSINESS SERVICES INC (BBSI)
Barrett Business Services, Inc. operates as a human resource management company. The company offers a range of human resource management services that encompasses payroll processing; employee benefits and administration; workers'' compensation coverage; risk management and workplace safety programs; and human resource administration, which includes functions such as recruiting, interviewing, drug testing, hiring, placement, training, and regulatory compliance. It also provides staffing services, which include on-demand or short-term staffing assignments, contract staffing, long-term or indefinite-term onsite management, and human resource administration. The company offers its services through a variety of contractual arrangements, as part of either a traditional staffing service or a professional employer organization service. As of December 31, 2004, it operated through a network of 30 branch offices in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Arizona, Maryland, Delaware, and North Carolina. Barrett provides its services to electronics manufacturers, light-manufacturing industries, forest products and agriculture-based companies, transportation and shipping enterprises, food processing, telecommunications, public utilities, general contractors in various construction-related fields, and various professional services firms. The company was incorporated in 1965 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
Labor Ready, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiaries provide temporary staffing and related services for lifting, hauling, cleaning, assembling, digging, painting, and other types of manual or low skilled work. As of December 31, 2004, it had put approximately 600,000 people to work. The company serves businesses in the transportation, warehousing, hospitality, landscaping, construction, light manufacturing, retail, wholesale, and sanitation industries. It operates in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Labor Ready was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in Tacoma, Washington.
HUDSON HIGHLAND GROUP INC (HHGP)
Hudson Highland Group, Inc. provides professional staffing, retained executive search, and human capital solutions worldwide. It offers professional staffing services on a permanent, contract, and temporary basis, as well as executive search and human capital services to businesses operating in various industries. The company operates in two segments, the Hudson Businesses (Hudson) and Highland Partners (Highland). The Hudson segment provides temporary and contract personnel, and permanent recruitment services to various clients. It focuses on providing candidates with professional qualifications, including accounting and finance, legal, and technology with respect to temporary and contract personnel. It also provides other services including, customized interactive recruiting and human resource solutions, executive assessment and coaching, diversity assessment and consulting, performance management, organizational effectiveness, and career transition, as well as leadership solutions for senior management. The Highland segment offers a range of executive search services on a retained basis aimed at recruiting senior level executives or professionals. It also has an active practice in assisting clients desiring to augment their boards of directors. Highland also recruits candidates through functional specialist groups, including board of directors, chief financial officer, chief information officer, human resources, and legal. The company's clients include small to large-sized organizations, enterprises, government agencies, and educational institutions. Hudson Highland Group is based in New York City.
CROSS COUNTRY HEALTHCARE INC (CCRN)
Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. provides healthcare staffing services in the United States. It offers travel and per diem nurse staffing, allied health staffing, and clinical research trials staffing services. The company provides credentialed nurses for travel and per diem staffing assignments at public and private healthcare facilities, and for-profit and not-for-profit facilities primarily at acute care hospitals, including teaching institutions, trauma centers, and community hospitals located in metropolitan areas. Cross Country also provides other healthcare professionals, including operating room technicians; therapists; and other allied health professionals, such as radiology technicians, rehabilitation therapists, and respiratory therapists. It also fills staffing assignments in nonacute care settings, including nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, and sports medicine clinics, as well as in nonclinical settings, such as schools. In addition, the company provides clinical research professionals for in-sourced and out-sourced fixed-term contract assignments and permanent placement services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, contract research organization, and related clinical research organization customers in North America. Cross Country provides professionals in clinical research and clinical data sciences, medical review and writing, and pharmacoeconomics and regulatory affairs. Further, it offers education and training services, as well as physician and executive search services to the healthcare industry. As of April 1, 2005, Cross Country had a customer base of approximately 3,000 hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and other healthcare providers across 50 states. The company was formerly known as Cross Country TravCorps, Inc. and changed its name to Cross Country, Inc in 2001. Further, it changed its name to Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. in 2003. Cross Country is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.
Manpower, Inc., a holding company, operates in the employment services industry. It provides a range of human resource services, including permanent, temporary, and contract recruitment; employee assessment; training; internal audit, accounting, technology, and tax services; and organizational consulting services. Manpower was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Glendale, Wisconsin.
GENERAL EMPLOYMENT ENTERPRISES INC (JOB)
General Employment Enterprises, Inc. provides professional staffing services in the United States. The company offers placement and contract staffing services, specializing in the placement of information technology, engineering, and accounting professionals. Its placement services include placing candidates into regular, full-time jobs with client-employers; and contract services include placing its professional employees on temporary assignments, under contracts with client companies. As of September 30, 2005, General Employment Enterprises operated four branch offices in Illinois; three offices in California; two offices each in Arizona, Indiana, Massachusetts, and Ohio; and one office each in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and Texas. The company was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.
Kforce, Inc. provides professional and technical specialty staffing services in the United States. It operates through three segments: Technology, Finance and Accounting, and Health and Life Sciences. The Technology segment offers systems/applications programmers, systems analysts, and e-business and networking technicians. The Finance and Accounting segment provides both temporary staffing and search placement services to its customers in various areas, such as taxation, budget preparation and analysis, financial reporting, cost analysis, accounts payable, accounts receivable, professional administrative, credit and collections, general accounting, audit services, and systems and controls analysis and documentation. The Health and Life Sciences segment offers professionals and technical services in the clinical research, health care, and scientific fields. This segment provides clinical research associates for the pharmaceutical industry, and health care information management professionals and nurses for hospitals. In addition, this segment supplies laboratory, research and development, quality assurance, and quality control professionals to various industries. The company is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.
StarTek, Inc. provides business process outsourced services. It offers business process management and supply chain management services. The company's business process management services include provisioning management, wireless telephone number porting, receivables management, wireless telephone activations, and high-end technical support, and customer care services, as well as wireless number activation services to wireless carrier clients. StarTek's supply chain management services include packaging, fulfillment, marketing support, and logistics services. In addition, the company offers product-related software programs for telephone, facsimile, email, and Internet interactions involving product order processing, fulfillment, and technical support. It also owns a portfolio of branded vertical market Internet Web sites; and manages or leases various sites, including airlines.com, wedding.com, wholesale.com, electronics.com, doctors.com, and hospitals.com to third parties. The company serves a range of industries, such as telecommunications, computer software, computer hardware, consumer products, cable TV, entertainment, utility, Internet, and e-commerce industries in the United States and Canada. StarTek was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.
ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL INC (RHI)
Robert Half International, Inc. provides staffing and risk consulting services. The company operates in three segments: Temporary and Consultant Staffing, Permanent Placement Staffing, and Risk Consulting and Internal Audit Services. The Temporary and Consultant segment provides specialized staffing for various positions in the accounting and finance, administrative and office, information technology, legal, advertising, marketing, and Web design fields, such as creative directors, graphics designers, Web content developers, Web designers, media buyers, and public relations specialists. The permanent Placement segment offers full time personnel in the accounting, finance, administrative and office, and information technology fields, including specialists in programming, networking, systems integration, database design, and help desk support, as well as chief financial officers, controllers, and senior financial analysts. The Risk Consulting and Internal Audit Services segment provides business and technology risk consulting, and internal audit services to various clients in a range of industries. The company operates worldwide, primarily in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Japan, Singapore, China, Germany, the Czech Republic, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. Robert Half International was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.
Westaff, Inc. provides temporary staffing services for businesses in global markets. It places temporary light industrial and clerical/administrative staffing personnel; and offers direct hire services, such as locating, screening, and assessing candidates for regular staff positions for customers. The company places light industrial services personnel for various assignments, including general factory and manufacturing work, warehouse work, technical work, and general services; and clerical/administrative services personnel for a range of general business positions, including receptionists, administrative assistants, data entry operators, word processors, customer service representatives, telemarketers, and clerical staff, as well as call center agents, such as customer service, help desk, and technical support staff. In addition, Westaff provides other services, such as temp-to-hire services; payrolling; on-site and on-location services; and other professional services, including skills and behavioral assessments, and coordination of drug testing and background checking to businesses and government agencies. The company provides its services primarily in suburban and rural markets, as well as in the downtown areas of certain major urban centers in the United States; and selected international markets, including the United Kingdom, Denmark, Australia, New Zealand, and Norway. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Walnut Creek, California.
On Assignment, Inc. provides skilled temporary professionals to clients in the healthcare and science industries. It provides its clients with short-term or long-term assignments of temporary professionals and temporary-to-permanent placement of these professionals. The company operates in two segments, Healthcare Staffing and Lab Support. The Healthcare Staffing segment provides locally-based and traveling temporary healthcare professionals from approximately 10 healthcare, and medical financial and allied occupations. Its temporary professionals include nurses, specialty nurses, health information management professionals, dialysis technicians, surgical technicians, imaging technicians, x-ray technicians, medical technologists, phlebotomists, coders, billers, claims processors, and collections staff. Its customers include healthcare clients, including hospitals, integrated delivery systems, clinics, physician offices, managed care organizations, and third-party administrators. The Lab Support segment provides locally-based temporary life science professionals to clients in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, medical device, personal care, chemical, automotive, universities, and environmental industries. Its temporary professionals include chemists, clinical research associates, clinical lab assistants, engineers, biologists, biochemists, microbiologists, molecular biologists, food scientists, regulatory affairs specialists, lab assistants and other skilled scientific professionals. On Assignment was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in Calabasas, California.
KORN/FERRY INTERNATIONAL (KFY)
Korn/Ferry International provides executive search, outsourced recruiting, and leadership development solutions worldwide. The company offers executive search services for board level, chief executive, and other senior executive positions to clients in the consumer, financial, industrial, life sciences, and technology industries. Its leadership development solutions assist clients with the ongoing assessment and development of their leadership teams. The company's clients include public and private companies, as well as governmental and not-for-profit organizations. As of September 7, 2005, it operated 70 offices in 36 countries. Korn/Ferry International was founded in 1969 by Lester Korn and Richard Ferry. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
COMSYS IT PARTNERS INC (CITP)
COMSYS IT Partners, Inc. operates as an information technology (IT) staffing services company, which provides a range of staffing and project implementation services and products. The company offers IT staffing services to companies in various vertical markets, including financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, information technology, federal, state and local government, pharmaceutical, transportation, and health care. In addition, it offers vendor management; project solutions, including software development and maintenance, network design and management, and offshore application maintenance and development; and recruitment and permanent placement of IT professionals. As of January 29, 2004, the company operated through 41 offices in the United States, as well as an office in the United Kingdom. COMSYS IT Partners is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
MODIS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES INC (MPS)
MPS Group, Inc. provides staffing, consulting, and business solutions in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and continental Europe. It operates through two divisions, Professional services and Information Technology (IT) Services. The Professional Services division provides staffing and recruiting services under the units Entegee, Special Counsel, Accounting Principals, and Soliant Health. Entegee provides workforce solutions for technical and engineering needs, including onsite management consulting and inhouse project services. Special Counsel places employees in attorney, paralegal, legal administrative, and legal secretarial positions. Accounting Principals places employees in accounting, finance, and banking positions. Soliant Health places imaging technicians and traveling healthcare professionals, in the areas of nursing, physical, and occupational therapy. The IT Services division provides staffing, consulting, and business solutions under the units Modis, Modis International (MI), Idea Integration (IDI), and Beeline. Modis unit engages in the placement of IT contract consultants for IT project support and staffing, recruitment of full-time positions, project-based and supplier management solutions, and on-site recruiting support in the areas of application development, and systems and enterprise application integration. IDI unit engages in Web design and development, information management solutions, wireless workflow applications, and enterprise resource management. Beeline provides a software-based human capital management services solution that automates the acquisition and management of full-time and contingent workers. MI unit places employees in positions, such as accounting and finance, financial services, legal, human resources, marketing, not-for-profit, and public-sector. The company was incorporated in 1992 as Accustaff Incorporated and changed its name to MPS Group, Inc. in 2002. MPS Group is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.
MEDICAL STAFFING NETWORK HOLDINGS INC (MRN)
Medical Staffing Network Holdings, Inc. (MSNH) provides healthcare staffing services in the United States. It offers a range of staffing services, including per diem nurses, allied professionals, and travel nurses to hospitals and other healthcare facilities. The company provides registered nurses and licensed practical nurses in various specialties, such as pediatric, geriatric, intensive care unit, and cardiovascular. MSNH offers per diem personnel to a range of healthcare facilities, including acute care hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, and surgical and ambulatory care centers, as well as allied staff, including diagnostic imaging and radiology technicians, clinical laboratory technicians, rehabilitation specialists, pharmacists, and respiratory therapists. The company was formed in 1998 and is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.
AMN HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (AHS)
AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. operates as a temporary healthcare staffing company. It provides travel nurse staffing services. The company recruits nurses and allied health professionals nationally and internationally and places them on temporary assignments at acute care hospitals and healthcare facilities throughout the United States. The company also provides medical nurses, surgical nurses, specialty nurses, licensed practical or vocational nurses, and advanced practice nurses in various specialties for travel assignments throughout the United States. Its assignments are principally in acute-care hospitals, including teaching institutions, trauma centers, and community hospitals. In addition, AMN Healthcare Services offers allied health professionals, including surgical technologists, respiratory therapists, medical and radiology technologists, dialysis technicians, speech pathologists, and rehabilitation assistants to acute-care hospitals and other healthcare facilities, such as skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation clinics, and schools. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
KELLY SERVICES INC (KELYA)
Kelly Services, Inc. provides staffing services to various industries worldwide. It operates in two segments, Commercial Staffing, and Professional, Technical, and Staffing Alternatives (PTSA). The Commercial Staffing segment provides staff for word processing, data entry, and administrative support; call centers, technical support hotlines, and telemarketing units; substitute teachers; support staff for seminars, sales, and trade shows; and technicians to the aerospace and pharmaceutical industries. It also offers a temporary to fulltime service that provide customers and temporary staff the opportunity to evaluate the relationship before making a fulltime employment decision. The PTSA segment comprises the Professional and Technical Staffing group (PTSG) and Staffing Alternatives group (SAG). The PTSG places employees in the automotive sector; supplies engineering staff in aeronautical, chemical, civil/structural, electrical/instrumentation, environmental, industrial, mechanical, petroleum, quality, and telecommunications disciplines; and provides staff to work in hospitals, ambulatory care centers, HMOs, and health insurance companies. It also provides in-home care for the elderly, disabled, and those recovering from illness or injury; places legal professionals; and provides staff for scientific and clinical research industries. The SAG provides in human resources consulting; outsourcing solutions that provide operational management of departments or business functions; and benefits and payroll administration services. Kelly also provides personnel assessment techniques for selection, promotion, and performance management; recruiting and human resources services; and a call center service. Kelly Services was founded in 1946 by William Russell Kelly. It was formerly known as Russell Kelly Office Service and changed its name to Kelly Girl Service, Inc. in 1957. Further, it changed its name to Kelly Services, Inc. in 1966. Kelly is headquartered in Troy, Michigan.
NAVIGANT CONSULTING INC (NCI)
Navigant Consulting, Inc. provides litigation, financial services, healthcare, energy, and operational consulting services to government agencies, legal counsel, and large companies in the United States. It operates in two segments: Financial and Claims Consulting, and Energy Consulting. Financial and Claims Consulting segment provides consulting and advisory services, which include analyzing complex accounting, finance, economic, operations, and information management issues. Energy Consulting segment provides a range of management consulting services, such as strategy development, financial transaction support, operations support, regulatory advisement, management process outsourcing, and technical analysis. Navigant Consulting markets its services directly to senior and mid-level executives. It has a client base in the construction, energy, financial services, and healthcare industries, as well as in the public sector, including federal, state, and local governmental agencies. The company has offices in various cities primarily within the United States, as well as in Canada, the Czech Republic, and the United Kingdom. Navigant Consulting is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
VOLT INFORMATION SCIENCES INC (VOL)
Volt Information Sciences, Inc. provides staffing, and telecommunications and information solution services in the United States. It operates in four segments: Staffing Services; Telephone Directory; Telecommunications Services; and Computer Systems. Staffing Services segment provides a range of employee staffing services, which include managed staffing, temporary/alternative personnel employment, and direct hire placement; information technology solutions, including consulting, outsourcing, and turnkey project management in the product development lifecycle, IT, and customer contact areas; and e-procurement solutions, such as neutral procurement and human capital management solutions. Telephone Directory segment publishes independent telephone directories, as well as provides telephone directory production, commercial printing, database management, sales, and marketing services. This segment also licenses directory production and contract management software systems to directory publishers and others. Telecommunications Services segment provides telecommunications services, including design, engineering, construction, installation, maintenance, and removals in the outside plant and central offices of telecommunications and cable companies, as well as for large commercial and governmental entities requiring telecommunications services. This segment also provides turnkey services for wireless and wireline telecommunications companies. Computer Systems segment provides directory and operator services to wireline and wireless telecommunications companies; and directory assistance content and data services. This segment also designs, develops, integrates, markets, sells, and maintains computer-based directory assistance systems and other database management and telecommunications systems, primarily for the telecommunications industry. The company was founded by William Shaw and Jerome Shaw in 1950. Volt Information Sciences is headquartered in New York City.
PeopleSupport, Inc. provides business process outsourcing services. The company primarily offers inbound customer management services, which include handling calls and emails from its clients' customers to order goods and services, make and change travel reservations, address billing questions, submit warranty claims, and obtain technical support. In addition, it provides accounts receivable management services. The company serves the United States-based customers in various industries, including travel and hospitality, technology, telecommunications, retail, consumer products and financial services from its facilities in the Philippines. The company was formed in 1998 by David Nash and Lance Rosenzweig and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
Gevity HR, Inc. provides human capital management solutions to small and medium-sized businesses in the United States. It enables its clients to achieve workforce alignment, obtain administrative relief, and access business protection services. The company assists its clients in achieving workforce alignment by enabling them in finding talent, implement formal HR processes and professional management standards, and utilize employee motivation and retention practices. Administrative relief is obtained by clients, through the company's management of employee administrative matters, such as processing of payroll, taxes, and insurance premiums, as well as by record keeping and technology. It provides business protection to clients to ensure employment-related regulatory compliance and risk management practices. The company serves health services, business services, personal services, hotel and lodging services, computer services, legal services, building maintenance, social services, general contracting and other trade work, and miscellaneous repair services industries. As of December 31, 2004, Gevity served approximately 8,500 clients with approximately 130,000 client employees. Gevity has strategic alliances with Aetna, Inc., American International Group, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Capital Health Plan, Frontenac Company LLC, Harvard Pilgrim, Health Net, HealthPartners of Minnesota, Hewlett-Packard, Kaiser Permanente, Oracle Corporation, Spectera Vision, and Transamerica Retirement Services. The company was founded in 1993. It was formerly known as Staff Leasing, Inc. and changed its name to Gevity HR, Inc. in 2002. Gevity is headquartered in Bradenton, Florida.
VIRTUALSCOPICS INC (VSCP)
VirtualScopics, Inc. provides image-based biomarker solutions to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. Its image-based biomarker measurement and visualization software tools enable the measurement of minute changes that occur in anatomic structures in musculoskeletal, oncological, cardiological, and neurological diseases. The company's solutions include automated segmentation, a series of algorithms that automatically segment magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography image files into the components seen on the original set of images; automated feature extraction, an algorithm that combines statistical tissue identification with a 3D geometric model; automated co-registration, a patent-pending co-registration/disease tracking algorithm that is applied to track the changes in a specific patient anatomy/pathology over time; orthogonal and multi-sequence fusion, which are data acquisition techniques to enhance autosegmentation efforts; and measurement of blood flow and metabolic activity, a technology used to measure blood flow and vascular permeability. It serves pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, principal investigators, and clinical research organizations. VirtualScopics has strategic alliance with Pfizer, Inc. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Rochester, New York.