Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Airline and Refinery. Its route network comprises various gateway airports in Amsterdam, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle, and Tokyo-Narita. The company sells its tickets through various distribution channels, including mobile and telephone reservations, delta.com, traditional brick and mortar, and online travel agencies. It also provides maintenance and repair services for third parties, as well as offers staffing services, professional security and training services, and aviation solutions; vacation packages; and aircraft charters, and aircraft management and programs. The company operates approximately 900 aircrafts. Delta Air Lines, Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, Consumer Products, and Interactive. The Media Networks segment operates broadcast and cable television networks, domestic television stations, and radio networks and stations; and is involved in the television production and television distribution operations. Its cable networks include ESPN, Disney Channels, and ABC Family, as well as UTV/Bindass and Hungama. This segment owns eight domestic television stations. The Parks and Resorts segment owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida that includes theme parks; hotels; vacation club properties; a retail, dining, and entertainment complex; a sports complex; conference centers; campgrounds; golf courses; water parks; and other recreational facilities. This segment also operates Disneyland Resort in California; Disney Resort& Spa in Hawaii; Disney Vacation Club, Disney Cruise Line, and Adventures by Disney; and Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, and Shanghai Disney Resort, as well as licenses the operations of Tokyo Disneyland Resort in Japan. The Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures, direct-to-video content, musical recordings, and live stage plays. The Consumer Products segment licenses trade names, characters, and visual and literary properties to retailers, show promoters, and publishers; publishes entertainment and educational books, magazines, comic books; and operates English language learning centers. This segment is involved in the retail, online, and wholesale distribution of products through the Disney Store and DisneyStore.com. The Interactive segment creates and delivers entertainment and lifestyle content across interactive media platforms. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Burbank, California.
The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me, and professional customers. The company offers installation programs that include flooring, cabinets, countertops, water heaters, and sheds; and professional installation in various categories sold through its in-home sales programs, such as roofing, siding, windows, kitchen and bath refacing, furnaces, and central air systems, as well as act as a contractor to provide installation services to its do-it-for-me customers through third-party installers. It primarily serves professional remodelers, general contractors, repairmen, small business owners, and tradesmen. The company also sells its products through online. As of the September 18, 2015, the company had 2,270 stores located in 50 states in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Canada, and Mexico. The Home Depot, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Tyson Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, distributes, and markets chicken, beef, pork, prepared foods, and related allied products worldwide. The company breeds and raises chickens; and processes live chickens into fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken products. It also processes live fed cattle, and live market hogs and allied products; fabricates pork and dressed beef carcasses into primal and sub-primal cuts and case-ready products; and sells hides and meats. In addition, the company manufactures and markets frozen and refrigerated food products, such as pepperoni, bacon, beef and pork pizza toppings, pizza crusts, flour and corn tortilla products, appetizers, prepared meals, ethnic foods, soups, sauces, side dishes, meat dishes, and processed meats. It sells its products through sales staff, independent brokers, and trading companies primarily under Tyson, Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm, Sara Lee frozen bakery, Ball Park, Wright, Aidells, and State Fair brand names. The company serves grocery retailers and wholesalers; meat distributors; warehouse club stores; military commissaries; industrial food processing companies; chain restaurants or their distributors; international export companies; live markets; and domestic distributors, who serve restaurants, as well as foodservice operations, such as plant and school cafeterias, convenience stores, hospitals, and other vendors. Tyson Foods, Inc. was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. operates as a pharmacy-led health and wellbeing company. The company operates through three segments: Retail Pharmacy USA, Retail Pharmacy International, and Pharmaceutical Wholesale. The Retail Pharmacy USA segment sells prescription drugs and an assortment of general merchandise, including non-prescription drugs, beauty products, photo finishing, seasonal merchandise, greeting cards, and convenience foods through its retail drugstores and convenient care clinics. It also provides specialty pharmacy services; and manages in-store clinics under the brand Healthcare Clinic. As of August 31, 2015, this segment operated 8,173 retail stores under the Walgreens and Duane Reade brands in the United States; and 7 specialty pharmacy locations, as well as managed approximately 400 Healthcare Clinics. The Retail Pharmacy International segment sells prescription drugs; and health, beauty, toiletry, and other consumer products through its pharmacy-led health and beauty stores, as well as through boots.com and BootsWebMD.com. It is also involved in optical practice and related contract manufacturing operations. This segment operated 4,582 retail stores under the No7, Boots Pharmaceuticals, Botanics, Liz Earle, Soap & Glory, and only at Boots brand names in the United Kingdom, Mexico, Chile, Thailand, Norway, the Republic of Ireland, the Netherlands, and Lithuania; and 637 optical practices in the United Kingdom. The Pharmaceutical Wholesale segment engages in the wholesale and distribution of specialty and generic pharmaceuticals, health and beauty products, and home healthcare supplies and equipment, as well as provides services to pharmacies and other healthcare providers. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. was founded in 1901 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.
Phillips 66 operates as an energy manufacturing and logistics company. It operates through four segments: Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties (M&S). The Midstream segment transports crude oil and other feedstocks to its refineries and other locations; and delivers refined and specialty products, as well as provides storage services for crude oil and petroleum products. This segment also gathers, processes, transports, and markets natural gas; and transports, fractionates, and markets natural gas liquids in the United States. The Chemicals segment manufactures and markets ethylene and other olefin products; aromatics products, such as benzene, styrene, paraxylene, and cyclohexane, as well as polystyrene and styrene-butadiene copolymers; and various specialty chemical products, including organosulfur chemicals, solvents, catalysts, drilling chemicals, and mining chemicals. The Refining segment buys, sells, and refines crude oil and other feedstocks into petroleum products comprising gasolines, distillates, and aviation fuels at 14 refineries primarily in the United States and Europe. The M&S segment purchases for resale and markets refined petroleum products consisting of gasolines, distillates, and aviation fuels in the United States and Europe. It also manufactures and sells specialty products, such as petroleum coke, waxes, solvents, and polypropylene. In addition, this segment is involved in the generation of electricity. Phillips 66 was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Gentex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and electronics for the automotive industry; dimmable aircraft windows for the aviation industry; and commercial smoke alarms and signaling devices for the fire protection industry worldwide. The company offers automotive products, including interior and exterior electrochromic automatic-dimming rearview mirrors; automotive electronics; and interior and exterior non-automatic-dimming rearview mirrors with electronic features for automotive passenger cars, light trucks, pick-up trucks, sport utility vehicles, and vans for original equipment manufacturers, tier one automotive mirror manufacturers, and various aftermarket and accessory customers. It also provides photoelectric smoke detectors and alarms, photoelectric smoke detectors and visual signaling alarms, photoelectric smoke detectors and electrochemical carbon monoxide alarms, electrochemical carbon monoxide detectors and alarms, audible and visual signaling alarms, and bells and speakers for use in fire detection systems in office buildings, hotels, and other commercial establishments, as well as in residential applications. The company sells its fire protection products directly, as well as through sales managers and manufacturer representative organizations to fire protection and security product distributors, electrical wholesale houses, and original equipment manufacturers of fire protection systems. Gentex Corporation was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan.
Wells Fargo & Company provides retail, commercial, and corporate banking services to individuals, businesses, and institutions. Its Community Banking segment offers checking, savings, market rate, individual retirement, and health savings accounts, as well as time deposits and remittances; and lines of credit, auto floor plan lines, equity lines and loans, equipment and transportation loans, education and residential mortgage loans, and debit and credit cards. This segment also provides equipment leases, real estate and other commercial financing, small business administration financing, venture capital financing, cash management, payroll services, retirement plans, and merchant payment processing and private label financing solutions, as well as purchases retail installment contracts. Its Wholesale Banking segment offers commercial loans and lines of credit, letters of credit, asset-based lending, equipment leasing, international trade facilities, trade financing, collection, foreign exchange, treasury management, investment management, institutional fixed-income sales, interest rate, commodity and equity risk management, insurance, corporate trust fiduciary and agency, and investment banking services, as well as online/electronic products. This segment also provides construction, and land acquisition and development loans; secured and unsecured lines of credit; interim financing arrangements; rehabilitation loans; affordable housing loans and letters of credit; loans for securitization; commercial real estate loan servicing; and real estate and mortgage brokerage services. The companys Wealth, Brokerage and Retirement segment offers financial advisory, wealth management, brokerage, retirement, trust, and reinsurance services. As of February 25, 2015, it operated through approximately 8,700 locations and 12,500 ATMs; offices in 36 countries; and wellsfargo.com Website. The Company was founded in 1852 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. Through its subsidiaries, the firm primarily engages in the insurance and reinsurance of property and casualty risks business. Berkshire Hathaway was founded in 1889 and is based in Omaha, Nebraska.
Medtronic plc manufactures and sells device-based medical therapies worldwide. The companys Cardiac and Vascular Group segment offers pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators, implantable cardiac resynchronization therapy devices, AF products, diagnostics and monitoring devices, and remote monitoring and patient-centered software; and heart valves, percutaneous coronary intervention stent products, surgical valve replacement and repair products, endovascular stent grafts, and peripheral vascular intervention products. Its Minimally Invasive Therapies Group segment provides gastrointestinal diagnostics, ablation, and interventional lung solutions; stapling, vessel sealing, and other surgical instruments; sutures; electrosurgery products; hernia mechanical devices; mesh implants; products for patient monitoring and recovery, such as ventilators, capnography, and other airway products; sensors; monitors; compression and dialysis products; enteral feeding; wound care; and medical surgical products comprising operating room supply products, electrodes, needles, syringes, and sharps disposals. The companys Restorative Therapies Group segment offers products for various areas of the spine; bone graft substitutes; biologic products; trauma, implantable neurostimulation therapies, and drug delivery systems for the treatment of chronic pain, movement disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, overactive bladder, urinary retention, fecal incontinence, and gastroparesis; products to treat conditions of the ear, nose, and throat; systems that incorporate advanced energy surgical instruments; and image-guided surgery and intra-operative imaging systems. Its Diabetes Group segment provides insulin pumps; continuous glucose monitoring systems; insulin pump consumables; and Web-based therapy management software solutions. It serves hospitals, physicians, clinicians, and patients. Medtronic plc was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.
Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. It operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Internet of Things Group, Mobile and Communications Group, Software and Services, and All Other segments. The companys platforms are used in various computing applications comprising notebooks, desktops, servers, tablets, smartphones, wireless and wired connectivity products, wearables, transportation systems, and retail devices. It offers microprocessors that processes system data and controls other devices in the system; chipsets, which send data between the microprocessor and input, display, and storage devices, such as keyboard, mouse, monitor, hard drive or solid-state drive, and optical disc drives; system-on-chip products that integrate its central processing units with other system components onto a single chip; and wired network connectivity products. The company also provides mobile communications components, such as baseband processors, radio frequency transceivers, Wi-Fi products, Bluetooth technology, global navigation satellite systems, and power management chips, as well as home gateway and set-top box components. In addition, it offers software products for endpoint security, network and content security, risk and compliance, and consumer and mobile security; NAND flash memory products, which are used in solid-state drives; and custom foundry services, including custom silicon, packaging, and manufacturing test services. The company sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and industrial and communications equipment manufacturers in the computing and communications industries. Intel Corporation has a strategic collaboration with BlueData Software, Inc. Intel Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Santa Clara, California.
Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol (IP) based networking products and services related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. It provides switching products, including fixed-configuration and modular switches, and storage products that provide connectivity to end users, workstations, IP phones, wireless access points, and servers; and next-generation network routing products that interconnect public and private wireline and mobile networks for mobile, data, voice, and video applications. The company also offers service provider video infrastructure, including set-top boxes, cable/telecommunications access products, and cable modems; and video software and solutions. In addition, it provides collaboration products comprising unified communications products, conferencing products, telepresence systems, and enterprise mobile messaging products; data center products, such as blade, rack, and modular servers, fabric interconnects, software, and server access virtualization solutions; security products, including network and data center security, advanced threat protection, Web and email security, access and policy, unified threat management, and advisory, integration, and managed services; and other products, such as emerging technologies and other networking products. Further, the company offers wireless products consisting of wireless access points; network managed services; and standalone, switch-converged, and cloud managed solutions. Additionally, it provides technical support services and advanced services. The company serves businesses of various sizes, public institutions, governments, and communications service providers. Cisco Systems, Inc. sells its products directly, as well as through channel partners, such as systems integrators, service providers, other resellers, and distributors. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
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