International Directory of Company Histories, Volume 57

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St. James Press, Nov 21, 2003 - Business & Economics - 704 pages
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When students, job candidates, business executives, historians and investors need accurate and detailed information on the development of any of the world's 4,550 largest and most influential companies, direct them to International Directory of Company Histories. This multi-volume work is the first major reference to bring together histories of companies that are a leading influence in a particular industry or geographic location.Each three- to five-page entry is meticulously detailed with facts gathered from popular magazines, academic periodicals, books, annual reports and the archives of the companies themselves. Entries provide information on founders, expansions and losses, labor/management actions, NAIC codes, key dates, ticker symbol, principal subsidiaries, principal divisions, principal operating units, principle competators and other significant milestones -- all peppered with statistics, dates and names of key players. Vols. 1-6 are organized alphabetically by major industries; Vol. 7 and subsequent volumes are arranged alphabetically by company name within each volume. Each volume includes a cumulative index to companies and personal names. Vol. 7 and subsequent volumes include a cumulative index to industries.The histories were compiled from publicly accessible sources, as well as from material supplied by the companies themselves. Entries on companies that have had major changes since they were last profiled may be selected for updating. Startin with Volume 37 a geographical index to companies sorted by country of head office. The index includes Country name, alphabetical list of companies from that country, and volume numberwhere the company profile can be found.

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Contents

A P M0ller Maersk AS
3
Advance Auto Parts Inc
10
Allianz AG
18
AMB Property Corporation
25
Anteon Corporation
32
Aracruz Celulose S A
45
ASICS Corporation
52
Bailey Nurseries Inc
59
Editorial Television S A de C V
121
Erickson Retirement Communities
127
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited
135
Oji Paper Co Ltd
272
Pei Cobb Freed Partners Architects
280
POSCO
287
Priceline com Incorporated
296
San Miguel Corporation
303

Brasil Telecom Participacoes S A
67
Companhia de Bebidas das Amdricas
74
Cremonini S p A
82
Daewoo Group
90
Daishowa Paper Manufacturing Co Ltd
100
Deschutes Brewery Inc
107
Duke Realty Corporation
115
Sarnoff Corporation
309
Siemens AG
318
Smiths Food Drug Centers Inc
324
SRI International Inc
333
State Street Corporation
340
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