Abbott Laboratories is an American-based global, diversified (multi-division) pharmaceuticals and health care products company. It has 90,000 employees and operates in over 130 countries. The company headquarters are in Abbott Park, North Chicago, Illinois.
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The Allstate Corporation headquartered in Northfield Township, Illinois is the second-largest personal lines insurer in the United States. The company also has personal lines insurance operations in Canada.
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Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is an American global food processing corporation headquartered in Decatur, Illinois. ADM operates more than 270 plants worldwide, where cereal grains and oilseeds are processed into products used in food, beverage, nutraceutical, industrial and animal feed markets worldwide. ADM also provides agricultural storage and transportation services. The American River Transportation Company along with AMD Trucking, Inc. are subsidiaries of ADM.
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Stakeholders play an important role in Baxter's continued success, and the company strives to take into account their varied perspectives. Baxter engages with stakeholders worldwide to share information, better understand their views on the company’s priorities, programs and performance, and determine opportunities to collaborate and to reach common goals.
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As the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems, Boeing supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries.
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Caterpillar’s global reach and presence in unmatched in the industry. We serve customers in more than 180 countries around the globe with more than 300 products. More than half of our sales are outside the United States. Our manufacturing, marketing, logistics, service, R&D and related facilities along with our dealer locations total more than 500 locations worldwide, insuring that we remain geographically close to our global customer base.
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Headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Westchester, Illinois, Corn Products International is a leading supplier of starches, sweeteners and other ingredients. Corn Products is the world’s largest producer of dextrose and a leading regional manufacturer of starches, syrups and glucose. The company provides a wide variety of ingredients to customers in more than 60 industries, including the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, animal feed, corrugating, paper and textile sectors. The Company’s North America region includes businesses in Canada, Mexico and the United States. South American operations span Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay. In Asia and Africa, the Company operates in China, Kenya, Pakistan, South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia and South Africa. The company employs approximately 10,000 people. It operates 37 manufacturing facilities in 15 countries; has sales offices in 29 countries, and has research and ingredient development centers in key global markets.
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Deere & Company, usually known by its brand name John Deere, is an American corporation based in Moline, Illinois, and the leading manufacturer of agricultural machinery in the world. Deere and Company agricultural products, sold under the John Deere name, include tractors, combine harvesters, cotton harvesters, balers, planters/seeders, sprayers, and UTVs. The company is also a leading manufacturer of construction equipment and forestry equipment, as well as a supplier of diesel engines and drive trains (axles, transmissions, gearboxes) used in heavy equipment. Additionally, John Deere manufactures equipment used in lawn, grounds, and turf care, such as walk-behind lawn mowers, zero-turn lawn mowers, lawn tractors, and snow throwers. To support the core businesses, John Deere also provides financial services and other related activities. Deere & Company employs approximately 47,000 people in 27 countries worldwide, including the United States, Australia, Turkey, Canada, United Kingdom, China, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, India, Poland, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Morocco and South Africa. Inside the United States, the company's primary locations are its administrative center in Moline, Illinois and manufacturing factories in central and southeastern United States.
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JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an American multinational banking corporation of securities, investments and retail. It is the largest bank in the United States by assets and market capitalization. It is a major provider of financial services, with assets of $2.3 trillion. The J.P. Morgan brand is used by the investment banking as well as the asset management, private banking, private wealth management and treasury & securities services divisions. Fiduciary activity within private banking and private wealth management is done under the aegis of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.—the actual trustee. The Chase brand is used for credit card services in the United States and Canada, the bank's retail banking activities in the United States, and commercial banking. The corporate headquarters are in New York City, New York, and the retail and commercial bank is headquartered in Chase Tower, Chicago Loop, Chicago, Illinois, United States. JPMorgan Chase is one of the Big Four banks of the United States. JPMorgan operates in more than 60 countries and counts more than 240,000 employees.
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Kraft Foods Inc. is an American multinational confectionery, food and beverage conglomerate. It markets many brands in more than 170 countries. 12 of its brands annually earn more than $1 billion worldwide: Cadbury, Jacobs, Kraft, LU, Maxwell House, Milka, Nabisco, Oscar Mayer, Philadelphia, Trident, Tang. The company is headquartered in Northfield, Illinois, a Chicago suburb. Its European headquarters is in Glattpark, Opfikon, Switzerland, near Zürich. In August 2011, the company announced plans to split into a North American grocery business and a faster-growing global snacks company. The name Mondelēz International Inc. has been proposed to the shareholders for approval in early 2012.
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McDonald's Corporation is the world's largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, serving around 68 million customers daily in 119 countries. A McDonald's restaurant is operated by either a franchisee, an affiliate, or the corporation itself. The corporation's revenues come from the rent, royalties and fees paid by the franchisees, as well as sales in company-operated restaurants. McDonald's primarily sells hamburgers, cheeseburgers, chicken, french fries, breakfast items, soft drinks, shakes and desserts. In response to changing consumer tastes, the company has expanded its menu to include salads, wraps, smoothies and fruit.
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Motorola Solutions, Inc. is an American data communications and telecommunications equipment provider that succeeded Motorola Inc. following the spin-off of the mobile phones division into Motorola Mobility in 2011. The company is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois, a Chicago suburb. Motorola Solutions is composed of the Government, Public Safety and Enterprise Mobility Solutions divisions of the former Motorola, Inc. The company is structured into two divisions: Enterprise: Comprises communications offered to government enterprise mobility business. Motorola develops advanced data capture, wireless infrastructure, bar code scanning, two-way radios and business pagers, wireless broadband networks and RFID solutions to customers worldwide; Government: Produces public safety and government products. Motorola develops analog and digital two-way radio, voice and data communications products and systems, Wireless LAN Securities and mobile computing, among others.
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Sears Holdings Corporation is a retail conglomerate that operates 4,000 retail locations under the mastheads of Sears, Sears Grand, Sears Hometown Stores, Sears Hardware, Kmart, Big Kmart, Super Kmart, The Great Indoors, and Lands' End stores. It is the tenth largest retailer by annual revenue in the United States. The company maintains its corporate headquarters in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA. It employs over 210,000 people (2010).
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State Farm Insurance is a group of insurance and financial services companies in the United States. The company also has operations in Canada. The group's main business is State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, a mutual insurance firm that also owns the other State Farm companies. The corporate headquarters are in Bloomington, Illinois. State Farm is also the world's largest mutual "P&C" (property & casualty insurance) firm.
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United Continental Holdings, Inc., is an airline holding company headquartered in Chicago and its principals are United Airlines and Continental Airlines. United Continental Holdings is the largest airline in the world. The combined entity operates approximately 5,800 flights a day to more than 375 U.S. domestic and international destinations. UCH has the world’s most comprehensive global route network, including world-class international gateways to Asia and Australia, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East with non-stop or one-stop service from virtually anywhere in the United States
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Walgreen Co., headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, USA, commonly abbreviated as WAGS, doing business as Walgreens, is the largest drug retailing chain in the United States of America. As of January 31, 2012, the company operates 8,300 locations across all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
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