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The 3M Company, formerly known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation based in Maplewood, Minnesota, United States. With over 84,000 employees, we produce more than 55,000 products, including: adhesives, abrasives, laminates, passive fire protection, dental products, electronic materials, medical products, car care products (such as sun films, polish, wax, car shampoo, treatment for the exterior, interior and the under chassis rust protection), electronic circuits and optical films. 3M has operations in more than 60 countries – 29 international companies with manufacturing operations, and 35 with laboratories.
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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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Aetna, Inc. is an American health insurance company, providing a range of traditional and consumer directed health care insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmaceutical, dental, behavioral health, group life, long-term care, and disability plans, and medical management capabilities.
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Aflac Incorporated based in Columbus, Georgia is the largest provider of supplemental insurance in the United States. In the United States, Aflac underwrites a wide range of insurance policies, but is perhaps more known for its payroll deduction insurance coverage, which pays cash benefits when a policyholder has a covered accident or illness. The company is the largest life insurer in Japan in terms of individual insurance policies in force. Aflac is also well known for its supplemental medical policies. Aflac has a field force of over 72,500 agents in the U.S.
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Alcoa Inc. is the world's third largest producer of aluminum. From its operational headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Alcoa conducts operations in 31 countries. Alcoa is a world leader in the production and management of primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum, and alumina combined, through its active and growing participation in all major aspects of the industry: technology, mining, refining, smelting, fabricating, and recycling. Aluminum and alumina represent more than three-fourths of Alcoa’s revenue. Non-aluminum products include precision castings and aerospace and industrial fasteners. Alcoa’s products are used worldwide in aircraft, automobiles, commercial transportation, packaging, building and construction, oil and gas, defense, and industrial applications.
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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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Amazon.com, Inc. is an American multinational electronic commerce company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States. It is the world's largest online retailer. Amazon has separate websites for the following countries: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan and China. It is also expected to launch its websites in Poland, Netherlands and Sweden. It also provides international shipping to certain countries for some of its products. Amazon.com started as an online bookstore, but soon diversified, selling DVDs, CDs, MP3 downloads, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, and toys.
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American Express Company or AmEx, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in New York City, United States. The company is best known for its credit card, charge card, and traveler’s cheque businesses. Amex cards account for approximately 24% of the total dollar volume of credit card transactions in the US, the highest of any card issuer.
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American International Group, Inc. or AIG is an American multinational insurance corporation. Its corporate headquarters is located in New York City. The British headquarters office is in London, continental Europe operations are based in Paris, and its Asian headquarters office is in Hong Kong.
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AmerisourceBergen Corporation is a Pennsylvania based drug wholesale company that was formed by the merger of Bergen Brunswig and AmeriSource in 2001. The company provides drug distribution and related services designed to reduce costs and improve patient outcomes, distribute a line of brand name and generic pharmaceuticals, over the counter (OTC) health care products and home health care supplies and equipment to a wide variety of health care providers located throughout the United States, including acute care hospitals and health systems, independent and chain retail pharmacies, , mail-order facilities, physicians, clinics and other alternate site facilities, as well as skilled nursing and assisted living centers. The company also provides pharmaceuticals and pharmacy services to long-term care, workers' compensation and specialty drug patients. It is a market leader in pharmaceutical distribution.
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Apple Inc. is a California-based American multinational corporation that designs and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers. The company's best-known hardware products are the Macintosh line of computers, the iPod , the iPhone and the iPad. Its software includes the Mac OS X operating system; the iTunes media browser; the iLife suite of multimedia and creativity software; the iWork suite of productivity software; Aperture, a professional photography package; Final Cut Studio, a suite of professional audio and film-industry software products; Logic Studio, a suite of music production tools; the Safari web browser; and iOS, a mobile operating system. As of July 2011, Apple has 357 retail stores in ten countries, and an online store. As of September 24, 2011 , the company had 60,400 permanent full-time employees and 2,900 temporary full-time employees worldwide
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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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AT&T Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications corporation headquartered in Dallas, Texas, United States. It is the second largest provider of mobile telephony and fixed telephony in the United States, and is also a provider of broadband subscription television services. It is the 20th largest mobile telecom operator in the world with over 100.7 million mobile customers. The current AT&T reconstitutes much of the former Bell System and includes ten of the original 22 Bell Operating Companies, along with one it partially owned (Southern New England Telephone), and the original long distance division.
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Bank of America Corporation, an American multinational banking and financial services corporation, is the second largest bank holding company in the United States by assets, and the fourth largest bank in the U.S. by market capitalization. The bank is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. Bank of America serves clients in more than 150 countries and has a relationship with 99% of the U.S. Fortune 500 companies and 83% of the Fortune Global 500. In 2010, Forbes listed Bank of America as the 3rd biggest company in the world. The bank's 2008 acquisition of Merrill Lynch made Bank of America the world's largest wealth management corporation and a major player in the investment banking market. Bank of America operates in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and more than 40 non-U.S. countries. It has a "retail banking footprint" that "covers approximately 80 percent of the U.S. population, it serves "approximately 57 million consumer and small business relationships at "5,900 banking centers".
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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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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States, that oversees and manages a number of subsidiary companies. The company is known for its control by investor Warren Buffett, who is the company's chairman and CEO. Buffett has used the "float" provided by Berkshire Hathaway's insurance operations to finance his investments. Berkshire now owns a diverse range of businesses including confectionery, retail, railroad, home furnishings, encyclopedias, manufacturers of vacuum cleaners, jewelry sales; newspaper publishing; manufacture and distribution of uniforms; as well as several regional electric and gas utilities.
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Best Buy Co., Inc. is an American specialty retailer of consumer electronics in the United States, accounting for 19% of the market. It also operates in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Canada and China. The company's subsidiaries include Geek Squad, CinemaNow, Magnolia Audio Video, Pacific Sales, and, in Canada operates under both the Best Buy and Future Shop label. Together these operate more than 1,150 stores domestically and internationally. In addition, the company operates over 100 Best Buy Express Automated Retail stores or "ZoomShops", operated by Zoom Systems, in airports and malls around the U.S. The company is headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota, United States.
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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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Bunge Limited NYSE: BG (formerly Bunge International and prior to that Bunge Y Born) is a Bermudan food conglomerate with its headquarters in White Plains, New York. As well as being a leading global soybean exporter it is also involved in food processing, grain trading, and fertilizer. It competes with Cargill and Archer Daniels Midland. Founded in 1818 by Johann Peter Gotlieb Bunge in Amsterdam, it was relocated to Antwerp by Edouard Bounge in 1859. Edouard's brother; Ernest Bunge, took the Bunge name to Argentina in 1884, and in 1905 the business extended to Brazil and later on to the USA.
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Cardinal Health, Inc. is an health care services company based in Dublin, Ohio. The firm specializes in the distribution of pharmaceuticals and medical products, serving more than 40,000 locations. The firm also manufactures medical and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. It also operates the nation’s largest network of radio pharmacies.
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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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Chevron Corporation is an American multinational energy corporation headquartered in San Ramon, California, United States and active in more than 180 countries. It is engaged in every aspect of the oil, gas, and geothermal energy industries, including exploration and production; refining, marketing and transport; chemicals manufacturing and sales; and power generation. Chevron is one of the world's six "supermajor" oil companies.
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Chrysler Group LLC is a multinational automaker, formed in 2009 from a global strategic alliance with Fiat, produces Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, SRT, Fiat, and Mopar vehicles and products, that is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States. On June 10, 2009, Chrysler LLC emerged from a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization and substantially all of its operations were sold to a new company, Chrysler Group LLC, organized in alliance with the Italian automaker Fiat. Initially holding a 20% interest in Chrysler Group, Fiat's stake was increased to 58.5% (fully diluted) following acquisition of the equity interests held by the U.S. Treasury (6% on June 3, 2011) and Canada (1.5% on July 21, 2011).
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CHS Inc. is a business owned by United States agricultural cooperatives, farmers, ranchers and thousands of preferred stock holders; based in suburban St. Paul, Minnesota. It owns and operates various food processing and wholesale, farm supply, Cenex brand fuel, financial services and retail businesses, and is a co-owner of Ventura Foods, a vegetable oil processor.
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Cigna headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut, is a global health services company, owing to its expanding international footprint and the fact that it provides administrative services only (not insurance) to approximately 80 percent of its clients. Cigna also has a major footprint in the Phoenix, Arizona metro area running a full-service staff-model HMO with satellite clinics throughout the region. Cigna International Expatriate Benefits also operates under Cigna corporation and provides benefits to customers around the world. The company counts 29,300 employees.
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Cisco’s Global Policy and Government Affairs (GPGA) team develops and influences pro-technology public policies and regulations. Working collaboratively with industry stakeholders, association partners, and government leaders, GPGA builds relationships with government leaders to influence policies that affect Cisco’s business and overall IT adoption, helping to shape policy decisions at a global, national, and local level.
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Citigroup Inc. is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. Citigroup was formed from one of the world's largest mergers in history by combining the banking giant Citicorp and financial conglomerate Travelers Group on April 7, 1998.Citigroup has the world's largest financial services network, spanning 140 countries with approximately 16,000 offices worldwide. The company currently employs approximately 260,000 staff around the world. It also holds over 200 million customer accounts in more than 140 countries. Citigroup is one of the Big Four banks in the United States
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The company produces concentrate, which is then sold to licensed Coca-Cola bottlers throughout the world. The bottlers, who hold territorially exclusive contracts with the company, produce finished product in cans and bottles from the concentrate in combination with filtered water and sweeteners. The bottlers then sell, distribute and merchandise Coca-Cola to retail stores and vending machines. Such bottlers include Coca-Cola Enterprises, which is the largest single Coca-Cola bottler in North America and Western Europe. The Coca-Cola Company also sells concentrate for soda fountains to major restaurants and food service distributors.
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Comcast Corporation is the largest cable operator, home Internet service provider, and fourth largest home telephone service provider in the United States, providing cable television, broadband Internet, telephone service and home security [in some areas] to both residential and commercial customers in 40 states and the District of Columbia. The company is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Comcast also has significant holding in several cable networks (including E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, G4, The Golf Channel and NBC Sports Network), distribution (ThePlatform), and related businesses. Comcast acquired a majority stake in media conglomerate NBCUniversal in January 2011.
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ConocoPhillips Company is an American multinational energy corporation with its headquarters located in the Energy Corridor district of Houston, Texas in the United States. It is also one of the Fortune 500 companies and 22nd on Forbes Global 2000. ConocoPhillips is the fifth largest private sector energy corporation in the world and is one of the six "supermajor" vertically integrated oil companies. It sells fuel under the Conoco, Phillips 66 and Union 76 brands in North America, and Jet in Europe. ConocoPhillips was created through the merger of Conoco Inc. and the Phillips Petroleum Company on August 30, 2002. ConocoPhillips employs approximately 29,600 people worldwide in nearly 40 countries. ConocoPhillips is the second-largest refiner in the United States, with crude oil processing capacity of approximately 2.0 MMBD; and the world’s fourth-largest nongovernment-controlled refiner, with crude oil processing capacity of nearly 2.7 MMBD globally.
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Costco Wholesale Corporation is the largest membership warehouse club chain in the United States. As of July 2011 it was the sixth largest retailer in the United States, and the seventh largest retailer in the world. Costco is also the largest retailer of fine wine in the world. Costco is headquartered in Issaquah, Washington, United State. Costco has locations in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Mexico, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, and the United States.
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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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CVS Caremark Corporation is an American drug retailing company with a U.S. pharmacy chain. CVS Caremark provides pharmacy services through its over 7,000 CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drugs stores; its pharmacy benefit management, mail order and specialty pharmacy division, Caremark Pharmacy Services; its retail-based health clinic subsidiary, MinuteClinic; and its online pharmacy, CVS.com. CVS Caremark Corporation is headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, where its pharmacy business is also headquartered. The pharmacy services business is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. It is the largest company that has operations solely in the United States.
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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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Dell, Inc. is an American multinational computer technology corporation based in Texas, United States, that develops, sells and supports computers and related products and services. The company is one of the largest technological corporations in the world, employing more than 103,300 people worldwide. It is the third largest PC maker in the world. Dell has grown by both increasing its customer base and through acquisitions since its inception. The company sells personal computers, servers, data storage devices, network switches, software, and computer peripherals. Dell also sells HDTVs, cameras, printers, MP3 players and other electronics built by other manufacturers. The company is well known for its innovations in supply chain management and electronic commerce.
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Delta Air Lines, Inc. is a major airline based in the United States and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The airline operates an extensive domestic and international network serving all continents except Antarctica. Delta and its subsidiaries, with approximately 80,000 employees, operate over 4,000 flights every day. The airline's hub at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the world's busiest airport by passenger traffic (88 million passengers per year) and number of landings and take-offs. Delta is the sixth-oldest operating airline by foundation date, and the oldest airline still operating in the United States. Back in 2008, Delta acquired Northwest Airlines to form the world's largest airline in terms of scheduled passengers carried. It is the world's largest airline in terms of fleet size, but the world's second largest airline in terms of passenger traffic.
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DirecTV is an American direct broadcast satellite service provider and broadcaster based in El Segundo, California. DirecTV provides television and audio services to subscribers through satellite transmissions. Services include the equivalent of many local television stations, broadcast television networks, subscription television services, satellite radio services, and private video services. Subscribers have access to hundreds of channels. DirecTV has approximately 16 million customers in the U.S., 1.4 million in Latin America through its wholly owned subsidiaries, 1.3 million through its 74% ownership of Sky Brasil Servicos Ltda., and 1.4 million though its 41% ownership of Innova, S. de R.L. de C.V. of Mexico. In addition to serving consumers, DirecTV offers service to bars, restaurants, hotels, dorms, and hospitals through their DirecTV for business service. The company also offered mobile service for cars, boats, and RVs (DirecTV Mobile) as well as aircraft (DirecTV Airborne) in cooperation with Connexion Boeing.
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Dow works with governmental institutions and agencies worldwide to advance the role of chemistry in solving the world's greatest challenges. Collaborations and research partnerships enable Dow to share information and insight into key scientific applications and combine strengths in pursuit of breakthrough solutions.
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E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company commonly referred to as DuPont, is an American chemical company that is the world's third largest chemical company based on market capitalization and ninth based on revenue in 2009. DuPont is a global science company that employs more than 60,000 people worldwide and has a diverse array of product offerings. DuPont businesses are organized into the following five categories, known as marketing "platforms": Electronic and Communication Technologies, Performance Materials, Coatings and Color Technologies, Safety and Protection, and Agriculture and Nutrition. DuPont has its R&D facilities located in China, Japan, Taiwan, India, Germany and Switzerland with an average investment of $1.3 billion annually in a diverse range of technologies for many markets including agriculture, genetic traits, biofuels, automotive, construction, electronics, chemicals and industrial materials. DuPont employs more than 5,000 scientists and engineers around the world. The company’s corporate headquarters are located in Wilmington, Delaware. The company’s manufacturing, processing, marketing and research and development facilities, as well as regional purchasing offices and distribution centers are located throughout the world.
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Eli Lilly and Company produces medicines to meet patients' health care needs. We believe that it is critical for patients to have access to our products, which save and improve lives. Therefore, Lilly is committed to participating in the political process as a responsible corporate citizen to help inform the debates regarding health care and pharmaceutical innovation globally.
Submitted by globalgovaffairs-com, April 4, 2012 4:47 am, 172 views
Emerson Electric Company is a major multinational corporation headquartered in Ferguson, Missouri, United States. Emerson Electric manufactures products and provides engineering services for a wide range of industrial, commercial, and consumer markets. Emerson is one of the largest conglomerate companies in the USA. As of 2010, it has a workforce of approximately 127,700 employees worldwide, with a global presence spanning 150 countries. Emerson products, solutions and services go to market under seven business platforms: Emerson Process Management, Emerson Network Power, Emerson Climate Technologies, Emerson Industrial Automation, Emerson Appliance Solutions, Emerson Storage Solutions, Emerson Professional Tools, Emerson Motor Technologies and Emerson Innovation Center.
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Express Scripts, Inc. is headquartered in Cool Valley, Missouri. Express Scripts was purchased by New York Life Insurance Company in 1989 and became a publicly traded company in 1992. Through expansion of its client base, product lines and several acquisitions (ValueRx, Diversified Pharmaceutical Services, and National Prescription Administrators (NPA)). Express Scripts currently employs over 13,000. Express Scripts is one of the largest pharmacy benefit managers in the US. The company processes pharmaceutical claims for members at network pharmacies and at their own mail order pharmacies. They provide services to manage drug plans for government agencies (both as administrator of employee benefits and public assistance programs), corporations, and unions. One of their largest clients is the United States Department of Defense's TRICARE program. On April 2, 2012, Express Scripts announced that it has gained regulatory approval from the FTC for its 29.1 billion dollar acquisition of Medco Health Solutions Inc. Together it is estimated that the new combined company will cover prescription benefits for 1 in 3 Americans.
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Exxon Mobil Corporation or ExxonMobil, is an American multinational oil and gas corporation. Its headquarters are in Irving, Texas. Exxon Mobil is the second largest company in the world by market revenue. With 37 oil refineries in 21 countries constituting a combined daily refining capacity of 6.3 million barrels (1,000,000 m3), Exxon Mobil is the largest refiner in the world. ExxonMobil is the largest of the six oil supermajors with daily production of 3.921 million BOE (barrels of oil equivalent). ExxonMobil markets products around the world under the brands of Exxon, Mobil, and Esso. It also owns hundreds of smaller subsidiaries such as Imperial Oil Limited (69.6% ownership) in Canada, and SeaRiver Maritime, a petroleum shipping company. The company employs over 82,000 people worldwide, with approximately 4,000 employees in its Fairfax downstream headquarters and 27,000 people in its Houston upstream headquarters.
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The Federal National Mortgage Association, commonly known as Fannie Mae, is a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE). The corporation's purpose is to expand the secondary mortgage market by securitizing mortgages in the form of mortgage-backed securities (MBS), allowing lenders to reinvest their assets into more lending and in effect increasing the number of lenders in the mortgage market by reducing the reliance on thrifts.
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FedEx Corporation, is a logistics services company, based in the United States with headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee. FedEx provides a portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services under the FedEx brand. The Company operates in four segments: FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight and FedEx Services. Federal Express Corporation (FedEx Express) is an express transportation company, offering time-certain delivery within one to three business days and serving markets. FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. (FedEx Ground) is a provider of small-package ground delivery service. FedEx Freight Inc (FedEx Freight) is a provider of less-than-truckload (LTL) freight. FedEx Corporate Services, Inc. (FedEx Services) provides its other companies with sales, marketing and information technology support.
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Fluor Corporation is a publicly owned engineering, procurement, construction, and maintenance services organization. Fluor is headquartered in the Las Colinas area of Irving, Texas. The company employs more than 41,000 international employees and maintains offices in over 25 countries. The Company's clients include oil and gas, chemicals and petrochemicals, commercial and institutional, government services, life sciences, manufacturing, microelectronics, mining, power, telecommunications, and infrastructure. Fluor operates in five major business divisions: Oil & Gas, Industrial & Infrastructure, Government, Global Services, and Power.
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Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker based in Dearborn, Michigan. In addition to the Ford and Lincoln brands, Ford owns a small stake in Mazda in Japan and Aston Martin in the UK. Ford is the second-largest U.S.-based automaker and the fifth-largest in the world based on annual vehicle sales in 2010. At the end of 2010, Ford was the fifth largest automaker in Europe. In 2008, Ford produced 5.532 million automobiles and employed about 213,000 employees at around 90 plants and facilities worldwide. Ford has major manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Germany, Turkey, Brazil, Argentina, Australia, the People's Republic of China, and several other countries, including South Africa. Ford also has a cooperative agreement with Russian automaker GAZ.
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The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC), known as Freddie Mac, is a public government sponsored enterprise (GSE), headquartered in Fairfax County, Virginia. Along with other GSEs, Freddie Mac buys mortgages on the secondary market, pools them, and sells them as a mortgage-backed security to investors on the open market. This secondary mortgage market increases the supply of money available for mortgage lending and increases the money available for new home purchases.
Submitted by globalgovaffairs-com, April 19, 2012 4:22 am, 108 views
General Dynamics Corporation is a U.S. defense conglomerate formed by mergers and divestitures, and as of 2011 it is the fourth largest defense contractor in the world. It is headquartered in West Falls Church, unincorporated Fairfax County, Virginia, in the Falls Church area. The company has four main business segments: Marine Systems, Combat Systems, Information Systems and Technology, and Aerospace.
Submitted by globalgovaffairs-com, April 19, 2012 4:37 am, 101 views