American Airlines, Inc., the principal subsidiary of AMR Corporation (AMR), was founded in 1934, but traces its roots back to the early days of aviation in the 1920s. American Airlines, American Eagle, and the AmericanConnection® carrier serve 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories with, on average, more than 3,300 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers nearly 900 aircraft.
American’s award-winning website, AA.com®, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members and members-elect serve more than 900 destinations with more than 10,000 daily flights to 149 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com, and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.
“American delivered its best financial performance for a second quarter, excluding special items, in the company’s history,” said Tom Horton, AMR’s chairman, president and CEO. “And the momentum is building as we plan for the impending merger with US Airways. I want to thank the American team, 73,000 strong around the world, whose hard work and dedication made this possible. Thanks to them, the new American is taking flight.”
American Airlines has remained an SCRC Industry Partner for 13 Year(s)
Avaya Inc., a global provider of business communications and collaboration systems, software, and services, reported results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013. Revenue was $1.12 billion, down 9.8% compared to the prior quarter, primarily due to seasonality in all four theaters as customers continued to have extended procurement cycles. On a year over year basis revenue was down 11.1% compared to the second quarter of fiscal 2012. Non-GAAP operating income was $113 million compared to non GAAP operating income of $193 million for the prior quarter and $138 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2012. Second quarter adjusted EBITDA was $172 million which compares to adjusted EBITDA of $251 million for the prior quarter and $200 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2012. Cash flow from operations was $82 million for the second quarter. Cash and cash equivalents was $302 million as of March 31, 2013 compared to $285 million as of December 31, 2012.
Avaya has remained an SCRC Industry Partner for 1 Year(s)
Bank of America Corporation (Bank of America) is a bank holding company and a financial holding company. Bank of America is a financial institution, serving individual consumers, small and middle market businesses, corporations, and Governments with a range of banking, investing, asset management, and other financial and risk management products and services. Through its banking and various nonbanking subsidiaries throughout the United States and in international markets, the Company provides a range of banking and nonbanking financial services and products through five business segments: Consumer & Business Banking (CBB), Consumer Real Estate Services (CRES), Global Banking, Global Markets and Global Wealth & Investment Management (GWIM), with the remaining operations recorded in all Other. In February 2013, announced the sale of International Wealth Management Business Outside the United States to Julius Baer Group. Effective March 20, 2013, it acquired 10.4% interest in Freenet AG
Bank of America has remained an SCRC Industry Partner for 10 Year(s)
The Bayer CropScience headquarters at Research Triangle Park embodies the company’s commitment to and continued investment in delivering innovative solutions for modern agriculture to ensure a safe, affordable and nutritious food supply and ensuring plant health and pest control where you live work and play. This is the heart of the organization’s North American operation, which provides leadership, inspiration, and support for the nearly 3000 Bayer CropScience employees working towards a better future for agriculture and non-agriculture solutions across the United States and Canada. Not far from Research Triangle Park is the Bayer CropScience Innovation Center in Morrisville, North Carolina. Employing many of the world’s leading researchers in the agricultural biotech industry, this site drives the company’s robust R&D pipeline through commercial gene discovery, trait generation, and product development.
Bayer CropScience has remained an SCRC Industry Partner for 4 Year(s)
Through cutting-edge science and medicine, Biogen Idec discovers, develops, and delivers to patients worldwide innovative therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, hemophilia, and autoimmune disorders. Founded in 1978, Biogen Idec is the world’s oldest independent biotechnology company and a Fortune 500 company with more than $5 billion in annual revenues. To their patients, Biogen Idec is the trusted source of vital therapies for multiple sclerosis, such as AVONEX® and TYSABRI®. They also discovered RITUXAN®, the world’s most prescribed treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and an effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. Biogen Idec’s patients count on them not only for medications, but also for a variety of support programs that help them deal with the rigors of living with serious illness.
To their employees, Biogen Idec is an exciting and invigorating place to work, an ambitious and nimble company where courageous innovation is encouraged and expected — not just of scientists but of every employee. Their manufacturing people take pride in their leadership in producing biologics, with more than 100,000 liters of capacity spread across three facilities. Biogen Idec’s customer service representatives handle more than 800,000 calls per year, offering straightforward information, assistance, and patient services. Across the company, in marketing, sales, quality control, and human resources, people are empowered to challenge conventional wisdom and propose better ways of doing things. To their partners and investors, Biogen Idec is a profitable company with a rich and diverse pipeline. They have the resources, financial strength, and vision to successfully discover, develop, manufacture, and commercialize new products. And to our friends, neighbors, and the world at large, they are a responsible corporate citizen with robust programs that make their communities better places to live and work and address critical issues like diversity and sustainability.
Biogen Idec has remained an SCRC Industry Partner for 5 Year(s)
BP is one of the world’s largest energy companies, providing its customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services and petrochemicals products for everyday items. The BP group operates across six continents, with products and services available in more than 80 countries.
British Petroleum (BP) has remained an SCRC Industry Partner for 6 Year(s)
A global leader in size, scope, reach, and character, Caterpillar Inc. is a genuine enabler of sustainable world progress and opportunity, defined by the brand attributes of global leadership, innovation, and sustainability. For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. With 2011 sales and revenues of $60.138 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services, and Progress Rail Services.
Caterpillar’s global reach and presence is unmatched in the industry. They serve customers in more than 180 countries around the globe with more than 300 products. More than half of Caterpillar’s sales are outside the United States. Their manufacturing, marketing, logistics, service, R&D, and related facilities along with their dealer locations total more than 500 locations worldwide, ensuring that they remain geographically close to our global customer base. Caterpillar’s success is built on the talent and commitment of more than 132,000 employees in countries spanning the globe.
Caterpillar has remained an SCRC Industry Partner for 10 Year(s)
Duke Energy makes life better for millions of people every day by providing electric and gas services in a sustainable way – affordable, reliable and clean. Duke Energy is the largest electric power holding company in the United States, supplying and delivering energy to approximately 7.2 million U.S. customers. They have approximately 57,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest, and Florida – and natural gas distribution services in Ohio and Kentucky. Commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy is a Fortune 250 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK.
Duke Energy has remained an SCRC Industry Partner for 12 Year(s)
Foodbuy is the largest food service procurement organization in North America and the sole sourcing partner for their parent company, Compass Group North America. This gives them a serious advantage when negotiating contracts for their members, because the huge volume of the Compass Group business represents a huge opportunity, even for the biggest manufacturers in food service. It helps us bring great value to Foodbuy’s relationships with their members in healthcare, hospitality, leisure, entertainment, restaurants, and more. Most of Foodbuy’s 250 associates work near our major offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Charlotte, North Carolina. They have associates who work in the field from coast to coast.
Foodbuy LLC has remained an SCRC Industry Partner for 3 Year(s)
GlaxoSmithKline is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. Their products are used by millions of people around the world, helping them to do more, feel better, and live longer. We have three primary areas of business in pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and consumer healthcare. GSK’s commercial success depends on creating innovative new products and making these accessible to as many people who need them as possible. By achieving this, they will be able to grow their business and provide benefits to patients, consumers, society, employees, and our shareholders. With their headquarters in the UK, they have a wide geographical reach. GSK has offices in more than 115 countries, major research centers in the UK, USA, Spain, Belgium, and China, and an extensive manufacturing network with 87 sites globally. Research is vitally important to the success of GSK’s business, and they spent just under £4 billion in 2012 in their search to develop new medicines, vaccines, and innovating consumer products. GSK is one of the few healthcare companies researching medicines and vaccines for the World Health Organisation’s three priority diseases – HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has remained an SCRC Industry Partner for 8 Year(s)
Hanesbrands Inc. is a world-class consumer goods company based in Winston-Salem, NC with more than a century of history and a portfolio of leading apparel essentials brands including Hanes, Champion, Playtex, Bali, L’eggs, Just My Size, Barely There and Wonderbra. They currently employee over 50,000 people internationally. Hanesbrands sells high-volume apparel essentials such as T-shirts, bras, panties, men’s underwear, kids’ underwear, socks, hosiery, casualwear, and activewear. Their brands can be found in eight out of 10 American households and many across the globe buy year in and year out to bring them comfort and function.
Hanesbrands credits its success to anticipating what consumers want and innovating to meet those needs in comfort, fit, and value, while maintaining the right touch with consumer trends. They are the largest seller of apparel essentials in the United States as measured by sales. As an example of the scale of Hanesbrands’ innerwear and outerwear operations, they manufactured and sold more than 400 million T-shirts and almost half a billion pairs of socks in fiscal 2005. Wherever and whenever consumers want to shop, Hanesbrands products are accessible through large, high-volume retailers, including mass merchants and department stores, plus the Internet and catalogs.
Hanesbrand has remained an SCRC Industry Partner for 2 Year(s)
Since its founding in 1837, John Deere has seen a great many changes in its business, its products, and its services. Change always comes with opportunity. And Deere has always been ready and willing to embrace it. Yet, through it all, John Deere is still dedicated to those who are linked to the land – farmers and ranchers, landowners, builders, and loggers. And Deere has never outgrown, nor forgotten, its founder’s original core values. Those values determine the way they work, the quality they offer, and the unsurpassed treatment you get as a customer, investor, employee. The quality of a company is expressed through the quality of its leadership. For nearly 175 years, John Deere has benefited by strong, decisive leaders at its helm, dedicated to the core principles of integrity, quality, commitment, and innovation.
For those who cultivate and harvest the land. For those who transform and enrich the land. For those who build upon the land. John Deere is committed to your success. This commitment extends globally with a focus on six key areas – the United States and Canada, Europe, Brazil, Russia, India, and China. It’s in these areas where at least 75 percent of the world’s future growth will occur. And because of John Deere’s past, their passion, and their purpose for helping you become more profitable and productive, John Deere is uniquely positioned to be the equipment supplier of choice.
John Deere has remained an SCRC Industry Partner for 1 Year(s)
While the Lenovo brand came into existence only in 2004, the company has a much longer history. In 1984, Legend Holdings was formed with 200,000 RMB (US$25,000) in a guard house in China. The company was incorporated in Hong Kong in 1988 and would grow to be the largest PC company in China. Legend Holdings changed its name to Lenovo in 2004 and, in 2005, acquired the former Personal Computer Division of IBM, the company that invented the PC industry in 1981.
Today, Lenovo is a US$30 billion personal technology company and the world’s second-largest PC vendor. They have more than 30,000 employees in more than 60 countries serving customers in more than 160 countries. A global Fortune 500 company, Lenovo has headquarters in Beijing, China and Morrisville, North Carolina, U.S.; major research centers in Yokohama, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai, Wuhan and Shenzhen, China; and Morrisville; and has manufacturing around the world from Greensboro, North Carolina and Monterrey, Mexico to India, China and Brazil.
Lenovo has been the fastest growing major PC company for more than 3 years, but they’re much more than a PC company. They create a full range of personal technology, including smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs. Lenovo is the second largest smartphone company in China, and they’ve expanded to India, Indonesia, Russia, Vietnam, and the Philippines. And they are already #3 in the world in what IDC calls “Smart Connected Devices,” which combines PCs, smartphones, and tablets.
Lenovo has remained an SCRC Industry Partner for 6 Year(s)
Since 1989, NACCO Materials Handling Group (NMHG) has provided the strategic leadership and global support behind Hyster® and Yale® lift trucks, two of the most successful lift truck brands in the industry. NMHG designs, engineers, manufactures, sells, and services a portfolio of materials handling equipment that is among the most comprehensive in the industry. They cover hundreds of end-user applications in more than 700 industries. NMHG’s products include a full range of electric and internal combustion engine lift trucks for nearly all indoor and outdoor applications. From narrow aisle warehouse trucks to the toughest cargo handling equipment, their counterbalanced lift trucks are recognized as some of the most productive in the world. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, NACCO Materials Handling Group continues to drive the industry forward. Their partnerships with experts in areas such as hydrogen fuel cell and advanced battery technologies are helping bring more sustainable and greener technologies to the market while increasing productivity and decreasing operational costs. NMHG is the operating company of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc., a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol HY.
NACCO has remained an SCRC Industry Partner for 2 Year(s)
Novozymes is the world leader in bioinnovation. Together with customers across a broad array of industries they create tomorrow’s industrial biosolutions, improving their customers’ business and the use of our planet’s resources. With over 700 products used in 130 countries, Novozymes’ bioinnovations improve industrial performance and safeguard the world’s resources by offering superior and sustainable solutions for tomorrow’s ever-changing marketplace. Novozymes’ natural solutions enhance and promote everything, from removing trans fats in food to advancing biofuels to power the world tomorrow. Their never-ending exploration of nature’s potential is evidenced by over 6,500 patents, showing what is possible when nature and technology join forces. Novozymes has over 6,000 employees globally, working in research, production, sales, and administration. Novozymes is quoted on NasdaQ oMX Copenhagen a/s (nZyM b).
Novozymes has remained an SCRC Industry Partner for 3 Year(s)
Revlon was founded in 1932 by Charles Revson and his brother Joseph, along with a chemist, Charles Lachman, who contributed the “L” in the REVLON name. Starting with a single product – a nail enamel unlike any before it – the three founders pooled their meager resources and developed a unique manufacturing process. Revlon is a global color cosmetics, hair color, beauty tools, fragrances, skincare, anti-perspirant / deodorants, and beauty care products company whose vision is Glamour, Excitement, and Innovation through High-quality Products at Affordable Prices. Revlon® is one of the strongest consumer brand franchises in the world. Revlon’s global brand portfolio includes Revlon® color cosmetics, Almay® color cosmetics, SinfulColors® color cosmetics, Pure Ice® color cosmetics, Revlon ColorSilk® hair color, Revlon® beauty tools, Charlie® fragrances, Mitchum® anti-perspirant / deodorants, and Ultima II® and Gatineau® skincare and its products are sold in over 100 countries across six continents.
Revlon has a long-standing commitment to conducting business and achieving their objectives by maintaining only the highest level of ethical standards and legal behavior in everything they do. As a global company, Revlon is subject to a wide variety of laws, policies, and regulations. All Revlon employees and officers must conduct themselves in strict compliance with the letter and spirit of these laws, policies, and regulations. These principles are set forth in Revlon’s Code of Business Conduct. Compliance with the Code of Business Conduct is a condition of continued employment with, service to or retention by the Company.
Revlon has remained an SCRC Industry Partner for 1 Year(s)
Stop Hunger Now is an international hunger relief agency that has been fulfilling its commitment to end hunger for more than 15 years. Since 1998, the organization has coordinated the distribution of food and other lifesaving aid to children and families in countries all over the world. Stop Hunger Now created its meal packaging program in 2005. The program perfected the assembly process that combines rice, soy, dehydrated vegetables and a flavoring mix including 21 essential vitamins and minerals into small meal packets. Each meal costs only 25 cents. The food stores easily, has a shelf-life of two years, and transports quickly. Stop Hunger Now works with international partners that ship and distribute the meals in-country.
Stop Hunger Now is driven to end world hunger in our lifetime by coordinating the distribution of food and other life-saving aid and helping to mobilize the necessary resources to the world’s most vulnerable people. Their meal packaging program provides volunteers the opportunity to package dehydrated, high protein, and highly nutritious meals that are used primarily to support education programs and to save lives in developing countries around the world. More than 250,000 volunteers have participated in Stop Hunger Now’s fun, exciting, and rewarding activity. Stop Hunger Now meal packaging provides volunteers the opportunity to have an exponential and sustainable international impact right from their own community. Stop Hunger Now operates meal packaging locations in 18 cities throughout the U.S. and international locations in South Africa, Malaysia, and Italy. Two new locations are slated to open in 2013 including Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth.
Stop Hunger Now has remained an SCRC Industry Partner for 1 Year(s)