Major Public Companies in the Best of the Web Directory

Major Public Companies

A. Schulman

International supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins.

Abbott Pharmaceuticals

Health care company dedicated to developing and discovering new medicine, technologies, and ways for managing health.

ACCO Brands

Maker of office equipment and supplies such as Kensington computer accessories, Swingline staplers, Day-Timer personal organizers, and Wilson Jones binders and accounting supplies.

Acuity Brands

Atlanta, Georgia based company engaged in the design, production, and distribution of lighting equipment and specialty products.

Adams Resources and Energy, Inc.

Petroleum products marketer and wholesale energy merchant based in the Texas Gulf Coast.

ADM Animal Nutrition

Manufactures animal feeds that offer proteins, vitamin blends and amino acids for swine, beef, equine, and dogs.

Adobe Systems

Desktop publishing software provider best known for the ubiquitous and free Acrobat Reader for accessing portable document format files on the web.

Aetna

Health insurance company offers HMOs, PPOs, point-of-service (POS) plans, health savings accounts, and traditional indemnity coverage.

Affiliated Computer Services

Business process outsourcing and technology-related services providing company. Handles functions such as administration, claims processing, finance, accounting, and marketing.

Affinia Group

Provider of automotive aftermarket brands serving the international market.

Aflac Incorporated

Seller of supplemental health and life insurance policies that cover special conditions.

AGCO Corporation

Global manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of agricultural equipment.

Agilent Technologies

Electronics, communications, life sciences, and chemical analysis company provides products and services related to measurement.

AGL Resources

Atlanta Gas and Light - Georgia's second oldest company. Site presents news, a board directory, reports, and information on corporate governance and community relations.

Air Products

Manufacturer of industrial gases and specialty chemicals serves as a diversity of markets and industries.

Airgas

United States distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related equipment. Also provides safety supplies and MRO products and services.

AK Steel Holding

Middletown, Ohio based manufacturer of carob, stainless, and electrical steel.

Albemarle

Develops, manufactures, and markets complex chemicals and services such as polymer additives, catalysts, and pharmaceuticals.

Alberto-Culver

Maker of products for hair, skin, and personal care. Also manufactures sweeteners, seasonings, and laundry-care items.

Alcatel-Lucent

French supplier of high-tech equipment for the global needs in telecommunications networks.

Alcoa

Company produces primary and fabricated aluminum for the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, and industrial markets.

Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.

Diversified corporation primarily engaged in property development and management, ocean transportation, and food products distribution.

Alexis International

Global company specializing in aluminum rolled products and extrusions, aluminum recycling, and specification alloy production.

Allegheny Energy

Utility company's website presents news releases, contact details, and information for investors and customers.

Allergan

Global specialty pharmaceutical company with a range of product offerings that include ophthalmic, dermatological, and neurological products.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation

Provides private-label credit card operations as well as credit and transaction services and marketing.

Alliance One International, Inc.

Independent leaf tobacco merchant catering to the needs of the world's largest cigarette manufacturers.

Alliant Energy

Public utility holding company composed of electricity generation and distribution and natural gas purchase and distribution segments.

Allied Waste Industries

Waste services company collects, recycles, and disposes off trash for residential, commercial, and industrial customers in the United States.

Alpha Natural Resources

Producer of steam and metallurgical coal with exploration and processing operations primarily located in the central and northern Appalachia.

Altria

Official online home of the world's largest tobacco firm, formerly known as Philip Morris Companies.

Amazon.com

Online seller of various merchandise including books, CDs, DVDs, videos, electronics, home furnishings, apparel, and health and beauty products.

Ambac Financial Group

Seller of financial guarantee insurance and other credit enhancement products for municipal hoods.

AMERCO

Holding company for the AMERCO Rel Estate Company, U-Haul International, Republic Western Insurance Company, and Oxford Life Insurance Company.

American Airlines

Official company website presents travel, tickets, products, services, program, and contact information. Also accommodates flight bookings.

American Axle and Manufacturing

Detroit, Michigan based manufacturer of automobile driveline systems, chassis systems, and forged products.

American Eagle Outfitters

Mall-based retailer offering casual apparel and accessories for the 15-25 (age bracket) men and women market.

American Electric Power

Large United States power generator, distributor, and wholesale energy company. Owns and operates primarily coal-fired generated facilities.

American Express

Diversified global financial services company based in New York City. Operates credit card, charge card and traveler's cheque businesses.

American Financial Group

Cincinnati, Ohio based insurer offers property and casualty insurance focused on specialty commercial lines.

American Greetings

Greeting card publisher also offers gift wraps, party goods, giftware, candles, balloons, stationery, electronic greetings, calendars and educational products.

American Standard Companies

Global company involved in the manufacture and sale of air conditioning systems, bath and kitchen products, and vehicle control systems.

Amgen, Inc.

Biopharmaceutical company dedicated to providing treatment products for cancer, nephrology, inflammatory disorders, and metabolic and neurodegenerative diseases.

Amphenol

American company operates as a major producer of electronic and fiber optic connectors, cable, and interconnection systems.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Company explores, develops, produces, and markets oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, and other related products.

Analog Devices, Inc.

Norwood-based maker of analog and digital integrated circuits (ICs) as well as digital signal processors (DSPs).

Andrew Corporation

Source for microwave equipment and systems, and manufactures coaxial cables used in building communication and broadcast networks.

Aon

Financial services company specializing in risk management, reinsurance, and human capital consulting.

Apache Corporation

Oil and gas exploring and producing company with onshore and offshore operations in North America and in Argentina, Australia, Egypt, and the United Kingdom.

Apple Computer, Inc.

Extensive Apple homepage featuring an online store, product and service information, support services, and updates.

Applied Industrial Technologies

North American distributor of industrial products and services. Site provides product listings sorted by category.

Applied Materials

Semiconductor nanomanufacturing photovoltaic FPD think films manufacturer based in Santa Clara, California.

AptarGroup

Offers a wide range of dispensing systems for the personal care, fragrance and cosmetics, pharmaceutical, household, and food and beverage Markets.

Aquila

Energy company provides for the needs of residential, business, and contractor and developer customers.

Arch Coal

United States coal mining and processing company. Specializes in bituminous and sub-bituminous coal with low sulfur content.

Armor Holdings, Inc.

Diversified manufacturer of branded products for the military, law enforcement and personnel safety markets.

Armstrong World Industries, Inc.

Producer of commercial and residential flooring, ceiling, and cabinet products and materials.

Asbury Automotive Group

New York City based company engaged in the retail of automobiles. Offers an extensive range of products and services.

Ashland

Diversified chemical company offers products, services, and solutions to an international multi-industry clientele.

Associated Bank

Bank's website accommodates online account applications, provides information on the services offered, and features a branch locator.

Assurant

Insurance provider headquartered in New York, New York. Site contains company news, product details, and information on business operations.

Atmos Energy

American natural gas only utility company serves the needs of residential, business, and large-scale users.

Automatic Data Processing (ADP)

Outsourcing company and payroll and tax filing processor with numerous and wide range of clients in the global market.

AutoNation

Source for finding new and used auto dealers across the United States.

Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings

United States producer and marketer of ethanol used as a fuel additive in gasoline.

Avery Dennison

Company manufactures self-adhesive products used for mailing labels, computers and electronics, highway safety signs, and product identification labels.

Avis Budget Group, Inc.

General user vehicle rental company serving the needs of business and leisure customers.

Avnet

Distributor of semiconductors, connectors, passive and electromechanical components. Also supplies RF and microwave devices, enterprise networking and computing equipment, and embedded subsystems.

Avon Products

Direct seller of cosmetics and other beauty-related products.

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