Company Spotlights:

As featured on IdeaBuyer.com, we feel it is important to shine the spotlight on the accomplishments of the companies in our network.

As a globally diverse technology company, operating in major countries such as, Brazil, Japan, Canada, Korea, China, United Kingdom, Germany, and The United States, 3M is a leader in several markets. The fundamentally science-based company has produced thousands of products markets from Health Care to Transportation.

With more than 75,000 employees worldwide, and companies in almost 200 countries, 3M's worldwide sales reached $24.5 billion in 2007.

Displays and Graphics, Electronics, Electrical and Communication, Health Care, Safety and Security, Transportation, Office, Home and Leisure, and Manufacturing are the industries the company is currently focused on.

As the first organization in history to be assigned its 50,000th patent, GE is dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into leading products and services that help to solve the world's problems.

Appliances, Aviation, Consumer Electronics, Electrical Distribution, Energy, Finance, Health Care, Lighting, Media and Entertainment, Oil and Gas, Rail, Security, and Water are all industries where GE products are sold.

Johnson & Johnson consists of companies that offer the world's broadest range of health care products. Included in the family of companies include, the world's premier consumer health company, the world's largest and most diverse medical devices and diagnostics company, the world's third largest biologics company, and the world's sixth largest pharmaceuticals company. Operating more than 250 companies in 57 countries, Johnson & Johnson employs about 120,000 people.

Pfizer is the world's largest research-based biomedical and pharmaceutical company. With a leading portfolio of medicines that prevent, treat and cure diseases across a broad range of therapeutic areas, and an industry-leading pipeline of promising new products in areas such as oncology, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, Pfizer earned $48.4 billion in revenues and invested $8.1 billion in research and development, in 2007.

Merck & CO., Inc. is a global research-driven pharmaceutical company established in 1891. Merck discovers, develops, manufactures and markets vaccines and medicines to address unmet medical needs. The Company devotes extensive efforts to increase access to medicines through far-reaching programs that not only donate Merck medicines but help deliver them to the people who need them. Merck also publishes unbiased health information as a not-for-profit service.

Behind the idea, smart made simple™, Kensington strives to create products that have smart features AND are easy to use. Every one of the 400 offered products is said to reflect the philosophy. A worldwide leader in notebook security, Kensington delivers technology accessories that are made to make digital experiences more productive and enjoyable.

Founded in 1981, Kensington Computer Products Group is a technology division of ACCO Brands Corporations, a world leader in branded office products.

General Motors Corp., the world's largest automaker, has been the annual global industry sales leader for 77 years. Founded in 1908, GM today employs about 266,000 people around the world. With global headquarters in Detroit, GM manufactures its cars and trucks in 35 countries. In 2007, nearly 9.37 million GM cars and trucks were sold globally under the following brands: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, GM Daewoo, Holden, HUMMER, Opel, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn, Vauxhall and Wuling. GM's OnStar subsidiary is the industry leader in vehicle safety, security and information services.

Black & Decker is a global manufacturer and marketer of quality power tools and accessories, hardware and home improvement products, and technology based fastening systems. Their products and services are marketed in more than 100 countries, with manufacturing operations in eleven countries. Black & Decker has established a reputation for product innovation, quality, end-user focus, design, and value.

Black & Decker's objective is to establish itself as the preeminent global manufacturer and marketer of power tools and accessories, hardware and home improvement products, and technology based fastening systems.

Siemens is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors. The company has around 400,000 employees working to develop and manufacture products, design and install complex systems and projects, and tailor a wide range of solutions for individual requirements.

Sears Holdings is the leading home appliance retailer in North America and is a retail sales leader in tools, lawn and garden, home electronics, and automotive repair and maintenance. Key proprietary brands include Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard, and a broad apparel offering, including such well-known labels as Lands' End, Jaclyn Smith and Joe Boxer, as well as the Apostrophe and Covington brands. The company also offers Martha Stewart Everyday products, which are available exclusively in the U.S. at Kmart and in Canada at Sears Canada.

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