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Company & Industry Websites

Company Information

Annual Reports

Annual Report Service offers free annual report service through quick online access to a company's financial information. Currently the directory lists over 4,500 annual reports and 10-K Filings for online viewing. Additional companies are added daily. Registration is required.

SEC Filings and Forms (EDGAR)                                                                                                                                                                           All companies, foreign and domestic, are required to file registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms electronically through EDGAR. Anyone can access and download this information for free. Here you'll find links to a complete list of filings available through EDGAR and instructions for searching the EDGAR database.                                                                             

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Classification Systems

NAICS (North American Industry Classification System)

Available at this site are lists of 2002 NAIC Codes (with links to definitions), 1997 NAICS codes, tables showing correspondence between NAICS 97 codes, tables showing correspondence between NAICS 97 and NAICS 02 and other files for downloading.

SIC (Standard Industrial Classification) - 1987

This page allows the user to search the 1987 version SIC manual by keyword, to access descriptive information for a specified 2,3,4-digit SIC, and to examine the manual structure.

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Company Information is an engine designed and organized strictly for businesses. It provides easy access for professionals to business products, services, companies, news and other business information.

Fortune Magazine

Select "Fortune 500" and find Fortune Magazine's annual list of the largest revenue earning companies. The Fortune 500 lists from 1955 to the present can be found on this site.

Hemscott Company Search (Great Britain)

Hemscott is the leading UK provider of company information for investors. It is a completely free service that provides company financial information on 2,350 UK and Irish listed companies as well as S&P 500 listed companies, delivered from Hemscott's proprietary database of company information.

The Internet and Company Research is a free, independent, one person produced Web journal dedicated to providing legal, library, IT/IS, marketing and administrative professionals with the most up-to-date information on a wide range of Internet research and technology-related issues, applications, resources and tools.


This is a business search engine with access to 2.2M companies in 70 countries;
referenced by 54,000 product & service keywords, 822,000 trade names and 4.2M
executive names.

Searching for Company Information (NYPL)                             
This site offered by the New York Public Library aids users in navigating through the abundance of data available both in print and electronic formats.


This site offers a domain name lookup and registration data for domains, IP addresses and/or NIC handles.

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Industry Information

Current Industrial Reports - United States Census

The CIR program provides monthy, quarterly and annual measures of industrial activity. Its primary objective is to produce timely, accurate data on production and shipments of selected products.

Industry Data Finder                                                                                                          This site points users to resources specific to industries ranging from Aerospace & Defense to Household & Personal Products to Transportation & Shipping.

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Best Manufacturing Practices (BMP)

The Office Of Naval Research's Best Manufacturing Practices (BMP) Program was created in 1985 to help businesses identify, research, and promote exceptional manufacturing practices, methods, and procedures. Its objective is to empower defense and commercial customers to operate at a higher level of efficiency and effectiveness.

Manufacturing and Technology News

Manufacturing & Technology News covers the most important subjects involving manufacturing, research and development, international competition and government policies. It covers the electronics, aerospace, automotive and machine tool industries.

National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
The NAM's mission is to enhance the competitiveness of manufacturers by shaping a legislative and regulatory environment conducive to U.S. economic growth and to increase understanding among policymakers, the media and the general public about the vital role of manufacturing in America's economic and national security for today and in the future.

National Institute of Standards and Technology

NIST is a non-regulatory federal agency within the U.S. Commerce Department's Technology Administration. Its mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.

Thomas Register of American Manufacturers is a comprehensive resource for industrial information, products, services, CAD drawings, and more.

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