American Standard Companies Inc.
Stock Symbol: ASD
1 Centennial Plaza
American Standard Companies Inc. Industry:
Misc. Capital Goods
American Standard Companies Inc. Description:
American Standard is a global manufacturer with market leading positions in three businesses: air conditioning systems and services, sold under the Trane(R) and American Standard(R) brands for commercial, institutional and residential buildings; bath and kitchen products, sold under such brands as American Standard(R) and Ideal Standard(R); and vehicle control systems, including electronic braking and air suspension systems, sold under the WABCO(R) name to the world's leading manufacturers of heavy-duty trucks, buses, SUVs and luxury cars. The company employs approximately 60,000 people and has manufacturing operations in 27 countries. American Standard is included in the S&P 500.
American Standard Companies Inc. Financial Summary:
For the nine months ended 30 September 2005, American Standard Companies Inc, revenues rose 8% to $7.72B. Net income rose 23% to $492M. Revenues reflect price increases & volume gains, especially at Air Conditioning Systems & Services, Vehicle Control Systems & favorable currency translation. Net income reflects improved productivity and benefits from the resolution of tax contingencies.
American Standard Companies Inc. Business Summary:
American Standard Companies Inc. (American Standard) is a global, diversified manufacturer of high-quality, brand name products in three major business segments: air conditioning systems and services (Air Conditioning); bath and kitchen fixtures and fittings, and vehicle control systems. Air Conditioning is a global manufacturer of commercial and residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment, systems and controls. Bath and Kitchen is a producer of bathroom and kitchen fixtures and fittings in Europe, the United States, Central America and Asia. Vehicle Control Systems, operating under the WABCO name (WABCO) designs, manufactures and sells braking and control systems, primarily for the worldwide commercial vehicle industry.