Abstract: A method of authenticating a video image created by a camera V or similar video device. Some of the Companys competitors are larger, more diversified corporations, global in scope, with greater financial, marketing, production and research and development resources. The Companys operations and properties are subject to U. It also includes projects related to chemical substitution to reduce organic compound emissions, and projects requiring additional or modified procedures or operations to improve emission capture. As of April 2014, 12 of 16 projects are completed, and one ongoing project with no completion date.
The following documents are available free of charge through the Companys internet website at www. Primary competitors of the Filtration segment include Pall Corporation, Moog, Inc. Executive Compensation Information appearing under Board of Directors and Committees, Director Compensation, Executive Compensation including but not limited to the information set forth under Compensation Discussion And Analysis and under Summary Compensation Table through the information under Potential Payments Upon Termination Or Change In Control, Compensation Committee Interlocks and Insider Participation and Compensation Committee Report in the 2012 Proxy Statement is hereby incorporated by reference. There are no family relationships among any of the executive officers and directors. These factors often cause delays in the timing of sales, and such delays could result in order postponement, reduction in size or cancellation, thereby reducing or delaying the Companys future revenue. Plant closures and violation of U.
The current uncertainties in the global economy may cause the utility industry to experience shortages in available credit, which could limit capital spending. If there is a worsening of global and U. Emerson had been under investigation by the Government after the company pleaded guilty on May 1 to making inflated cost estimates. In addition, Megger Group Limited has emerged as a significant competitor to Doble. Certain of the Companys other businesses are dependent upon sole source or a limited number of third-party manufacturers of parts and components. Future costs associated with these situations are difficult to quantify.
With respect to the Filtration segment, a number of products are based on patented or otherwise proprietary technology that sets them apart from the competition. Esco said it would not be suspended from competing for Federal contracts. Directors, Executive Officers and Corporate Governance Information regarding nominees and directors appearing under Nominees and Continuing Directors in the 2012 Proxy Statement is hereby incorporated by reference. However, the scope of protection afforded by intellectual property rights, including those of the Company, is often uncertain and involves complex legal and factual issues. Failure to comply could result in the imposition of significant fines, suspension of production, alteration of product processes, cessation of operations or other actions, which could materially and adversely affect the Companys business, financial condition and results of operations.
The company also adopted new manufacturing, inspection and metallurgical methods. The deferred amounts are credited to the directors deferred compensation account in stock equivalents. In addition, delays in the receipt of grants by certain utility customers under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 may cause delays in the placement of orders with Aclara. A heat pipe 50 extending between the respective heat sinks conducts the heat to the first said heat sink for heat to be expelled from inside the enclosure to the atmosphere. For example, Aclara has arrangements with four manufacturers which produce and supply substantially all of Aclaras end-products. The carrier wave is modulated with the pseudo-random pattern of pulses, and the resulting modulated carrier wave passed through both a filter 30 and an attenuator 32 to suppress any discernible feature or signal characteristics of the resulting waveform.
Market for Registrants Common Equity, Related Stockholder Matters and Issuer Purchases of Equity Securities The information required by this item is incorporated herein by reference to Notes 10, 11 and 17 of the Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements, Common Stock Market Price and Shareholders SummaryCapital Stock Information appearing in the 2011 Annual Report. Emerson said the spinoff would allow it to focus on faster-growing and more profitable businesses. Of the Companys total backlog of orders at September 30, 2011, approximately 91% is expected to be completed in the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012. These products include buckets, blades, end bits, couplers, wearparts, ripper systems, shanks, lip systems, dozer packages, liner packages, shrouds, and structural components. Acquisitions of other companies involve numerous risks, including difficulties in the integration of the operations, technologies and products of the acquired companies, the potential exposure to unanticipated and undisclosed liabilities, the potential that expected benefits or synergies are not realized and that operating costs increase, the potential loss of key personnel, suppliers or customers of acquired businesses and the diversion of managements time and attention from other business concerns.
Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk The information required by this item is incorporated herein by reference to Market Risk Analysis and Quantitative And Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk in Managements Discussion and Analysis appearing in the 2011 Annual Report. Much of the Companys business is dependent on the continuous development of new products and technologies to meet the changing needs of the Companys markets on a cost-effective basis. Abstract: Apparatus 10 monitors a railroad crossing X for the presence of an object H, V, A in the crossing. Innovations in radio, monochrome and later color television components allowed the company to grow. See Note 15 of the Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements in the 2011 Annual Report for financial information regarding geographic areas, which Note is herein incorporated by reference. The image is formed into a first 2-dimensional pixel array A1 with each pixel pm,n represented by a data word of a predetermined length.
The cost of raw materials and product components is a major element of the total cost of many of the Companys products. Government under contracts with the Army, Navy and Air Force and subcontracts with prime contractors of such entities. The inability to enhance existing products in a timely manner could make the products less competitive, while the inability to successfully develop new products may limit growth opportunities. If you have any questions or encounter any issues in changing your default settings, please email. These officers have been elected to terms which expire at the first meeting of the Board of Directors after the next annual meeting of Stockholders.
Number of shares of Common Stock outstanding at November 16, 2011: 26,676,284. Since that time, through a series of acquisitions and divestitures, the Company has shifted its primary focus from defense contracting to the production and supply of engineered products and systems marketed to utility, industrial, aerospace and commercial users. Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter Missouri 43-1554045 State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization I. In the 1920s, the company expanded production to include cast steel alloy products like the Bardon choker hook, widely used in forestry. Abstract: A sensing and processing unit 10 installed on an elevated structure T adjacent a roadway R. In addition, in some existing contracts with customers, the Company has made commitments to develop and deliver new products.
Each of the above-cited Plans has been amended without Stockholder approval in accordance with its terms, as follows: the Companys 1994 and 1999 Stock Option Plans have been amended to provide for tax withholding, to provide for adjustment upon a special distribution and in certain other respects; the 1994 and 1999 Stock Option Plans have been amended to reflect the change of the Companys name and the elimination of the Companys common stock trust receipts; the 1994 Stock Option Plan was amended to authorize the Human Resources and Compensation Committee the Committee , in its discretion, to: i permit an optionee who terminates employment with the approval of the Company to exercise a vested stock option at any time within three months after termination, but before ten years from the date of grant, and ii direct that an option award agreement may permit an optionee who terminates employment on account of retirement on or after age 60 to exercise a vested stock option up to one year after retirement, but before ten years from the date of grant; the 1994 and 1999 Stock Option Plans and the 2001 Stock Incentive Plan were amended to authorize the Committee to delegate to any employee the power to extend a stock option beyond termination of employment for persons who are not officers as defined in Rule 16a-1 under the 17 Exchange Act; the 1994 and 1999 Stock Option Plans and the 2001 Stock Incentive Plan have been amended to authorize the Committee to delegate to the Chief Executive Officer the power to grant stock options to persons who are not such officers, with the limitation of 10,000 shares per award and 100,000 shares awarded in the aggregate in any fiscal year; the 2001 Stock Incentive Plan and the 2004 Incentive Compensation Plan were amended with respect to Performance Share distributions to: i eliminate the participants option to pay cash for tax withholding and receive all shares due, and ii eliminate the participants option to defer the distribution; the 2004 Incentive Compensation Plan was amended with respect to Performance Share distributions to eliminate the Committees discretion to determine the percentage of the distribution to be made in shares or to be withheld for tax payments; the 1999 Stock Option Plan, the 2001 Stock Incentive Plan and the 2004 Incentive Compensation Plan were amended in accordance with Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, to eliminate the Committees discretion to grant to stock option holders additional alternative stock appreciation rights covering additional shares, under certain circumstances; and in the case of the 2004 Plan, to restrict the payment of dividend equivalents to participants in restricted stock awards to the time when the shares to which the dividend equivalents apply are delivered to the participant; the 1999 Stock Option Plan, the 2001 Stock Incentive Plan and the 2004 Incentive Compensation Plans were amended to remove the restriction that stock issued pursuant to options must be held for investment purposes only; and the 2001 Stock Incentive Plan was amended to limit the maximum period of time for an option extension to the original option term. The Filtration segment purchases supplies from a wide array of vendors. The industrial markets include chemical processing, automotive and mobile equipment. In addition, the Company may not elect to pursue an unauthorized user due to the high costs and uncertainties associated with litigation. The Companys actual results in the future may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements due to risks and uncertainties that exist in the Companys operations and business environment including, but not limited to those described herein under Item 1A. A significant portion of the Utility Solutions segments business may be dependent on several large contracts with customers. Most Aclara sales involve large dollar amounts, and are marked by extended and complex competitive procurements.