The USA Pavilion 2012 is a public-private partnership, generously and exclusively funded by our USA Pavilion 2012 corporate sponsors Becton Dickinson; Boeing; Chevron; Citi; GE, Corning Incorporated; Hyundai Motor America; Kia Motors America; Lockheed Martin, and Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies, with subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide. The company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemical products; generates power and produces geothermal energy; provides energy efficiency solutions; and develops the energy resources of the future, including biofuels. Chevron is based in San Ramon, California. Chevron, as a 50 percent shareholder in GS Caltex Corporation, operates one of the world’s largest refineries, in Yeosu, and a network of GS Caltex™ service stations. Chevron also participates in the petrochemicals business through the operations of GS Caltex Corporation, Chevron Oronite Company and Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC and its affiliates. More information about Chevron is available at http://www.chevron.com/countries/southkorea/
Citi, the leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. More information about Citi available at http://www.citi.com
Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training. More information about Boeing available at http://www.boeing.com
Coca-Cola began serving a delicious and refreshing sparkling beverage 126 years ago in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. With that first moment of refreshment came a thirst for more that continues to this day. The Coca-Cola Company now has more than 500 brands and 3,500 beverage products and sell 1.7 B servings per day in over 200 countries. It grows its reach, strengthening its brands and advancing its global momentum, every moment of everyday. The Company set its mission as to refresh the world, to inspire moments of optimism & happiness and to create value and make a difference. More information about Coca-Cola available at http://www.coca-cola.com
Corning Incorporated (www.corning.com) is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics. Drawing on 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, Corning develops keystone components that enable high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control, telecommunications, and life sciences. More information about Corning is available at http://www.corning.com
Founded in South Korea in the ruins of the Korean War, Hyundai Motor Company is now the fastest growing and fifth-largest automaker in the world. Hyundai makes the majority of the high quality and highly efficient vehicles it sells in the U.S. at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama in Montgomery. More information about Hyundai is available at www.hyundaiamerica.us
Kia Motors America (KMA), the marketing and distribution arm of Kia Motors Corporation based in Seoul, South Korea, is one of the fastest growing car companies in the U.S. KMA recently surpassed its previous all-time annual sales record in less than nine months, and Kia’s first U.S. manufacturing facility in West Point, Georgia is responsible for the creation of more than 10,000 plant and supplier jobs. More information about Kia Motors America is available at http://www.kia.com
Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 126,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation’s 2010 sales from continuing operations were $45.8 billion. More information about Lockheed Martin is available at http://www.lmco.com
Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), based in Ridgefield Park, NJ, is a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. The company markets a broad range of award-winning consumer electronics, information systems, and home appliance products, as well as oversees all of Samsung’s North American operations including Samsung Telecommunications America, LP, Samsung Semiconductor Inc., Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Mexico, Inc. As a result of its commitment to innovation and unique design, the Samsung organization is one of the most decorated brands in the electronics industry. More information about Samsung is available at http://www.samsung.com
BD is a leading global medical technology company that develops, manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents. We are focused on improving drug delivery, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases and cancers, and advancing research, discovery and production of new drugs and vaccines. More information about BD is available at http://www.bd.com/
GE is an advanced technology, services and finance company taking on the world’s toughest challenges. Dedicated to innovation in energy, health, transportation and infrastructure. GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs about 300,000 people worldwide. More information about General Electric is available at http://www.ge.com
Support from USA Pavilion sponsors of Expo 2010, Shanghai
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