ese products include systems integrators and prime contractors. These products are typically marketed under the PACIFIC SCIENTIFIC ENERGETIC MATERIALS COMPANY brand. Jacobs Vehicle Systems is a worldwide supplier of supplemental braking systems for commercial vehicles, selling JAKE BRAKE brand engine retarders for class 6 through 8 vehicles and bleeder and exhaust brakes for class 2 through 7 vehicles. Customers are primarily major manufacturers of class 2 through class 8 vehicles, and sales are typically made through its direct sales personnel. International Operations The company’s products and services are available worldwide, and its principal markets outside the United States are in Europe and Asia. Seasonality General economic conditions impact its business and financial results, and certain of its businesses experience seasonal and other trends related to the industries and end markets that they serve. The company’s European sales are often weaker in the summer months, sales to the United States government are typically stronger in the third calendar quarter, medical and capital equipment sales are often stronger in the fourth calendar quarter, and sales to original equipment manufacturers are often stronger immediately preceding and following the launch of new products. Regulations Medical Device and Other Healthcare Regulations: Certain of the company’s products are classified as medical devices under the United States Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FDCA). The FDCA requires these products, when sold in the United States, to be safe and effective for their intended use and to comply with the regulations administered by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The company’s medical device products are also regulated by comparable agencies in non-U.S. countries where its products are sold. Export/Import Compliance: The company is required to comply with various U.S. export/import control and economic sanctions laws, including: the International Traffic in Arms Regulations administered by the U.S. Department of State, and Directorate of Defense Trade Controls; the Export Administration Regulations administered by the U.S. Department of Commerce, and Bureau of Industry and Security; the regulations administered by the U.S. Department of Treasury, and Office of Foreign Assets Control; and the import regulatory activities of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. History The company was founded in 1969. It was formerly known as DMG, Inc. and changed its name to Diversified Mortgage Investors, Inc. in 1978. Further, the company changed its name to Danaher Corporation in 1984.
danaher corp (DHR:New York)
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20037
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