CG Stocks Newsbeat= Ambev SA (ADR) (NYSE:ABEV), Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:SCS)
Ambev SA (ADR) (ABEV) produces, distributes, and sells beer, draft beer, soft drinks, other non-alcoholic beverages, malt, and food in the Americas. The company operates through Latin America North, Latin America South, and Canada segments. It offers beers mainly under the Skol, Brahma, and Antarctica brands. The company also provides carbonated soft drinks, bottled water, isotonic beverages, energy drinks, and ready-to-drink teas under the Guaraná Antarctica, Guaraná Antarctica Black, Gatorade, H2OH!, Lipton Iced Tea, Fusion, Monster, Red Rock, Pepsi-Cola, and Seven Up brands. Ambev S.A. offers its products through a network of third-party distributors and a direct distribution system. The company was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil. Ambev S.A. is a partner of Interbrew International B.V.
Steelcase Inc. (SCS) designs, manufactures, and distributes an integrated portfolio of furniture settings, user-centered technologies, and interior architectural products. The company operates through Americas, EMEA, and Other Category segments. Its furniture systems portfolio comprises panel-based and freestanding furniture systems; and complementary products, such as storage, tables, and ergonomic worktools. The companys seating products include ergonomic chairs; seating for collaborative or casual settings; and specialty seating for specific vertical markets, such as healthcare and education. Its interior architectural products consist of full and partial height walls and doors. The company also manufactures and sells surface materials consisting of textiles and wall coverings to architects and designers; and ceramic steel surfaces mainly for third-party fabricators and distributors to create static whiteboards and chalkboards. In addition, it provides workplace strategy consulting, lease origination, furniture and asset administration, and hosted space services. The company markets its products to corporate, government, healthcare, education, and retail customers under the Steelcase, Coalesse, Designtex, PolyVision, and Turnstone brands. It distributes its products and services through a network of independent and company-owned dealers, in addition to directly to end-use customers. Steelcase Inc. was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan.