The Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies includes details on approximately 112,000 private and public companies in the United States. Basic contact information and data about each firm, including the industries in which it operates, names of top executives, number of employees, the type of company it is, its financial performance, alternative mailing addresses, and historical financial information are included. You can search by industry, state, zip code, area code, and type of company, as well as by sales ranges. Advanced sorting and data export data from Ward's into Microsoft Word (for mailing lists) and Excel (for research and analysis) are available.