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SeekingAlpha  3 hrs ago  Comment 
By Don Dion: Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (Pending:WMS), a leading manufacturer of high performance plastic pipe and other water management products, plans to raise $261.0 million in its upcoming IPO. The Hilliard, Ohio-based firm will offer...
Forbes  Jul 10  Comment 
ARC Advisory Group has been doing an annual analysis of the global warehouse management systems (WMS) market. The market is now greater than $1.5 billion and growing at a surprising pace for such a mature market. The key driver of growth is...
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 23  Comment 
By 2015, Asia-Pacific, it is believed, will account for nearly 45 per cent revenues of the global gaming industry. Although India currently accounts for one per cent of the annual global m...
Cloud Computing  Jun 10  Comment 
HighJump Software, a global provider of supply chain management software, announced that Muscle & Strength, one of the most popular fitness websites and online nutrition retailers in the U.S., has chosen HighJump™ Warehouse Advantage warehouse...
Cloud Computing  Apr 23  Comment 
RESTON, VA--(Marketwired - April 23, 2014) - Softeon, provider of the industry's most functionally-rich supply chain software, announced this week that Strama-MPS, a Straubing, Germany based company of special machinery and plant...
DailyFinance  Apr 17  Comment 
Exact, a trusted advisor and a leading provider of ERP business solutions for small-to medium-sized (SMB) manufacturing and distribution companies, announces a partnership with prominent warehouse management provider ...
Cloud Computing  Apr 7  Comment 
RESTON, VA--(Marketwired - April 07, 2014) - Softeon, provider of the industry's most functionally-rich supply chain software, announced this week that Casey's General Stores, a leading convenience store with over 1,780 locations in 14...
Cloud Computing  Apr 7  Comment 
DiCentral Inc., a leading innovator in supply chain management solutions and B2B integration, and JDA® Software Group, Inc., today announced that DiCentral has purchased cloud based On-Demand WMS, one of JDA’s...
Forbes  Jan 17  Comment 
For years, warehouse management system (WMS) suppliers have been introducing “template” solutions. These template solutions are either industry specific or are based upon getting a simpler warehousing solution up quickly. A best of breed...
Cloud Computing  Dec 19  Comment 
Softeon launches 3PL Rapid Deployment suite that saves its 3PL customers setup and configuration time for each industry vertical in which the 3PL operates. Additionally, the suite allows 3PLs to clone customers or sites and...




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WMS Industries (NYSE: WMS) was founded in 1974 and achieved great success in the pinball, video arcade and home video game markets. With a demonstrated track record as a company that could "make great games", video and software technology, and manufacturing facilities, WMS' foray into gamingwas a natrural progression for the corporation. WMS started out in the video lottery terminal (VLT) business in 1991. The company created, manufactured and placed VLT's in jurisdictions throughout North America. Since 1998, WMS has been engaged entirely in the manufacture, sale, leasing and licensing of gaming machines.

2007 Results

  • Total revenues grew 20% to $540 million
  • Revenues from product sales increased 21% and gross profit margin rose 340 basis points to 46%
  • Revenues from gaming operations grew 17% and gross profit margin increased 360 basis points to 79%
  • Operating income rose 51% to $74 million and operating margin increased 280 basis points to 14%

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