Dover Corporation is a diversified manufacturer of a wide range of proprietary products and components for industrial and commercial use. The corporation operates more than 50 independent companies. Dover companies include Crenlo, Performance Motorsports, Graphics Microsystems, Kurz-Kasch, Novacap, Hydro Systems, Dielectric Laboratories, Dow Key Microwave and Waukesha Bearings. Intrinsic to Dover s success is a decentralized management style that gives the greatest scope to the people who manage its companies. Dover will continue to adapt to market conditions, but Dover is a global enterprise supplying value-added products and services to thousands of satisfied customers in more than 100 countries around the world. Ronald L. Hoffman has been the chief executive officer of Dover for more than a year. He has been with the conglomerate for over 21 years. Hoffman earned a BS degree from Oklahoma State University. Dover Corporation s North America corporate office is located on Park Avenue in New York City.