Founded in 1906, American Greetings Corporation is one of the world's largest creators, manufacturers and distributors of social expression products. Along with greeting cards, its product lines include gift-wrap, party goods, candles, stationery, calendars, educational products, ornaments and electronic greetings. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, American Greetings generates annual net sales of approximately $2 billion, and it employs approximately 18,000 full-time equivalent associates. The company manufactures and sells its products throughout the world, primarily in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. American Greetings is home to one of the world's largest creative studios. It trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AM.