Ling Standard Products
Ling-Standard Products (LSP) currently engages in a wide spectrum of activities including (but by no means limited to) manufacture of electronic equipment of all sorts, ground and air vehicles, starships and starship armaments systems, drive systems, power systems , computer systems and software, small arms, and a variety of other items.
Concerned to a small degree with banking, insurance, and other activities, LSP maintains mining and manufacturing facilities throughout the Imperium and beyond.
LSP began as a mining and mineral exploitation firm (and is still very active in that area). Later it expanded into manufacturing to create markets for its raw materials. It now transports raw materials and finished goods within the Imperium and approximately 50 parsecs beyond the Imperial borders.
Interests: Mining, electronics, vehicles, weapons, consumer goods.
Stock ownership: Imperial family, 8%; Hortalez et Cie, 26%; GSbAG, 23%; Murdoch Holdings LIC , 8%; Noble families, 8%; Other, 27%.
(SUPP-8, 1107; MT-REFCOMP, 1120)