Energizer Holdings Inc through its operating subsidiaries is a manufacturers, marketers and distributors of household batteries, specialty batteries and lighting products. The Company operates in North America, which is comprised of the U.S., Canada, Latin America, which includes our markets in Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Asia Pacific, which is comprised of our markets in Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The Company offers batteries using many technologies including lithium, alkaline, carbon zinc, nickel metal hydride, zinc air, and silver oxide. These products are sold under the Energizer and Eveready brands in the performance, premium and price segments and include primary, rechargeable, specialty and hearing aid products. Its brand names, Energizer and Eveready. As of September 30, 2015, the company's trademark was registered in 177 countries, and the Eveready trademark was registered in 155 countries, including, in each case, in the United States. The actual number of Energizer and Eveready trademarks, including related designs, slogans and sub-brands, is currently over 3,600. The Company distributes its products to consumers through numerous retail locations worldwide, including mass merchandisers and warehouse clubs, food, drug and convenience stores, electronics specialty stores and department stores, hardware and automotive centers, military stores and ecommerce. Its competitors include Duracell International Inc., Spectrum Brands, Inc. and Panasonic Corporation. The Company's operations are subject to various federal, state, foreign and local laws and regulations intended to protect public health and the environment.