Note: Proof Research's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.
Proof Research's Income Statement (based on Industry Averages)
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Trademark applications show the products and services that Proof Research is developing and marketing.
Proof Research's new tradmarks suggest it is investing in R&D and marketing, while expanding into new products or markets.
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Patent applications show Proof Research's intellectual property,
its current capabilities and future direction.
Proof Research has applied for 5 patents since 2009.
Proof Research's most recent patent was filed in July 2017 for Composite Multi-lobe Projectile Barrel.A composite multi-lobe barrel is disclosed for directing the path of a dischargeable projectile. The multi-lobe barrel incorporates a plurality of longitudinal stiffening rods into a composite overwrap around an inner liner to enhance axial stiffness. The barrel is comprised of an inner liner defining an axial bore; a plurality of polymer matrix composite (PMC) stiffening rods equidistantly disposed around the inner liner and a PMC outer shell enclosing the stiffening rods. In one embodiment, a PMC inner wrap surrounds and is in direct contact with the inner liner, with the stiffening rods arranged equidistantly around the inner wrap, with this structure enclosed by a PMC outer shell.
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Market Share of Competition: Proof Research vs. Largest Competitors
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