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The Cooper Companies, Inc.
The Cooper Companies to Present At Robert W. Baird & Co. 2008 Growth Stock Conference
PLEASANTON, Calif., May 6, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) today announced that Robert S. Weiss, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Robert W. Baird & Co. 2008 Growth Stock Conference to be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, Illinois on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 at 3:05 p.m. CT (4:05 p.m. ET).
Saflex Announces Major Increase in PVB Resin Capacity
ST. LOUIS, May 6, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Saflex(r), a unit of Solutia Inc. (NYSE:SOA), today announced that it will expand its PVB resin manufacturing facilities in Antwerp, Belgium, adding 15,000 metric tons of annual capacity, which is planned to come on-stream in 2010. PVB resin is the key raw material used in making PVB sheet, which the company markets under the Saflex brand name.
Pennichuck Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2008 Common Dividend
MERRIMACK, N.H., May 6, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Pennichuck Corporation (Nasdaq:PNNW) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.165 per share payable on June 1, 2008 to shareholders of record as of May 15, 2008. This quarterly dividend remains unchanged from the previous quarter and results in an annualized dividend rate of $0.66 per share. Duane C. Montopoli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pennichuck Corporation, noted that the Company's next dividend reinvestment date under its Dividend Reinvestment and Common Stock Purchase Plan is June 1, 2008. Shareholders wishing to purchase additional shares under that plan should ensure that their payment is received by the Company's transfer agent (American Stock Transfer & Trust Company) no later than May 28, 2008. Additional information about the Company's Dividend Reinvestment and Common Stock Purchase Plan is contained in the Plan prospectus which is available upon request from American Stock Transfer & Trust Company or online at www.amstock.com.
Penwest Pharmaceuticals Co.
Penwest to Present At Upcoming Conferences
DANBURY, Conn., May 6, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Penwest Pharmaceuticals Co. (Nasdaq:PPCO) today announced that Ms. Jennifer L. Good, President and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the Bank of America 2008 Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. Ms. Good will be giving a presentation on the Company at 10:00 am MDT. A break out session will follow. A live and on-demand webcast of Ms. Good's presentation will be available in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website or by logging on http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/bas/healthcare08/id33204528.cfm.