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Nalco Ranks in Top 100 of Newsweek's Green Rankings
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 22, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nalco Company (NYSE:NLC), providing essential expertise for water, energy and air, was in the top 20 percent of the 500 largest U.S. companies in Newsweek's first Green Rankings, which was announced in the magazine's September 28th issue.
An Extraordinary Tale of Passion in Ring Around The Roses -- Sandra Allison-Chatman Lures Readers' Hearts With Latest Novel
WARREN, Mich., Sept. 22, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Things come to a boiling point for Sydney when her sadistic husband verbally attacks her in full view of everyone at their daughter's school. It was the final straw for her. She refuses to take anymore of his abuse. The experience gives her the courage to leave the broken marriage and start a new life for herself and her two young children. Life has never been the same for her since then. From the brilliant mind of author Sandra Allison-Chatman comes a drama that will take readers for an unforgettable rollercoaster ride as heated passion and sizzling romance fills her debut, Ring Around The Roses.
Exide Onyx(TM) Lithium Ion Batteries to Power Autonomous Undersea Vehicles
MILTON, Ga., Sept. 22, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Exide Technologies (Nasdaq:XIDE) (www.exide.com), a global leader in stored electrical-energy solutions, announces that its Onyx(TM) lithium ion batteries will serve as the power source for two autonomous undersea vehicles (AUVs), commissioned by the Canadian federal government. These research vehicles are designed for mapping the continental shelf positioned above the Arctic Ocean's underwater mountains. The results of the full-mission testing, scheduled for launch later this month, are anticipated to help provide Canadian scientists and researchers with more detailed information about the geology of the ocean floor and the extent of the northern edge of Canada's underwater bedrock.
QIAGEN Announces An Offering of New Common Shares
VENLO, The Netherlands, Sept. 22, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QIAGEN N.V. (Nasdaq:QGEN) (Frankfurt:QIA) (the "Company") announces today the launch of a placement of up to 27.5 million newly issued common shares through a bookbuilding process (the "Offering"). In addition, the Company will grant the underwriters an option to purchase up to 4.125 million additional newly issued common shares solely to cover over-allotments, if any (such shares, together with the Offering shares referred to above, the "Shares").