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Scania: Truck of the Year in Russia
SODERTALJE, Sweden, June 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Market leader, Scania has been elected Truck of the Year in Russia in the best imported heavy vehicle category. The award was made by a jury of the country's leading trade journalists.
Song Networks Holding
Scandic Hotels Signs Nordic Data-Network Agreement with Song Networks
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 06, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Song Networks AB, the Swedish subsidiary of Song Networks Holding AB (Nasdaq:SONW), (Stockholmsborsen:SONW), has signed an agreement with Scandic Hotels regarding supply of data communications. The value of the agreement is approximately SEK 30 million over 3.5 years. The solution covers 136 of Scandic Hotels' hotels and offices in the Nordic and Baltic countries. The agreement is Song Networks' largest agreement on data communications in Sweden.
Telelogic Signs Corporate Agreement with Japanese Telecom Supplier and Receives Major License Contract
MALMO, Sweden, June 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telelogic (Stockholm Exchange:TLOG), the leading provider of solutions for advanced systems and software development, announced today that it has signed a corporate agreement with a leading Japanese telecom supplier. As part of the agreement, the customer has ordered licenses for the development tool Telelogic Tau amounting to U.S. $700,000. The client will be using Telelogic Tau on a global basis for their next-generation 3G development projects.
Gambro Signs Loan of Euro 150 Million with the European Investment Bank
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gambro AB (Stockholmsborsen:GAMBaST) (Stockholmsborsen:GAMBbST), a leading international medical technology and healthcare company, today announced that it has signed a 10-year loan of Euro 150 million with the European Investment Bank (EIB). The loan supports Gambro's R&D investments at the two new production plants in Lund, Sweden, and Hechingen, Germany, as well as the construction of the two new plants for manufacture of synthetic dialyzers which has started in Hechingen and Meyzieu, France. The investments are being made during a four year period, in the years 2001-2004.
Sign On and Nordea in Joint Pilot Project
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sign On and Nordea are to carry out a joint pilot project in order to render internal administrative processes more effective with the aid of Nordea's smart card and Sign On's FormPipe application.
StockDiagnostics.com Announces Record OPS for Heartland Express
NEW YORK, June 6, 2002, (PRIMEZONE) -- StockDiagnostics.com announces that Heartland Express (Nasdaq:HTLD), Inc. sets OPS (Operational-cashflow Per Share) records for its first-quarter and twelve-months ended March 31, 2002. OPS increased 59% for the three months and 26% for 12-months ended March 31, 2002 over the comparable periods ended March 31, 2001.
Cardo: Information on Current Rail Negotiations
MALMO, Sweden, June 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- In April, Cardo entered into a preliminary agreement with Vestar Capital Partners whereby Vestar will acquire the Cardo Rail business area from Cardo. The intention of the parties is to enter into a definitive sale and purchase agreement as soon as contract negotiations and due diligence have been completed.