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Strategic Distribution, Inc.
Strategic Distribution, Inc. Announces 2nd Quarter Financial Results Webcast
Bensalem, Pa., July 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Strategic Distribution, Inc.'s (Nasdaq:STRD) second quarter financial results conference call will take place on Tuesday, August 5, 2003 at 8:30 a.m. (EST). Strategic Distribution will open the event to the media and general public by broadcasting the call live over the Internet. To listen to this call, please click on the link to the webcast that is available on Strategic Distribution's web site at www.in-plantstore.com. The webcast will also be archived for later listening at the same web address. The call will feature President and CEO, Don Woodring, and Chief Financial Officer, Richard Martin.
ViroPharma Lead Compounds Show Potent Activity Against Smallpox Virus
EXTON, Pa., July 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- VIROPHARMA INCORPORATED (Nasdaq:VPHM) today announced that compounds from its lead chemical series, recently shown to have potent antiviral activity against a range of orthopoxviruses including monkeypox virus, were also shown to be active against the deadly smallpox (variola) virus. Scientists from the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), VIROPHARMA's collaborator on this project, confirmed the activity of the company's compounds against smallpox virus in experiments recently conducted at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.
Peab Acquire Vasa Betong
FOERSLOEV, Sweden, July 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Peab has acquired all shares in the finish family-owned company Vasa Betongstation AB (Oy Vasan Betoniasema). The turnover of Vasa Betong amounts SEK 40 million and the company has three plants for production and sale of pre-mix concrete in the Osterbotten area in Finland.