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Aussie Apparel Group Changes Name to Bluetorch Inc.
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aussie Apparel Group Ltd. (OTCBB:AASI) announced today that it has changed its corporate name from Aussie Apparel Group Ltd. to Bluetorch Inc. in order to reflect the Company's new focus on the Bluetorch(tm) brand in the American marketplace. The Company will announce its new symbol this Friday. Effective Monday, November 3, 2003 the Company will begin trading under its new name and symbol.
KidsPeace Improves Service to Children with Neoware Software and Thin Client Appliances
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Neoware Systems (Nasdaq:NWRE), the leading supplier of award-winning thin client software, services and appliances, today announced that the national children's charity KidsPeace (www.kidspeace.org) has standardized on Neoware software and thin client appliances as key components of a technology upgrade designed to roll out modern applications to improve client treatment while providing greater manageability of their desktop solutions.
Jon Risfelt new President of Gambro Renal Products
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gambro AB (Stockholmsborsen: GAMBaST, GAMBbST), a leading international medical technology and healthcare company, today announced that Jon Risfelt has been elected acting President of Gambro Renal Products. He is succeeding Alain Granger, who has decided to move to a position as senior advisor to the company. Jon Risfelt has a broad experience from management positions in international companies. Recently he was President and CEO of Vodafone Sweden. He joins Gambro as of November 3, 2003.
Atlas Copco consolidates its construction tool business
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) --Atlas Copco Construction Tools, a division within the Atlas Copco Group, has announced a reorganization of its operation in Essen, Germany. The reasons are the prevailing market conditions in the construction industry, and a further implementation of synergies between its operations, aimed at an increased efficiency. Approximately 80 jobs in Germany are affected.
Pyrosequencing finalizes acquisition of Biotage
UPPSALA, Sweden, Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pyrosequencing AB (Stockholm:PYROA) today announced that the Company has finalized the acquisition of Biotage, as announced on October 14, through a cash payment of 235 MSEK and taking over a mortgage of 36 MSEK, relating to the premises in Virginia, U.S. Pyrosequencing now owns 100 percent of the shares in Biotage.