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Another PC Magazine Distinction for Aleratec
CHATWORTH, Calif., Oct. 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Alera Technologies, Inc., developer and manufacturer of Aleratec Advanced USB, DVD/CD duplicating, recording, and digital imaging solutions proudly announces that its new 1:1 DVD/CD Copy Cruiser LS, the DVD/CD duplicator with LightScribe technology that Laser burns labels directly on DVD/CD discs, has been selected by a panel of PC Magazine editors and leading industry experts for PC Magazine's 4 Stars Rating. The 1:1 DVD/CD Copy Cruiser Pro LS is the only desktop personal disc publisher that records and duplicates DVDs and CDs and laser burns custom silkscreen quality labels directly to discs without a printer. Now you can have professional looking DVD/CD copies for your customers or staff anytime. The complete PC Magazine review can be found at http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1895,1860052,00.asp
Scania Reviews Production Structure -- a Precondition for Keeping Jobs in Sweden
SODERTALJE, Sweden, Oct. 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scania has decided to carry out a review of the company's production structure in Sweden. The review primarily concerns operations in Sodertalje, Falun and Sibbhult related to axles, gearboxes and components for these. Some 1 800 employees are today employed in these operations. "Continued streamlining of production is a precondition for keeping jobs in Sweden," says Leif Ostling, President and CEO.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman Updates Financial Guidance for Hurricane Impact
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has updated its assessments of damage, work delays and cost growth resulting from hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The company's facilities have incurred significant damage and its operations have been impacted. As a result, the company expects to take a charge to third quarter 2005 earnings; however, the company does not expect a material impact to its overall financial health.