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Omnitek Engineering, Corp.
Omnitek Engineering, Corp. Reports Receipt of Forecast-Order and Commences Fulfillment of Order
SAN MARCOS, Calif., Feb. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Omnitek Engineering, Corp. (Pink Sheets:OMTK) today reports receiving a forecast-order of 1,000 diesel-to-natural gas conversion systems from its JV partner in Thailand, Omnitek Engineering Thailand Co. Ltd,. The value of this order is reported to exceed $ 1,200,000. The first lot is scheduled for delivery immediately, with further shipments evenly spaced over the next six months. The Company forecasts sales in Thailand alone to top 2,000 conversion kits in 2008.
Msnbc.com Breaks Site Traffic Record
REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Msnbc.com had a stellar month in January and set an all-time site record of 1.4 billion page views.* The surge in page views is a 22% increase above the site's 2007 average. Msnbc.com also attracted more than 94 million unique users, the site's second highest month ever, representing a 12% increase above the 2007 average. Msnbc.com's award-winning original content, innovative technology features, and enhanced site design all played key roles in propelling the site to record breaking numbers. The month-over-month statistics also revealed impressive double digit increases in both site visits and unique users, up 29% and 23%, respectively.
Avantair, Inc. Appoints Kevin Beitzel to Chief Operating Officer
CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Avantair, Inc. (OTCBB:AAIR) (OTCBB:AAIRU) (OTCBB:AAIRW) ("Avantair"), the only publicly traded stand-alone fractional aircraft operator, announced today that its Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Tracy Chaplin, has departed the Company and it has promoted Kevin Beitzel to the position of Chief Operating Officer.
National Corn Growers Association
NCGA Calls for Improvements to House Farm Bill Revenue Proposal
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) today called on the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate to make the necessary improvements to the revenue program outlined in the House conference proposal. NCGA acknowledges that the farm bill will require a fair amount of reciprocity with leadership and farm groups in order to provide a more robust, market-based farm safety net for producers.