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Universal Detection Technology
Universal Detection Technology Receives Contract to Provide Bioterrorism Detection Equipment for the 2008 Beijing Olympics
LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Universal Detection Technology (www.udetection.com) (OTCBB:UDTT) (Frankfurt:PO8), a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies to protect people from bioterrorism and other infectious health threats and provider of counter-terrorism consulting and training services, reported today that it has received a contract to provide handheld assays for bioterrorism detection for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The handheld devices are designed to detect Anthrax, Ricin, Botulinum Toxin, Plague and SEBs in as little as 3 minutes.
SPOT LLC. Expands Satellite Messaging Coverage Throughout Entire Alaska Plus the Surrounding Pacific and Arctic Maritime Regions
MILPITAS, Calif., July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- SPOT LLC., the pioneer behind the award-winning SPOT Satellite Messenger(tm), today announced satellite coverage expansion to include all of Alaska, the Aleutian Islands and the surrounding maritime regions including the Gulf of Alaska and portions of both the North Pacific and South Arctic Oceans. SPOT users, such as Alaska residents, tourists, outdoors adventurists, and remote workers in these regions, can now experience the benefit of additional land and off-shore coverage with their SPOT Satellite Messenger.
Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Taro Provides Preliminary First Half 2008 Financial Results
HAWTHORNE, N.Y., July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ("Taro," the "Company") (Pink Sheets:TAROF) today provided information on its financial performance for the first half of 2008.
BlueLinx to Announce Second-Quarter Results On July 30th
ATLANTA, July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- BlueLinx Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BXC), a leading distributor of building products in North America, announced today that it will release second-quarter financial results before the stock market opens on Wednesday, July 30, followed by a conference call at 10:00 a.m. EDT.
ATMI Reports Second Quarter Financial Results
DANBURY, Conn., July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- ATMI, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATMI) today announced revenues of $89.5 million for the second quarter of 2008, a 3% decline compared with $92.4 million in the second quarter of 2007. Earnings per diluted share were $0.30, a 15% increase compared with $0.26 per diluted share in the second quarter of 2007.