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Bank of McKenney
Through Increasingly Difficult Environment, Bank of McKenney Boasts Top Safety Rating
MCKENNEY, Va., July 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Bank of McKenney, Virginia (Nasdaq:BOMK) stands strong in the current environment while many financial institutions are faltering. You don't have to take their word for it, though; Bank of McKenney has earned a 5-Star Superior rating from BauerFinancial, Inc. of Coral Gables, FL, the nation's leading independent bank rating and research firm. The 5-Star rating is based on the overall financial picture of the bank and indicates that Bank of McKenney is one of the strongest banks in the nation. What's more, this represents the 66th consecutive quarter that Bank of McKenney has earned this highest honor giving it the added distinction of being an "Exceptional Performance Bank". Only institutions that have achieved this highest 5-Star rating for ten years or longer can claim this distinction.
RedChip Companies Inc.
RedChip Independent Issues First Quarter 2008 Research Update on INX Inc.
ORLANDO, Fla., July 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- RedChip Independent, a division of RedChip Companies, Inc., has issued a first quarter 2008 research update for INX Inc. (Nasdaq:INXI), a provider of Internet protocol communications solutions serving large enterprise organizations such as corporations and public schools, as well as federal, state and local governmental agencies.
Scientific Industries Expands Its Vortex-Genie Product Line
BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Scientific Industries, Inc. (OTCBB:SCND), a leader in the design and production of shakers and vortex mixers, including the world-renowned Vortex-Genie, today announced the market launch of the Multi Vortex-Genie(r). The Multi Vortex-Genie is a heavy duty, large capacity multi-vessel vortex mixer designed to shake and vortex a variety of tubes, cylinders, flasks and beakers.
Nalco Announces Transportation and Energy Surcharges for North American Industrial and Institutional Customers
NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Nalco Company (NYSE:NLC), the leading global provider of integrated water treatment and process improvement services, chemicals and equipment programs for industrial and institutional applications, announced today it has enacted a transportation and energy surcharge on products shipped to Industrial and Institutional Services (I&IS) division customers in North America. Extraordinary energy and fuel costs have dramatically increased manufacturing and transportation expenses.
Cree LR6 LED Light Wins Silver International Design Excellence Award
DURHAM, N.C., July 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq:CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announced that its flagship LED recessed down light, the LR6, won a prestigious Silver International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) in the EcoDesign category. IDEA is one of the most prominent design competitions in the world, celebrating cutting-edge products and product concepts. Selected from 1,517 entries, the juried awards are co-sponsored by the Industrial Designers Society of America and BusinessWeek. This award continues the parade of accolades garnered by the LR6 for its performance and quality.