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Outokumpu acquires Avesta Klippcenter AB in Avesta, Sweden
June 25, 2008 at 6.15 p.m.
Outokumpu has today signed an agreement to acquire the operations of Avesta
Klippcenter AB in Avesta, Sweden, from its owners, the Lind family. The
transfer of ownership is scheduled to take place on July 1, 2008.
Avesta Klippcenter's main business, among others, is to process stainless steel
material from Outokumpu's mills in Sweden for remelting in Avesta's melt shop.
Through the acquisition Outokumpu's rawmaterial handling capacity will inc
Verizon Wireless Appoints Brightpoint Authorized Handset Distributor to Independent Agents and National Retailers
PLAINFIELD, Ind., June 25, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Brightpoint, Inc. (Nasdaq:CELL) today announced that its subsidiary Brightpoint North America L.P. ("Brightpoint") has been appointed as a distributor by Verizon Wireless to support its authorized agents and national retailers with Verizon Wireless approved handsets and data devices. Under the terms of the agreement, Verizon Wireless authorized agents and national retailers will now be able to obtain products through Brightpoint. The appointment of Brightpoint as an authorized distributor provides the agent marketplace and national retailers with an additional source for Verizon Wireless tested and branded wireless devices.