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OMX Exchanges Monthly Statistics March 2005
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 01, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- OMX Exchanges: Share trading The average value of share trading per business day amounted to EUR 2,266 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 2,111 million). The average number of trades per business day was 60,775 (during the past 12-month period: 55,696). Tallinn Stock Exchange had an all time high record in total share trading in March, amounting to EUR 1,009 million. (Earlier record August 1997: 244 EUR million).
DirectView Chosen for 2005 International Oil & Gas Forum
BOCA RATON, Fla., April 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- DirectView, Inc. (OTCBB:DRVW), the leader in full-service, high-quality, cost-efficient videoconferencing technologies and services, has announced they were recently chosen to provide videoconferencing services for the 2005 International Oil & Gas Forum. The international event, hosted by Waterous Securities, is at the Four Seasons Resort in Palm Beach, FL. DirectView was retained to facilitate real-time two-way videoconferencing between forum participants and dignitaries around the globe. Locations connected included: Japan, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Gabon and Libya.
Haldex and Hendrickson Announce Formal Cooperation
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The business area Commercial Vehicle Systems of the Haldex group and Hendrickson in the Boler group, have announced the formation of a formal cooperation to make Haldex brakes and controls technology standard on Hendrickson's integrated suspension and axle systems.
Nobel Biocare Opens North American Ceramics Center in Mahwah, NJ
MAHWAH, N.J., April 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nobel Biocare, the world leader in innovative esthetic dental solutions, today announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art North American Ceramics Center in Mahwah, New Jersey. The site also features a Procera(R) manufacturing facility and a dental training institute. This expansion follows the recently opened European Ceramics Center in Stockholm, and is prompted by increased demand for esthetic dental solutions, which are driving the need for greater access to training and technology.
New Wave Group
New Wave Group Notice of Annual General Meeting
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Shareholders of NEW WAVE GROUP AB (publ) are hereby summoned to the Annual General Meeting to be held on Thursday, 12 May 2005, at 1.00 p.m. (Swedish time). Location: ForeningsSparbanken Sjuharad, Horsalen, Asbogatan 8, Boras, Sweden.
Alfa Laval Delivers Environmentally Friendly Solutions to Fincantieri
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Alfa Laval -- a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling -- has recived a major order from the Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri. The order includes the complete fuel oil treatment system for five cruise ships and two ro-ro vessels. The total order value is approximately SEK 75 million, of which SEK 30 million was booked late 2004.
Electrolux Annual Report now on the Group's Web Site
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Electrolux (Pink Sheets:ELUXY) Annual Report for 2004 is available on the Group's web site as of today, at www.electrolux.com/annualreport2004. The printed version is now being distributed and can also be ordered from Electrolux Investor Relations at +46 8 738 60 03.
Elekta and IMPAC Announce Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period
STOCKHOLM, Sweden and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Elekta AB (publ) (SSE:EKTAb) and IMPAC Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:IMPC) today announced the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 relating to the previously announced agreement for Elekta to acquire IMPAC by merger. The expiration of the Hart-Scott-Rodino waiting period satisfies one of the conditions for Elekta's acquisition of IMPAC. Consummation of the merger remains subject to other customary closing conditions, including approval of the merger by IMPAC stockholders holding a majority of its outstanding shares at the stockholders' meeting scheduled for April 4, 2005. If IMPAC's stockholders approve the merger, the acquisition is expected to close promptly thereafter.
Volvo Trucks North America and UAW Reach Tentative Agreement
GOTEBORG, Sweden, April 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Volvo Trucks North America, Inc., and the United Auto Workers have reached a tentative agreement on terms of new three-year agreements that would cover approximately 2,800 UAW members at the New River Valley plant in Dublin, VA, USA.