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Forbes Ranks Tele2 Amongst The World's Best Big Companies
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele2 AB, ("Tele2") (Nasdaq:TLTOA) (Nasdaq:TLTOB) (Stockholmsborsen:TEL2A and TEL2B), the leading alternative pan-European telecommunications company, is proud to be the only newcomer of the three Swedish companies represented on Forbes' list of the world's 400 best big companies. The categories that Forbes bases the list upon are: five-year sales and earnings growth; the past year's stock market performance; return on capital; and analysts' earnings expectations for the coming year.
Sapa Continues to Grow in Poland and Invests MSEK 40 in a New Press
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sapa has experienced rapid growth in Poland in recent years. Sapa already began establishing operations in Poland in 1991, making its initial investment in a new press plant in Trzcianka. In the autumn 1995, Sapa invested in press number two. Today, Sapa has 25 per cent of the Polish aluminium profiles market and growing exports in Central Europe. The Polish aluminium profiles market is expanding and is expected to continue to grow by an average of 10 per cent annually.
Munters assists in recovery after Florida Hurricanes
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hurricanes Charley and Frances have rampaged Florida and hurricane Ivan is quickly approaching from the Caribbean. Damage from the first two hurricanes has been extensive and Ivan is expected to bring more devastation to Florida, Alabama and Mississippi.
Skanska increases focus on residential development through new Nordic business unit
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) --Skanska is creating a new business unit for residential development in Sweden, Finland and Norway -- Skanska Project Development Residential Nordic Region. Skanska's development of residential projects is being removed from the Nordic construction units and will form a business unit exclusively aimed at project development.
Skanska Strengthens Senior Executive Team
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska is intensifying its focus on improved profitability and growth in its core operations. As a step in this effort, the Senior Executive Team is being strengthened and several senior executives are being assigned new duties in the Group.
Trintech Group Plc
Select Comfort Streamlines Funds Management Processes with Trintech's ReconNET System and DataFlow Transaction Network
DUBLIN, Ireland and DALLAS, Sept. 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Trintech (Nasdaq:TTPA) (Prime Standard:TTP), a leading provider of transaction management and payment infrastructure solutions, today announced that Select Comfort, the United States' leading bed retailer and creator of the SLEEP NUMBER(r) bed, has selected ReconNET to automate the verification and reconciliation of its bank deposits, credit card transactions and disbursements for its retail and distribution channels. Select Comfort has also selected Trintech's DataFlow transaction network to complete the automation of its financial processes through collection, formatting and delivery of daily banking data.
Crucell Grants IAVI Exclusive License to use AdVac Technology for AIDS Vaccine
LEIDEN, The Netherlands, Sept. 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dutch biotechnology company Crucell and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) have signed an exclusive license agreement to develop an AIDS vaccine based on Crucell's AdVac(r) technology. Crucell expects to receive development funding and substantial upfront, annual and milestone payments, as well as royalties on future HIV vaccine sales. Further financial details were not disclosed.