latest news releases from the newsroom
Key New Staff Members Join Whitestone REIT
HOUSTON, Jan. 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Whitestone REIT, a public, non-traded community business center REIT, continues to strengthen its management team and operating capacity by hiring eight new professionals to join their Houston corporate headquarters team, and one in Arizona. New associates were employed as the Company adjusted its reporting structure and enhanced job responsibilities while reducing total head count to its current 47 people, from 48 as of December 2007.
Cree Announces University of California, Davis Joins LED University(tm) Program and Unveils Bi-level 'Smart' Parking Lighting At South Entry Parking Garage
DAVIS, Calif., Jan. 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq:CREE), a leader in LED lighting, announces that University of California, Davis is joining the LED University(tm) program in conjunction with the unveiling of new bi-level LED lighting at UC Davis' South Entry Parking Structure near the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts. The LED light fixtures, featuring activity-sensing technology adapted and developed at California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at UC Davis, provide enhanced nighttime visibility while reducing energy consumption by up to 80 percent compared with the metal-halide fixtures that were replaced.
GeoPharma Announces Corporate Restructuring and Third Quarter Earnings Release Date
LARGO, Fla., Jan. 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GeoPharma, Inc. (Nasdaq:GORX) (the "Company") announced today a strategic restructuring plan that is intended to improve its financial performance by consolidating operations, reducing head count and lowering SG&A. The plan will allow the Company to maintain the focus of its core businesses and is directly in line with the Company's goal of achieving a return to profitability.
PGT Industries, Inc
PGT Announces Restructuring
VENICE, Fla., Jan. 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PGT, Inc. (Nasdaq:PGTI), today announced a restructuring of the Company as a result of continued analysis of the Company's target markets, internal structure, projected run-rate, and efficiency.