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Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania
BEA Systems Acquires Compoze Software, Inc., a Wayne, PA Company That Received Early-Stage Seed Capital From Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA
PHILADELPHIA, July 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- BEA Systems, Inc. yesterday announced that it had completed the acquisition of Compoze Software, Inc., a privately held company based in Wayne, PA that received early-stage seed capital from Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/SEP) (www.sep.benfranklin.org). Headquartered in San Jose, CA, BEA said that the acquisition was part of the company's strategy to improve enterprise productivity and turn "frozen" IT assets into enterprise liquid assets.
Industrial Nanotech, Inc.
Industrial Nanotech to Introduce Spray Can Version of Nansulate Translucent
NAPLES, Fla., July 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Industrial Nanotech Inc., (Pink Sheets:INTK), an emerging nanotechnology-based solutions provider, is pleased to report that the Company is testing a newly developed prototype of Nansulate Translucent(tm) to be delivered via a spray can. The new spray delivery method of the high performance nanotechnology coating was engineered for household and industrial applications that can benefit from the smaller quantity offered and the ease of application that comes from a spray can. Management sees a significant retail marketing opportunity in offering a spray coating that can effectively insulate and prevent against corrosion.
JM Dutton Analyst Upgrades Buy Rating for Joystar, Inc.
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Joystar, Inc. (OTCBB:JYSR), the nation's largest and fastest-growing travel agency network, announced today that Dutton Associates (www.jmdutton.com) analyst, Richard West, CFA, issued a Speculative Buy Rating for Joystar. The research note reads as follows:
Oakley Second Quarter Net Income Up 27 Percent on Record Quarterly Net Sales
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., July 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oakley, Inc. (NYSE:OO) today announced that net sales increased 10.8 percent and net income grew 27.3 percent in its second quarter ended June 30, 2005. Net sales grew to a quarterly record $170.5 million, compared with $153.8 million in the second quarter of 2004. Net income for the second quarter totaled $20.3 million, or $0.30 per diluted share, compared with net income of $16.0 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, earned in the second quarter of 2004.
Milagro Holdings Inc.
Milagro Entertainment Enters into Agreement with United States Coast Guard
LAS VEGAS, July 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Milagro Entertainment, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Milagro Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets:MLGH), is pleased to announce that it has signed a Production Agreement with the United States Coast Guard (USCG) acting on behalf of the United States of America. This Agreement is based upon a TV Script called "The Guard". A one-hour pilot has been written and approved by the USCG Motion Picture & Television Office, which is a department within Homeland Security.
EPOD International Inc.
EPOD Announces Solar Panel Manufacturing Joint Venture
KELOWNA, British Columbia, July 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- EPOD International Inc. (OTCBB:EPOI) (Frankfurt:EDU), a developer of advanced energy management technologies that significantly increase the efficiency of electrical power devices, announces the Company has entered into a joint-venture agreement to acquire a solar panel manufacturing facility.
Toll Brothers, Inc.
Toll Brothers Enters Minnesota Market
HORSHAM, Pa., July 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) (www.tollbrothers.com), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, today announced its entry into Minnesota's Minneapolis-St. Paul market. The move represents an expansion of Toll Brothers' growing presence in the Midwest, where it currently operates in the metro Chicago and metro Detroit areas.
American Football Alumni
Sports Alumni Inc. Signs Agreement for 100 New Players Representatives and Books Initial $25,000 In Membership Revenues
LAS VEGAS and HENDERSON, Nev., July 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sports Alumni, Inc.'s. (Pink Sheets:SPNI) announced today that its American Football Alumni's division (www.americanfootballalumni.com) has agreed with a Pennsylvania-based Recruiting/Staffing firm to enroll the initial 100 Players Representatives/Sales force, at a set up fee of $250 for each new Player Rep. The Recruiting/Staffing firm will pay Sports Alumni an initial fee of $25,000 in exchange for the right to participate in the subsequent revenues generated by their first 100 representative national sales team, plus will receive a small equity position in SPNI.