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Toll Brothers, Inc.
Toll Brothers Named to Forbes Platinum 400 for 5th Consecutive Year
HORSHAM, Pa., Jan. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc., (NYSE:TOL) (www.tollbrothers.com) the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, has, for the fifth year in a row, been named to the prestigious Forbes Platinum 400. The group is identified by the magazine as "America's Best Managed Companies". This places Toll Brothers among a select group of America's best big companies who have earned this honor each year in the new millennium. According to the magazine, Toll Brothers' 41.5% five-year annualized total return performance placed the Company No. 31 in the Platinum 400. Within the Platinum 400, Toll Brothers was one of just twelve firms highlighted as "Turbocharged Companies" by Forbes, based on historical and prospective growth potential.
Acies Launches Paperless Payroll Solution for Employers
NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Acies Corporation (OTCBB:ACIE), an emerging leader in payment processing and electronic banking services to small and medium-size merchants across the United States, today announced its paperless payroll solution for employers. The program is specifically being offered to employers that issue paper checks to the more than 30 million 'unbanked' employees in the country with no checking or savings accounts.
Getac Debuts First-Time 14" Screen in New True-Rugged, Reliable Notebook Computer with Quick, Swappable HDD
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Getac Inc., a leading pioneer in the rugged mobile computing industry, today at DistribuTECH introduced the first ever, truly rugged, reliable laptop computer with a 14" screen. Using the company's unique design of the encasement surrounding the display, the new MobileForce(tm) M220 large screen is able to withstand jarring and bending associated with extreme use found in military and commercial applications. The 14.1" sunlight-readable screen affords today's users dealing with outdoor elements the visible advantages of the latest non-rugged commercial laptops to view more, yet meet the rugged nature of such fields in business travel, field service, utilities, construction, telecommunications, military, police, fire and emergency services (EMS), data collection in fields of science, oil and gas exploration and other mobile workforce applications.
Amy N. Cohen, CSA, CLTC, Named Recipient Of National LTCi Sales Achievement Award
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Jan. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Long-Term Care Insurance Sales Strategies magazine has awarded Amy N. Cohen, CSA, CLTC, of LTCi Specialists in Wynnewood, Penn., the 2004 National LTCi Sales Achievement Award. The award recognizes the nation's leading long-term care insurance specialists and was presented at the National LTCi Producers Summit, the industry conference, held in San Francisco, Calif.