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Emtec, Inc. Announces Expansion To Las Vegas
TRENTON, N.J., Dec. 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emtec, Inc. (OTCBB:ETEC), a systems integrator providing technology solutions to enable customers to effectively use and manage data to grow their business, today announced that it has established a presence in Las Vegas. Emtec's long-standing focus on the casino industry in both Atlantic City and Las Vegas has been handled by an account team headquartered in Trenton, N.J. Effective immediately, Emtec will now provide a dedicated sales representative in Las Vegas to handle local Las Vegas and other western casino locations. Concurrently, Emtec has entered into an agreement with a Las Vegas-based service provider to provide timely on-site service to Emtec casino customers in the region. Joe Garafalo, Emtec SVP of Sales, said that, "After meeting with casino industry executives, I believe this new structure will increase our response to existing customer needs as well as provide the capacity to increase sales and services in this growth industry."
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc.
Universal Stainless to Post Investor Presentation on Web Site
BRIDGEVILLE, Pa., Dec. 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:USAP) announced today that it will post the slide presentation for its upcoming investment community meetings in Boston and New York on December 7 and 8 on its web site. The slide presentation will be available at www.univstainless.com beginning at 7:00 a.m. (Eastern) on December 7th and will be archived on the site thereafter.
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc.
Universal Stainless Receives 2004 Import Tax Duties
BRIDGEVILLE, Pa., Dec. 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:USAP) today announced that it will recognize Other Income of $507,000 or $0.05 per diluted share in the fourth quarter of 2004 related to the receipt of 2004 import duties in accordance with the "Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act of 2000" (CDSOA) from the U.S. Customs Service. This act provides for payment of the duties collected by the U.S. Treasury to domestic companies injured by unfair foreign trade practices.
Sciax Technology, Inc.
Sciax Announces Major Sale to the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency
BAY CITY, Mich. and TORONTO, Dec. 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sciax Corp. (Pink Sheets:SCXC) announced today that the company has received an order for Sciax Wolf Pack(tm) remote viewing systems from the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA). The contraband interdiction unit of CBSA (formerly Canada Customs) has been an important and successful user of the company's systems for several years.
Environmental Technologies International, Inc.
EMTI's AWE Marketing Team To Expand Horizons. . . Targeting Global Markets
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Environmental Technologies International, Inc. (Pink Sheets:EMTI) is pleased to announce that it intends to seek out offshore distributors for its AWE building HVAC retrofit units currently being developed for mass markets. Initially, Management intends to focus on those geographical regions, both in the United States and around the globe, that must contend with the extreme indoor environmental control problems typical of tropical and/or semi-tropical climates, i.e. excessive heat and humidity that fosters building mold and mildew as well as a scarcity of high-purity, potable water in many such regions. A shortage of electrical energy, reflected in very high costs, also coincides with these indoor environmental problems in many regions of the globe.
World Golf League, Inc.
The WGL to Distribute Discount Memberships to the Golf Industry
ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The World Golf League, Inc. (OTCBB:WGFL) announced today that it has reached an agreement with Upwon, LLC to distribute up to 500,000 WGL discount memberships through public and semi-private golf courses throughout the country. This will represent over 7,500 golf courses with access to 18 million golfers. When a membership is redeemed by the golfer, the golf course will receive $15.00 while the member pays the WGL $65.00.
Maxim Pharmaceuticals Reports Data from its Phase 3 Trial of Ceplene in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Maxim Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:MAXM) (SSE:MAXM) announced today additional data from its randomized and controlled Phase 3 trial (MP-MA-0201) investigating Ceplene plus Interleukin-2 (IL-2) in the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients in complete remission during an oral presentation at the American Society of Hematology 46th Annual Meeting and Exposition. The data presented included the updated p-value (p=0.0096) for the primary endpoint of leukemia free survival, and details of the demographics, risk factors and other baseline characteristics of the patient population, which were all well balanced. The preliminary p-value previously reported (p=0.026) only stratified the patient population by complete remission status and did not additionally stratify by country as set forth in the study protocol.
Maxim's Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs and Drug Safety Resigns
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Maxim Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:MAXM) (SSE:MAXM) announced today that Richard Lowenthal, Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs and Drug Safety at Maxim, has resigned to pursue an opportunity to be one of the first employees of an early-stage biotechnology company. Sharon Tonetta, Ph.D., Vice President of Drug Development, and Mr. Lowenthal's supervisor at Maxim, will continue to head the company's regulatory affairs and drug safety. Additionally, John F. Bedard, a member of Maxim's board of directors, has agreed to act as interim lead of regulatory affairs. Mr. Bedard, a former Vice President, FDA Liaison and Global Strategy at Bristol-Myers Squibb, has over twenty-five years of experience directing drug development and registration programs in the pharmaceutical industry. Drug Safety will be lead by Emma Barrett, M.D., Maxim's Senior Director of Medical Affairs.