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Dow Jones & Company
Photo Release -- Wall Street Journal Unveils Highly Anticipated WSJ., a Glossy Lifestyle Magazine Targeting Journal Readers
NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Wall Street Journal today unveiled its much anticipated glossy lifestyle magazine, WSJ., at a breakfast held at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City. WSJ., with a global circulation of 960,000, will appear on Friday, Sept. 5, in The Wall Street Journal Asia and The Wall Street Journal Europe and on Saturday, Sept. 6, in the U.S. Weekend Edition of the Journal.
Merit Medical Systems, Inc.
Merit Medical to Present At the Credit Suisse Under Followed Opportunities Conference
SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, Sept. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used primarily in cardiology and radiology procedures, today announced that it will participate in the Credit Suisse Under Followed Opportunities Conference being held September 10-11, 2008 at the Credit Suisse offices in Boston.
Zecotek Photonics Inc.
Zecotek Granted Chinese Patent Rights For LFS Scintillation Material
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zecotek Photonics Inc. (TSX-V:ZMS) (Frankfurt:W1I) today announced that Zecotek Imaging Systems Singapore Pte. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary, has received Notification of Grant of Patent Rights from the Chinese Patent Office for its LFS scintillation material. The grant of these additional Chinese patent rights further validates and strengthens Zecotek's worldwide patent position in its innovative LFS scintillation material.
American International Industries, Inc.
American International Industries, Inc. Announces Definitive Asset Purchase Agreement With Shumate Industries, Inc. to Acquire Shumate Machine Works, An Energy Related Company
HOUSTON and KEMAH, Texas, Sept. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American International Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMIN) and Shumate Industries, Inc. (OTCBB:SHMT) today announced that they have signed the Asset Purchase Agreement, whereby AMIN has agreed to purchase the assets of Shumate Machine Works Corporation ("SMW"), a subsidiary of SHMT, for approximately $6.7 million in cash, in large part to be financed through long-term debt by Stillwater National Bank and Trust, including assumption of certain liabilities. The closing of the proposed transaction is scheduled for October 1, 2008, subject to certain closing conditions. Shumate Industries has already received its needed shareholder approval for the SMW divestiture at their special meeting of stockholders last month.