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Diamant Art Corp.
ART International Signs Distribution Agreement with Victory Packaging
MARKHAM, Ontario, Nov. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ART International Corporation (OTCBB:ARIOF) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Diamant Film Inc., the North American distributor of a revolutionary non-PVC stretch wrap, has signed a Letter of Intent for a distribution agreement with Victory Packaging, headquartered in Houston, TX. The agreement is for the distribution rights of Diamant(tm) film to the industrial, supermarket, institutional, and catering markets throughout North America.
Gardant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Bioaccelerate Portfolio Company Enhance Biotech's New Merger Partner Ardent Pharmaceuticals Announces License Agreement with ALZA Corporation for Pain Compound
NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bioaccelerate (OTCBB:BACL) portfolio company Enhance Biotech, Inc. (Pink Sheets:EBOI), a developer of a portfolio of products focused on lifestyle drugs, announced today that its new merger partner Ardent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the world leader in the discovery and development of delta receptor compounds, entered into a Feasibility Study, Option and License Agreement with ALZA Corporation for the development of DPI-125, Ardent's lead drug candidate for moderate-to-severe pain.
American Petroleum Group, Inc.
American Capital Alliance Completes Name Change and Reverse Split of Common Stock
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Nov. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- American Petroleum Group, Inc., formerly known as American Capital Alliance, Inc. (OTCBB:AMPE), announced today that it has completed its name change and reverse stock split. The new trading symbol is "AMPE," and was effective on November 1, 2004. Along with the newly elected board of Directors and Executive Officers, the Company is seeking to restructure its Debt and reorganize its operations, as well as laying the foundation for the Company's new future.
Scott + Scott, LLC, Represents Current and Former Employees/Plan Participants and Their Beneficiaries In Class Action Lawsuit -- MRK
COLCHESTER, Conn., Nov. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scott + Scott, LLC (http://www.scott-scott.com ) has filed a class action lawsuit today in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey on behalf of participants and beneficiaries of the Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) Employee Stock Purchase and Savings Plan and the Merck & Co., Inc. Employee Savings and Security Plan (the "Plans"). For more information, please e-mail: (MerckERISALitigation@scott-scott.com and email@example.com) or by calling 800-404-7770 (EDT) or 800-332-2259 (PDT). You can dial direct in California at 619-233-4565. Scott + Scott, LLC is located at 108 Norwich Avenue, Colchester, CT 06415; phone: 860/537-3818; fax: 860/537-4432. The firm is presently co-lead counsel in the Shell/Royal Dutch ERISA Litigation.
Omni Alliance Group Inc.
Omni Completes Acquisition of Ross Marketing
ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Omni Alliance Group Inc. (Pink Sheets:OMNA) is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of Ross Marketing Group Inc, a Ridgefield, CT based specialty marketing company. This acquisition is part of an ongoing effort by Omni to re-position its business direction towards the leisure lifestyle consumer markets. Earlier this year, Omni acquired Radmaxx International.
OnScreen Technologies, Inc.
RediAlert(tm), Emergency Response LED Signage, Targeted to the General Aviation, Homeland Defense, and Law Enforcement Markets with New Distributor in Northern Virginia and Maryland Territories
SAFETY HARBOR, Fla., Nov. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- OnScreen Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:ONSC) announced that it has selected Robinson Aviation Inc. (RVA) as a non-exclusive distributor of OnScreen's products in certain Northern Virginia and Maryland territories. RVA's target markets will include military installations, general aviation, Law Enforcement and First Responders in the geographic territory.