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Changes in SCA's business groups and management structure
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Since 2000 SCA's operations have grown 8% annually. Growth has largely been driven by company acquisitions within the hygiene products and packaging areas and in recent years primarily in North and South America, Asia and Australia. To meet the demands arising in an increasingly globalized business, changes will be made in SCA's business groups and management structure.
ICOA Adds Seasoned Sales Executive
WARWICK, R.I., Aug. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ICOA, Inc. (OTCBB:ICOA), a provider of neutral-host broadband wireless Internet solutions in high traffic public locations such as airports, marinas and restaurants, announced today the strengthening of its senior management team with the appointment of Dennis diBattista as Vice President of Sales. Mr. diBattista is a veteran of the communications infrastructure industry with a record of success in solution sales, business management, and revenue accumulation.
Action Products International
Action Products Achieves Success in Educational Market
ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Action Products International Inc. (Nasdaq:APII), a leading toy designer and manufacturer of educational and positive, non-violent branded toys for children in preschool through primary grades, announced today that the Company's initiative to gain new distribution in the education market has been a success. Entering this market last year, the company's products will be in approximately 300 independently owned stores that provide teacher and parent teaching aids. Additionally, Action Products will have distribution in over 200 major chain stores and catalogs servicing this market, including Lakeshore, Ace Educational Supplies, School Specialty, Scholastic, J.L. Hammett, Hungates, MindWare, Scholars Choice, MasterMind, National Wildlife, Fisher Scientific, Highlights for Children, National Geographic, and Young Explorers. This significant new distribution involves many of the Company's brands including, I Dig Dinosaurs(r)(tm) and I Dig Treasures(r), Space Voyagers(r), Kidz Workshop, Curiosity Kits(r), and JAY JAY THE JET PLANE WOODEN ADVENTURE SYSTEM (tm).
HydroFlo Obtains Status of Approved Vendor for ConAgra Foods
RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- HydroFlo, Inc. (OTCBB:HYRF) today announced that its subsidiary, HydroFlo Water Treatment, has become an approved vendor for ConAgra Foods, the Omaha, Nebraska based packaged food company that is reported to own and control over 2000 food processing plants in the United States.