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Nobel Biocare Acquires Sales Operations in Russia and the Baltic
ZURICH, Switzerland, Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nobel Biocare (Other OTC:NBCHF) (Stockholm:NOBE), world leader in innovative esthetic dental solutions, announced today that it will establish its own subsidiaries in Moscow, Russia, and Vilnius, Lithuania by acquiring the sales operations from the existing distributor, The Chicago Center for Advanced Dentistry, for an undisclosed sum.
Nalco Results Hit Expectations
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nalco Holding Company (NYSE:NLC) sales increased 9.2 percent in 2005 to $3.3 billion and net income improved to $47.8 million from a year-ago net loss of $138.8 million. Sales were primarily driven in the year by higher prices aimed at offsetting continued raw material and energy cost increases. The 2004 net loss was the result of one-time charges.
AMERCO / U-Haul
AMERCO Declares Preferred Stock Dividend
RENO, Nev., Feb. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- AMERCO (Nasdaq:UHAL), the parent of U-Haul International, Inc., Oxford Life Insurance Company, Republic Western Insurance Company and Amerco Real Estate Company, on February 3, 2006, declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.53125 on its Series A, 8 1/2 percent Preferred Stock (NYSE:AO+A). The dividend will be payable March 1, 2006 to holders of record on February 14, 2006.
Smart Energy Solutions, Inc.
Red Herring Makes a Catch with Recent Article Outlining Smart Energy Solutions' Battery Brain
CLIFTON, N.J., Feb. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Smart Energy Solutions, Inc., (OTCBB:SMGY), inventor and manufacturer of the innovative Battery Brain(tm) battery monitoring device, was the focus of a recent article in the U.S. technology newsletter Red Herring. The story, entitled "Italians Get Car Battery Brain," was published in the newsletter's Energy Industries section and focused on a recent agreement between Smart Energy Solutions and Elcart, a leading electronics distributor in Italy.
Evergreen Holdings, Inc.
Evergreen Holdings, Inc. Announces 2006 Third Quarter Conference Call
MCMINNVILLE, Ore., Feb. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Evergreen Holdings, Inc. today announced that the Company's conference call for its third fiscal quarter of 2006 ended November 30, 2005 will begin at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time on Thursday, February 16, 2006. To listen to or participate in the call, dial in at least fifteen minutes prior to the start of the call at 1-888-989-5214, passcode KURT. Evergreen filed its Report on Form 10-Q for its third fiscal quarter with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 17, 2006.
Stock Analysis Firm, Market Advisors, Initiates Coverage of EnXnet, Inc.
LINCOLN, Neb., Feb. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Market Advisors, a well-respected stock analysis firm, has initiated coverage on EnXnet, Inc. (OTCBB:EXNT) (German WKN# AOHMDW). The research report highlights the overall operations and business plan unfolding for the firm. Market Advisors has been reporting on publicly trading companies since the early 1980's and has identified EXNT as a company on the rise.