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Trelleborg Strengthens Leading Position in Marine Fender Systems
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Trelleborg Engineered Systems, a business area within the Trelleborg Group, has signed an agreement to acquire certain machine equipment and other assets related to its Marine Fenders market segment. The selling party is Metso Minerals' Wear Protection & Conveying business line. The acquisition will strengthen Trelleborg Engineered Systems' position as a leading supplier of fender products and systems to harbor facilities throughout the world.
Biacore Appoints New Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations
UPPSALA, Sweden, Feb. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Biacore International AB (SSE: BCOR) announces today that it has appointed Mr. Terry Pizzie as Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations. Mr. Pizzie has over 20 years' experience in the life science industry and he will take responsibility for all of Biacore's commercial activities globally including sales and product management as from March 1st 2005.
AB Volvo Repurchased 2,410,000 B Shares and 70,000 A Shares During Last Week
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Feb. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Further to the decision taken by AB Volvo's Board of Directors on June 17, 2004, regarding repurchase of own shares, AB Volvo has, during the week February 14-18, acquired a total of 2,410,000 series B shares and 70,000 series A shares.
JetBlue Airways Corporation
JetBlue to Waive Change Fees and Fare Differences to Assist Customers Who May be Affected by Winter Weather in The Northeast
NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) announced today that it will waive its change fee and any fare differences to allow customers who have reservations for travel tomorrow, February 21 to or from New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York's LaGuardia Airport, Boston, MA; Buffalo, Syracuse, Rochester, NY or Burlington, VT to postpone their plans through Wednesday, February 23 to avoid the winter snowstorm in the area. Customers should call 1-800-JETBLUE (538-2583) to arrange for ticket changes.
Emerson Poynter LLP
Emerson Poynter LLP Files Class Action Suit against Former and Current Officers of Tower Automotive, Inc. -- TWR
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emerson Poynter LLP (www.emersonpoynter.com), a national law firm with offices in Houston, Little Rock, and Seattle, announced today that it has filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of purchasers of Tower Automotive, Inc. ("Tower Automotive") (NYSE:TWR) common stock during the period between February 14, 2003, and January 21, 2005 (the "Class Period").