latest news releases from the newsroom
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc.
Universal Stainless Announces Titanium Surcharge Effective May 16th
BRIDGEVILLE, Pa., April 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:USAP) today announced that it will begin to include titanium in its raw material surcharge formula for titanium-bearing grades of stainless steel and nickel alloys. The grades affected are Types 321, 17-7, A286, 600, 330 and 330 CB. The surcharge will be based on Ryan's Notes to establish the monthly average for ferrotitanium (FeTi). The surcharge calculation will have a trigger level of $3.50 per pound titanium. It will go into are effect with shipments scheduled for May 16th.
GFY Foods, Inc.
GFY Foods, Inc. Moving Forward in Acquisition of Accounting Firm
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., April 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- As anticipated previously, GFY Foods, Inc. (OTCBB:GFYD) is moving forward in its planned acquisition of Terry Moye & Associates, a CPA and consulting firm. The firm now provides Accounting, Business and Individual Tax Services as well as Business Computer Systems Services including software training.
Fortis Publishes First Sustainability Report
BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Fortis has today published its first sustainability report. This report underscores Fortis's belief that corporate sustainability and operational success go hand in hand. The report refers to the formulation of plans and initiatives to enhance Fortis's corporate sustainability even further.Jean-Paul Votron, CEO of Fortis says: 'This report is a first step in a process that will continue in the years ahead and will lead to better results. This is not a solitary process for Fortis, but one which we are undertaking together with our stakeholders, involved in and committed to our company.'
Orc Software's Strong Offering of Market Access now Includes the Budapest Stock Exchange
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Orc Software, a leading supplier of technology for advanced market making, professional trading and brokerage, continues to add market connections at a fast pace. Orc Software can now offer trading on the Budapest Stock Exchange. Budapest Stock Exchange is the official trading platform on the Hungarian stock market for publicly emitted equities, derivatives and bonds.
REPORT FOR THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2005
* Operation in Micro AB is sold off.
* Ford/Mazda dealer in Copenhagen – soon to be acquired.
* Net turnover amounted to SEK 2,727 M (2,631).
* Net profit amounted to SEK 8 M (45) and earnings per share to SEK 0.35 (1.75).
* Net profit for remaining operations amounted to SEK 53 M (52).
Notable events during 2005
· Bilia started selling Ford’s model range in Fornebu, Oslo.
· Bilia started selling Kia’s model range in a separate facility in Kista,
Observer pays dividend of SEK 0.45 per share
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Annual General Meeting of Observer AB on Thursday, April 28 approved a dividend of SEK 0.45 (0.45) per share. The record date is May 3 and the dividend is expected to be paid on May 9, 2005.
Crucell N.V.: Single-Shot Outbreak Vaccine Provides Full Protection Against Ebola According to Results of New Animal Studies
LEIDEN, Netherlands, April 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext:CRXL) (Nasdaq:CRXL) today reported new results from its Ebola vaccine studies. The studies, conducted together with the Vaccine Research Center (VRC) of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Army Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), confirm previously published results showing that a single shot of the vaccine protected monkeys completely against a lethal Ebola challenge. These new results utilized vectors developed with Crucell's adenoviral vector and PER.C6(r) cell line technology, and show protection at lower doses than previously reported.