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Skylink Group Designed and Manufactured OTODOR Automatic Swing Door Opener
TORONTO, June 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Skylink(R) Group, a leader in access control products and wireless technology, introduces OTODOR(R) Automatic Swing Door Opener (SDO), an automated system that allows the homeowner to open and close an interior door without a push, pull and/or turn of a knob. This product is now available in Canada's largest home health care chain -- Shoppers Home Health Care.
QLogic InfiniPath InfiniBand Adapters to Support OpenFabrics Enterprise Distribution 1.0
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic(R) Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs), stackable switches and blade server switches, today announced that its InfiniPath(TM) InfiniBand Interconnect will support the newly released OpenFabrics Enterprise Distribution (OFED) 1.0 for Linux-based data center fabrics. OFED 1.0 is the first enterprise version of the open source software stack, providing users with a standardized, fully tested and robust tool to develop RDMA-capable datacenter fabrics. By ensuring OFED compliance of its InfiniPath InfiniBand Interconnect, QLogic enables enterprises to leverage the industry's highest performing cluster interconnect for the most challenging computational tasks in their corporate data centers -- without risk to their software investments. QLogic also announced the immediate availability of version 1.3 of the InfiniPath software stack, providing up to 33 percent higher performance on most MPI applications.
Aquila Announces Expiration of Cash Tender Offer; Accepts for Purchase $350 Million of Debt Securities
KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aquila, Inc. (NYSE:ILA) today announced the expiration, as of 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on June 23, 2006 (the "Expiration Date"), of its cash tender offer (the "Offer") for up to $350 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes pursuant to its previously announced cash tender offer for certain of its outstanding senior notes (the "Notes"). In the cash tender offer, $500,763,000 in aggregate principal amount of Notes were validly tendered and not validly withdrawn on or before the Expiration Date, as specified pursuant to the terms of the Offer.
Coattec Industries Cites Rising Energy Costs in U.S. Households
MAINZ, Germany, June 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Coattec Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets:CTCK) announces that the average U.S. household has experienced significant increases in energy costs over the past year. According to the EPA and the Department of Energy, the average household spends $1,500 annually on energy, and these agencies predict the possibility of a 50% increase above that figure this year.
NetManage and Cape Clear Software Announce Strategic SOA Partnership
CUPERTINO, Calif. and WALTHAM, Mass., June 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- NetManage, Inc. (Nasdaq:NETM), a software company that provides solutions for integrating, Web enabling and accessing enterprise information systems, and Cape Clear Software, a proven leader in Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) solutions to enable service-oriented architecture (SOA), today announced a strategic partnership. The partnership will provide customers with a streamlined yet comprehensive path to a SOA via the integration of complementary solutions.
Sports Pouch Beverage Company, Inc.
Sports Pouch Beverage/Major Retailers to Develop Line of New Fruit Drinks
CORONA, Calif., June 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sports Pouch Beverage Company Inc. (Pink Sheets:SPBV) President/CEO Mr. Gil Arvizu today announced that the company has received approval from two major national retailers to develop a line of private label fruit flavored drinks for the single serve aceptic juice sector. Sports Pouch Beverage owns the patent protected packaging technology to a unique, one of a kind, innovative Sports Pouch(tm). The beverage packaging system utilizes a flexible pouch combined with an easy to use pull-push spout. Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Arvizu stated, "Our unique product is highly marketable in a number of different and profitable beverage categories which all present great opportunities for us. We now have the ability to produce and market a portfolio of high-demand beverage products for private label and branded applications."
Metso to Supply Crushing and Grinding equipment to Boddington Gold Mine
HELSINKI, Finland, June 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Minerals will supply crushing and grinding equipment to Boddington Gold Mine (BGM) in Western Australia. The mine is a joint venture owned by Newmont Mining Corporation and AngloGold Ashanti. The delivery is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2007. The value of the order is approximately EUR 50 million.