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Sampo Corporation of America
Sampo Professional to Demonstrate Industry's First Network Controllable LCD-TV's and Plasma Displays at InfoComm 2005
LAS VEGAS, June 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sampo Professional, a leading provider of network-enabled flat-panel display solutions for the commercial, education and government sectors, and home theater environments, will demonstrate at InfoComm 2005 (booth 8112) the industry's-first IP-addressable LCD-TV's and plasma displays which provide users with the ability to remotely control their digital displays through an existing network infrastructure. In addition to lowering the cost of deployment and increasing operational efficiencies, the network control capability of the 2005 line of Sampo Professional displays further enhances emerging video applications such as video on demand, emergency and security notification, distance learning, and videoconferencing.
Nannaco, Inc.'s Merger Partner, Amenni Inc., Announces Entry into $500 Million Marketplace
GIG HARBOR, Wash. and FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nannaco, Inc. (OTCBB:NNNC) noted today that Pat Lochrie, CEO of Nannaco's merger partner Amenni announced in a letter to its shareholders that Amenni has begun the roll-out of its Transdermal Patch product range.
Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd.
ARM and Implats to Proceed with Two Rivers Platinum Project
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- African Rainbow Minerals Limited (ARM) and Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) (Pink Sheets:IMPUY) (OtherOTC:IMPAF) (JSE:IMP) (LSE:IPLA) (ADRS:IMPUY) today announced that the companies will proceed with the 220,000 ounces per year platinum group metals (PGM) project, Two Rivers Platinum (Pty) Limited (Two Rivers) on the Eastern Limb of the Bushveld Complex. The joint venture between the companies is held 55% by ARM and 45% by Implats. The JV has contracted ARM to manage the project, while Implats will undertake the processing and refining through its subsidiary Impala Refining Services (IRS).
ASM International NV
ASM International N.V. to Host Epitaxy and High-k Technology Symposia
BILTHOVEN, Netherlands, June 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ASM International N.V. (Nasdaq:ASMI) (Euronext Amsterdam:ASM) will host technical seminars on epitaxy and high-k dielectrics in the evening of June 15, 2005, at the Shin Miyako Hotel, Kyoto, Japan. The symposia are held in conjunction with the VLSI Research Conference where IC manufacturers and R&D institutes with whom ASM has key strategic partnerships will present several papers. Guest speakers at the ASM symposium are from Freescale Semiconductor Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced CMOS and BiCMOS integrated circuits; Soitec, the world's largest supplier of engineered substrates; IMEC, Europe's leading research center in the field of microelectronics and nanotechnology; and, STMicroelectronics, one of the world's largest independent semiconductor companies.