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Oneida Ltd. and Anchor Hocking Announce Licensing Agreement For Foodservice Glassware
ONEIDA, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oneida Ltd. (OTCBB:ONEI) and the Anchor Hocking Company announced that they have entered into a licensing agreement for glass products for use within the foodservice industry. Under this agreement, the two companies' foodservice glassware lines will be consolidated, and going forward will be co-branded as Anchor Glass / Oneida. Sales under the agreement will commence February 1, 2005.
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc.
GmbH joins Aframax International Pool
NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- PDV Marina, S.A. (PDV Marina), the marine transportation subsidiary of Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA) and Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (OSG), jointly announced today that Hansa Shipping GmbH & Co. KG (Hansa) has joined the Aframax International Pool (the Pool). Hansa has contributed one double-hulled Aframax newbuilding (HS Tosca) to the Pool and will contribute another Aframax newbuilding (HS Norma) with delivery about November 30, 2004. This will bring the number of Aframaxes in the Pool, including committed newbuildings, to 38.
Northwest Bancorporation, Inc.
Northwest Bancorporation, Inc. Announces Establishment of Loan Production Office in Walla Walla, Washington
SPOKANE, Wash., Nov. 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northwest Bancorporation, Inc. (OTCBB:NBCT) President & CEO Randall L. Fewel announced today that the company's subsidiary, Inland Northwest Bank ("INB"), is opening a Loan Production Office (LPO) in Walla Walla, Washington. INB has hired an experienced commercial banker, Matt Moran, to lead its efforts into this new market, which is about 150 miles south of Spokane. Moran has been with another community bank in Walla Walla for a number of years and knows the market well. The Bank has secured space in the historic Marcus Whitman Hotel, in the heart of downtown Walla Walla, and plans to have the office operational by January 18, 2005. A staff of three experienced employees will provide commercial, commercial real estate, consumer and agricultural loans to individuals and businesses in the Walla Walla Valley market and surrounding communities.
New Partnership Expands Imagis Sales Opportunities to Hundreds of Justice Agencies
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Imagis Technologies Inc. ("Imagis") (OTCBB:IMTIF) (TSX Venture Exchange:WSI) (DE:IGYA) today announces it has entered into a new strategic business partnership with Compudyne's Public Safety and Justice Unit, Tiburon Inc., of Fremont, CA. Under this partnership agreement, Tiburon will resell and act as systems integrator of Imagis' web-services, data sharing Briyante Integration Environment (BIE) to its new and existing customers.