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Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry
`Manufacturing Tax' Bad Idea For Struggling Industry
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry today said the governor's plan to tax allowable manufacturing emissions is an ill-advised plan that will only ensure that Pennsylvania continues to lose manufacturing jobs, while the impact of his call for significant increases in waste disposal tipping fees will be felt by business and all consumers.
Who is Emanon? New Psychological Mystery Has Readers Guessing Author's Identity
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Can anyone claim to be free of ignorance or favoritism? Who has not been misjudged or stereotyped in their lifetime? And who really knows the truth, about anything? Therefore, with this in mind, who is wrong and what is right? How does a woman think? How does a man write? What type of humor would an African American use? Would a Muslim speak of sex, a Christian of science, or a homosexual of religion? And most sanctimoniously, why to all of the above?
CORRECTION: QLogic Executive to Present at Thomas Weisel Partners Tech 2004 Conference
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the company that powers storage area networks (SANs), today announced that Frank Calderoni, senior vice president and CFO, will be presenting at the Thomas Weisel Partners Tech Conference held at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco on Tuesday, February 3, 2004. The presentation, expected to begin at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time, will also be available through live and archived webcast via the QLogic website at http://www.qlogic.com/company/investor_relations.asp.
Alaska Distributors Company Selects Motek
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Alaska Distributors selected Motek's Priya warehouse management software to integrate its Anchorage, Bremerton, Fairbanks and Seattle distribution operations on a single server. Alaska Distributors wanted real-time warehouse software that would enable its 4 distribution centers totaling 407,000 square feet to decrease fulfillment errors, improve throughput, reduce safety stock and increase inventory accuracy.
Lansforsakringar Bank expands MTN programme
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- In January, Lansforsakringar Bank launched an MTN program for ongoing borrowing on the Swedish capital market. Initially the MTN programme had a limit of SEK 3 billion, which was raised in September 2003 to SEK 7 billion. The limit is now being increased further and amounts to SEK 10 billion. Foreningssparbanken is the Lead Arranger and the other participants are Danske Bank, Handelsbanken, Nordea and SEB.
ProtoKinetix Awarded License by University of Michigan
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 3, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ProtoKinetix Inc. (OTCBB:PKTX) is excited to announce that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with the University of Michigan under which the Company has an exclusive option to license and develop certain fields of therapeutic products against breast cancer based upon the Mammastatin molecule, discovered by the University of Michigan. Dr. John Todd, president of ProtoKinetix, conducted compassionate clinical trials using Mammastatin that, in several cases, resulted in the reduction of breast cancer tumor mass.