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IKONICS Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
DULUTH, Minn., Feb. 19, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IKONICS Corporation (Nasdaq:IKNX), a Duluth based imaging technology company, reported 2008 earnings of $814,000, or $0.40 per share, on sales of $15,854,000. Sales were up slightly over 2007, while earnings were down from $1,170,000, or $0.57 per share, in 2007. The earnings decline was primarily due to non-cash charges in 2008, principally an increase in the LIFO inventory reserve and the write off of patent application expenses.
Federated National Holding Company
21st Century Holding Company Announces Earnings Release Date
LAUDERDALE LAKES, Fla., Feb. 19, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 21st Century Holding Company (Nasdaq:TCHC) today announced that it will release its 2008 year end financial results at 2:00 p.m. (ET) on Thursday, March 5, 2009, followed by an investor conference call at 4:30 p.m. (ET).
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Approves $33.8 Million for Bayport Cranes
HOUSTON, Feb. 19, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) approved $33.8 million for electric cranes at Bayport Container Terminal as well as a request for qualifications for professional services for the design of Stevedore Support Building No. 2 at Bayport, at its February 18 meeting.
Sysco Recognized for Industry Leading Safer Detergents Initiative
HOUSTON, Feb. 19, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) announced today that it has been awarded a prestigious Champion award from the Safer Detergents Stewardship Initiative (SDSI), part of the Design for the Environment (DfE) Program of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The SDSI program recognizes environmental leaders who voluntarily commit to the use of safer surfactants, which break down quickly to non-polluting compounds and help protect aquatic life in both fresh and salt water.