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Phlo Corporation Hires Former Defense Department and Coalition Provisional Authority Officials
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Phlo Corporation (Pink Sheets:PHLC) ("Phlo") announced today that one of the companies in its corporate group has hired two former Department of Defense officials, one of whom also worked for the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq, to assist it in its businesses related to the U.S. Military, the Iraqi reconstruction effort, and allied military establishments. This recent development will assist in the company's market expansion efforts in connection with its oral rehydration products.
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Lancer Corporation -- LAN
BALTIMORE, May 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action was commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of Lancer Corporation (AMEX:LAN) between October 26, 2000 and February 4, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period").
RKI Hits the Road with Hilti
HOUSTON, May 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- RKI, Inc., a manufacturer of commercial grade truck equipment based in Houston, Texas, has teamed up with Hilti, a world leader in developing, manufacturing and marketing top-quality tools, fasteners and firestop for professionals in construction and building maintenance, to upfit two Advantage Pro Tour special event truck and trailer units. These Ultimate Contractor Machines are the center piece of Hilti's 2004 mobile marketing campaign. Hilti and RKI previously worked together in 2003 on a successful co-marketing program in Hilti Pro Shops at Home Depot stores offering contractors RKI truck boxes and Hilti tools.
Continental Beverage & Nutrition, Inc.
The Punishment continues as THE PUNISHER Energy Water Drink comes to HOT TOPIC
GARDEN CITY, N.Y., May 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- NuBev, Ltd., an affiliate of Continental Beverage & Nutrition, Inc. (OTCBB:COBN), announces that The Punisher Energy Water Drink is to be sold nationally through HOT TOPIC, a significant specialty retailer with more than 400 shopping mall locations in 48 states, specializing in music, apparel and gift items that are marketed towards 15-29 year old consumers. The first of the three Punisher Energy Water Drink flavors, Punisher Punch, will soon be available through HOT TOPIC stores throughout the United States. HOT TOPIC, which also retails through its website (www.HOTTOPIC.com), is publicly traded on NASDAQ.
Mr. Hideo Ozawa, Founder & President of NIDEK Receives Prestigious `Order Of The Rising Sun' Award From Japanese Government and Emperor of Japan
GAMAGORI, Japan, May 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- NIDEK Co., Ltd. announced today that Mr. Hideo Ozawa received the highly decorated and prestigious award of "Order of The Rising Sun" from the Japanese Government and the Emperor of Japan -- His Imperial Majesty Akihito. The coveted award and decoration system is part of the current royal dynasty in Japan -- the Chrysanthemum Throne. Mr. Hideo Ozawa, Founder and President of NIDEK Co. Ltd., accepted the high honor and award in a special awards ceremony held in Tokyo, Japan, where the Emperor of Japan presided over the awards ceremony.
Capital Research Group, Inc
TheSUBWAY.com Announces Its Stock Market Standouts List for Tuesday, May 18, 2004: XKEM, JNPR, SEPR, ECGI
WESTON, Fla., May 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- TheSUBWAY.com names the following stocks to its Stock Market Standouts List: Xechem International Inc. (OTCBB:XKEM), Juniper Networks Inc. (Nasdaq:JNPR), Sepracor Inc. (Nasdaq:SEPR), Envoy Communications Group (Nasdaq:ECGI).
PlanetLink Communications Inc.
PlanetLink Communications Enters into Test Agreement with Major Mexican Utility
CUMMING, Ga., May 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- PlanetLink Communications Inc., (OTCBB:PLKC), a provider of satellite-based products and services, announced today that it has entered into a test agreement with a large Mexican electric utility company. In accordance with the agreement, the utility company will test PlanetLink's mobile asset management system, TransTRAK, in a live environment for a period of 30 to 60 days. The utility company has 72,000 trucks that are in need of vehicle tracking services, and this agreement formalizes the relationship between the Mexican electric company and PlanetTRAKS, PlanetLink Communications' wholly owned subsidiary which markets TransTRAK. Given that this extensive testing phase proceeds to the satisfaction of both parties, the potential client would be prepared to make an initial order for a portion of its fleet. Larger orders may follow as the potential client documents the cost-benefit factor involved with installation of the TransTRAK system.