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Nidec Motors & Actuators to Build a New Plant in Niepolomice, Poland
KYOTO, Japan, April 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Nidec Corporation ("Nidec") (NYSE:NJ) today announced that one of its subsidiaries, Nidec Motors & Actuators ("NMA"), will build a new plant in Poland to increase its capacity for automotive motor production.
Furniture Brands International
Furniture Brands International Reports Preliminary Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2008
ST. LOUIS, April 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Furniture Brands International (NYSE:FBN) announced today its preliminary financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008. These results are from continuing operations and exclude the impact of the first quarter sale and operations of Hickory Business Furniture ("HBF"). The sale of this business was announced in the fourth quarter of 2007 and has been treated as a discontinued operation in both the 2007 and 2008 periods.
Barrett Business Services, Inc.
BBSI Schedules First Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call
VANCOUVER, Wash., April 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Barrett Business Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:BBSI) will announce its 2008 first quarter operating results on Wednesday, April 23, 2008, after the market close and will hold its regular quarterly conference call, Thursday, April 24, 2008, at 9:00 a.m. PT.
Millennium India Acquisition Company, Inc. Switches to The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
NEW YORK, April 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and Millennium India Acquisition Company, Inc. ("MIAC") (AMEX:MQC) announced that its Board of Directors has approved the decision to switch the listing of its common stock from the American Stock Exchange to The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. effective, April 15th, 2008. The company now trades under the ticker symbol (Nasdaq:SMCG) and marks the 17th AMEX switch to NASDAQ OMX this year.
Sky Detective, Inc.
Sky Detective Announces Alliance With PassTime USA
EAGLE, Idaho, April 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Sky Detective, a groundbreaking new GPS/CDMA tracking solution for targeted asset management and law enforcement markets, announces a strategic alliance with PassTime USA, the nation's leading Auto-Interrupt system. PassTime USA currently has over 500,000 devices deployed in the U.S.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman Honors Supplier Base With Annual Awards; Recognizes Top Companies as Essential Team Members
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) today honored 65 Platinum Source Preferred Awardees and presented 2007 Supplier of the Year awards to 10 U.S. companies that have demonstrated distinction in meeting performance expectations, including outstanding quality, on-schedule delivery, focus on customer satisfaction and robust lean processes. The awards were presented at a supplier's luncheon in Manhattan Beach, Calif.