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XMPie Announces Successful Completion of Planned Role Changes in Top Management
NEW YORK, April 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- XMPie(r), the leading provider of software for dynamic publishing, today announced the appointment of Eyal S. Goldwerger to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Goldwerger was the company's Chief Operating Officer. XMPie's Founder and CEO Jacob Aizikowitz will become Chairman of the Board and assumes the new executive position of Chief Technology Officer. The move reflects XMPie's strategy to expand its global sales, distribution, and strategic partnerships.
Publication Fortis Annual Report 2004
BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Fortis Annual Report 2004 is available on the Internet as of today. The interactive version of the report on www.fortis.com gives rapid access to information and comprises a modified search, print and e-mail function. The Fortis Annual Report consists of three sections -- Annual Review, Annual Accounts and Statistical Review. The Annual Review and Annual Accounts are available in Dutch, English and French. The Statistical Review is available only in English.
W2 Energy Inc.
W2 Energy Inc. Corporate Update
NEW YORK, April 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- W2 Energy Inc. (Pink Sheets:WWEN) is pleased to provide an interim Company update. Mr. Michael McLaren, President and CEO, reports the following important news:
Quintek Technologies, Inc.
Quintek Signs Two New Healthcare Industry Customers in Contracts Totaling $350,000
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., April 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Quintek Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:QTEK), a provider of 21st-century Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and document-management services that raise efficiency and lower costs for data-intensive industries, has announced finalization of contracts totaling $350,000 to provide BPO services for two leading healthcare industry document imaging contractors. Robert Steele, CEO of Quintek, made the announcement.
VentureNet Capital Group, Inc.
Venture Net Capital Group, Inc. Announces Distribution Agreement with Synergie Wellness
TEMECULA, Calif., April 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Venture Net Capital Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets:VNTN) (www.vntrnet.com) announced today that they have signed an agreement with Synergie Wellness Products, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SYHO) for VNTN to become one of Synergie's distributors for certain items from its Body Well Solutions product line. VNTN will become a non-exclusive distributor for the sale of the Bodywell powdered drink called "Heart Beat," as well as "Kickaboo Juice" and "Oxy-electro-min." VNTN has an established distribution base for its Buzzy's Coffee brand of ready-to-drink iced coffee as well as its Impact Water products. "The distribution agreement with Synergie is a natural addition to our current product line-up, and takes advantage of our established channels of distribution," said a VNTN spokesman.
Rabobank Significantly Expands Operations in Brazil
UTRECHT, Netherlands, April 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Rabobank Group is going to strengthen its presence in Brazil substantially. In addition to its office in Sao Paulo that serves large businesses in the food and agri industry, Rabobank International, the group's international corporate and investment bank, is to establish a separate division that will provide financing (in dollars) to the top of the country's farming community. The bank will open 25 offices for this purpose in the key agricultural states of Brazil. The portfolio of agricultural loans in Brazil is expected to rise as a result to nearly two billion dollars in the years ahead. More than 150 million in equity will be allocated for this purpose.The top segment of the Brazilian farming community consists of large, almost industrial companies that focus on activities including growing cotton, sugarcane, soybeans, maize and coffee. The farmers that will receive financing in dollars produce their crops for the world market and receive their income in dollars. Rabobank International will consequently not run any currency risk.
BILIA'S AGM 2005
* A dividend of SEK 7:50 per share was approved.
* The board of directors were authorised to buy back the company's shares.
Today's AGM approved the proposed dividend of SEK 7:50 a share (4:50).
The record day of 11 April was approved and the dividend is expected to be paid
via VPC on14 April 2005.
The AGM decided to re-elect Heinrich Blauert, Jack Forsgren, Sven Hagströmer,
Maria Lilja, Jan Pettersson, Jon Risfelt and Mats Qviberg as members of the
board and to elect Mats Årjes as a
Joint Venture Strengthens Trelleborg's Tire Distribution in Middle East
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Trelleborg Wheel Systems, a business area within the Trelleborg Group, has signed a joint-venture agreement with Al Dobowi Ltd regarding the distribution of industrial and agricultural tires in the Middle East and certain parts of Africa. The new company, Trelleborg Wheel Systems Middle East Ltd will be located in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates.