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Superior Uniform Group, Inc.
Superior Uniform Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend
SEMINOLE, Fla., Nov. 7, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gerald M. Benstock, Chairman of the Board of Superior Uniform Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGC), manufacturer of uniforms, career apparel and accessories, today announced that the Board of Directors had declared a quarterly dividend of $.135 per share, payable November 24, 2008, to shareholders of record November 12, 2008. For 2008, the Company's dividend payments will total $.54 per share.
American International Industries, Inc.
American International Industries, Inc. Announces Special Stock Dividend of Hammonds Industries' Stock
HOUSTON and KEMAH, Texas, Nov. 7, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mr. Daniel Dror, Chairman and CEO, announced today that the board of directors of American International Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMIN) has set a new record date for the special dividend of shares of common stock of its subsidiary, Hammond Industries, Inc. (OTCBB:HMDI) to AMIN shareholders. Additionally, the Company has increased the special dividend from one to two shares of HMDI common stock for each share of AMIN common stock. AMIN shareholders of record as of the close of business on Wednesday, December 31, 2008, will be issued two shares of HMDI common stock (free-trading to non-affiliates) for each share of AMIN common stock owned and held on the record date. The shares of HMDI common stock will be issued on or about Wednesday, February 25, 2009. Based upon HMDI's closing price of $0.30 per share on November 6, 2008, for each share of AMIN common stock held by our shareholders, they will receive $0.60 in value.
Polypore International, Inc.
Polypore to Present At Robert W. Baird Industrial Conference
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 7, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Polypore International, Inc. (NYSE:PPO) today announced it will be making a presentation to the investment community at 4:15 p.m. CT on Tuesday, November 11, 2008, at the Baird 2008 Industrial Conference in Chicago, Illinois. A link to the webcast can be found at http://www.wsw.com/webcast/baird3/ppo/ and will be available for replay for 30 days.