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Action Products International
Action Products Gains New Distribution in All Target and Target Country Stores in Australia
ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Action Products International Inc. (Nasdaq:APII), a leading toy designer and manufacturer of educational and positive, non-violent branded toys for children in preschool through primary grades, announced today that the Company has gained new distribution in approximately 200 stores in Australia. Target Australia Pty. Ltd. has agreed to feature the complete line of Jay Jay The Jet Plane Wooden Adventure System(tm) in both its Target Australia and Target Country stores. The line will include all Jay Jay The Jet Plane(tm) characters, buildings, accessories and playtable in approximately 4 feet of space within the toy departments. Initial shipments are expected to begin in September 2004 and be on Target's shelves by late October. Additionally, Target will be featuring the Jay Jay The Jet Plane Wooden Adventure System products in their upcoming holiday catalogs.
NIDEK Ships Its 1,000th Excimer Laser -- August 6th 2004
GAMAGORI, Japan, Aug. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- NIDEK Co., Ltd. announced today that it shipped out its 1,000th NIDEK EC-5000 CXII Excimer Laser System on August 6th, 2004. This milestone marked a very special day for NIDEK and its Refractive Surgery Business Unit. Having launched its first excimer laser some 8 years back, NIDEK has since established itself at the preeminent leader in refractive surgery excimer laser equipment on a global basis. This special milestone establishes NIDEK as the leader in install base and market share units on a global basis.
Market Pulse -- Outstanding Stocks for Tuesday, August 17, 2004: AOCP: Emerging Growth Situation!
ATLANTA, Aug. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Market Pulse is pleased to introduce our featured stock, Automotive Capital Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets:AOCP), to the investment community! Automotive Capital Group is new to Market Pulse and is poised to become a significant player in the finance/ technology industry! AOCP has had several excellent news announcements out lately and one again after yesterday's bell, regarding an order Navicom is receiving from the United States Inspector General's Office in Washington, DC! Investors should be watching this one closely! Other notable stocks that look great lately from a fundamental and technical perspective include:
Stratus Services Group, Inc.
Stratus Services Group, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2004 Third Quarter Financial Results; Revenues Increase 39%
MANALAPAN, N.J., Aug. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stratus Services Group, Inc., the SMARTSolutions(tm) Company (OTCBB:SSVG), announced today results for its fiscal 2004 third quarter, which ended June 30, 2004.
Stockwinners.com Option Picks Average Short-Term Gain of Ninety-Seven Percent; Recent Momentum Plays Up Twelve Percent
AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The following is an investment opinion issued by Stockwinners.com. Selections featured in recent Stockwinners.com (http://www.STOCKWINNERS.com) Option Picks postings registered an average short-term gain of 97 percent. In the four months ending August 13th, the equities research firm addressed the upward price potential of 340 publicly traded stock options. The average selection was up 97 percent in ten days. The postings included one hundred seventy-eight calls and one hundred sixty-two puts.
Intrepid Technology and Resources, Inc.
Intrepid's Technology Could Play Vital Role In Providing Alternate Energy For the United States
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Aug. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Intrepid Technology and Resources, Inc. (ITR) (OTCBB:IESV), an Idaho alternative energy provider, announces today that its first of many Anaerobic Digesters is now in the process of final construction. Company President, Dr. Dennis Keiser, stated, "we anticipate this advanced Digester to be fully operational later in 2004 and thereafter we will accelerate other similar but larger installations. The fact that this technology is potentially the most efficient and economical of its kind, that would allow thousands of dairy farmers and food processors to get a positive return on their waste processing investment within a three to seven year period."
Astris Energi Inc.
Astris Energi Sets October 13th AGM Date
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Aug. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Astris Energi Inc. (OTCBB:ASRNF), the world's leading alkaline fuel cell (AFC) technology company, today announced that it will hold its 2004 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders on Wednesday, October 13th at 11:00 am (ET).