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Volvo Aero Enters Strategic Alliance with Carlton, Following Acquisition of Supplier
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Sept. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Volvo Aero is acquiring the company Aero-Craft outside Hartford, Connecticut, in the US. The acquisition is part of a strategic alliance with Carlton Forge Works, and will mean that Volvo Aero can expand its range of specialized parts with fan cases. Aero-Craft has some 35 employees and sales of about USD 5 million.
Sandvik Comments on Tax Ruling
SANDVIKEN, Sweden, Sept. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Administrative Court of Appeal in Sundsvall has ruled to revise the taxes upward for Sandvik AB for the 1992 and 1993 fiscal years. The case involves internal pricing matters in which Sandvik and the Swedish Tax Board differ regarding interpretation of the application of the regulatory system.
Sitestar Sells Software Development Division
LYNCHBURG, Va., Sept. 1, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sitestar Corporation (OTCBB:SYTE) announced today that they have signed a Definitive Agreement, selling the assets of Sitestar Applied Technologies, the software development division of Sitestar. Thomas Albanese, the former manager of the SAT division, purchased the SAT assets. The new company will be doing business as Servatus Development, LLC.
Lantronix Serves Digi International with Patent Infringement Lawsuit
IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 1, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Lantronix, Inc. (Nasdaq:LTRX) announced today that it has filed and served a patent infringement lawsuit against Digi International, Inc. The suit, filed in the U.S. Federal District Court for the Central District of California, states that Digi is infringing upon Lantronix U.S. Patent No. 6,571,305 ("'305 patent") entitled "System for Extending Length of a Connection to a USB Peripheral." The '305 Patent provides a system for extending in length a connection from a universal serial bus (USB) peripheral device to a computer beyond the length enabled by the device hardware. The invention overcomes the five meter USB distance limitation.
Mass Connections Distributes 1.4 Million Pieces of Gum For Dubble Bubble
CERRITOS, Calif., Sept. 1, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mass Connections(tm), the nation's industry leader in retail marketing services and consumer related promotions, announced the results of the nation's largest bubble blowing contest and gum distribution for Concord Confections, Inc. Mass Connections distributed the chewing gum for the 5th Annual Dubble Bubble Bubble Blowing Contest, executing over 3,000 bubble blowing contests in Wal-Mart Stores across the U.S., all on the same day. The top six winners were selected nationally to go to the U.S. National Dubble Bubble Finals in New York City and an appearance on NBC's The Today Show.
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Casey Cagle Named to GB&T Bancshares' Board of Directors
GAINESVILLE, Ga., Sept. 1, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Directors of GB&T Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:GBTB) is pleased to announce that State Senator Casey Cagle has joined the board as a new director. Having served as Chairman of the Board of Southern Heritage Bancorp and lead bank -- Southern Heritage Bank -- since the company was first organized in 1998, Cagle is the owner and President of Casey Cagle Properties.
Purposefully Unemployed -- Author Explores Alternative Path to Working Lifestyle
LOWELL, Ind., September 1, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The sun comes up on a Monday morning and signifies another day at the office for millions of people. However, Lynn Deanne Childress knows that a road less traveled exists which can be even more rewarding. Her new book, Why Can't I Bring Myself to Work? (now available through AuthorHouse), reveals how one can achieve a rich life outside the cubicle walls.
Searching for Meaning after Tragedy -- Great-Grandmother Teaches Teenager to Love Life Again
SILKEBORG, Denmark, Sept. 1, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Childhood is filled with magic and wonder, but as one grows older the demands of adulthood turn imagination into forced responsibility. One can either accept this or search for meaning and understanding. Tess, the heroine of Russ Njust's new novel, The Alabaster Garden (now available through AuthorHouse), struggles with this dilemma while also dealing with tragic circumstances.
Sept. 11: A Turning Point for Humanity -- Author Describes Potential for Higher Consciousness
CHATHAM, Ontario, September 1, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today's world is full of fear. People yearn inwardly for change, and they need a paradigm shift that takes place both individually and collectively. In her new book, Tracking the Predator: The Aftermath of September 11, 2001, A Canadian Woman Speaks (now available through AuthorHouse), Sandra C. Johnston reveals that the tragedies of that day could be a turning point for humankind.