latest news releases from the newsroom
Saab Acquires Majority in Grintek
LINKOPING, Sweden, Feb. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Grintek Board and an independent valuation committee recommend Grintek listed shareholders to agree on the proposal from Saab, for a buyout offer, meaning that Saab acquires another 49 percent of Grintek Limited. Saab then becomes majority shareholder with a total of 70 percent in Grintek Limited.
Special Olympics Southern California
Law Enforcement "Tip-a-Cop" at Hamburger Hamlet Restaurants to Raise Money for Special Olympics Southern California
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Diners at Hamburger Hamlet Restaurants in Southern California will enjoy an extra level of service on Thursday, February 24 when law enforcement officers serve as celebrity hosts and waiters to raise money for Special Olympics Southern California at Hamburger Hamlet's first ever "Tip-a-Cop" event. Tip-a-Cop is a fun and entertaining way to raise funds and build public awareness for Special Olympics Southern California. The public is invited to all Tip-a-Cops to have a good time and support a great cause by dining out and meeting their local law enforcement officers who will be serving meals throughout the evening. All tips are a tax-deductible donation to Special Olympics Southern California, which provides athletic training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Intertex Launches the IX67
DENNIS, Mass., Feb. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Intertex Data AB, manufacturer of SOHO firewalls with unique SIP capabilities, today announced the release of the IX67 firewall. The IX67 expands upon the capabilities of the predecessor IX66 with much higher capacity, extended functionality and several enhancements for SIP based IP Telephony. The IX67 is attractively priced and will fill both the data and IP telephony needs for the advanced home users, home workers and offices up to 50 persons.
Trelleborg Strengthens Leading Position in Marine Fender Systems
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Trelleborg Engineered Systems, a business area within the Trelleborg Group, has signed an agreement to acquire certain machine equipment and other assets related to its Marine Fenders market segment. The selling party is Metso Minerals' Wear Protection & Conveying business line. The acquisition will strengthen Trelleborg Engineered Systems' position as a leading supplier of fender products and systems to harbor facilities throughout the world.
Biacore Appoints New Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations
UPPSALA, Sweden, Feb. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Biacore International AB (SSE: BCOR) announces today that it has appointed Mr. Terry Pizzie as Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations. Mr. Pizzie has over 20 years' experience in the life science industry and he will take responsibility for all of Biacore's commercial activities globally including sales and product management as from March 1st 2005.