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Actelion Announces Full Year 2004 Financial Results
ALLSCHWIL/BASEL, Switzerland, Feb. 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Actelion Ltd (SWX:ATLN) today announced its financial results for the full year 2004. With total net revenue of CHF 471.9 million (FY 2003: 307.5 m) and operating expenses of CHF 386.3 million (FY 2003: 309.2 m), the company reported operating income of CHF 85.6 million (FY 2003 loss: 1.7 m).
Nobel Biocare Launches NobelRondo Zirconia Dental Ceramic Porcelain
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Feb. 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nobel Biocare, the world leader in innovative esthetic dental solutions, is today launching NobelRondo(TM) Zirconia, a high esthetic and exceptionally strong dental ceramic porcelain that maximizes the benefits of using zirconia substructures such as crowns, abutments and bridges.
Monarch Gulf Exploration, Inc.
Monarch Adds Participating Interests in Seven New Wells to Asset Portfolio, Completes First Round of Private Financing
SPOKANE, Wash., Feb. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Monarch Gulf Exploration Inc. (Pink Sheets:MGXX), an Oil and Gas Exploration Company, announced today the addition of participating interests in seven new wells to the company portfolio, bringing the number of individual well participation to 19. The wells are in various states of completion or early production, with the exception of the company's 1% interest in the Crowley No. 2 Prospect, located in Acadia Parish, Louisiana, approximately 20 miles west of Lafayette. This well will be drilled to a proposed depth of 12,600 feet. This is an offset well drilling into proven sands confirmed by previous drilling and the company is looking to find the type of reserves that fit into the parameters of wells that company Chairman, Charles Couch typically drills for.
Bliss Essentials Corp.
Bliss Essentials Corp. Splits Its Common Stock
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bliss Essentials Corp., a Nevada corporation, (OTCBB:BLSE) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 8.67-for-1 stock split of its common shares. The record date for the split is February 22, 2005; the pay date is February 23, 2005; and the effective date is at the opening of the market on February 24, 2005.
Natural Harmony Food, Inc.
Natural Harmony Foods Partners with CommerceV3 to Offer SoyLean(r) Brand Products on the Web
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Natural Harmony Foods, Inc. (Pink Sheets:NHYF), a producer and marketer of unique, natural protein foods, announced today that it has partnered with CommerceV3 to create a comprehensive online storefront through which the company will sell its SoyLean(r) brand products direct-to-consumer. Natural Harmony Foods also has retained CommerceV3 to provide web support services including enhanced features that are expected to generate significant traffic and sales through the company's website at www.naturalharmonyfoods.com.
NetMusic Entertainment Corporation
NetMusic Engages Industry Power Broker, Zamek World Marketing
SEATTLE, Feb. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- NetMusic Entertainment Corporation (Pink Sheets:NTMT) announced today that it has reached an agreement to be represented by Paul Zamek, President & CEO of Zamek World Marketing, for engaging senior entertainment industry leaders. This agreement brings to the NetMusic team an individual who has operated at the highest echelons in this sphere.
Quanex Building Products Corporation
Quanex Webcast of 2005 Fiscal First Quarter Conference Call
HOUSTON, Feb. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In conjunction with Quanex Corporation's (NYSE:NX) 2005 fiscal first quarter earnings announcement scheduled for release on February 24, 2005, you are invited to listen to the conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on February 25, 2005, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time with Raymond A. Jean, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Quanex.
Mobile Satellite Ventures
Sweeping New Patent Issues to Mobile Satellite Ventures
RESTON, Va., Feb. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mobile Satellite Ventures (MSV) announced today that it has been awarded its 4th omnibus ancillary terrestrial component (ATC) patent, covering over 100 claims. The grant of this patent, the second this month, extends MSV's issued patent portfolio to nearly 600 allowed claims. Patent No. 6,859,652 -- Integrated or Autonomous System and Method of Satellite-Terrestrial Frequency Reuse Using Signal Attenuation and/or Blockage, Dynamic Assignment of Frequencies and/or Hysteresis -- extends to multiple band sharing and band segmentation techniques between space segment (satellite) and ground segment (ATC).