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Generex Biotechnology Corp.
Generex Biotechnology Receives US$500,000 Purchase Order
WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 17, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (Nasdaq:GNBT) (www.generex.com), the leader in drug delivery for metabolic diseases through the inner lining of the mouth, today announced it has received a US$500,000 purchase order from The Saudi Import Company-Banaja (www.banaja.com), a pharmaceutical products distributor in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The bulk of the order has been shipped by Generex's Middle Eastern branch office, Generex MENA (Middle East and Northern Africa), which received a Commercial License from the Government of Dubai, United Arab Emirates in 2008 and opened an office in Dubai Healthcare City. The purchase order placed by Banaja consists of quantities of the Company's confectionary products, including Glucose RapidSpray(tm) (www.GlucoseRapidSpray.com), GluocBreak(tm) and BaBoom EnergySpray(tm) (www.BaBoomEnergySpray.com) amongst other consumer health-related products packaged exclusively for Generex MENA.
Melco Crown Entertainment Limited
Melco Crown Entertainment Limited Announces Earnings Release Date
NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Melco Crown Entertainment Limited (Nasdaq:MPEL) ("MPEL") announces that it will file its fourth quarter results for 2008 on Form 6-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 to be followed by a conference call on the same day at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (or 9:30 p.m. Hong Kong Time).
Lime Energy Completes Gensco Tacoma Multi-Phase Energy Efficiency Retrofit
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., Feb. 17, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lime Energy (Nasdaq:LIME) today announced it recently completed an energy efficiency retrofit project for the Gensco distribution center in Tacoma, Washington. The project, designed and installed by Lime Energy's local office in Redmond, WA used high efficiency lighting fixtures to save energy when lights are on, plus occupancy sensors throughout the building to save energy in warehouse aisles that are temporarily unoccupied. Energy efficiency retrofits were previously completed by Lime Energy at two other Gensco buildings in Seattle and Kirkland, WA.
Cree and Powerex Develop New SiC Power Switches for Next-Generation Military Systems
DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 17, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq:CREE), a market leader in silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductors, working with both the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Propulsion Directorate and high-power module pioneer Powerex, Inc., has developed a demonstration dual switch 1200-volt, 100-amp power module featuring all-SiC semiconductors and capable of operating at junction temperatures up to 200 degrees Celsius. The combination of advanced SiC devices and innovative package design allows the module to operate at temperatures beyond those achievable with a silicon IGBT-based module.
mPhase Making Rapid Progress Bringing Emergency Light to Market
LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Feb. 17, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:XDSL) said today that it is making rapid progress bringing the AlwaysReady Emergency Flashlight to market with Porsche Design Studio in Zell am See, Austria and EaglePicher Technologies from Joplin, Missouri. The flashlight will feature a sleek modern design with unique features.
Alphatec Holdings, Inc.
Alphatec Spine to Hold 4Q and Year End 2008 Financial Results Investor Call
CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 17, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC), the parent company of Alphatec Spine, Inc., a leading medical technology company involved in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders, with a focus on treating conditions affecting the aging spine, announced today that it will hold an investor call on Monday, March 2, 2009 to discuss the Company's fourth quarter and year end 2008 financial results.
PremierWest Bancorp Announces Completion of U.S. Treasury Capital Purchase Program Investment
MEDFORD, Ore., Feb. 17, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jim Ford, President & Chief Executive Officer of PremierWest Bancorp (Nasdaq:PRWT) announced this morning that the U.S. Department of Treasury completed its investment of $41.4 million in PremierWest and received 41,400 shares of PremierWest's Series B Preferred Stock and warrants to purchase approximately $6.2 million in shares of common stock at a price of $5.98 per share.