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Action Products International
Action Products Achieves Success in Educational Market
ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 24, 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's initiative to gain new distribution in the education market has been a success. Entering this market last year, the company's products will be in approximately 300 independently owned stores that provide teacher and parent teaching aids. Additionally, Action Products will have distribution in over 200 major chain stores and catalogs servicing this market, including Lakeshore, Ace Educational Supplies, School Specialty, Scholastic, J.L. Hammett, Hungates, MindWare, Scholars Choice, MasterMind, National Wildlife, Fisher Scientific, Highlights for Children, National Geographic, and Young Explorers. This significant new distribution involves many of the Company's brands including, I Dig Dinosaurs(r)(tm) and I Dig Treasures(r), Space Voyagers(r), Kidz Workshop, Curiosity Kits(r), and JAY JAY THE JET PLANE WOODEN ADVENTURE SYSTEM (tm).
HydroFlo Obtains Status of Approved Vendor for ConAgra Foods
RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- HydroFlo, Inc. (OTCBB:HYRF) today announced that its subsidiary, HydroFlo Water Treatment, has become an approved vendor for ConAgra Foods, the Omaha, Nebraska based packaged food company that is reported to own and control over 2000 food processing plants in the United States.
Astris Energi Inc.
Astris Energi Posts CEO'S 'Fuel Cell 2004' Paper
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Aug. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Astris Energi Inc. (OTCBB:ASRNF), the world's leading alkaline fuel cell (AFC) technology company, announced today that President and CEO Jiri K. Nor's presentation from the Fuel Cell 2004 Conference in Denver, Colorado is now available on the company website at www.astris.ca.