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Quanex Building Products Corporation
Quanex Corporation Quarterly Update -- Fiscal Third Quarter 2004
HOUSTON, July 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Quanex Corporation (NYSE:NX), an industry-leading manufacturer of value-added engineered materials and components for the Vehicular Products and Building Products markets, announced today that it expects to report third quarter diluted earnings per share from continuing operations in the range of $1.20 to $1.25 when financial results are reported on August 26, 2004. The Company commented that its guidance includes an estimate for an expected third quarter LIFO charge, the result of rising raw material costs. The current earnings outlook is up from previous guidance as Quanex continues to experience strong demand and margin improvements, together with results from its two recent acquisitions that continue to exceed expectations.
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Washington Mutual, Inc. -- WM
BALTIMORE, July 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action was commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of Washington Mutual, Inc. (NYSE:WM) between April 15, 2003 and June 28, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period").
ECON Investor Relations Inc.
Markland Technologies Testifies at Congressional Hearings with Homeland Security Industry Association
RIDGEFIELD, Conn., July 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Markland Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:MRKL) (http://www.marklandtech.com), an integrated homeland security company, is pleased to provide the full testimony provided by Mr. Ken Ducey, President of Markland Technologies, to Congress on July 21, 2004. The hearing was to provide testimony with regard to legislation HR 3562, designed to provide tax incentives to promote private sector Homeland Security initiatives. The Subcommittee on Rural Enterprises, Agriculture and Technology of the Committee on Small Business U.S. House of Representatives invited the Homeland Security Industries Association to testify. Markland is a Board member of the Homeland Security Industries Association (HSIA) and previously testified on September 29, 2003 at the Congressional Hearing of the House Government Reform Committee's Subcommittee on National Security and Emerging Threats for HSIA.
Globetech Ventures Corporation
Globetech Announces New President/CEO
WEST VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Globetech Ventures Corp. ("Globetech") (OTCBB:GTVCF) (Frankfurt GTVCF.F) (Berlin GTVCF.BE) is pleased to report that Mr. Steven N. Khan has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective immediately. Steven Khan replaces Mr. Dilbagh Gujral as President, CEO, and Director. Mr. Gujral has resigned to pursue other business opportunities. "I am proud to have been associated with Globetech and its predecessor companies. I am very excited about Globetech's prospects, particularly in Brazil. I remain supportive of the company and the new management team," stated Mr. Gujral.
Mobile Edge Joins Fight Against Breast Cancer
ANAHEIM, Calif., July 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mobile Edge, the premier designer of innovative and stylish cases for your portable computer, today announced that it is proud to be joining the fight against breast cancer by partnering with the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation to raise funds for breast cancer research and community outreach programs. Mobile Edge has created a highly fashionable, unique set of pink-ribbon inspired computer tote bags for women, entitled "The Caring Case Collection," with a portion of sales going to the charity.
Quintek Technologies, Inc.
QSI Signs Agreement with GCAP Services
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Quintek Services, Inc. (OTCBB:QTEK) announced today that they have signed a teaming agreement with GCAP Services, a leading provider of Business Process and Systems Redesign solutions to the government market space.
Emulex and StorageTek Jointly Announce Certification of Emulex Fibre Channel HBAs with StorageTek Tape and Disk Product Families
COSTA MESA, Calif., and LOUISVILLE, Colo., July 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), a market leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs) and a leading supplier of intelligent building blocks for next generation storage networking systems, and StorageTek(r) (Storage Technology Corporation) (NYSE:STK) today jointly announced certification of Emulex's LP10000 and dual channel LP10000DC PCI-X Fibre Channel HBAs for use with StorageTek tape libraries, drives and disk subsystems. This qualification ensures seamless integration between the two companies' products for customers using either Windows or Solaris operating environments.