latest news releases from the newsroom
Ethos Environmental, Inc.
Victor Industries Inc. Increases Visibility by Releasing Product Line with ShopVac on GSA Schedule
MISSOULA, Mont., Oct. 28, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Victor Industries (OTCBB:VICI) rolled out its exclusive line of products this week on GSA Schedule 73 on a five year multiple award schedule through the General Services Administration. Victor Industries' state-of-the-art sweeping compound and line of spill containment systems designed for industrial shop environments was placed on the GSA schedule alongside 200 ShopVac(r) products. This is the result of several months work to raise the visibility and presence of the company. "It's important GSA purchasers think of Victor Industries when they think of quality shop products. Our association with the well known and trusted ShopVac(r) line does just that," said Steve Salzburg, strategic consultant and soon to be CEO of Victor Industries.
Idaho Independent Bank
Idaho Independent Bank Announces Adoption of Stock BuyBack Plan
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, Oct. 28, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Jack W. Gustavel, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Idaho Independent Bank (IIB) (OTCBB:IIBK), announced today that IIB's Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $2 million of IIB's Common stock over a period of up to two years (the "2004 BuyBack Plan") commencing upon the completion or earlier expiration of IIB's previously announced 2002 stock buyback plan (the "2002 BuyBack Plan"). The Board of Directors has also extended the expiration date of the 2002 BuyBack Plan to September 10, 2005, or such earlier date as repurchases under the 2002 BuyBack Plan have been completed. $582,609 of the funds originally designated for use in repurchasing Common Stock under the 2002 BuyBack Plan remain available for repurchases. The shares may be purchased under the 2002 and 2004 BuyBack Plans in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions and may be used in connection with IIB's employee benefit plans and for other corporate purposes. Repurchases under the BuyBack Plans are subject to market conditions and the availability of stock.
Nomination of Board members of Gunnebo AB for the Annual General Meeting 2005
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 28, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- In accordance with a resolution taken at the Annual General Meeting of Gunnebo AB on March 29, 2004, this is to announce the representatives of the three largest shareholders, by number of votes, who, together with the Chairman of the Board, will work out a proposal for a Board of Directors, to be submitted to the Annual General Meetings for decision.
ROYAL DUTCH/SHELL -- video interview with CEO
LONDON, Oct. 28, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ROYAL DUTCH/SHELL -- structure and governance review and Q3 results. Indepth interview available now on www.cantos.com with Jeroen van der Veer, Group Chief Executive (LSE:SHEL).