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XMPie Offers Sneak Peek at Groundbreaking Cross Media Technology
BIRMINGHAM, England, April 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- IPEX 2006 -- XMPie(r), www.xmpie.com, the award-winning provider of dynamic publishing software is offering attendees of IPEX 2006 a sneak preview of Interactive Content Ports, a next generation technology in Cross Media marketing. With Interactive Content Ports, the data and rules that drive the personalization of print campaigns are shared with any interactive Web design software via a standard database connection or Web Services. Interactive Content Ports make it easy and natural for any Web developer to incorporate dynamic, data-driven Web sites into any XMPie variable data campaign.
XMPie Introduces Complete Multi-Language Support for Web-to-Print Stores
BIRMINGHAM, England, April 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- IPEX 2006 -- XMPie(r), www.xmpie.com, the award-winning provider of dynamic publishing software, introduces multi-lingual support for uStore, its rapid deployment, eCommerce-enabled Web-to-Print solution. This enhanced capability allows users to build online storefronts for document customization and print ordering in each customer's local language. Together with uStore's control for multiple currencies and unique branding, XMPie now delivers completely localized Web-to-Print stores. All documents created with XMPie's variable data publishing solutions are supported by uStore (including variable documents in multiple languages). All uStore features, such as pricing, preferences and permissions, are fully available for online storefronts published in any language. This feature is immediately available.
MIR Preclinical Services
Molecular Imaging Products Company Announces Agreement with Olympus Corporation
BEND, Ore., April 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dennis Corey, Operations Manager for Molecular Imaging Products Company (MIP), today announced the signing of a distribution agreement with Olympus Corporation. MIP is a leading manufacturer and distributor of small animal inhalant anesthesia equipment and accessories to the research, veterinary and molecular imaging communities. MIP distributes these products through its Summit Anesthesia Solutions division.
Norsk Hydro ASA: Sale of Shares to Employees
OSLO, Norway, April 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Following a total shareholder return on the Hydro share of 49 percent in 2005, the employees of Norsk Hydro ASA have once again been offered to purchase Hydro shares with a value of NOK 12,000 at a 50 percent discount. This is a general arrangement offered to employees in Norway where 87 percent of the employees entitled to the offer have subscribed, and have been allocated 15 shares at NOK 388.85 per share.
Nobel Biocare Board Approves New Share Buyback Program of up to 1,500,000 shares
ZURICH, Switzerland, April 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nobel Biocare, the world leader in innovative esthetic dental solutions, today announced a share buyback program of up to 1,500,000 shares. The repurchase will take place over a second trading line and will lead to a capital reduction by cancellation of these shares. The new share buyback program underlines Nobel Biocare's determination to actively manage shareholders' equity and to deal responsibly with the capital resources of the Company.
Izard Nobel LLP
Schatz & Nobel, P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against America Service Group, Inc. -- ASGRE
HARTFORD, Conn., April 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Schatz & Nobel, P.C., which has significant experience representing investors in prosecuting claims of securities fraud, announces that a lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee on behalf of all persons who purchased the common stock of America Service Group, Inc. ("ASG" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:ASGRE) between September 24, 2003 and March 16, 2006, inclusive, (the "Class Period").