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Marygrove College to Hold Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony
DETROIT, Sept. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Marygrove College will hold its annual Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony on Friday, September 16 at 7:00 p.m. The program, which is open to the public, will take place in the Marygrove Theater, 8425 W. McNichols Road, Detroit. A reception will immediately follow the ceremony.
Carnegie Plans to Issue Subordinated Debt -- Lower Tier 2 Capital
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In order to further support growth in the operations of the Carnegie Group and considering the future changes in the regulatory environment resulting from the proposed Basel II Accord, D. Carnegie & Co AB (publ) intends to seek interest among institutional fixed income investors for a subordinated debt issue (lower Tier 2 capital) of approximately EUR 50 million. The transaction is anticipated to be launched following investor marketing in the U.K. and continental Europe, subject to market conditions and final approval from the Board of Directors.
XA Produces the Discount Tire Co. Awards on September 10, 2005
CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- XA, Inc. (XA) (OTCBB:XAIN), a major national event marketing firm that serves many Fortune 500 companies, reported today that it has been selected by DISCOUNT TIRE CO. as the event production agency of record for their Annual Awards Ceremony at the Intercontinental Hotel in Chicago, Illinois to be held on September 10, 2005.
Skanska Included in Dow Jones Sustainability
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- For the seventh consecutive year, Skanska is ranked as a world leader in sustainable development. Skanska's listing on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes means that the company is considered to have combined sustainable profitability with long-term sustainable development.
NIDEK Co., Ltd.
NIDEK Receives CE Mark Approval for NIDEK CV-7000 Phacoemulcification System
GAMAGORI, Japan, Sept. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- NIDEK Co. Ltd. announced that it has received CE Mark approval for its newly introduced NIDEK CV-7000 Phacoemulcification System. The new CV-7000 and NIDEK's Nex-Acri IOL will be launched at this year's ESCRS Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal. This regulatory milestone clears the way for NIDEK to commercialize and further develop and expand its franchise in the cataract surgery marketplace in Europe, Middle East and Asia -- three major markets that NIDEK looks to expand in with its consumable and disposable businesses.
MSCI Reclassification: Trelleborg AB Changes Industry Classification
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Morgan Stanley Capital International has decided to reclassify Trelleborg AB from sub-industry 25101020 Tires and Rubber to sub-industry 20106020 Industrial Machinery. Classification is undertaken in accordance with Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS), the classification standard used by all Nordic Stock Exchanges.
Wavestream Corporation Announces Availability of its PowerStream Deck Block Upconverter
SAN DIMAS, Calif. and AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Sept. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wavestream Corporation (www.wavestreamcorp.com), a provider of innovative power amplifier solutions for today's complex communications and sensing systems, today announced the availability of its PowerStream(tm) Deck Block Upconverter (BUC) -- the industry's first 25-Watt Ku-band Feedmount BUC. Wavestream's PowerStream Deck BUC is being showcased Sept. 9-13, 2005 in the Gigasat Limited booth (Stand #1.281) during IBC 2005 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.