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Blyth, Inc. Announces Formation of Blyth HomeScents International, Serving Worldwide Wholesale Home Fragrance Customers
GREENWICH, Conn., Dec. 19, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a leader in the home fragrance and giftware industries, today announced the formation of Blyth HomeScents International as its global wholesale home fragrance group serving North American and European customers. The new group encompasses Blyth's recently-integrated North American business unit, which includes the wholesale division of Candle Corporation of America and all of Endar Corp, as well as the Company's European wholesale entities, The Colony Group and The Gies Group. Blyth HomeScents International provides candles and home fragrance products and related accessories to more than 20,000 retailers around the world through wholesale channels of distribution.
TietoEnator Acquires the Oil & Gas Industry Solution DaWinci
ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 19, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- TietoEnator (Other OTC:TTNTF) (Stockholm:TIEN) continues to strengthen its position within the oil & gas industry by acquiring the oil & gas solution within Personnel Tracking and Logistics, DaWinci, from DaWinci Services AS in Bergen, Norway.
TietoEnator Bonds with Warrants 2000
ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 19, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- In 2000 TietoEnator Corporation (Other OTC:TTNTF) (Stockholm:TIEN) offered a bond loan for subscription to the personnel, management and to the subsidiary of TietoEnator. The Bonds with Warrants for personnel was subscribed by 6,264 employees. The Bonds with Warrants for management was subscribed by 159 managers and by the subsidiary of the Company.
AECOM Technology Corp.
AECOM Names President of Global A/E Operating Company: DMJMH+N
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- (WITH PHOTO) AECOM, a global technical professional services company, announced that Ray Landy has been named president of DMJMH+N, an AECOM company specializing in architecture, engineering and program and construction management. Landy, 55, formerly served as executive vice president and oversaw the company's architecture and engineering practice internationally. Landy, AIA, has held a number of leadership positions in the firm over the last 23 years, including its program and construction management practice, which is overseeing the renovation of the Pentagon, and major national programs for the Federal Emergency Management Agency and NASA. He also recently provided executive management for the new $1.2 billion American Airlines terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and Universal's CityWalk projects in Los Angeles.
Volvo: Truck Deliveries -- November 2002
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Dec. 19, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Deliveries from Volvo's (Nasdaq:VOLVY) truck operations, which includes Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, Inc. and Renault Trucks, declined by 7% for the month of November, compared with the same month last year. On a year-to-date basis, deliveries amounted to 143,840 trucks, an increase of 1% compared with the corresponding period in the preceding year. In Europe, deliveries declined by 3% while North America posted a 10% increase compared with the first 11 months in 2001.