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QLogic is Market Leader in Fibre Channel HBAs for 2004
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs), today announced that QLogic ranked number one in market share for both Fibre Channel HBA ports shipped and Fibre Channel HBA revenue in calendar year 2004, according to a new report from Gartner Dataquest, entitled "Market Share: FC SAN Components, Worldwide, 2004(1)."
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Soleil Film Moves to Tinsel Town
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Soleil Film, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SFLM) announced today that it has relocated its corporate offices to Beverly Hills. "Being closer to Hollywood will allow us to be more in tune with the entertainment industry," said President James Hergott. Soleil's feature film, "All That I Need," is being released November 4th nationwide on multiple screens through Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) through its Regal Cinemas, United Artists Theatres and Edwards Theaters, and the company expects to begin receiving its share of an estimated $3 million in gross revenues for the first week's run as early as the second week of December.
HSL Launch 'MobileInput': Virtual Mobile Product for Mobile-to-Application Messaging
EDINBURGH, Scotland, July 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- HSL (Hay Systems Ltd), a leading reputable provider of reliable SMS gateway services, today announced the first of a new suite of SS7 mobile messaging products. This first product, named MobileInput, provides "virtual mobile" functionality for the receiving of inbound SMS messages from mobile telephones by applications for a range of different services.
Haldex to Manufacture Compressors in China
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Haldex announced today that it has signed a License and Manufacturing Agreement with a subsidiary of ASIMCO Technologies Limited, located in Beijing, China, to manufacture a new Haldex designed twin-cylinder compressor. Haldex will market and service its new compressor in markets outside China. Initial deliveries of the compressor from Haldex to a major global customer will begin in late 2005 as previously announced in our press release of February 18, 2005.
Better Deal on Healthcare in America Via Eureko's Achmea
ZEIST, Netherlands, July 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Eureko's Healthcare insurer, Achmea in The Netherlands, has established new contracts with three network offices in the United States. The contracts, with these cost containment agencies, are run in conjunction with Achmea's Medical Emergency Centre, EuroCross International. These healthcare cost containment agencies are companies which can reduce the costs of medical claims by making use of one of the largest medical networks in the USA with access to a number of American hospitals. EuroCross ,which works for different clients in Europe, can generate savings of more than US$ 500.000 extra annually for Achmea's healthcare companies (Zilveren Kruis Achmea, Groene Land Achmea and PWZ Achmea). Negotiate In the United States, it's common practice to negotiate hospital bills.The official hospital claim is seldom paid. Network offices have special agreements which result in effective cost savings. Clients can save from 15% to 50%. Foreign healthcare insurers like Achmea are not in the position to negotiate such discounts. Given the increasing cost of medical care, it makes sense to use these network partners within the United States wherever possible
SeaDrill -- Private Placement
HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of SeaDrill Ltd. is pleased to inform that the Company has completed a private placement of 10 million shares at NOK 42. -- per share. The shares were subscribed by eight international financial institutions.
Atlas Copco opens a new Customer Center in Algeria
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Atlas Copco has established a fully owned customer center in Algeria, to strengthen customer relations and to provide better service to its customers on that market. The new company has 29 employees.
Pergo: Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Shareholders in Pergo AB (publ) are hereby summoned to the Extraordinary General Meeting on Wednesday, August 17, 2005 at 3.00 PM at the Head Office at Strandridaregatan 8 in Trelleborg, Sweden.