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BlastGard International, Inc
BlastGard International Receives First Significant Order Valued at Around $735,000 from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
TAMPA, Fla. and WASHINGTON, D.C. , June 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- BlastGard International, Inc. (OTCBB:BLGA), the creator of blast mitigation products and services, today announced receipt of a formal purchase agreement for 190 BlastGard MTR blast mitigated trash receptacles valued at around $735,000 from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro). BlastGard's blast mitigating trash receptacles will be installed throughout the Washington, D.C., area in MetroRail stations. Metro plans to take initial delivery and installation of the trash receptacles this summer, and the remaining installations will be completed by the end of the third fiscal quarter.
Knightsbridge Tankers Limited
Knightsbridge Tankers Limited 2005 Annual General Meeting
HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Knightsbridge Tankers Limited (the "Company") advises that the 2005 Annual General Meeting of the Company was held on Monday, June 27, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. (Bermuda time) at Fairmont Hamilton Princess Hotel, 76 Pitts Bay Road, Hamilton, Bermuda. The following resolutions were approved by the shareholders:
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Midtown Non-Profit Announces Presenting Sponsor For Annual Fund Raiser
ATLANTA, June 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Atlanta Botanical Garden Executive Director, Mary Pat Matheson, announced today that the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta) has agreed to be the presenting sponsor for the Garden of Eden Ball. This annual fund raiser is traditionally held in late September. Matheson explained, "The money raised at the Garden of Eden Ball supports many aspects of the Atlanta Botanical Garden, including important botanical research, education and conservation projects."
Harwood Feffer LLP
Wechsler Harwood LLP Commences Class Action Law Suit on Behalf of Purchasers of Stock of Navarre Corporation
NEW YORK, June 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Wechsler Harwood LLP ("Wechsler Harwood") announced that it filed a class action lawsuit on June 27, 2005 in the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Navarre Corp. ("Navarre" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:NAVR) between July 23, 2003 and May 31, 2005, inclusive (the "Class Period"), seeking to pursue remedies under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act") against defendants Navarre, Eric H. Paulson ( Navarre's chief executive officer, president and chairman) and James Gilbertson (Navarre's chief financial officer).
Weida Communications, Inc
Weida Communications Wins Bid to Provide Emergency Communications for the Shenyang Water Conservancy Bureau in China
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Weida Communications, Inc. (Other OTC:WDAC), a U.S. company that provides data communication services via satellite to businesses and government agencies throughout China, reports that it has won the bid to provide the emergency satellite communications system for the Shenyang Water Conservancy Bureau. The bid, valued at about $210,000 at current exchange rates, was awarded to the company's subsidiary in China, Guangzhou Weida Communications Co., Ltd. Three companies took part in the bidding.
Vertical Computer Systems, Inc.
NOW Solutions Hires a United States Sales Manager
FORT WORTH, Texas., June 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- NOW Solutions, Inc. (NOW Solutions -- News), a wholly owned subsidiary of Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. (Pink Sheets:VCSY), today announced that the company has hired a United States Sales Manager to assist in increased growth with its premier Human Resources Management System (HRMS) and payroll solution suite, emPath(r).
Dynacraft Industries Licenses Samsung's Patented Nickel-Palladium-Gold Plating Technology
PENANG, Malaysia, June 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dynacraft Industries, one of the largest manufacturers of leadframes for the semiconductor industry, announced that they recently signed a patent license and technology transfer agreement with Samsung Techwin for the Micro PPF (Pre-Plated Frame) technology. The technology gives Dynacraft the ability to provide customers with Nickel-Palladium-Gold alloy (NiPdAu-alloy) pre-plated leadframes where the Pd plating thickness is only 0.1 micro-inch minimum rather than the more conventional 0.8 micro-inches minimum. It also provides a substantially improved process capability and consistency that produces a superior level of quality and product reliability.
Billy Martin's USA, Inc.
Billy Martin's Boutique To Open in Harlem
NEW YORK, June 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- "I don't know why it took us so long to move to Harlem," said Doug Newton, CEO and founder of Billy Martin's USA (Pink Sheets:BLYM), the upscale "western lifestyle" boutique, which Newton and his former partner, New York Yankee manager Billy Martin, opened on Madison Avenue in midtown New York City 26 years ago.