latest news releases from the newsroom
BSD Medical Corporation
BSD Medical's 3D Focused Cancer Therapy System to Treat GYN at Leading German Center
SALT LAKE CITY, March 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- BSD Medical Corp. (OTCBB:BSDM) today announced that a new BSD-2000/3D system has been sold to the Schlossberg Clinic in Oberstaufen. The Schlossberg Clinic operates as a member of the Munich Comprehensive Cancer Center and under a clinical cooperation contract with the LMU Munich University Medical School at Klinikum Grosshadern, one of the most prominent clinical cancer research facilities in Germany. The Schlossberg Clinic is preparing for the grand opening on April 15-16, when leading physicians will present the state of the art of hyperthermic therapy. The hyperthermia facility at the Schlossberg Clinic will be the seventh BSD 2000 based deep regional hyperthermia treatment facility in the state of Bavaria alone.
Bus boom for Scania in Sweden 283 buses sold in two months
SODERTALJE, Sweden, March 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scania has been highly successful on the Swedish bus market, selling 283 urban and interurban buses worth around SEK 600 million since the beginning of 2005. The biggest single order is for 123 ethanol-fuelled suburban buses to Storstockholms Lokaltrafik, the public transport operator in greater Stockholm. The deal is yet another move in Stockholm's ambition since 15 years to run its public transport system without fossil fuels.
Energy Conservation Technologies, Inc.
Energy Conservation Technologies, Inc. Update on Commercialization of its HID Electronic Ballast
BOULDER, Colo., March 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Energy Conservation Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ENYC), a landmark technology company ("Econ"), met with the Mexican Power Authority (MPA) and a ballast manufacturer in Mexico City, Mexico, during a recent visit.
FTS Wireless, Inc.
FTS Announces Record Sales of Sprint PCS Wireless Products and Services
TAMPA, Fla., March 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- FTS Wireless, Inc., a subsidiary of FTS Group, Inc. (OTCBB:FLIP), an operator of retail wireless locations that market and sell next-generation wireless products and services and operates Wi-Fi Hot Spots, today announced record sales results for Sprint PCS wireless products and services during the month of February.
GlobeOp Financial Services
GlobeOp Names Robert Schwartz as Chief Technology Officer
NEW YORK, March 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- GlobeOp(r) Financial Services (GFS(sm)), a leading provider of fund administration and related support services for hedge funds, fund of funds, and high net worth family wealth offices, today announced that Robert Schwartz has joined the company as chief technology officer, a new position. Additionally, Schwartz has been named to GlobeOp's operating committee.
Autoliv Receives Shingo Prize -- Again
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Autoliv Inc. -- the worldwide leader in automotive safety -- today announced that its Tremonton Facility in Utah has received the 2005 Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing. This facility becomes the fourth of Autoliv's six facilities in Utah to receive this coveted prize for excellence in manufacturing. The facility, which produces initiators and micro gas generators for airbag and seat belt applications, is among an elite list of companies to earn what Business Week has called "...the Nobel prize of manufacturing..."
Saab and Airbus signs contract for avionics equipment for A400M
LINKOPING, Sweden, March 02, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Saab has received an order from Airbus for development, production and support of the High Lift Control & Monitoring System for the A400M military transport aircraft. The contract could be worth 45 MEURO, depending upon the export potential of the A400M Aircraft.
Dow Jones Indexes
Thomson Financial Adopts ICB in Global Distribution Deal
NEW YORK and LONDON, March 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Thomson Financial, an operating unit of the Thomson Corporation (NYSE:TOC) (TSE:TOC) and leading provider of information and technology solutions to the world-wide financial community, will adopt the recently launched Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB) as its standard classification tool across a range of its global data products and services.