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Pop N Go, Inc.
Pop N Go Signs Sales and Revenue Sharing Management Agreement
WHITTIER, Calif., June 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pop N Go (OTCBB:POPN) has entered into an agreement with The 124 Group, Inc. that provides for the purchase of up to 5,000 Pop N Go machines during the next 5 years. Pop N Go will manage the machines and split the net revenue with The 124 Group. The first 10 machines have been purchased and are currently under management.
Viscount Systems Inc.
Viscount Releases MESH Panels
VANCOUVER, B.C., June 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Viscount Systems Inc. (OTCBB:VSYS) announced today that The Company has completed R&D and field tests of its flagship MESH Touch Screen entry panels and has entered production. Orders are expected to be shipped in the next week to Chicago, Toronto and Montreal. Another previously announced sale in Vancouver is being scheduled for installation. MESH was displayed at two tradeshows this week including the Northeast Security Systems Expo in Marlboro, MA. The response was very positive. The product will also be shown at next week's Buildings NY tradeshow in New York City.
Kingsley Coach, Inc. Updates Significant Progress in SmallCapVoice.com Interview
SAN DIEGO, June 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Kingsley Coach, Inc. (OTCBB:KNGS) Announced today that Ralph Dickenson, CEO of Kingsley Coach, was recently featured in an interview conducted by SmallCapVoice.com. The purpose of the interview was to elaborate upon the company's significant progress and increased productivity in the 4th quarter. The interview covers all of the latest news for Kingsley Coach, and features the updated information in regards to the completion of a fourth medical unit carrying the CTI/CDS- Hitachi PET Scanner. The interview and other great information about Kingsley Coach can be found at http://22.214.171.124/kngs/kngs.html.
Chitwood & Harley
Chitwood & Harley LLP : July 7 is the Deadline to File Lead Plaintiff Papers in Securities Fraud Suit Against Avery Dennison Corporation for Purchasers of Avery Securities Between July 24, 2001 and April 14, 2003 -- AVY
ATLANTA, June 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Chitwood & Harley LLP announces that a class action lawsuit is pending in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, against Avery Dennison Corporation, ("Avery" or the "Company"), (NYSE:AVY), and certain of its officers and directors. The suit was filed on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Avery Dennison between July 24, 2001 and April14, 2003, inclusive ("Class Period"). A complaint is available from the Court or can be emailed upon request. The deadline for persons interested in serving as lead plaintiff in this action to file papers seeking appointment is July 7, 2003.
Chitwood & Harley
Chitwood & Harley LLP Announces Securities Fraud Suit Against J. Jill Group, Inc. for Purchasers of J. Jill Securities Between February 12, 2002 and December 4, 2002 -- JILL
ATLANTA, June 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Chitwood & Harley LLP announces that a class action lawsuit is pending in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusettes, against J. Jill Group, Inc., ("J. Jill Group" or the "Company"), (Nasdaq:JILL) and certain of its officers and directors. The suit was filed on behalf of purchasers of the securities of J. Jill Group between February 12, 2002 and December 4, 2002, inclusive ("Class Period"). A complaint is available from the Court or can be provided upon request.
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp.
Court Upholds Integra LifeSciences Patents; Finding of Infringement by Merck KGaA upheld; Case Remanded For New Damages Calculation
PLAINSBORO, N.J., June 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) today announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, ruling in the case Integra LifeSciences (et. al.) vs. Merck KGaA, et. al., has affirmed the finding of the trial court that Merck KGaA infringed four of Integra's licensed patents. The patents at issue relate in various ways to technology involving peptides containing an arginine-glycine-aspartic acid (RGD) sequence or related cell surface receptors. Compounds containing the RGD sequence promote or inhibit cell adhesion by binding receptors called integrins found on the surface of almost every cell in the body.
Volvo Starts Assembly of Trucks in China
GOTEBORG, Sweden, June 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Volvo Trucks (Other OTC:VOLAFK) has signed a Joint Venture agreement with China National Heavy Truck Corporation, CNHTC, for production of trucks. The registered capital in the joint venture company amounts to 600 million RMB, 60 MEUR, which is split equally between the two parties. Production is planned to commence by the end of this year.
Cordiant Communications Group PLC
Cordiant Communications Group plc: Disposal of 77.3 % Interest in Scholz & Friends
LONDON, June 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cordiant ("the Company") (NYSE:CDA) (LSE:CRI) has entered into a conditional agreement to dispose of its 77.3% interest in Scholz & Friends A.G. ("Scholz"). It is proposed that Cordiant's interest in Scholz is acquired by a new corporate entity ("Newco") which, on completion, will be owned by Electra European Fund LP and Scholz management. This transaction represents the second step in Cordiant's stated plan to reduce debt through a programme of non-core asset disposals.