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Southern California Gas Company
The Gas Company Offers Energy-Savings Rebates
LOS ANGELES , Jan. 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- After this year began with a series of rain-drenching winter storms in Southern California, weather experts predict a return to less precipitation, but colder weather patterns for the coming weeks or more. January's cold and wet weather has meant increased use of home furnaces to stay warm and dry. That usage and the nationwide increase in natural gas prices, says Southern California Gas Co. (The Gas Company), means higher natural gas bills for most customers.
Smiths Aerospace Delivers C-130 AMP Avionics
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Smiths Aerospace (LSE:SMIN) recently made mission display system hardware and software deliveries to Boeing for the USAF C-130 Avionics Modernization Program (AMP). This hardware and software, collectively known as the mission display processor, represents the principle computing environment for the C-130 AMP. The mission display processor is the heart of the C-130 AMP avionics upgrade. The systems are being delivered from the Smiths facility in Grand Rapids to Boeing's Long Beach, California facility. Boeing is installing the system in preparation for flight test in early 2006.
TETRA Technologies, Inc.
TETRA Technologies, Inc. Announces Increase for Liquid Calcium Chloride
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- TETRA Technologies, Inc. ("TETRA" or the "Company") (NYSE:TTI) today announced a price increase for liquid calcium chloride. The Company is experiencing significant increased demand due to supply disruptions on the West Coast and the closing of a competitor's major production facility in Canada. The price increase of up to $50 per "dry short ton" (depending on market and geography) will be effective March 1, 2005, or as contract allows. This increase is necessary to cover higher raw material, operating, energy and transportation costs as TETRA increases production across its system of plants. TETRA is committed to doing whatever is necessary to keep product moving to meet the increased demand.
S3 Investment Company, Inc.
S3 Investment Company Announces New Offices and Data Centers for Secure System Solutions Subsidiary
MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- S3 Investment Company, Inc. (OTCBB:SEIH) today announced that its subsidiary, Secure System Solutions, a security, compliance solution, business process solution, and professional services company has completed its move and expansion to new corporate headquarters and data center at 26440 La Alameda, Suite 300 in Mission Viejo, California.