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Haldex Wins New AWD Business
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Haldex has been nominated by a European car manufacturer to supply the AWD system for a new platform.
Capio Evaluates French HC company
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, July 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Capio has initiated an analysis of the French hospital group Clininvest. Negotiations are at an early stage and a decision about a possible acquisition could be taken during the Autumn.
SEB Continues to Pursue Sailing
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- SEB's venture in the Volvo Ocean Race resulted in an increased appetite. The bank is now developing its commitment to the sailing sport through co-operation with Fredrik Loof, one of the world's best sailors. Fredrik Loof belongs to the elite of Swedish athletes, is a multiple World Champion and Olympic medallist and was nominated to Svenska Dagbladet's medal of honour after the Olympics in Sydney.
Acambis: Gordon Cameron Resigned as Company Secretary
CAMBRIDGE, U.K., July 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Acambis plc ("Acambis") (LSE:ACM) (Nasdaq:ACAM) announced that, with effect from July 1, 2002, Gordon Cameron has resigned from his role as Company Secretary of Acambis. Elizabeth Brown, Director of Finance and Planning in the U.K. has been appointed to the role of Company Secretary. Mr. Cameron retains his roles as Chief Financial Officer of the Acambis Group and as President of its U.S. subsidiary Acambis Inc.
Alera Technologies' New DVD+R Cruiser DVD Recorder Includes Powerful Prosumer Ulead Software Suite
VAN NUYS, Calif., July 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Alera Technologies, manufacturer of Advanced Optical Recording Solutions, announced today that its new DVD+R Cruiser will be the only DVD Recording solution to include a complete Ulead Systems suite of Prosumer Video editing, organizing and processing software applications. Alera Technologies will include Ulead's DVD Workshop, MediaStudio Director's Cut, COOL3D, and PhotoImpact software applications with the DVD+R Cruiser, giving users the tools they need to manage their imaging, video and DVD recording projects.
eSynch to Use Quova's Latest Version of GeoPoint in MediaOffice
SANTA ANA, Calif., July 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- eSynch Corp. (OTCBB:ESYN), a leader in the development and distribution of digital rights management solutions for audio and video content, has teamed with Quova, Inc. of Mountain View to integrate GeoPoint(tm) Service into their next generation DRM solution, known as MediaOffice. MediaOffice uses Microsoft's(r) DRM encryption technology with eSynch's browser-based content control technology to protect and make available for sale entertainment, product training, and other valuable video content.
Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, Inc.
Wilson Greatbatch Technologies Elects New Board Member
CLARENCE, N.Y., July 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, Inc. ("WGT" or "Company") (NYSE:GB) announced today that Pamela G. Bailey has been elected as a member of its Board of Directors. Pamela G. Bailey is President of the Advanced Medical Technology Association ("AdvaMed"), a Washington, D.C.-based national trade association and the largest medical technology association in the world. As president, Bailey is responsible for developing and implementing legislative, grassroots, policy and communication strategies in the health-policy arena in order to ensure that patients receive timely access to life-saving, life-enhancing medical technologies throughout the world. Bailey has been involved in health care public policy, governmental relations, and communications for over 30 years. She has worked in the public and private sectors in support of market-based health care reforms.