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VLT Buys Centertidningar Together with Three Other Media Companies
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- VLT AB buys Centertidningar AB together with three other media companies. The current political leaning of the leader pages is guaranteed. The Center Party will continue in the future to appoint the political editors. The future development of the provincial newspapers is assured with regional owners furthermore collaborating in the newly formed company, mkt media AB. One of the Nordic regions largest newspaper printing companies is created by merging the printing operations of both buyers and sellers.
Alfa Laval AB (publ) Interim Report July 1 -- September 30, 2005
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Alfa Laval AB: "The order intake during the third quarter 2005 was very strong and increased with 25 percent, excluding exchange rate variations. Driving forces were high prices on energy, continued strong demand in the marine industry and expansion of the petrochemical industry in the Middle East. The demand was strongest in Asia and Latin America.
Tele2: Quarterly Report January -- September 2005
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele2 AB ("Tele2") ("the Group") (Stockholmsborsen: TEL2A and TEL2B), Europe's leading alternative telecom operator, today announced its consolidated results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2005.
Coastal Technologies, Inc.
SmartData, Inc. Announces the Closing of its Subsidiary Offices in Richfield, Ohio
RICHFIELD, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SmartData, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SDAI), a public-traded company, announced the closing of its subsidiary offices in Richfield, Ohio. The Board of Directors has decided to rescind the merger transaction of October 4, 2004 between SmartData of Ohio a private company and SmartData of California, formally known as Netcoast Communications, Inc. The Richfield office included both marketing and software development engineers. Marketing will continue to be handled through other locations and software development will be outsourced until further notice.
Views of Employees and Companies Differ on International Assignments, PricewaterhouseCoopers Study Finds
LONDON, Oct. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Companies and employees differ widely in their views towards overseas assignments, with their views at odds regarding the decision to go, the reintegration process and the impact on careers, according to a worldwide study by PricewaterhouseCoopers and Cranfield School of Management in the UK. Only those companies that align the incentives they offer with how they motivate employees will realise a return on the investment they make on these assignments and retain key employees when they return.
Apria Healthcare Group Inc.
Apria Healthcare Secures National Contract With CIGNA Healthcare
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Oct. 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Apria Healthcare Group Inc. (NYSE:AHG) announced today that CIGNA HealthCare (NYSE:CI) has selected Apria to be its national preferred provider of home oxygen, respiratory equipment and services, home medical equipment and enteral nutrition, beginning on February 1, 2006. With over nine million covered lives nationwide, CIGNA HealthCare is among America's largest health plan.