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ForeningsSparbanken's Annual General Meeting 2002
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 12, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Annual General Meeting of ForeningsSparbanken (Swedbank) in Sundsvall on April 11, 2002, approved a dividend of SEK 5.50 per share. The record date for the dividend is April 16. The scheduled dividend payment date is April 19, 2002.
CYNET, Inc. and VoiceCast International Sign Alliance
HOUSTON, April 12, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- CYNET, Inc. (OTCBB:CYNE) (OTCBB:CYNEB), a leading provider of eMessaging solutions, announced today that it has signed an alliance with VoiceCast International, a wholly owned subsidiary of TRI Communication Solutions, Inc. (CDNX:TES) (OTCBB:TESBF). The agreement calls for CYNET to be the exclusive provider of fax and certain eMessaging products and services for VoiceCast, and VoiceCast to be the exclusive provider of voice broadcast products and services for CYNET. The two companies will leverage each other's strengths by integrating the products and services into their individual offerings.
Metso Works Sale to Hollming has Been Closed
HELSINKI, Finland, April 12, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The operations of Metso Works, a company with engineering workshop operations in Pori, Parkano and Loviisa, Finland, were transferred to Hollming Oy today. The sale is in line with Metso's strategy of expanding from a traditional machine supplier to a comprehensive supplier of services and the customers' core processes.
Additional Information on Proha's Artemis Group -- Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2001
HELSINKI, Finland, April 12, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Proha Group has released its consolidated financial results for year 2001 on March 14, 2002. The fiscal year 2001 financial results of Artemis International Solutions Corporation (AISC) released today are consolidated into the released financial results of the Proha Group for 2001. The Group's financial statements are presented in detail in the Annual Report of the Proha Group, available on the Internet at www.proha.com.
Akzo Nobel Acquires AWLGRIP Marine and Aerospace Coatings Businesses
ARNHEM, The Netherlands, April 12, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Akzo Nobel (Nasdaq:AKZOY) has signed a contract with NOF Corporation, Japan, to acquire the worldwide marine and aerospace coatings businesses of its subsidiaries, U.S. Paint and NOF Europe. The businesses, which produce the world-renowned AWLGRIP(r) brand for marine coatings systems, posted total sales of USD 30 million in 2001. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.