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Huhtamaki Oyj: Strong Profit Improvement in First Quarter (with link)
ESPOO, Finland, April 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Consumer packaging specialist Huhtamaki reports improving margins and strong profit growth in the first quarter of 2002 against the corresponding period in 2001. Sales volumes met expectations in Europe and the Americas, and particularly good progress was evident in Asia. A slight decline in the reported sales reflects operations divested during 2001.
Change in the Medivir HIV program
HUDDINGE, Sweden, April 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- During its Q1 report telephone conference on April 24th Chiron announced that it has decided to stop the collaboration with Medivir on MIV-150 (HIV-NNRTI) as a result of its regular and normal re-evaluation of development priorities. The project will be returned to Medivir.
TDC Annual General Meeting - Resolutions
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today the Annual General Meeting of TDC (NYSE:TLD) approved the Company's 2001 Financial Statements, as presented in the Annual Report. In addition, the AGM adopted the proposal put forward by the Board of Directors for the distribution of net income for fiscal 2001.
Scania concentrates cab production in Sweden
SODERTALJE, Sweden, April 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scania (NYSE:SCVA) (NYSE:SCVB) is continuing to concentrate component manufacture in its Swedish plants. This year, cab production in the Netherlands is being transferred to Scania Cabs in Oskarshamn, where approximately SEK850 million have been invested in a new finishing paint shop and a new cab fitting-out line.