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Generex Biotechnology Corp.
Generex Biotechnology Inks Glucose RapidSpray Distribution Deal in Brazil
WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 21, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (Nasdaq:GNBT) (www.generex.com), the leader in drug delivery for metabolic diseases through the inner lining of the mouth, has entered into a product licensing and distribution agreement with ABP-Comercio, Importacao E Exportacao Ltda. (www.abptrade.com.br) for the registration, importation, marketing, distribution, and sale in Brazil of Glucose RapidSpray(tm) (www.glucoserapidspray.com), the Company's proprietary glucose buccal spray product.
Merit Medical Systems, Inc.
Merit Medical to Present At Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference
SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, Aug. 21, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used primarily in cardiology and radiology procedures, today announced that it will present at the Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference being held September 3-5, 2008 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston.
Sterling County, Texas Sheriff's Department Selects COPsync's Technology Platform
CANYON LAKE, Texas, Aug. 21, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- COPsync, Inc. (OTCBB:COYN), a software technology provider to law enforcement and emergency service professionals, announced today that it has been awarded a contract to provide the Sterling County, Texas Sheriff's Department with the Company's software technology platform, COPsync(tm).
School Specialty, Inc
School Specialty Reports Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Results
GREENVILLE, Wis., Aug. 21, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- School Specialty (Nasdaq:SCHS), a leading education company providing supplemental learning products to the pre K-12 market, today reported fiscal 2009 first quarter financial results. The company reported first quarter revenue of $378.8 million, a 2 percent decline from the prior-year's $386.5 million. Earnings from continuing operations were $35.1 million compared with $40.6 million reported in last year's first quarter. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations were $1.84 compared with $1.87 last year.
Solutia Prices Offering of 10,714,284 Shares At $14 Per Share
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 21, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Solutia Inc. (NYSE:SOA) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 10,714,284 shares of its common stock at a price of $14 per share for gross proceeds of approximately $150 million. The approximately $145 million of net proceeds from the offering will be used to repay the remaining $128 million balance on Solutia's 15.50% bridge credit facility and for general corporate purposes. Once this transaction is complete, Solutia's 15.50% bridge credit facility will be paid in full.