latest news releases from the newsroom
Getinge AB invitation to a tele-conference
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 11, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Getinge AB's profit before tax for Q3 2004 is estimated to be around SEK190 million (compared with SEK 216 m for Q3 2003) which is the expected difference from the market's predictions. The profit before tax for Q3 last year advanced very strongly and represented a boost of 48% compared with 2002.
International Barrier Technology Inc.
International Barrier to Break Ground for Expansion
WATKINS, Minn. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 10, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- International Barrier Technology, Inc. ("Barrier") (OTCBB:IBTGF) (TSX Venture Exchange:IBH), a manufacturer of proprietary fire resistant building materials, will celebrate the expansion of the company's manufacturing facility with a groundbreaking ceremony, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m.
Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP
Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP, Announces Court Decision That Shareholders Are Allowed to Pursue Claims in Class Action Lawsuit Filed against Pennexx Foods Inc. -- PNNX
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP is pleased to announce that it has successfully defeated defendants' motions to dismiss plaintiffs' Amended Complaint, thereby permitting shareholder plaintiffs to pursue securities claims against Pennexx Foods, Inc. ("Pennexx") (Pink Sheets:PNNX) and Smithfield Foods, Inc., as well as former Pennexx officers and directors Michael Queen, Thomas McGreal, Joseph W. Luter, IV, and Michael H. Cole. Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP and Chimicles & Tikellis LLP were previously appointed Co-Lead Counsel in the Class Action lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on behalf of shareholders. Each of these firms has significant experience in prosecuting class actions, and substantial expertise in actions involving corporate fraud.
The Houston Pilots Association
Houston Pilots Association To Christen M/V Bayou City
HOUSTON, Oct. 8, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Houston Pilots Association will christen the pilot boat M/V Bayou City at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 12, at the Port of Houston Authority's Sam Houston Pavilion located at 7300 Clinton Drive (entry through Gate 8). Annette Edmonds will officially christen the vessel during a ceremony that will be attended by more than 200 invited guests, including PHA Chairman Jim Edmonds, Vice Chairman Kase Lawal, Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Cheryl Thompson-Draper, and Commissioner Janiece Longoria; members of the Houston Pilots Association, elected officials, maritime industry officials and community leaders.