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Electrolux holds own shares corresponding to 5.0% of the votes
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- On January 8, 2003, Electrolux repurchased 400,000 own shares, series-B, at an average price of SEK 135.83. After this transaction, the Company holds 21,494,052 own B-shares, corresponding to 6.3% of the share capital and 5.0% of the voting rights.
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc.
Universal Stainless to Webcast Fourth Quarter 2002 Conference Call
BRIDGEVILLE, Pa., Jan. 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:USAP) announced today that it will release fourth quarter and year-end 2002 financial results on Wednesday, January 22, 2003. In conjunction with the earnings release, the Company will host a conference call at 10:00 A.M. (Eastern) on January 22. The call will be broadcast simultaneously for all interested parties over the Internet.
Ibbotson Announces Valuation Report Certification Service
CHICAGO, Jan. 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ibbotson Associates, a leading provider of investment tools and knowledge, today announced a valuation certification report service. The company will now review the processes used by valuation practitioners and legal experts to derive cost of capital estimates using Ibbotson data and provide a letter of approval. This service will enhance the credibility of a valuation analysis and can reduce the likelihood of legal challenges.
Akzo Nobel: 2003, A Year of Transition
ARNHEM, The Netherlands, Jan. 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Akzo Nobel (Nasdaq:AKZOY): "Your efforts have given our Company a strong starting position in what threatens to be a difficult year. A year in which the same priorities of focusing on customers, cost and cash prevail. A year in which we should keep cool and consistently continue to do what we are good at," said Cees van Lede, Chairman of Akzo Nobel in his final New Year's Address to the more than 67,000 employees worldwide. "It will be a year of transition. In the first place, hopefully, from a weaker to a more supportive business environment. And in the second place, Hans Wijers will take over from me this year."
`The Bridge Club' - Novelist Offers Readers a Peek Into Small Town Life
SUFFIELD, Conn., Jan. 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- We all know the story of the small town where our parents grew up. Friendships they made in their childhood stood the tests of time and distance. Their town always centered on family, cooperation and friendship. That is the idyllic perception of small town America. But in reality, there are towns that have no real center. In these communities, friendships are based on necessity instead of personal choices.
Lincoln-Woodstock Chamber of Commerce
New England's Best Ski Conditions in Decades
LINCOLN-WOODSTOCK, N.H., Jan. 8, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The last few weeks have seen huge amounts of snow fall in the Lincoln-Woodstock area, with stashes of serious powder for skiing. Now, some of the best ski conditions in decades can be found at New Hampshire's premier ski and winter destination. Two of New Hampshire's top ski areas -- Loon and Cannon -- offer some of the most varied skiing and riding in New England on groomed and natural terrain amid the stunning scenery of the White Mountain National Forest.
Alera Technologies Adds 4x DVD Recorder to its Award Winning Line of DVD Recording Products
VAN NUYS, Calif., Jan. 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Alera Technologies, developer and manufacturer of Advanced Optical Recording Solutions, proudly announces the next generation of its Award Winning DVD Recorder Solutions. Alera Technologies has won two in a row Editor's Choice distinctions for its DVD Recording solutions in recent months. The DVD-R Quad Cruiser is an external 4x DVD Recorder with USB 2.0 A-Connect supporting optional IEEE 1394 FireWire or Cardbus/PCMCIA connections and includes a unique software suite. (A complete Ulead Video Suite, Ahead Nero, and a DVD Movie Player).