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Komax Holding AG
Komax Group expands
STANS, Switzerland, Feb. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Komax is to acquire Sigma, a Stans-based firm, from Bossard AG. Sigma is active mainly in small-scale systems, manufacturing transfer systems and mechanized assembly work-stations. The acquisition marks a strategic move by Komax to continue growing its system business and to fill gaps in the market.Komax Holding AG, Dierikon, is to acquire Sigma from Bossard AG, Zug. Sigma operates in the market for small and medium-sized systems. The main thrust of its business is "manumation" ( a combination of manual assembly and automation); it manufactures semi-automated workstations and produces modular and flexible transfer systems. Komax Holding AG is financing the acquisition completely from its own funds.
Los Angeles World Airports
Operation USA, LAWA, Islamic Relief Organize First All-Cargo South Asia-Bound Airlift
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Operation USA, in partnership with Polar Air/Atlas Air and Islamic Relief USA, today sent off Los Angeles' first dedicated all-cargo airlift of 100 tons of pharmaceuticals, medical, shelter and nutritional supplies worth more than $7 million to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, en route to Sumatra's Aceh province, South Asia's region hardest hit by the December 26 tsunami.
Ohio Art Company
Ohio Art Company Announces Odd Lot Tender Offer
BRYAN, Ohio, Feb. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Ohio Art Company (the "Company") announced today that it is commencing a tender offer for the purchase of all shares of common stock held by shareholders of the Company owning 99 or less shares, as of the close of business on January 19, 2005. The Company will pay $9.20 for each share properly tendered. The offer will expire March 3, 2005 at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, unless extended. Eligible shareholders who would like to accept the offer must tender all shares of common stock that they own.
Fidelitas Management, Inc.
Herbal Regenesis, Inc. Merges Into Fedelitas Management, Inc. to Become HerbalOne, Inc.; Successful Herbal Supplement Company Catering to Celebrity and Health-Conscious Upscale Clients Offering Wellbeing Products to General Public
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Herbal Regenesis, Inc., a seventh-generation family-owned herbal supplement company specializing in custom formulations to promote good health, has merged into Fedelitas Management, Inc., (Pink Sheets:FDLM) a Nevada Corporation, and will emerge as HerbalOne, Inc., the company's Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Chenle, Ph.D, announced today.
Sempra Energy Sets Record Date Relating to Remarketing of 5.60-Percent Notes Due 2007
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) today announced that it expects on Feb. 14, 2005, to remarket its 5.60-percent Senior Notes due 2007 originally issued as part of its 24 million Income Equity Units (NYSE:SRE Pr). If the remarketing is successful, holders of record on Feb. 11, 2005, of the outstanding Income Equity Units and holders of Senior Notes held separately from the Income Equity Units who elect to participate in the remarketing will receive the remaining proceeds, if any, from the remarketing after deduction of the amount described below.