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BlueLinx Announces Preliminary Third-Quarter Results
ATLANTA, Oct. 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- BlueLinx Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BXC), a leading distributor of building products in North America, expects to report third-quarter net income in the range of $0.05 to $0.09 per diluted share on revenue of approximately $1.2 billion, based on a preliminary review of the company's unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2006. The preliminary results include a charge of approximately $0.05 per share related to cost reduction efforts. Gross profit margin for the quarter was approximately 10%, compared with 9.4% for the same period a year ago, when the company reported net income of $0.46 per share. Revenue declined approximately 17% from $1.45 billion a year ago.
TASER International, Inc.
LULAC to Work With TASER International on Best Practice Use-of-Force Guidelines for TASER Systems
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR), a market leader in advanced electronic control devices, today announced that the National Board of Directors of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) unanimously passed a motion last Friday stating that LULAC should continue to work with TASER International to establish best practice guidelines for the proper use of TASER(r) systems. The motion also states that LULAC aims to serve as a facilitator for proper training and use-of-force guidelines in communities throughout the country.
WorldWater & Solar Technologies
WorldWater & Power to Exhibit at Solar Power 2006 Conference and Expo
PENNINGTON, N.J., Oct. 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- WorldWater & Power Corp. (OTCBB:WWAT), developer and marketer of proprietary high-horsepower solar systems, today announced that senior executives from the company's New Jersey headquarters and California offices will attend Solar Power 2006. The company will also display its solar technology and feature recently completed projects at Booth #109. The event will be held at the San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, California, October 16-20.
NUCON-RF Completes GAAP Audit, Commences Filing Form 10SB
MOSCOW, Oct. 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- NUCON-RF, Inc. (Pink Sheets:NNRF) today announced that, pursuant to completion of its GAAP audit of the years 2004 and 2005, the company has commenced the process of filing Form 10SB with the Securities and Exchange Commission in order to become a fully reporting company subject to SEC regulations.
The Integra Foundation
Integra Foundation Awards Grant to Society of Neurosurgical Anesthesia and Critical Care
PLAINSBORO, N.J., Oct. 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Integra Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Integra LifeSciences Corporation (Nasdaq:IART), has awarded two grants to the Society of Neurosurgical Anesthesia and Critical Care (SNACC): 1) a $12,500 grant in support of SNACC's 2006 Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, October 13, 2006; and 2) a $10,000 grant in support of a Clinical Forum at the 2006 Annual Meeting.
ITI Life Sciences
Call for Expressions of Interest
DUNDEE, Scotland, Oct. 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- ITI Life Sciences, the organisation set up by Scottish Enterprise as an "innovation fund" to leverage Scotland's excellence in early stage life sciences research, today issues a Call for Expressions of Interest from organisations or individuals with expertise in the field of Molecular Medical Imaging. Based on an in-depth market analysis ("foresighting") report published earlier this year, ITI Life Sciences (ITI LS) has identified this area as one with significant potential and is seeking to explore opportunities for funding an innovative R&D programme.