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Descartes Systems Group
Descartes Acquires Pacific Coast Tariff Bureau Business
WATERLOO, Ontario, Jan. 9, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), a global on-demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) logistics solutions provider, has acquired the assets of privately-held San Francisco, California-based Pacific Coast Tariff Bureau, Inc. (PCTB) in an all cash transaction.
Datascope Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
MONTVALE, N.J., Jan. 9, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Datascope Corp. (Nasdaq:DSCP) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share, payable on February 8, 2008 to stockholders of record as of January 22, 2008.
Advanced Control Systems
PPL Electric Utilities Taps Advanced Control Systems for Distribution Smart Grid Program
ATLANTA, Jan. 9, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Advanced Control Systems, Inc. (ACS) announced today that it has successfully installed the first phase of its distribution reliability smart grid program for PPL Electric Utilities. ACS completed installation at PPL of the first network portions of a self-healing smart grid automation program that ACS has branded FASTapps(tm).
The Korea Fund, Inc.
The Korea Fund, Inc. Announces Tender Offer
NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- In connection with the previously announced program of tender offers and strategic plan, The Korea Fund, Inc. (NYSE:KF) announces a 15% tender offer. The tender offer was triggered based on the Fund's shares trading at an average discount of more than 7.5% during the last quarter of 2007. Another press release will be made in the near future, describing the details of the tender offer.
ATC Technology Corporation
Aftermarket Technology Corp. Signs Contract With TomTom
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Jan. 9, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Aftermarket Technology Corp. (ATC) (Nasdaq:ATAC) today announced that it has signed a multi-year contract with TomTom Inc., making TomTom one of the Company's largest customers. TomTom is the world's largest portable navigation solutions provider and is a leading supplier of portable GPS devices to consumers in the U.S. TomTom has had a contractual agreement with ATC since October 2006.
Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte S.A.B. de C.V.
OMA's December 2007 Total Passenger Traffic Increases 12.9 Percent
MONTERREY, Mexico, Jan. 9, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA (Nasdaq:OMAB), reports that total passenger traffic (terminal passengers) at its 13 airports was 1.3 million in December 2007, an increase of 12.9% compared to December 2006.
Stallion Oilfield Services
Stallion Acquires Polleyco Construction Services
HOUSTON, Jan. 9, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Stallion Oilfield Services Ltd. announced today its acquisition of Polleyco Construction Services, L.P. ("Polleyco"), headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. Polleyco provides integrated concierge services to oil and gas operators including wellsite construction, site maintenance, fluid logistics solutions, and other services to expedite drilling, completion, and production activities in the active Barnett Shale area. Polleyco operates from three strategically located facilities in Decatur, Denton and Glen Rose and has recently secured an operating office in the Fayetteville Shale of Arkansas.
STARLIMS Technologies Ltd.
STARLIMS Provides Preliminary Full Year 2007 Results
HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 9, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- STARLIMS Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:LIMS), a leading provider of laboratory information management systems (LIMS), announced today that the Company expects to report full fiscal year 2007 revenue of approximately $23.7 million, or growth of 20 percent year-over-year, GAAP earnings per share of $0.56 to $0.59 and Non-GAAP earnings of $0.61 to $0.64 per share.
Pride International, Inc.
Pride International, Inc. Provides Update On Fleet Contract Status
HOUSTON, Jan. 9, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Pride International, Inc. (NYSE:PDE) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information covering the company's fleet of offshore drilling rigs, its five drilling management projects, along with a summary status of its Eastern Hemisphere-based land fleet, has been updated as of January 8, 2008. The updated report, titled "Monthly Fleet Update," is available through the company's worldwide web address at www.prideinternational.com and can be accessed at the Investor Relations link.