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Modern Times Group MTG AB: Sonet Films Top Swedish Box Office
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modern Times Group MTG AB (Nasdaq:MTGNY), the international media group, today announced that films distributed by its Sonet Feature Film business held the number one and number two positions in Sweden's cinemas last week. This feat has very rarely been achieved by a Swedish movie distributor and only once in the past by Sonet, in 1996.
AvestaPolarit to Close Its Head Office in Stockholm
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Outokumpu's ownership in AvestaPolarit now exceeds 90 %, which allows the parties to proceed with their plans to promptly integrate certain central administrative activities. In connection with this integration of corporate centre activities, AvestaPolarit has decided to close the office in Stockholm that it has maintained as a head office in parallel with the CEO's office in Espoo, Finland.
Viscount Systems Inc.
Viscount to Display New System at World's Primary Industrial Security Event
BURNABY, British Columbia, Sept. 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Viscount Systems Inc. (OTCBB:VSYS) President and CEO, Stephen Pineau, is pleased to announce that The Company has completed initial development of its MESH TS family of interactive building communication kiosks. The first MESH TS panels to be released will be computerized touch screen displays to be used for a range of building entry and communication functions. This includes telephone entry for high-rises and gates, security communications for guard stations and concierge functions. The product will be shown at the upcoming American Society for Industrial Security tradeshow in Philadelphia. The ASIS tradeshow is the largest such show in the world with over 2000 exhibits and Viscount's new MESH technology is specifically designed for this year's homeland security focus.
Defense and Homeland Security Applications Open New Markets for AdZone Research
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- IPOdesktop.com has begun a new Internet radio series: "Defense and Homeland Security Applications Open New Markets for AdZone Research" (OTCBB:ADZR), featuring Charles A Cardona III, the company's Chairman and CEO. Based in Riverhead, New York, AdZone specializes in automated retrieval, classification, analysis and delivery of worldwide Internet data for global defense as well as media metrics.
TietoEnator to Supply a Linux Solution for the Ulvila Library
ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- TietoEnator will deliver a library system that operates in a Linux environment for the Ulvila City Library. So far, Linux has only been used in some of the libraries' customer workstations. The Ulvila solution will be piloted this autumn. It is the first solution in Finland that includes placing the library's entire database in a Linux environment.
Nacio Offers NACIO ClusterMail Service for Turn-key Messaging
SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- eSynch Corp. (OTCBB:ESYN), which has entered into an agreement granting control of the voting and ownership rights of Nacio Systems, has announced the availability of NACIO ClusterMail, a fault-tolerant, highly scalable, standards-based messaging platform based on Stalker Software's CommuniGate Pro product.
Munters Acquires Yet Another Service Supplier
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Munters' subsidiary Polygon AS in Norway acquires its franchisee Polygon Kristiansand AS, and strengthens further its position in Water and Fire Damage Restoration Services.
New Statoil Board Member
OSLO, Norway, Sept. 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The election committee in Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO) has recommended to the corporate assembly that Kaci Kullmann Five be appointed as a new director.