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Findus Enhances Business-Critical Processes and Creates an Integrated European Production Unit Together with Intentia
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 8, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Intentia International AB (publ) (XSSE:INT B) Food and beverage giant Findus AB and Intentia International AB today have launched a partnership to develop and enhance business-critical processes within the Findus Group. The partnership is based on a general agreement, and the objective is to support Findus in its transformation of production plants from the current local factories into a European collaborative unit. To begin with, Intentia will implement Movex Food & Beverage in six plants in Norway, Sweden and the UK. The agreement is initially worth more than SEK 20 million, of which about SEK 11 million relates to license revenue.
StreetFusion Releases Data On Webcasting Usage, Adoption and Trends
SAN FRANCISCO, June 7, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- StreetFusion, the global network for financial events, today announced insightful statistics on Q1 2001 webcasting usage, as well as information on utilization of advanced webcasting technologies. This data is significant as it indicates companies are increasingly using webcasting as a means of efficient, real-time communication with investors, and are doing so despite a downturn in the overall economy.
Child Nutrition Goes Platinum?; ASFSA Visits Nashville for 2001 Annual National Conference
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 7, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- An estimated 7,000
attendees, including about 400 exhibiting companies, will travel to
Nashville in mid-July for the American School Food Service
Association's (ASFSA) 55th Annual National Conference. The event
takes place from Sunday, July 15, to Wednesday, July 18, at the
Opryland Hotel and Convention Center.
Metso Agrees with Sandvik on Sale of the EU Remedy Package
HELSINKI, Finland, June 7, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Following the conditional clearance received from the EU Commission, and as a part of the US Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) review of Metso Corporation's (NYSE:MX) offer for Svedala Industri AB, Metso has today entered into an agreement with Sandvik AB regarding the divestiture by Metso of the remedy package agreed with the EU Commission.