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Mass Connections Opens New Retail Distribution Center in Cincinnati Area
CERRITOS, Calif., May 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mass Connections(r), the nation's industry leader in retail marketing services and consumer related promotions, will open a new office and distribution center in the suburbs of Cincinnati in late July. The facility is designed to better serve the nation's leading retail and consumer product groups located in the Cincinnati area.
Oneida Ltd. Appoints Jim Mylonas as Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Oneida Consumer Division
ONEIDA, N.Y., May 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oneida Ltd. (OTCBB:ONEI) today announced the appointment of Jim Mylonas to the position of Senior Vice President and General Manager of Oneida's newly created Consumer Division. In his new role, Mr. Mylonas will be responsible for sales of Oneida flatware, crystal, glassware and metal serveware; Sakura dinnerware and the Home Store retail operations. Mr. Mylonas will report to Jim Joseph, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing
Strategic Distribution, Inc.
SDI Announces Appointment of New Chief Financial Officer
BRISTOL, Pa., May 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SDI (Strategic Distribution, Inc.) (Nasdaq:STRD), a leading provider of MRO supply chain management services in North America, today announced the appointment of Philip D. Flynt as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of SDI. Mr. Flynt will assume his new role with SDI effective on May 31, 2005, and will replace Richard S. Martin, who is resigning as of that date as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of SDI. Mr. Martin is resigning so that he may pursue other opportunities.
TelePlus Enterprises, Inc.
TelePlus Expands Coverage of its Prepaid Telecom Service
MONTREAL, May 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB:TLPE) (http://www.teleplus.ca), a vertically integrated provider of wireless and land-line communications products and services across North America, today announced that its subsidiary TelePlus Connect, Corp. ("TelePlus Connect") has executed an agreement with Aliant Telecom Inc. to resell telecommunications services, including local, long distance and Internet services, in Eastern Canada.
Element 21 Golf Co.
Element 21 Golf Company Receives Large Purchase Order for Shafts -- Expanding Sales Network in Full Swing
IRVINE, Calif., May 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Element 21 Golf Company (OTCBB:EGLF) announced today that it has received a substantial purchase order from The GolfWorks for E21's metal shafts. E21 shafts will be featured on the cover of the May 2005 issue of The GolfWorks catalog that will reach hundreds of thousands of golf enthusiasts and professional club builders. The GolfWorks audience is the first to try new shaft technologies and is considered an ideal conduit of information to the larger golf community that industry sources estimate to re-shaft over 20 million clubs per year.
BlueBear Network International, Inc.
Creating a Longer Arm of the Law: Sun Microsystems of Canada and BlueBear Network International Partnership a Success
MARKHAM, Ontario, May 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- BlueBear Network International (Pink Sheets:BLBR), in partnership with Sun Microsystems of Canada Inc., today announced the successful completion of a two-year, Canadian pilot project to provide law enforcement agencies with real-time biometric and text database search capabilities. The participants were able to share electronic mug shot databases securely over the Internet, facilitating faster identification of suspects. Following the successful conclusion of the pilot, BlueBear will now make the Integrated Digital Law Enforcement (IDLE) system available to law enforcement and justice agencies worldwide.