latest news releases from the newsroom
Ahold confirms limited use of shareholder authorizations
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Nov. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold today confirmed that it will use the authorizations requested under Item 6 of the agenda for the forthcoming shareholders' meeting on November 26, 2003, to issue no more than 625 million common shares and 175 million cumulative preferred financing shares.(*)
Autoliv builds new plant in China
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Autoliv opened China's first airbag plant less than two years ago. Since that time, Chinese passenger vehicle production has risen to an estimated 1.9 million this year, up from 750,000 vehicles in 2001. Chinese airbag demand has grown at an even faster pace. As a result, Autoliv's first plant will soon reach its capacity limit.
OMHEX nomination committee
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- OMHEX: at the Annual General Meeting on March 19, 2003, chairman Olof Stenhammar announced that he, in consultation with the companies' major shareholders, would appoint a nomination committee prior to the 2004 Annual General Meeting. The following have been appointed to this committee:
Sixty Women a Day Examined with World-Unique Mammography System From Sectra
LINKOPING, Sweden, Nov. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sectra's digital mammography system, Sectra MicroDose Mammography(TM), has been used to examine more than 1,500 women in the Helsingborg Hospital mammography screening program. This was accomplished in the record time of two months in clinical operation. The system is now being used to examine more than sixty women every day.