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Stora Enso - Video Interview With CEO
HELSINKI, U.K., April 29, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stora Enso - first quarter resultsInterview available now on www.cantos.com with Jukka Harmala, Chief Executive Officer, Stora Enso (HE:STERVE)
Smiths Opens Aerospace Components Facility in Suzhou
SUZHOU, China, April 29, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Smiths Aerospace (LSE:SMIN) today opens the first phase of its new 130,000 sq. ft. aerospace components manufacturing facility in Suzhou, Jiang Su province, China. The facility will initially manufacture precision-machined aircraft engine components for the civil marketplace, followed by sheet metal airframe components later this year. It is located in the Export Processing Zone of the Suzhou Industrial Park, which is 80 kilometres west of Shanghai. The facility will employ about 100 staff by year-end.
PracticeXpert Raises $5.8 Million
LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- PracticeXpert, Inc. (OTCBB:PXPT) today announced that it has raised $5.8 million through a private placement offering. The Company intends to use the proceeds to continue its program of acquiring medical billing companies, including the completion of one major acquisition to retire certain debt obligations, and for general working capital purposes. The $5.8 million offering was privately placed by New York investment banking firm, H. C. Wainwright & Co. Inc.
PIMCO Commercial Mortgage Securities Trust, Inc.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 28, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- PIMCO Commercial Mortgage Securities Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PCM) today released its investment performance results and statistical portfolio information for the period January 1, 2004 through March 31, 2004 (first quarter).
PIMCO Strategic Global Government Fund, Inc.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 28, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- PIMCO Strategic Global Government Fund, Inc. (NYSE:RCS) today released its investment performance results and statistical portfolio information for the period January 1, 2004 through March 31, 2004 (first quarter).
International Association of Ports and Harbors
IAPH, AAPA Sign Historic Agreement
CHARLESTON, S.C., April 28, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- During the mid-term board meeting of the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), board members signed a memorandum of understanding with the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA). The agreement provides what both organizations consider to be a framework to pursue cooperative projects of mutual interest including port security, port development, cooperation with government agencies, and environmental quality issues. IAPH President Pieter Struijs, vice chairman of the executive board of the Port of Rotterdam, Netherlands, and IAPH Secretary General Satoshi Inoue signed the agreement. Chairman Mike Leone and President and CEO Kurt J. Nagle signed the MOU on behalf of the AAPA.