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Harsco Furthers Its Strategic Industrial Services Focus with Exit from UK-Based Youngman Operations
HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Worldwide industrial services and products company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) said today that it has completed the sale of its Youngman light access manufacturing unit in the UK. The unit, which had been part of the international SGB Group access services business that Harsco acquired in 2000, produces a range of light access products including aluminum ladders, steps, and towers that are sold through UK do-it-yourself home improvement outlets as well as to trade customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Superclick Adds 20,000 Rooms to Its Dedicated Help Desk in September
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Superclick, Inc. (OTCBB:SPCK), a technology leader in IP infrastructure solutions to the hospitality industry, today announced that it has successfully transitioned more than 20,000 rooms to its dedicated customer support help desk in September. The rooms were acquired in the Company's acquisition of Hotel Net LLC, which closed on September 1.
Galapagos to Webcast Analyst Day on Friday, October 7, 2005
MECHELEN, Belgium and LEIDEN, Netherlands Oct. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Galapagos NV (Euronext Amsterdam: GLPGA, Euronext Brussels: GLPG), invites investors, the media and the general public to view a live audio webcast of its Analyst Day Meeting at 10.00 am CET on Friday, October 7, 2005. During the meeting, Galapagos will present overviews of the company's strategy, drug discovery pipeline, and integrated discovery services.
Vulcan Inc. Hires Denise Fletcher as Executive Vice President, Finance
SEATTLE, Oct. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vulcan Inc., the investment and project management company founded by Paul G. Allen, today announced the appointment of Denise K. Fletcher as Executive Vice President, Finance. In her role at Vulcan, Fletcher will be responsible for creating and implementing long-term financial plans and strategies to achieve Vulcan's goals across a diverse portfolio of businesses and initiatives.
Employee and Customer Appreciation is Key to Business Success and Growth: Topic of New Book
MALIBU, Calif., Oct. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Recent U.S. Department of Labor data shows that the number one reason people leave their job is that they do not feel appreciated. Not low pay, not lack of benefits, but lack of appreciation. Customer loyalty is also based on feeling appreciated -- and many customers are feeling greatly under-appreciated these days says Dr. Noelle C. Nelson, author of the new book, The Power of Appreciation in Business: How an Obsession with Value Increases Performance, Productivity and Profits (October 2005, MindLab Publishing, ISBN no. 0-9768073-1-9, paperback, $24.95). Backed by scientific data and real world examples, Nelson's book details specific appreciation techniques to combat employee apathy, poor performance, low motivation, stress, lack of company loyalty, customer indifference, and customer rage.
Falcons Select FieldTurf Again
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga., Oct. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Atlanta Falcons have chosen FieldTurf as the new artificial turf for the indoor practice field at their state-of-the-art Flowery Branch, Ga. training/office complex. The joint announcement was made today by Falcons President/General Manager Rich McKay and FieldTurf CEO John Gilman.
TDC A/S: Holding of Own Shares
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Oct. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pursuant to Section 204.33 of the New York Stock Exchange Listed Company Manual, this is to report that TDC A/S (NYSE:TLD) on September 30, 2005 held 2,982,561 of its own shares of DKK 5, corresponding to a total nominal value of DKK 14,912,805 or 1.50% of the total share capital.
TalkingStocks.com Announces Profile Coverage for Gulf Petroleum Exchange
DALLAS, Oct. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- John Pentony, publisher of TalkingStocks.com, announced today that the web site has initiated profile coverage for Gulf Petroleum Exchange (Pink Sheets:GFPE). Gulf Petroleum is a multi-faceted energy company dedicated to conversion of unconventional sources of non-hazardous industrial waste streams acceptable as fuel oil and developing energy through conventional sources of drilling new wells and secondary and tertiary recovery from older oil fields.