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A 'Grand Slam' for Sales Professionals -- Sales Expert Uses Baseball Analogy to Emphasize Concepts of Sales
WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 13, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Salespeople today face a daunting selling environment. Sophisticated techniques have been developed to help these professionals increase sales but are not as effective as they could be, writes Dave Kurlan. In his new book, Baseline Selling: How to Become a Sales Superstar by Using What You Already Know About the Game of Baseball (now available through AuthorHouse), he provides sales forces with a concept that helps knock sales figures out of the park.
Wolverine Tube Inc.
Wolverine Tube To Modernize Its Retirement Benefit Plans
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Jan. 13, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wolverine Tube, Inc. (NYSE:WLV) today announced that it is modernizing its retirement program for the majority of its active U.S. employees. As part of the retirement benefit modernization program, the Company will freeze both its U.S. qualified defined benefit plan and Supplemental Benefit Restoration Plan, effective February 28, 2006. Additionally, the Company terminated its 2002 Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan in December 2005, as previously disclosed. The Company will also eliminate subsidies for retiree medical insurance for employees who are not at least age 55 (age 57 for employees located in Altoona, Pa.) on February 28, 2006. Commencing March 1, 2006, the Company will make enhancements to its 401(k) plan for the employees impacted by the freeze of the defined benefit plan. These enhancements include an automatic three percent contribution to each affected employee's 401(k) account, a match of employees' contributions, the addition of a success sharing component to the 401(k) plan, and the provision of transition contributions for five years, based upon an employee's age and years of service.
Popular European Doors by Modex Design Now Available To U.S. Building Industry
SARASOTA, Fla., Jan. 13, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modex Design, a manufacturer of high quality custom doors and windows and subsidiary of the Polish-based Modex Holding Group, has just opened its first showroom in the United States in Sarasota, Florida. This represents the first time that architects, builders and interior designers have been able to purchase these finely crafted, European doors in the United States. The showroom displays over 75 doors representing only a sample of the many designs available in the customized selections.
Global Prevention Services
Global Prevention Services Receives Seal of Approval From Mold Help
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 13, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Global Prevention Services (GPS), a mold prevention company with headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, has just been approved with the Mold Help Seal of Approval, and is now recognized as a Mold Help Resource. Few firms in the United States have been able to pass the thorough review process. The Mold Help Organization is located in Salem, Oregon, www.Mold-Help.com
Neoware to Report Fiscal 2006 Second Quarter Results on February 1, 2006
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 13, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Neoware, Inc. (Nasdaq:NWRE), the leading supplier of enterprise thin client solutions and related software and services that make computing more open, secure, reliable, affordable, and manageable, today announced that the Company intends to release earnings for its second fiscal quarter on February 1, 2006 after the close of the market.
Great West Gold, Inc.
Great West Gold, Inc. -- Corporate Update
NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Great West Gold, Inc. (OTCBB:GWGO) has been inundated with requests from shareholders regarding its Stock Dividends and future prospects. This announcement is being made to clarify the transactions and to answer all of the numerous shareholder enquiries of late.
Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.
Enbridge Energy Partners to Webcast its 2005 Fourth Quarter Results
HOUSTON, Jan. 13, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP) will review the results of its fourth quarter 2005 operations and discuss its business outlook in an Internet presentation, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, January 31, 2006. The presentation, with Dan C. Tutcher, president of the general partner, will follow a news release of fourth quarter results, scheduled for after market close on Monday, January 30. The web presentation may be accessed as follows: