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STEC, Inc. to Present At CIBC Consumer Semiconductor Conference
SANTA ANA, Calif., June 12, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- STEC, Inc. (Nasdaq:STEC) announced today that Manouch Moshayedi, CEO, will present at the CIBC Consumer Semiconductor Conference on Wednesday, June 13, 2007. The Conference is being held at CIBC's world Headquarters New York City.
MetroCorp Bancshares Inc.
MetroCorp Announces the Appointment of Robert W. Hsueh to Its Board of Directors
HOUSTON, June 12, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- MetroCorp Bancshares, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:MCBI) announced today that Robert W. Hsueh was appointed as a Class I director to fill a vacancy existing on the Company's board of directors, effective June 12, 2007. In connection with the appointment, the Company's board of directors determined that Mr. Hsueh is an independent director as defined in the listing standards of NASDAQ Global Market. Accordingly, 7 of the Company's 13 directors are independent thus satisfying the NASDAQ independent director requirement as set forth in the Marketplace Rule 4350.
Honorees for the 34th Annual Vision Awards Will Receive Special Recognition and Fabulous Gifts
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 12, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- It's In The Bag (www.itsinthebaginc.com) announced today that the honorees and special VIPs at the 34th Annual Vision Awards on June 16th are in for a very special gift bag full of unique items by the gift bag marketing company. The event will take place at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 16th and will celebrate the contributions made to the ongoing fight against degenerative blindness.
Security Financing Services, Inc.
Security Financing Services Consulting Group Wins Auburn University Montgomery Contract
HOUSTON, June 12, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Security Financing Services, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SCYF), a provider of sophisticated, IP and physical security convergence solutions, announced today that Auburn University Montgomery has awarded a contract to Sweetwater/Spillers, LLC for a Security Audit. The focus of the review is on access control and emergency response. Sweetwater/Spillers, LLC is a new subsidiary of Security Financing Services, Inc. established to augment its physical security consulting practice. Sweetwater/Spillers, LLC is a Minority, Woman, and Disabled Veteran Majority-Owned and Managed Joint Venture Between The Spillers Group and SCYF's wholly-owned subsidiary, Sweetwater Security Systems, LLC.
Zoltek Companies, Inc.
Zoltek Reports Long Term Carbon Fiber Supply Agreement With DeWind
ST. LOUIS, June 12, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Zoltek Companies Inc. (Nasdaq:ZOLT) today announced that it has concluded a long-term strategic supply agreement with DeWind Incorporated and DeWind Ltd of Luebeck, Germany (a subsidiary of Composite Technology Corporation - CTC). The expected sales volume is over US $30 million for the first three years of the contract. Under the agreement Zoltek will be the exclusive supplier of carbon fiber and carbon fiber materials to DeWind for the production of rotor blades for its most advanced turbines.
WCI Communities, Inc.
WCI to Adjourn Annual Meeting Until August 30, 2007 to Allow Sale Process to Continue
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., June 12, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- WCI Communities, Inc. (NYSE:WCI) today announced that it will adjourn its Annual Meeting of Shareholders to August 30, 2007. This action was taken by the Board to allow potential purchasers of the Company to continue their due diligence in the Company's sale process, and so that the Company will be able to provide shareholders with additional information on the sale process prior to the time they must vote for directors.