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Harsco Corporation to Present At Raymond James Conference On March 6
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 27, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Worldwide industrial services and engineered products company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) said today that Company management will be presenting at the Raymond James 28th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday, March 6, 2007. Harsco's presentation is scheduled to begin at 2:50 p.m. ET. Harsco's President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Salvatore Fazzolari, and Vice President of Investor Relations and Credit, Eugene Truett, will discuss the Company's worldwide growth strategies and business outlook.
Hexagon Metrology, Inc.
Hexagon Metrology Inc. Forms New Portable Metrology Group
WIXOM, Mich., Feb. 27, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hexagon Metrology today announced the launch of its new Portable Metrology Group (PMG) to serve the North American inspection and measurement marketplace. The newly formed PMG division is supported by the simultaneous unveiling of an information-rich web site at http://www.portablecmm.us. The Hexagon PMG Group now provides a single source for the industry's leading portable CMMs -- Leica Geosystems laser trackers and ROMER(r) portable arms -- used worldwide by the aerospace, automotive, heavy machinery, and general engineering industries.
Verizon Wireless Customers in Anderson, Lafayette and Muncie Get Faster New Wireless Broadband Network
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 27, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon Wireless customers in Anderson, Lafayette and Muncie can now have access to the Internet and to their email and corporate data at faster speeds, uploading files five to six times faster than before as Verizon Wireless rolls out its next-generation high-speed broadband network. Based on CDMA 1x Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) Revision A (Rev. A) technology, the enhanced wireless broadband network provides Verizon Wireless customers in Anderson, Lafayette and Muncie with data uplink speeds significantly faster than the company's award-winning national EV-DO network, which the company rolled out in all three markets in December 2006.
Quanex Building Products Corporation
Quanex Fiscal First Quarter 2007 Results
HOUSTON, Feb. 27, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Quanex Corporation (NYSE:NX) today reported fiscal first quarter 2007 results for the period ending January 31, 2007. Net sales were $417.6 million compared to $444.6 million a year ago, and income from continuing operations was $20.0 million versus $33.5 million in the year ago period. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations were $0.53 compared to $0.85 in the first quarter last year. Diluted earnings per share were $0.53. The latest 12 months return on invested capital was 17.4% compared to 20.3% a year ago.
Centale, Inc. Reports Revenues of Over $480,000 for Nine Months Ending December 31, 2006
EAST AURORA, N.Y., Feb. 27, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Centale, Inc. (OTCBB:CNTL) announced today that the Company has posted their financials for the fiscal third quarter ending December 31, 2006, which can be found on www.otcbb.com . "In consideration of the calendar year end and the focused business model surrounding our core technology, the COMPRO(tm), we are very pleased to have this accounting behind us and focus on the future," stated Andrew Nichols, Director of Operations of Centale Inc.