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Neoware to Release Q1 Earnings on October 29, 2002
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Oct. 3, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Neoware Systems (Nasdaq:NWRE), the leading supplier of award-winning software and solutions for the emerging Appliance Computing market, announced today that it intends to release its fiscal year 2003 first quarter results before the open of the market on Tuesday, October 29, 2002.
Dimension Telecom Signs Framework Agreement with 3GIS
BROMMA, Sweden, Oct. 3, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The IT integrator Dimension's subsidiary, Dimension Telecom has signed a framework agreement with 3G Infrastructure Services AB (3GIS) on consulting services for the expansion of infrastructure for 3G networks. The agreement will remain in effect until further notice.
Autoliv Opens Plant in Korea
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 3, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Autoliv has opened a plant for airbags and seatbelts outside Seoul in Sanchuck, Korea. So far this year, the subsidiary's sales have risen by 30%, and in two years' time, sales are expected to skyrocket to U.S. $150 million, from less than U.S. $40 million this year, partly due to move of production from Autoliv companies in other countries.
Bong Strikes Record Deal
KRISTIANSTAD, Sweden, Oct. 3, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Bong Group (Stockholm:BONG) has struck the largest single deal in the company's history. The deal, of almost 800 million envelopes, is with Lyreco Group, a French company that is one of Europe's largest office contract stationers. It is intended to satisfy Lyreco's envelope needs for 2003, which is expected to boost the Bong Group's total turnover for 2003 by 3- 4 percent. Bong is already one of Lyreco's main suppliers (some 400 million envelopes in 2001 and 2002 respectively) and the additional volumes, which are mainly for the markets in France, Great Britain and Germany, mean that Bong will be supplying a significant part of Lyreco's envelope requirements in Europe.
SpareBank 1 Gruppen Announces Goodwill Write-Off Affecting ForeningsSparbanken
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 3, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- As indicated in the enclosed press release, Norway's SpareBank 1 Gruppen AS, which is 25-percent owned by ForeningsSparbanken (Swedbank), has decided to write off goodwill of NOK 594 million. Together with an estimated loss after tax for the third quarter of 2002 of NOK 157 million, this means SpareBank 1 Gruppen's total loss after tax for the period is approximately NOK 751 million.
NCC's Construction Research Best in Europe
SOLNA, Sweden, Oct. 3, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- NCC won the "Engineering" category for research into self-compacting concrete in the European competition, the Descartes Prize. As a result, NCC also qualifies for the finals in the competition. This is the first time that a Swedish company and a construction company have qualified for the finals in this well-known and renowned research competition, which is arranged by the European Commission.