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OMHEX's Extended Offer to the Shareholders of HEX
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- On August 27, 2003, the Board of Directors of OM HEX AB ("OMHEX") (Other OTC:OMGPF) resolved to extend the exchange offer ("Offer") to the shareholders in HEX Plc ("HEX"), for the purpose of enabling those shareholders who had not yet tendered their shares to accept the Offer. The extended Offer period expired at 4:00 pm Finnish time on September 25, 2003.
Telelogic Signs US$900,000 Contract with Major U.S. Defense Contractor
MALMO, Sweden and IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telelogic (Other OTC:TGIAF) (Stockholm Exchange:TLOG), the leading global provider of solutions for advanced systems and software development, today announced a volume licensing agreement with a major U.S.-based defense contractor, initially worth US$900,000. The agreement includes new licenses for Telelogic tools including DOORS, SYNERGY and TAU.
ECON Investor Relations Inc.
Markland Technologies President Mr. Ken Ducey's Testimony to be aired Live on CSPAN Today
RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Markland Technologies, Inc. (Other OTC:MKLD), an integrated homeland security company, (www.marklandtech.com) announced today that Markland's Testimony at the Congressional Hearing of the House Government Reform Committee's Subcommittee on National Security and Emerging Threats will be aired live on the CSPAN Network. The hearing panel, chaired by Rep. Christopher Shays (R-Conn), will focus on new counter-terrorism technology. The hearing was called through a combined effort of House Government Reform Committee's Subcommittee and the Homeland Security Industry Association (HSIA). The telecast will be broadcast live on CSPAN-3 at 2PM today.
The Mercanti Group
Mercanti Research Focuses on Changing Faces of America
LOS ANGELES and MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The influence of minorities, the rise in home ownership, the aging of the American population and the spread of obesity cannot be ignored by businesses and investors looking to prosper in America, according to a just-completed study by The Mercanti Group. "The Changing Faces of America" analyzes the socioeconomic and demographic trends facing America that Mercanti believes should underpin investment decisions for the future. Based on in-depth study of the 2000 U.S. Census data, the report details emerging trends in population, geography, mobility, gender, age, race and education that will influence the U.S. economy and its consumer and industrial sectors.
Scania: Omni plans to concent-rate its production of bus bodies to Poland
SODERTALJE, Sweden, Sept. 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scania (Other OTC:SVKBF): Omni plans to shut down the production of bus bodies in Katrineholm during the spring 2004. This operation will be moved to the production site in Poland. The move is intended to help Omni achieve its long-term financial goals and objectives for profitability and competitiveness. This will directly affect about 100 employees who will be offered jobs within the Scania Group. Codetermination negotiations have started.
Competitive Technologies, Inc.
Competitive Technologies Signs New Agreements
FAIRFIELD, Conn., Sept. 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Competitive Technologies, Inc. (AMEX:CTT) announced today that it has signed separate one-time fee agreements with Merck & Co. (NYSE:MRK), Roche Holdings AG B (Other OTC:RHHBY) and Toshiba Corporation (Other OTC: TOSBF) for each company's use of CTT technologies.