latest news releases from the newsroom
Sodra Cell: Price Increase for Softwood Pulps
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 25, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Swedish market pulp producer Sodra Cell announces a price increase for softwood pulps of USD 20 per tonne to 530 per tonne, as of 1 September. The background is an improved market situation and better demand for pulp.
Skanska receives Hong Kong order valued at SEK 2.4 billion -- of which Skanska's portion is SEK 1 billion
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 25, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska (Other OTC:SKSBF): Gammon Skanska has been awarded another contract for the new link between Hong Kong and Shenzhen. The new contract, which includes a highway bridge, is valued at a total of SEK 2.4 billion (HKD 2.2 billion). The 50-percent owned business unit Gammon Skanska is responsible for 85 percent of the contract. Accordingly, Skanska's share of the contract is 42.5 percent, or HKD 935 M, corresponding to about SEK 1 billion.
Global ePoint, Inc.
Global ePoint Receives $3.9 Million Sales Order
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., August 25, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- GLOBAL EPOINT, INC. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:GEPT) today announced that its recently acquired McDigit division ("McDigit"), which manufactures customized computers and provides comprehensive solutions for industrial personal computer, commercial personal computer and contract manufacturing markets, has received an additional $3.9 million blanket sales order from an existing customer. Under the arrangement, McDigit will continue to provide industrial personal computers to the customer with deliveries under the new sales order to begin in December 2003 and continuing, once acceptance of the first article is approved, weekly through August 2004. The computers will be used for integration into the customer's advanced security technology. The customer had been purchasing a similar amount of industrial computers from the Company under a prior sales order that will be fully delivered by the fourth quarter of this year.