Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

CoorsTek Acquires Advanced Ceramics Business from BAE Systems

September 19, 2011

Additional facilities substantially expand ceramic materials and manufacturing capabilities GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 15, 2011 - CoorsTek, the world's largest technical ceramics manufacturer, today officially announced the purchase of BAE Systems' Vista, California advanced ceramics facilities. These three facilities... Read More

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DynamicSignals LLC Completes Acquisition of Signatec, Inc.

September 8, 2011

Bringing together two of the world's leading suppliers of highperformance data acquisition products and system solutions. DynamicSignals LLC, a leading provider of innovative and high-performance data acquisition products and integrated system solutions, today announced the completion of the acquisition of... Read More

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Gleason Acquires K2 Plastics, Inc. Business

September 8, 2011

ROCHESTER, NY, September 6, 2011. Gleason Corporation today announced it has acquired the assets and business of K2 Plastics, Inc., of Bergen, New York, a leading producer of precision plastic gears and other complex plastic parts. K2's products are sold to a diverse set of markets, including electronics, medical... Read More

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Timken to Acquire Drives LLC, Further Expanding Power Transmission Line

September 6, 2011

Maker of highly engineered drive chains and precision augers for diverse industrial applications expands Timken portfolio CANTON, Ohio, Aug. 31, 2011 - The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) today announced it has agreed to acquire privately held Drives LLC for $92 million in cash. Based in Fulton, Ill., Drives is a... Read More

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Cameron to Acquire LeTourneau Technologies Drilling Systems and Offshore Products

September 6, 2011

HOUSTON, Aug. 31, 2011 - Cameron (NYSE: CAM) has agreed to acquire LeTourneau Technologies Drillings Systems and Offshore Products divisions from Joy Global Inc. (NASDAQ: JOYG) for approximately $375 million in cash. The boards of Cameron and Joy Global Inc. have unanimously approved the transaction, which is... Read More

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Tanis, Inc. Acquires Regal Manufacturing Company

August 30, 2011

Delafield, WI - Tanis, Incorporated has acquired Regal Manufacturing Company of Fond du Lac, WI. The two brush manufacturers have enjoyed more than two decades of collaboration, and Regal's former owner Greg Fuhrman will continue to be involved in the company going forward. Tanis, Inc. is an innovative manufacturer... Read More

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EnPro Industries Acquires Tara Technologies

August 26, 2011

EnPro Industries Acquires Tara Technologies, Creates Business Unit Dedicated to High Performance Products CHARLOTTE, N.C., August 1, 2011 -- EnPro Industries Inc. (NYSE: NPO), a leading manufacturer of engineered industrial products, today announced it has acquired Tara Technologies Corporation, a privately-held... Read More

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Regal Beloit Closes EPC Acquisition

August 24, 2011

August 22, 2011 (Beloit, WI): Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE: RBC) today announced the closing of the acquisition of the Electrical Products Company (EPC) from A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). The China portion of the EPC acquisition was closed into escrow pending customary administrative approvals in China which... Read More

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Unifrax Announces Acquisition

August 23, 2011

Niagara Falls, NY, August 19, 2011 - Unifrax I LLC ("Unifrax"), the Niagara Falls, NY based manufacturer of ceramic fiber insulation products, announced today that through its Hong Kong subsidiary, Unifrax Asia-Pacific Holding Ltd, it had acquired the catalytic converter emission control mat business of Zhejiang... Read More

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Regal Beloit Receives Approval for EPC Acquisition

August 19, 2011

August 17, 2011 (Beloit, WI): Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE: RBC) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice which clears the way for the proposed acquisition of A. O. Smith's Electrical Products Company ("EPC"). Subject to receipt of final court approval, RBC... Read More

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Spectris to Acquire Omega Engineering, Expanding Process Measurement and Control Instrumentation Offering Globally

August 18, 2011

EGHAM, England - August 16, 2011 - Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company, announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire the Omega Engineering business. Omega is a leading supplier of process measurement and control instrumentation across a broad range of categories... Read More

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Grainger Intends to Acquire Fabory Group

August 16, 2011

CHICAGO, August 15, 2011 - Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today announced its intention to acquire the shares of Fabory Group, a leading European distributor of fasteners and related MRO products. The transaction price will be approximately $344 million (euro 242 million). The parties plan to enter a definitive agreement... Read More

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Rynel Acquired by Mõlnlycke Health Care

August 11, 2011

Rynel Inc., recently purchased by the Swedish company M├Álnlycke Health Care, is a premier manufacturer of specialty absorbent polyurethane foam products. Founded in 1973 as Twin Rivers Engineering in East Boothbay, Maine, the company expanded operations to the custom built, state-of-the-art Wiscasset, Maine... Read More

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Printec USA, Inc. Completes Acquisition of IDP Corp

August 10, 2011

Boston, Ma (August 3, 2011) -- Printec USA, Inc. a global figure in the manufacturing of membrane keypads and human machine interface (HMI) devices today announced it has acquired Innovative Design Products, Inc (IDP) of Anaheim, Ca., a manufacturer of membrane switch assemblies and graphic overlays since 1988. The... Read More

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Applied Industrial Technologies Ltd. Acquires Chaines-Plus

August 8, 2011

CLEVELAND, Aug. 4, 2011 - Applied Industrial Technologies Ltd., the Canadian subsidiary of Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: AIT), today announced it has acquired the business of Chaines-Plus. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. Chaines-Plus operates one location on the South Shore of Montreal and... Read More

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Unifrax Announces Acquisitions

August 3, 2011

Niagara Falls, NY, August 1, 2011 - Unifrax I LLC ("Unifrax"), the Niagara Falls, NY based manufacturer of ceramic fiber insulation products, announced today that it had acquired three leading North American vacuum forming businesses, Refractory Specialties Incorporated ("RSI"), Specialty Ceramics Incorporated... Read More

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FMC Corporation Signs Agreement to Acquire RheinPerChemie European Persulfates Business

August 1, 2011

PHILADELPHIA, July 27, 2011 - FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) announced today the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the European persulfates business of RheinPerChemie GmbH from Unionchimica SpA. The acquisition will strengthen FMC Peroxygens' global reach by establishing a market position for... Read More

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Timken Completes Philadelphia Gear Acquisition

July 28, 2011

o Timken adds power transmission capabilities of leader in gear-drive services and systems for industrial and marine applications o Plans to extend Philadelphia Gear business model globally CANTON, Ohio: July 21, 2011 - Timken (NYSE: TKR) today announced the completion of its $200 million purchase of... Read More

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ThinkEquity LLC Represents Despatch Industries in Company Acquisition by ITW

July 28, 2011

Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. - July 26, 2011 - Despatch Industries, a leading provider of thermal processing equipment for the solar, carbon fiber and thermal technology markets, recently announced that the company has been acquired by Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW). Despatch selected ThinkEquity LLC to serve... Read More

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Unifrax Announces Acquisition Deal

July 28, 2011

Niagara Falls, NY, July 25, 2011 - Unifrax I LLC ("Unifrax"), the Niagara Falls, NY based manufacturer of ceramic fiber insulation products, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Super Saffil Limited and Saffil America, Inc. (together, "Saffil") from Dyson Group plc. Terms of the... Read More