Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Wisconsin Bench Acquires National School Lines Brand - Solutions for Education Market Now Even Stronger

August 21, 2009

Thorp, WI, August 5, 2009 - To help better serve and support the growing and diversified educational market, Wisconsin Bench acquired National School Line brand, a leading brand of classroom furniture. "The integration of our two businesses will now allow us to better support the educational customer who needs both... Read More

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Clear-Vu Consolidates Position as Media Packaging Leader Through Acquisition of Nexpak Brand and Assets

August 20, 2009

WESTBURY, NY--(August 18, 2009) - Clear-Vu, the leading provider of media security packaging, announced today the completed acquisition of the brand and related assets of its main competitor, Nexpak Corporation. Clear-Vu has long been the innovator in the retail/rental marketplace for security packaging of... Read More

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SMICO Manufacturing and L&H Industrial form Partnership to Acquire Symons Brothers Screens

August 19, 2009

SMICO Manufacturing announces a newly formed joint venture with L&H Industrial to acquire Symons Brothers Screens. Symons Screens was founded in North Hollywood, California in 1933 by Ory and Ed Symons. Their screening line quickly became one of the premier aggregate screens in the world. Today, Symons Screens... Read More

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Thermacore, Inc. Acquires k Technology

August 13, 2009

Acquisition to combine expertise in conduction heat transfer with passive two-phase heat transfer Lancaster, PA, August 12, 2009 - Thermacore, Inc. (www.thermacore.com) has announced the acquisition of k Technology, a business headquartered in Langhorne, PA, that designs and manufactures custom thermal management... Read More

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Horn Packaging Acquires Worldwide Crating Corporation

August 13, 2009

AYER, Mass., Aug. 10 - Peter H. Hamilton, CEO of Horn Packaging Corporation and David R. Gomer, President of Horn International Packaging, Inc., New England's premier company for total packaging and forwarding solutions, located in Billerica, MA, announced today that Horn has acquired Worldwide Crating Corporation... Read More

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Helwig Carbon Products, Inc. Announces Purchase of SGL Carbon's Electrical Carbon Operation in St. Mary's, PA

August 11, 2009

MILWAUKEE, WI, USA, JULY 1, 2009: Helwig Carbon Products, Inc. announces the purchase of the electrical carbon operation in St. Mary's, PA from SGL Carbon. Historically this plant was known as Speer Carbon, one of the leaders in technical developments for the carbon brush industry. Helwig Carbon has formed a... Read More

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Sigma-Aldrich Acquires ChemNavigator, Inc., to Provide Researchers with Industry-Leading Chemical Compound Selection and Procurement Services

August 11, 2009

Deal combines ChemNavigator's robust database of searchable chemical compounds and powerful cheminformatics tools with the strength and convenience of Sigma-Aldrich chemical services to streamline design and procurement of compound libraries ST. LOUIS, Aug. 6 - Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ:SIAL) today announced the... Read More

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Cantel Medical's Mar Cor Purification Subsidiary Acquires G.E.M. Water Systems

August 6, 2009

... Establishing a Nationwide Reach in Water Treatment LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - August 3, 2009 - CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE: CMN), through its Mar Cor Purification subsidiary, has continued the expansion of its water purification and filtration segment by purchasing the assets of Los Angeles-based G.E.M. Water Systems... Read More

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KE-Burgmann Expands Product Portfolio

August 5, 2009

On 1st August 2009 KE-Burgmann of Denmark, a subsidiary of the EagleBurgmann Group, acquired 100 percent ownership of American company EJS Inc. (Expansion Joint Systems) based in Santee, California. KE-Burgmann has been among the world's leading producers of fabric, metal and rubber expansion joints for decades... Read More

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API Nanotronics Acquires Cryptek Technologies

August 4, 2009

Acquisition Doubles the Size of the Company and Establishes API as a Worldwide Leader in Secure Technologies for Global Military, Government and Intelligence Agencies NEW YORK, NY--( July 13, 2009) - API Nanotronics Corp. (OTCBB: APIA) ("API" or the "Company"), a leading supplier of electronic systems and... Read More

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AMETEK Specialty Metal Products Acquires Ancor Specialties Stainless Steel Powers

July 30, 2009

EIGHTY FOUR, PA, June 26, 2009--AMETEK Specialty Metal Products (SMP), a world leader in metal powder manufacturing, has purchased the ANCOR® Specialties stainless steel powder business from Hoeganaes Corporation. "ANCOR Specialties stainless steel powders make an excellent addition to our existing stainless steel... Read More

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PTC® Expands Product Analytics Strategy with Acquisition of Relex Software Corporation

July 30, 2009

Delivers Unique And Powerful Reliability Solution To Manufacturers NEEDHAM, Mass. - June 8, 2009 - PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC), The Product Development Company®, today announced it has acquired Relex Software Corporation (Relex®), based in Greensburg, PA. Relex provides software and services for analyzing design and field... Read More

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Suncor Energy and Petro-Canada Merger Receives Competition Bureau Approval

July 30, 2009

CALGARY, July 21, 2009 - Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX/SU; NYSE/SU) and Petro-Canada (TSX/PCA; NYSE/PCZ) announced today that the Competition Bureau has approved the proposed merger of Suncor and Petro-Canada. The approval is reflected in a consent agreement with the Competition Bureau which will be registered with the... Read More

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Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation Completes Acquisition of Universal Safety Response, Inc.

July 30, 2009

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., July 21 -- Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:SWHC), parent company of Smith & Wesson Corp., the legendary 157-year old company in the global business of safety, security, protection and sport, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Universal Safety Response, Inc. (USR... Read More

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Henkel Announces Sale of Duck®, Painter's Mate Green® and Easy Liner® Brands in U.S. and Canada

July 29, 2009

Rocky Hill, Conn., June 2, 2009 - Henkel Corporation today announced the sale of its business conducted under the Duck®, Painter's Mate Green® and Easy Liner® brands in the U.S. and Canada to Shurtape Technologies, LLC or one of Shurtape's affiliates. Shurtape is based in Hickory, North Carolina, and has been a... Read More

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CDC Software Agrees to Acquire Informance for Expansion of CDC Factory Product Line

July 28, 2009

Marks Second Acquisition Agreement in Less Than 100 Days HONG KONG, ATLANTA, May 14, 2009-CDC Software, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CDC Corporation (NASDAQ: CHINA) and a provider of industry-specific enterprise software applications and business services, today announced it has signed a binding term sheet to... Read More

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FORCE America Inc. Acquires PreCise MRM from Preco Electronics

July 20, 2009

FORCE America Inc. announced today it has acquired PreCise(TM) Mobile Resource Management (MRM) from Preco(TM) Electronics, based in Boise, Idaho. PreCise MRM is an innovative provider of fleet management and telematics technologies for mobile equipment markets. The acquisition expands FORCE America's ability to... Read More

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Federal Signal Announces Sale of European Sweeper Business

July 20, 2009

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 16 -- Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS), a leader in advancing security and well-being, today announced it has completed the sale of Ravo Holding B.V., a manufacturer of compact street sweepers located in the Netherlands, to Fayat Group, a leader in Europe in the Roadbuilding equipment... Read More

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Saudi Arabia: Acquisition of 75% of Al Khafrah Industrial Gases

July 14, 2009

The industrial and medical gas market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the largest economy in the Middle East, presents an attractive growth potential for Air Liquide, with double-digit growth in 2008, driven by the expansion of the petrochemical industry and the development of infrastructure projects. Air Liquide... Read More

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LRM Industries, LLC Acquired and Recapitalized as LRM Industries International, Inc

July 13, 2009

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., July 8 -- The former LRM Industries, LLC, headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, has been acquired from NOVA Chemicals Inc. and Envirokare Tech, Inc., which have owned the company as a joint venture since 2005. A group of investors led by Zesiger Capital Group LLC funded the transaction that resulted... Read More