Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Measurement Specialties Announces Acquisition of FGP Instrumentation

February 27, 2009

Extends Position in Test & Measurement and Aerospace Markets HAMPTON, Va., Feb. 2, 2009 -- Measurement Specialties, Inc. (Nasdaq:MEAS), a global designer and manufacturer of sensors and sensor-based systems, announced the acquisition of GS Sensors Group, a holding company for FGP Instrumentation and ALS ("FGP... Read More

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Venture Tape Corp. Completes Acquisition of Compac Corp.'s Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Assets

February 24, 2009

February 09, 2009 ST. PAUL, Minn.--Venture Tape Corp., a subsidiary of 3M, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Compac Corp.'s pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) tape assets from Lamtec Corp. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. All Compac PSA tape products, which are used for the... Read More

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Whitford Acquires Akzo Nobel Non Stick Coatings LLC on a Worldwide Basis

February 23, 2009

19 January 2009, Elverson, PA. Whitford Worldwide and Akzo Nobel today announced that the Akzo Nobel Non Stick Coatings LLC division (ANNS) has been purchased by Whitford and the two companies have already begun to integrate, a process that is expected to take a few months to complete. Whitford and ANNS have had... Read More

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Electro Abrasives Corporation is Purchased by USEM/ ELFUSA

February 23, 2009

The Electro Abrasives Corporation is pleased to announce that the company has signed a purchase agreement with U.S. Electrofused Minerals Inc./ELFUSA at the end of 2008. Electro Abrasives will now become Electro Abrasives, LLC. We are happy to team up with a group who is furnacing abrasive materials. Electro... Read More

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Stanley Engineered Storage Solutions Acquires Denmark-Based Scan Modul System

February 19, 2009

Allentown, PA (October 22, 2008) -- Stanley Engineered Storage Solutions, based in Allentown, Pa., today announced the acquisition of Scan Modul System®, a leading specialty healthcare storage manufacturer in Hillerod, Denmark. Scan Modul is a third-generation 100-year-old company that produces flexible... Read More

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SICK AG Expands Sales Presence in Canada to Meet the Needs of Process Automation Customers

February 16, 2009

Company acquires AMKO SYSTEMS INC., a distributor and supplier of process automation technology Jan. 21, 2009 - SICK (www.sickusa.com), one of the world's leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, and automatic identification products for factory and logistics automation as well as solutions... Read More

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Further Acquisitions in Healthcare

February 12, 2009

Both the diagnosis and treatment of chronic respiratory conditions such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and OSA (obstructive sleep apnea), are now much improved. Home therapy is an option and is developing rapidly worldwide. Air Liquide serves several hundred thousand patients, as required by their... Read More

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Advanced Pacific Tank Mfg., Inc. and Superior Storage Tanks, Inc. Under New Ownership

February 11, 2009

PLACENTIA, CA, September 03, 2008 - Southern California tank manufacturers Advanced Pacific Tank and Superior Storage Tanks, announce that they have merged under new ownership. Rob Henderson acquired Advanced Pacific Tank Mfg., Inc. last March through a bulk asset sale. Ken Keesee, the company's founder, continues... Read More

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Sherwin-Williams to Acquire Altax in Poland

February 11, 2009

Leading Woodcare Coatings Innovator Joins S-W's Growing UK Based Ronseal Division CLEVELAND, Feb. 6 - The Sherwin-Williams Company announced it has closed a definitive agreement to acquire Altax Sp. zo.o. Headquartered in Poznan, Poland, Altax is a leading innovator of protective woodcare coatings and serves... Read More

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Abbott Acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics Clears U.S. Antitrust Review

February 11, 2009

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Feb. 6 -- Abbott (NYSE:ABT) today announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) applicable to Abbott's cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Advanced Medical Optics (AMO) expired last night at 11:59... Read More

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Matrix Service Has Acquired S.M. Electric Co., a Leading Provider to the Electric Power and Refinery Market in the Northeast

February 11, 2009

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 6 -- Matrix Service Co. (NASDAQ: MTRX), a leading industrial services company, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Matrix Service Industrial Contractors, Inc. has acquired S.M. Electric Company, Inc., based in Rahway, New Jersey. S.M. Electric is a privately owned, mid-sized... Read More

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KLD, an Affiliate of Tara Technologies, Acquires Precision Coat, a Leading High-Performance Thermal Coating Company

February 10, 2009

KLD, an affiliate of Tara located in Daytona Beach, Florida, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Precision Coat Corporation. KLD and Tara Technologies are both wholly owned subsidiaries of Best Holdings, Inc. Precision Coat is a leading service provider for high performance coatings and specialized heat... Read More

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APX Enclosures Acquires Kurdziel/ Carlton Creek Coatings

February 6, 2009

In September of 2008 APX Enclosures (www.apx-enclosures.com) acquired Kurdziel / Carlton Creek Coatings as a means of eliminating the need for sub-contracting painting services for the company and allowing APX Enclosures to have greater control over our painted product lead time. The new company, APX Industrial... Read More

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Whayne Supply Ownership Transferred To Boyd Company

February 2, 2009

(Louisville, Ky.) Whayne Supply Company, a Louisville headquartered Caterpillar dealer has merged with Boyd Company, LLC., a limited liability corporation wholly owned by Monty L. Boyd. The merger of ownership became effective on December 31, 2008. Monty L. Boyd has been employed with Whayne for 24 years. He is... Read More

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RTP Company's Sheet & Film Division Expands with Acquisition of OMNOVA's Dupo, Ill. Extrusion Operation

January 30, 2009

WINONA, MINN, USA - (January 26, 2009) - Global custom engineered thermoplastic compounder RTP Company today announced that its Sheet & Film Division subsidiary Wiman Corporation has purchased the Dupo, Ill., extrusion operation of OMNOVA Solutions. As part of this expansion Wiman will retain all current personnel... Read More

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Moog Acquires Buffalo-Based Ethox International

January 29, 2009

EAST AURORA, N.Y., Jan. 23 -- Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A; MOG.B) announced today that it has acquired the stock of Ethox International for $15.2 million in cash. Ethox is a Buffalo, NY based medical products manufacturer and service provider. The company produces proprietary medical devices and is engaged in contract... Read More

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Terex AWP Acquires West Coast Refurbishment Center

January 28, 2009

REDMOND, WASH. (January 26, 2009) - Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), a business segment of the Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX), announced today it has acquired assets of a refurbishment facility owned by United Rentals in Modesto, California. This acquisition is integral to the Company's strategy of continuing... Read More

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ABB Acquires Full Ownership of Finnish Joint Venture

January 28, 2009

Investment will strengthen position in the Nordic low voltage business Zurich, Switzerland, January 8, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has agreed to acquire all interests in the Finnish joint venture, Ensto Busch-Jaeger Oy, from Ensto Oy, subject to the customary regulatory... Read More

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ABB Expands Offering for Oil and Gas Sector

January 28, 2009

Acquisition will strengthen ABB's presence in North America Zurich, Switzerland, November 12, 2008 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has signed an agreement to acquire the business of Ber-Mac Electrical and Instrumentation Ltd. of Calgary, Canada, in order to expand its presence and... Read More

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Venture Tape Corp. to Acquire Compac Corp.'s Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Assets

January 26, 2009

January 21, 2009 02:00 PM Eastern Time Acquisition Broadens Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Offering ST. PAUL, Minn.--Venture Tape Corp., a subsidiary of 3M, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Compac Corp.'s pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) tape assets from Lamtec Corp. Terms of the... Read More