Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Marshall Paper Tube Acquires Thames River Tube Co., Inc.

May 19, 2009

Marshall Paper Tube Co., Inc. has acquired Thames River Tube Co., Inc. of Ashaway RI. Marshall Paper Tube currently operates manufacturing facilities in Canton and Fall River, MA totaling 85,000 square feet. With this acquisition and merger, Marshall Paper Tube has expanded its commercial and industrial product... Read More

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JBT Corporation Acquires Leading UK Commercial Oven Manufacturer

May 18, 2009

CHICAGO, May 12 -- JBT Corporation (NYSE:JBT) today announced that its JBT FoodTech business acquired the assets of Scottish-based Double D Food Engineering Ltd. (Double D). Double D is a UK leader in designing, manufacturing and servicing custom built ovens for bakery and protein products. Terms of the transaction... Read More

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Leviton Acquires EZE-Rough System

May 13, 2009

Little Neck, New York, May 11, 2009 -- Leviton Manufacturing Company, North America's leading producer of electrical and electronic wiring devices today announces the acquisition of East Coast Electrical Services, Inc., the Miami-based provider of the EZE-Rough System(TM). "With this acquisition we continue to... Read More

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Pangborn Merges with European Shot Blast Industry Leaders

May 12, 2009

U.S. blast wheel manufacturer joins forces with Pangborn Europe, V+S, and Berger FAIRBURN, Georgia, USA (May 6, 2009) - Capital Equipment Resources LLC, the parent of Pangborn Corp, a North American shot blast wheel manufacturer, has signed a final agreement with Wheelabrator/Disa Group to acquire Pangborn... Read More

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Emerson Acquires Roxar ASA

May 11, 2009

Deal expands upstream oil and gas automation to span from reservoir to transmission ST. LOUIS (May 5, 2009) - Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced it has acquired Roxar ASA. The deal creates the world's first integrated automation solutions company whose products span from subsea oil and gas reservoirs, to platform... Read More

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Air Products Sells Major Portion of U.S. Healthcare Operations to Walgreens

May 11, 2009

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 5 -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it has sold all of its U.S. home infusion therapy services business and some elements of its respiratory and home medical equipment business to OptionCare Enterprises, Inc., a subsidiary of Walgreen Co. Terms of the agreement were not... Read More

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Avure Technologies Acquired by Milestone Partners from the Gores Group

May 11, 2009

Sale Positions Company to Accelerate Execution of Its Successful Growth Strategy KENT, Wash., May 5 -- Avure Technologies, Inc. ("Avure" or the "Company"), the global leader in contained high pressure processing systems, announced today that it has closed a sale transaction with Milestone Partners ("Milestone"), a... Read More

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Wheelabrator and DISA Complete Merger

May 7, 2009

LaGrange, GA - (May 5, 2009) - DISA Group, the biggest name in moulding and casting technology, has merged with Wheelabrator Group, the world leader in surface preparation technology, to form the world's leading metallic parts enhancement company. Effective today the two companies, both owned by Mid Europa... Read More

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Alcoa Agrees to Sell Its Wire Harness and Electrical Distribution Business to Platinum Equity

May 5, 2009

4/30/2009 -- NEW YORK -- Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that it has agreed to sell its wire harness and electrical distribution business to Platinum Equity, a California-based private equity group. The terms of the sale were not disclosed. The wire harness and electrical distribution business is the largest part of... Read More

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Alcoa, BHP Billiton Reach Agreement in Principle; Alcoa's Suralco to Acquire Joint Venture Interests of BHP Billiton in Suriname

May 5, 2009

4/29/2009 -- NEW YORK -- Alcoa World Alumina LLC and Billiton Suriname Holdings B.V. have reached an agreement in principle where Suriname Aluminum Company LLC (Suralco), an Alcoa subsidiary, will acquire the bauxite and alumina refining interests of N.V. BHP Billiton Maatschappij Suriname (BMS), a BHP Billiton... Read More

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Argotec Acquires Polyurethane Film Manufacturer Omniflex LLC

April 23, 2009

Greenfield, Massachusetts USA - April 15, 2009 - Argotec, Inc., a global leader in the manufacture of custom-engineered, precision-extruded thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) film & sheet, announced today it has acquired 100 percent of its joint venture Omniflex LLC and the firm's Transport®, Vacuflex® and Natural... Read More

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Penco Products Acquires Steiner System

April 21, 2009

Penco Products, Inc. of Skippack, PA, and their Canadian subsidiary Penco Products Canada, Ltd., announce the acquisition of Steiner System and Steiner System Canada, headquartered in Naperville, IL. Penco has enjoyed extraordinary organic growth during the past few years and considers the acquisition of Steiner... Read More

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Molex Purchases Key Assets of Motorola Antenna/EMC Measurement Lab

April 16, 2009

Acquisition expands Molex's capabilities for the consumer electronics market with industry-leading antenna RF research and EMC testing services LISLE, Ill. April 13, 2009- Molex Incorporated (NASDAQ: MOLX and MOLXA) today announced that it has purchased the equipment assets of the Motorola Antenna/EMC Measurement... Read More

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Ciba Acquisition Now Perfect: BASF Starts Integration Process

April 15, 2009

BASF holds 95.8 percent of Ciba shares after closing LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, April 9 -- BASF has successfully completed its acquisition of Ciba Holding AG, which closed today with the payment of the offer price to Ciba shareholders. At the same time, the tendered shares were transferred to BASF. The company now... Read More

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Emerson Acquisition Strengthens Plantweb® Digital Plant Architecture

April 13, 2009

Expands expertise and resources in online machinery prediction and protection AUSTIN, TEXAS (April 7, 2009) - Emerson has acquired epro GmbH of Gronau, Germany to enhance the expertise and resources of Emerson Process Management, a global automation and asset management leader. The deal expands Emerson's online... Read More

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H.B. Fuller Adds Proven, High Performance Formulations to Flexible Packaging Adhesive Portfolio

April 9, 2009

Acquisition of German-based Nordic Adhesives Technology gives H.B. Fuller a full menu of advanced flex-pack adhesives: solventless, waterbased, solvent and hot melt heat seal coatings. ST. PAUL, Minn., April 6, 2009 -- H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL) now has all the flexible packaging adhesive bases covered... Read More

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CPM Acquires Lauhoff Assets

April 7, 2009

WATERLOO, Iowa-CPM, the world's leading process design and equipment provider for the oilseed, animal feed, biofuel, and cereal industries, announces the acquisition of certain Lauhoff Corporation assets including all intellectual properties for rotary pressure cookers, flakers, stem crushers and ancillary... Read More

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Unifrax Announces Acquisition Deal

April 7, 2009

Niagara Falls, NY, April 1, 2009 - Unifrax I LLC ("Unifrax"), the Niagara Falls, NY based manufacturer of ceramic fiber insulation products, announced today that through its Indian subsidiary, Unifrax India Limited ("UIL"), it has acquired Chaney Refractories Private Limited ("CRPL"). Terms of the transaction were... Read More

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Alcoa Completes Exchange with ORKLA ASA for 2 Norwegian Smelters and Anode Plant

April 6, 2009

Alcoa Now Sole Owner of Former Elkem Aluminum ANS; Lista and Mosjoen Operations Form Alcoa Norway ANS NEW YORK - Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced it has completed its exchange of stakes with ORKLA ASA for its Elkem Norwegian smelting partnership, which includes aluminum smelters in Lista and Mosjoen, as well as one... Read More

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Aeroflex Expands Baseband Test Capabilities with Strategic Acquisition of VI Technology

April 6, 2009

PLAINVIEW, NY-April 2, 2009- Aeroflex today announced it is expanding its communications test capabilities with the strategic acquisition of VI Technology, Inc., a leading provider of integrated baseband test solutions, specializing in audio, video and multi-media test. "The acquisition of VI Technology is... Read More