Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Air Liquide Acquires Lion Copolymer Geismar Services' Operations in the U.S.

August 3, 2010

Air Liquide Large Industries U.S. LP announces the acquisition of the assets and business activities of Lion Copolymer Geismar Services (LCGS), an industrial utilities provider based in Louisiana's Geismar basin, near the city of Baton Rouge. The newly acquired facilities are a major utilities provider in the area... Read More

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Victaulic Announces Acquisition of AquaFlex USA

August 3, 2010

EASTON, Pa. - July 16, 2009 - Victaulic, the leading global producer of mechanical pipe joining and fire protection systems, announced today it has purchased AquaFlex USA, a leading provider of flexible connections for sprinkler heads. "We believe Victaulic has a lot to offer in the market for flexible sprinkler... Read More

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Verisurf Software and Nikon Metrology Announce Global OEM Agreement

August 2, 2010

Anaheim, CA. July 26, 2010. Nikon Metrology and Verisurf Software have made it possible for manufacturers to drive all Nikon portable metrology devices from Verisurf's common software platform. Supported Nikon metrology devices include Laser Radar, K-Series optical CMM's configured with scanners and probes, MCA... Read More

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Air Liquide Acquires Cryogas de Centroamerica S.A. in Panama

July 30, 2010

Air Liquide announces the acquisition of Cryogas de Centroamerica, S.A. (Cryogas), a leading supplier of medical and industrial gases in the country of Panama. Cryogas is based in Panama City and employs more than 80 people in a number of locations throughout the country. The agreement to purchase Cryogas... Read More

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Acquisitions in Homecare in Australia and South Korea

July 27, 2010

The market for homecare is growing throughout the world. Air Liquide, which ranks 1st in Europe and 3rd in the world for homecare, continues to develop its offer of services through targeted acquisitions in Australia and South Korea. Air Liquide announces the acquisition in Australia of 70% of the company... Read More

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SAP Obtains European Commission Approval to Acquire Sybase, Inc.

July 26, 2010

WALLDORF, Germany, July 20 - SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) today announced that it has obtained approval from the European Commission for the acquisition of Sybase, Inc. Approval of the acquisition from the European Commission satisfied the final regulatory condition to the cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of common... Read More

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Flow Smart Acquires W.L. Gore's Wire- and Fabric-Reinforced Hose Products Business

July 23, 2010

Seaford, Del. (July 15, 2010) - Flow Smart, Inc., specialists in high-purity polymer solutions, has announced its purchase of the wire- and fabric-reinforced hose business from Elkton, Md.-based Gore PharmBio Products, a division of W.L. Gore and Associates. The transition, which is set to occur over the next... Read More

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SAP Extends Offer to Acquire Sybase, Inc.

July 23, 2010

WALLDORF, Germany, July 19 - SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) today announced that its indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary, Sheffield Acquisition Corp., has extended the expiration of its cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of Sybase, Inc., at a price of $65.00 per share, to 9:00 p.m., New York City time... Read More

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Timken Announces Acquisition to Extend Its Process Industries Portfolio

July 23, 2010

QM will add spherical steel housed units and couplings to Timken's product lineup CANTON, Ohio, July 19 - The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) today announced it has agreed to acquire the business of QM Bearings and Power Transmission, Incorporated, based in Ferndale, Washington. QM manufactures spherical roller bearing... Read More

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Quaker Chemical Acquires D. A. Stuart's U.S. Aluminum Hot Rolling Oil Business

July 19, 2010

Quaker becomes a leading player in the U.S. market CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 16, 2010 -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) announced today that it has acquired D.A. Stuart's U.S. aluminum hot rolling oil business from Houghton International, including the rights to sell the product portfolio internationally... Read More

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Tyco Electronics to Acquire ADC, Creating a World Leader in Broadband Connectivity

July 19, 2010

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland and EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., July 13 -- Complementary Product Offerings Will Help Customers Deliver High-Speed Video and Data Communications o Tyco Electronics Reports Preliminary Fiscal Third Quarter Results o Sales of $3.1 Billion and Book-to-Bill Ratio of 1.06 o Diluted Earnings Per Share... Read More

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Agra Foundations Acquired by Soletanche Freyssinet

July 19, 2010

PITTSBURGH, PA - July 13, 2010 - Nicholson Construction Company is pleased to announce that Soletanche Freyssinet, a world leader in civil engineering and construction, acquired Agra Foundations Limited on June 25, 2010. Agra Foundations specializes in piling and ground improvement. Agra is headquartered in... Read More

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Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc. Purchases Swiss Company

July 19, 2010

Acquisition follows corporate vision of international growth and global expansion Loves Park, IL, July, 2010 - Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc., a leader in the design and manufacture of water and wastewater treatment equipment and systems, announces its purchase of Mecana Umwelttechnik Ag of Reichenburg Switzerland... Read More

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Colonial Surface Solutions Aquires Diamond Manufacturing

July 19, 2010

Colonial Surface Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Diamond Machine and Manufacturing, a company specializing in metal fabrication. Diamond Machine and Manufacturing has changed their name to Diamond Manufacturing of Bluffton effective May 1, 2010. Diamond Manufacturing will help Colonial... Read More

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Air Liquide Announces a Large Hydrogen Acquisition in Korea

July 13, 2010

Driven by exports, South Korea's economy has grown into one of the world's most advanced economies (and its eighth largest exporter). This manufacturing success is boosting demand for industrial gases in a wide range of sectors such as steel, chemicals, automobile, consumer electronics and high... Read More

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Metalor Acquires AMI Doduco's Activities In The Americas

July 9, 2010

Neuchatel, June 10, 2010 - Metalor Technologies International SA (www.metalor.com) and Technitrol Inc. (www.technitrol.com) have acquired AMI Doduco's activities in the Americas (www.amidoduco.com). AMI Doduco has been in the electrical contacts industry for over 85 years. The company's product lines include... Read More

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Fujinon Inc. Becomes Wholly Owned Subsidiary Of Fujifilm North America Corporation

July 8, 2010

Wayne, New Jersey, June 28, 2010 - FUJINON INC., a major manufacturer and distributor of optics and lens assemblies for the broadcast, digital cinema and industrial markets, today announced that, effective July 1, 2010, it will become FUJIFILM Optical Devices U.S.A., Inc., a newly formed subsidiary of FUJIFILM North... Read More

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Unifrax Announces Acquisition Deal

July 8, 2010

Niagara Falls, NY, July 7, 2010 - 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 Brightcross Manufacturing Ltd. and Brightcross Insulation Ltd. (together "Brightcross"). Terms of the... Read More

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Honeywell Completes Acquisition of Matrikon

July 8, 2010

Combined Businesses Enable Robust Solutions for Operating Industrial Plants; Acquisition Brings Strong Brands and Expertise LONDON, June 28, 2010 - Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Matrikon for approximately $139 million USD (approximately $144 million CAD). Matrikon will be... Read More

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Olympus NDT Acquires Innov-X Systems, Inc.

July 7, 2010

Olympus NDT is pleased to announce today that it has acquired Innov-X Systems Inc., a leading manufacturer of portable X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analytical instruments based in Woburn, Massachusetts, USA. Innov-X Systems instruments provide real-time, nondestructive material analysis in applications ranging from... Read More