Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

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Wacker Acquires Silicon-Metal Production Site in Norway

July 7, 2010

Munich, July 1, 2010 - Wacker Chemie AG has successfully concluded its acquisition of the silicon-metal production site in Holla from FESIL Group (Norway). The transaction announced early last month has now been cleared by the relevant antitrust authorities and approved by WACKER's and FESIL's supervisory bodies... Read More

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ATS Automation Discontinues Discussions in Relation to Potential Acquisition of Rohwedder Group

July 6, 2010

CAMBRIDGE, ON, June 30, 2010 - ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. ("ATS" or the "Company") today announced that it has withdrawn from acquisition discussions relating to its non-binding indicative offer to the insolvency administrator of Rohwedder AG. ATS has a stated strategy of actively pursuing acquisition... Read More

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Alcoa to Acquire Traco

June 29, 2010

NEW YORK--Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today it has agreed to purchase privately held Traco, a premier maker of windows and doors for the commercial building and construction market. Traco will become part of Alcoa's global Building and Construction Systems business. Terms were not disclosed. "Traco's strong brand and... Read More

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uShip Acquires UK Courier Exchange boxby.co.uk

June 28, 2010

Purchase Supports uShip's Global Expansion Whilst Giving UK Couriers More Opportunity to Fill Extra Space in Lorries LONDON, June 22 - uShip, the global online transport marketplace, today announced the acquisition of boxby.co.uk, the UK's first web site to offer a transport exchange for couriers. The transaction... Read More

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Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Waiting Period Expires for SAP's Acquisition of Sybase, Inc.

June 25, 2010

WALLDORF, Germany, June 17 -- SAP today announced the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR Act) at 11:59 p.m. EDT, on June 16, 2010, with respect to SAP's previously announced proposed acquisition of Sybase, Inc. As previously announced, on May 26, 2010 SAP's... Read More

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Gent-L-Kleen Announces its Acquisition by Dreumex

June 22, 2010

York, PA  Gent-L-Kleen Products, Inc. of York, Pennsylvania USA has announced new ownership with its recent acquisition by Dreumex B.V. of OSS, the Netherlands. Founded by C.E. (Bud) Strickler in 1949, Gent-L-Kleen is a manufacturer of professional hand care products specializing in heavy-duty hand cleaners and... Read More