Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Autoquip Acquires American Lifts

November 6, 2009

Guthrie, OK-- The Autoquip Corporation has completed the acquisition of American Lifts from the Columbus McKinnon Corporation. "Weʼre pleased to announce that we have purchased the American Lifts brand. Itʼs a great fit, with tremendous synergy throughout the product lines and markets, and will benefit our... Read More

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Raven Industries to Buy Assets of Ranchview, Inc.

November 2, 2009

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Oct. 27 -- Raven Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAVN), today announced that the company entered into a purchase agreement to buy substantially all of the assets of Ranchview, Inc., a privately-held Canadian corporation. Financial terms were not disclosed. Subject to customary closing conditions, the... Read More

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Johnson Matthey Expands Its Stationary Emissions Control Capabilities By Acquiring Applied Utility Systems, Inc. (AUS) from Catalytic Solutions Inc.

October 29, 2009

AUS Designs and Supplies Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) Systems toControl NOx Emissions from Gas Turbines, Boilers and Process Heaters Malvern, PA, October 26, 2009-Johnson Matthey, a global leader in controlling emissions from chemical/industrial plants and stationary gas and diesel engines, has expanded its... Read More

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Kistler Group Acquires KT Automotive GmbH

October 28, 2009

The Kistler Group acquired KT Automotive GmbH based in Munich, Germany, in an all-stock transaction on 22 October 2009. This makes Kistler a leading provider of crash measurement systems. KT Automotive GmbH develops, manufactures and sells data acquisition systems for crash tests. The company's market share of... Read More

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Technic Announces Purchase of Selected Assets of Metfab Technologies, Inc.

October 23, 2009

Technic Equipment Division is pleased to announce that it has purchased selected assets of Metfab Technologies, Inc.. In particular Metfab's intellectual property related to reel-to-reel electroplating and electropolishing equipment is being transferred to Technic. As part of the transaction, several key personnel... Read More

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Air Products Sells Polyurethane Pre-Polymers Business to COIM USA

October 22, 2009

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 19 -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today signed an agreement to sell its polyurethane pre-polymers business, marketed under the Airthane® and Versathane® tradenames, to COIM USA Inc., a fully owned subsidiary of global polyurethane chemicals producer COIM SpA. Also included in the deal is Air... Read More

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Siemens to Decisively Strengthen Its Position in the Growth Market Solar Thermal Power

October 20, 2009

Acquisition of Solel Solar Systems for about USD418 million Munich, Germany, October 15, 2009 Siemens AG is to acquire the solar thermal power company Solel Solar Systems Ltd. To date, the majority stake has been held by Ecofin Ltd., a London-based investment firm, and another major shareholder. "After the rapid... Read More

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Redwood Plastics Purchases Patented Board Turning System

October 19, 2009

Shark-Fin Grading System sold to Redwood Plastics Corporation Langley, BC, October 14, 2009 -Redwood Plastics Corporation, a member of Prisma Plastics International has purchased the Shark Fin Board Turning System including trademarks, patents, assets and websites (www.sharkfinsystems.com & www.boardturner.com... Read More

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Grainger Announces Acquisition of Imperial Supplies, LLC

October 19, 2009

CHICAGO, Oct. 14 - Grainger (NYSE:GWW), North America's leading broad line distributor of facilities maintenance products, today announced it has signed and closed an all cash acquisition of Imperial Supplies, LLC from American Capital, Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS). No other terms of the agreement were disclosed. Grainger... Read More

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Waterjet Manufacturer Jet Edge Acquires Calypso Waterjet Systems

October 16, 2009

ST. MICHAEL, Minn. (October 12, 2009) - Waterjet manufacturer Jet Edge, Inc. of St. Michael, Minn., is pleased to announce that it has acquired Calypso Waterjet Systems of Dallas, Texas. Founded in 1992, Calypso Waterjet Systems had been a world-leading manufacturer of waterjet cutting systems prior to its... Read More

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UFP Technologies Acquires E.N. Murray Co.

October 15, 2009

Georgetown, Mass. (July 8, 2009). UFP Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: UFPT), a manufacturer of packaging and specialty component products, today announced the acquisition of E.N. Murray Co. ("ENM"). Founded in 1959 and located in Denver, Colorado, ENM is a full service designer, converter, and distributor of foam... Read More

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UFP Technologies Acquires Selected Assets of Advanced Materials Group

October 15, 2009

Georgetown, Mass., September 3, 2009. UFP Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: UFPT), a manufacturer of packaging and component products, today announced that it has purchased certain assets of Advanced Materials Group ("AMI") in Rancho Dominguez, California. AMI, a foam fabricator serving the medical market, filed for... Read More

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TMI Acquires RJF's KoroKlear Division

October 9, 2009

The TMI Group of Companies continues to expand. Effective October 1, TMI has acquired the assets of RJF's KoroKlear Division. "We are excited to add KoroKlear to the TMI group. KoroKlear enjoys a great name and quality reputation in the industry. We are looking forward to working with KoroKlear's customers which... Read More

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Varian, Inc. Announces Stockholder Approval of Merger Agreement with Agilent Technologies

October 9, 2009

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 6 -- Varian, Inc. (NasdaqGS: VARI) announced that at a special meeting of stockholders held on October 5, 2009, its stockholders adopted the merger agreement entered into with Agilent Technologies, Inc., under which Agilent will acquire Varian for $52.00 per share in cash. Approximately 84... Read More

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Johnson Matthey Buys Applied Utility Systems

October 6, 2009

Johnson Matthey announced today that it has purchased the assets of Applied Utility Systems Inc. from Catalytic Solutions Inc. for US $8.5 million in cash plus US $1.5 million subject to certain contingencies. Applied Utility Systems (AUS) is located in Southern California and employs 20 people. It designs and... Read More

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Acquisition of John G Wilson Machine Limited

October 6, 2009

Princeton, ON -Tiercel Technology Corp. today announced the acquisition of John G. Wilson Machine Limited. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition enables John G. Wilson Machine Limited to build on its expertise for expansion of its global client base and innovative use of technology. "This... Read More

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G&L Precision Die Cutting Joins the Lohmann Group

October 5, 2009

San Jose, CA -October 1, 2009- G&L Precision Die Cutting, Inc. today announced that it has been acquired by Lohmann Corporation, a 100% wholly-owned subsidiary of Lohmann GmbH & Co, KG, which was founded in 1851. It will retain its name, G&L Precision Die Cutting, but become a limited liability corporation... Read More

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TPC Partners Acquires Tray-Pak, Scott Myers Joins as CEO

September 30, 2009

Reading, Pa. -- TPC Partners, LLC, an affiliate of Archbrook Capital Management, LLC today announced it had acquired a majority interest in Tray-Pak Corporation, one of the leading manufacturers of custom thermoformed plastic packaging products. Tray-Pak serves a national customer base and employs 275 people. The... Read More

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Indium Corporation Acquires Assets of Reactive NanoTechnologies

September 28, 2009

Indium Corporation (Indium) of Clinton, NY, today announced that it has acquired the processes, equipment, and know-how of Reactive NanoTechnologies, Inc. (RNT), developer and manufacturer of NanoFoil®. Indium will move the RNT process and equipment, and a core staff, into its Utica Business Park (Utica, New York... Read More

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Schmitt Industries Announces Agreement to Acquire Assets of Optical Dimensions

September 28, 2009

Lasercheck® roughness gauges to enhance Schmitt's laser-based surface measurement product line Portland, Oregon - Schmitt Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMIT) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all the assets of Optical Dimensions®, a sole proprietorship that designs... Read More