Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Petroleum Elastomers Joins Simrit Oil and Gas

November 10, 2008

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Nov. 4 - Simrit Oil & Gas, LLC (Simrit), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Freudenberg-NOK General Partnership (Freudenberg-NOK), announced the acquisition of the assets of Petroleum Elastomers of Houston, a manufacturer of specialized custom sealing components for the oil and gas industry. Terms of the... Read More

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The Swatch Group Ltd. and SMARTRAC N.V. Agree on the Sale and Purchase of Sokymat Automotive GmbH

November 7, 2008

The Swatch Group Ltd., in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland, and SMARTRAC N.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands (stock abbreviation SM7), signed a contract today regarding the acquisition by SMARTRAC of 75 percent of Sokymat Automotive GmbH, a company of The Swatch Group Ltd. Manfred Rietzler, Chief Technical Officer of SMARTRAC... Read More

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Datalogic Announces the Acquisition of Datasensor S.p.A., A Company Active in the Sector of Photoelectric Sensors and Devices.

November 7, 2008

Bologna, 3rd October - Datalogic SpA - a company listed in the Star segment of the Milan Stock Exchange and a leader in the market for barcode readers, data collection mobile computers and RFID (radio frequency identification) systems - approved today the acquisition of DATASENSOR SpA (a company 100% owned by Hydra... Read More

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Sofradir to Acquire US Infrared Equipment Company

November 7, 2008

Ranked #2 worldwide in IR detectors, Sofradir agrees acquisition will accelerate its development in the North American market Paris, France, and Fairfield, NJ, USA, October 6, 2008 - Sofradir, a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced infrared (IR) detectors for military, space and industrial applications... Read More

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Euroimpianti SpA Acquires Assets of C&D Robotics, Inc.

November 6, 2008

The assets of C&D Robotics, Inc. have recently been acquired by Euroimpianti SpA, located in Schio, Italy, a worldwide leader in the production of automated end-of-line palletizing systems, such as scara robots, articulated arm robots, laser guided vehicles and automatic truck loading, with thousands of... Read More

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SPI Lasers Now a Member of the TRUMPF Group

November 6, 2008

Fibre laser specialist to complement TRUMPF's laser portfolio Machine tool and laser manufacturer TRUMPF has announced it has assumed control of SPI Lasers effective October 7, 2008. The bid submitted by TRUMPF became effective after shareholders of SPI Lasers approved the sale of more than 90 percent of the... Read More

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Mueller Acquires Distributor

November 4, 2008

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Sept. 30, 2008 -- On September 30, 2008, Paul Mueller Company (Pink Sheets:MUEL) (Mueller) executed a definitive Share Purchase Agreement with KaJeMa Beheer B.V. to purchase all of the outstanding shares of all the companies in the MEKO Group (MEKO), which are wholly owned by KaJeMa. MEKO is the... Read More

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Microchip Technology and ON Semiconductor Propose to Acquire Atmel for $5.00 Per Share in Cash

November 4, 2008

Provides Premium of 52.4% and Values Atmel at $2.3 Billion Chandler and Phoenix, Arizona, October 2, 2008 - Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP) and ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: ONNN) today announced that they have sent a proposal to the Board of Directors of Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML) to... Read More

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Kaman Acquires Industrial Rubber and Mechanics, Inc. of Puerto Rico

November 4, 2008

Windsor, Connecticut (October 7, 2008) - Kaman Corp. (NASDAQ-GS:KAMN) today announced that its subsidiary, Kaman Industrial Technologies Corporation (KIT) has acquired Industrial Rubber and Mechanics, Incorporated (INRUMEC) of Puerto Rico. INRUMEC will become part of KIT, Kaman's industrial distribution segment... Read More

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Microchip Technology Acquires Hampshire Company

November 4, 2008

Touch Screen Controllers are added to Microchip's mTouch(TM) Sensing Solution portfolio of user-interface products Chandler, Arizona - October 15, 2008 - (NASDAQ: MCHP) - Microchip Technology Incorporated, a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, today announced it has acquired Hampshire... Read More

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DuPont Acquires Coastal Training Technologies Corporation to Expand Safety Business Offering

November 3, 2008

Will Build e-Learning and Training Capabilities for Global Customers WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 14, 2008 - DuPont today acquired Coastal Training Technologies Corporation, a leading global producer and marketer of cutting-edge training programs, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va. This transaction is expected to fuel... Read More

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Bourns Acquires Fultec Semiconductor Transient Blocking Unit Technology

November 3, 2008

Bourns Expands Industry's Most Comprehensive Circuit Protection Line with Fultec's Transient Blocking Unit Components and Modules RIVERSIDE, Calif., October 14, 2008 - Bourns, Inc. today announced the company has acquired substantially all of the assets of the Transient Blocking Unit (TBU) business of Fultec... Read More

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Gibson Industrial Services and Southern Industrial Constructors / Southern Crane Join Together

November 3, 2008

Oct. 15, 2008 Companies share core values of quality workmanship, safety and customer service RALEIGH - Officials with Gibson Industrial Services and Southern Industrial Constructors / Southern Crane are pleased to announce the merger of their operations. In addition to its high-quality optical alignment... Read More

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Microscan Completes the Acquisition of Siemens' Machine Vision Business

November 3, 2008

RENTON, Wash., October 16, 2008 ¯ Microscan today announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Siemens' Machine Vision business. The acquisition has added over 60 technology patents and 10 product lines to Microscan's portfolio of precision data acquisition and control solutions. The deal closure date... Read More

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EVS Metal Aquires the Holden Company

October 30, 2008

Riverdale, NJ - August 22, 2008 -- EVS Metal, Inc., a leading supplier of custom fabricated sheet metal, integration, machined parts and engineering services, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Holden Company located in Keene, New Hampshire. Holden, founded in 1926, specializes in heavier... Read More

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DYMAX Acquires Dispensing Leader Tridak

October 27, 2008

DYMAX Corporation, world-leading manufacturer of advanced light-curing adhesives, coatings, and curing equipment, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Tridak of Danbury, CT. Tridak is a leading designer and manufacturer of standard and custom equipment for dispensing and filling virtually any material, whether... Read More

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Microscan to Purchase Siemens' Machine Vision Business

October 23, 2008

Acquisition expands technology leadership in traceability solutions and strengthens global sales channel RENTON, Wash., September 15, 2008 - Microscan today announced it will purchase Siemens' Machine Vision business, formerly Acuity CiMatrix, headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire. The company expects the... Read More

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Ametek Completes Acquisition of Xantrex Programmable Power

October 23, 2008

--Unit of Xantrex Technology Broadens Scope of AMETEK's Power Business-- Paoli, PA, August 25, 2008 -- AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) completed the previously announced acquisition of the programmable power business of Xantrex Technology, Inc. (TSX: XTX) for $120 million in cash. Based in San Diego, Xantrex's... Read More

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Nidec Submits Proposal to Purchase Shares of Toyo Denki Seizo K.K.

October 22, 2008

KYOTO, Japan, Sept. 16, 2008 - Nidec Corporation ("Nidec") (NYSE:NJ) announced today that it has submitted to the board of Toyo Denki Seizo K.K. ("Toyo Denki") (Tokyo Stock Exchange First Section: 6505), on September 16, 2008, a comprehensive proposal to acquire all, but not less than 50.1%, of the shares of common... Read More

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Metso Extends Its Belt Services with an Acquisition in Australia

October 17, 2008

Metso will acquire G & F Beltline Services Pty Ltd (Beltline), a provider of conveyor belt installations and maintenance services to the mining industry based in Jandakot, Western Australia. The seller is a private family trust. The value of the deal is approximately EUR 7 million. The company will be transferred to... Read More