Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

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OP104 Purchases Local Stamping Company

March 31, 2009

Clearwater, Florida - With the approach to be your one stop shop for all of your Aerospace manufacturing needs. OP104 Is pleased to announce that is now offers the ability to do stamping in house for all manufacturing needs. Metal Stamping manufacturing is the process of creating metal parts by applying extreme... Read More

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AddisonMckee and Eagle Precision Technologies Merge to Offer One-StopTube Manipulation Solutions

March 24, 2009

"Lebanon, OH, USA March 17, 2009 - World-leading tube bending and endforming technology specialist, AddisonMckee, today announced an agreement to merge with Eagle Precision Technologies, a world leader in muffler manufacturing solutions. "This transaction will bring together the two largest global names in tube... Read More

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Sigma-Aldrich Acquires Sigal Ltda and Expands Operations in Chile

March 19, 2009

ST. LOUIS, March 13 - Sigma-Aldrich today announced that it has expanded its presence in the Republic of Chile to directly serve research and manufacturing customers throughout the country. The Company has acquired Sigal Ltda, its primary distributor in Chile, and established Sigma-Aldrich Quimica Ltda to provide a... Read More

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Caravelle International Announces Acquisition of Quaker Plastic Corporation

March 18, 2009

Schuylkill Haven, PA- Caravelle International, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cardinal Systems, Inc., is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of Quaker Plastic Corporation, a leading manufacturer of extrusion and thermoforming products. Quaker Plastic Corp. has built a reputation as a leader in the... Read More

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Caravelle International Announces Acquisition of Quaker Plastic Corporation

March 17, 2009

Schuylkill Haven, PA- Caravelle International, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cardinal Systems, Inc., is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of Quaker Plastic Corporation, a leading manufacturer of extrusion and thermoforming products. Quaker Plastic Corp. has built a reputation as a leader in the... Read More

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Acquisition of Napkin Wrapping Technology from Tissue Machinery Company, S.p.A (TMC)

March 13, 2009

C. G. Bretting Manufacturing Co., Inc. (Bretting) announced today the acquisition of napkin wrapping technology from Tissue Machinery Company, S.p.A (TMC). The acquisition includes technology for both Flat Pack and Bulk Pack napkin poly wrappers. Although, packaging is an integral part of the Bretting product line... Read More