Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

3M Acquires Paint Finishing Business

January 6, 2009

ST. PAUL, Minn.--3M announced today that it recently acquired the business of Dedication to Detail, a Philadelphia-based manufacturer of paint finishing systems including buffing and polishing pads. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition of Dedication to Detail enhances 3M's range of vehicle... Read More

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Atlas Copco Agrees to Acquire Aggreko's European Compressor Rental Business

January 6, 2009

Stockholm, Sweden, November 20, 2008: Atlas Copco has agreed to acquire the European oil-free air compressor rental business of Aggreko plc, expanding the Atlas Copco Specialty Rental division. The total purchase price is MEUR 14.6 (MSEK 148). The acquired business generates annual revenues of about MEUR 9 and has... Read More

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3M to Acquire Grafoplast S.p.A

January 5, 2009

- Acquisition Broadens 3M's Cable Marking Systems in Italy and Europe - ST. PAUL, Minn.--3M announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Grafoplast S.p.A., a manufacturer of wire identification systems for the wire and cable market. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. "Grafoplast's... Read More

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3M Completes Acquisition of Ligacon AG, Filtration Supplier in Switzerland

January 5, 2009

ST. PAUL, Minn.--3M announced today it has completed its acquisition of Ligacon AG, a Switzerland-based manufacturer and supplier of filtration systems and filter elements for the pharmaceutical, biotech and general industrial markets. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. As part of 3M CUNO Filtration... Read More

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3M Completes Acquisition of EMFI S.A. and SAPO S.A.S

January 5, 2009

October 01, 2008 08:00 AM ST. PAUL, Minn.--3M announced today it has completed its acquisition of EMFI S.A. and SAPO S.A.S. ("EMFI/SAPO"), manufacturers of polyurethane-based structural adhesives and sealants headquartered in Haguenau, France. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. EMFI/SAPO's... Read More

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3M Completes Acquisition of Meguiar's Inc

January 5, 2009

ST. PAUL, Minn.--3M announced today it has completed its acquisition of Meguiar's Inc., the 100-year-old family business that manufactures the leading Meguiar's brand of car care products for cleaning and protecting automotive surfaces. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Meguiar's brings its renowned... Read More

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Strengthens Anatomical Pathology Portfolio with Acquisition of Raymond A. Lamb

January 2, 2009

WALTHAM, Mass.--Nov. 11, 2008--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced it has acquired Raymond A. Lamb Ltd., a manufacturer of histology and anatomical pathology products based in Eastbourne, U.K., near London. In business since 1964, Raymond A. Lamb has grown to become a... Read More

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Vaisala Acquires Aviation Systems Maintenance Inc.

January 2, 2009

In line with its strategy, Vaisala seeks to grow as a service provider. The company's US subsidiary Vaisala Inc. acquires Aviation Systems Maintenance, Inc (ASMI), a Kansas, U.S. based airport service company with over 2.6 million USD net sales in 2008. The acquisition will close on January 1st, 2009, and the value... Read More

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Gator Cases Acquires XL Specialty Percussion

December 30, 2008

Gator Cases, Inc. is excited to announce the acquisition of XL Specialty Percussion Inc., the parent company for the well-known percussion brands of "Protechtor Cases" and "XL Lite" drum carriers. XL's flagship product is the Protechtor percussion case line, which pioneered the rotational molded concept in drum... Read More

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Sandvik Acquires British Producer of Deep Hole Drilling Products

December 26, 2008

Sandvik has reached an agreement to acquire BTA Heller Drilling Systems Ltd., a producer and supplier of deep hole drilling (DHD) products, located in Cirencester, UK. The acquisition is expected to be completed during the first quarter of 2009, after approval by relevant anti-trust authorities. BTA Heller Drilling... Read More

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Mayfran Acquires Canadian Conveyor Firm

December 22, 2008

Mayfran International, a Cleveland, Ohio based manufacturer of engineered factory automation systems, has expanded its product capabilities with the acquisition of Press Room Techniques (PRT) of Lindsay, Ontario. PRT is the developer and manufacturer of a line of patented products that manage scrap in stamping... Read More

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Sherwin-Williams Completes the Acquisition of Euronavy in Portugal

December 17, 2008

Leading Marine Coatings Innovator Joins S-W's Growing Global Protective & Marine Coatings Division CLEVELAND, Dec. 12 -- The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) announced it has closed a definitive agreement to acquire Euronavy-Tintas Maritimas e Industriais S.A. of Portugal. Headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal... Read More

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Dispensing Leader Tridak is Acquired by DYMAX

December 17, 2008

December 15, 2008 Tridak Division of Indicon, a designer and manufacturer of fluid dispensing equipment for over 30 years, is proud to announce their acquisition by DYMAX, world-leading manufacturer of advanced light-curing adhesives, coatings, and curing equipment. Now operating as Tridak LLC , the company will... Read More

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Component Engineers Inc. Acquires Elks Manufacturing Corporation

December 17, 2008

On October 24th, 2008, CEI acquired the assets of Elks Manufacturing Corporation of Meriden, CT. The purchase resulted in the addition of CNC and manual machining equipment, including nine CNC lathes and five CNC vertical machining centers. It also included the rights to continue to lease the facility and the... Read More

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EMS Technologies Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Avionics Manufacturer, Formation, Inc.

December 17, 2008

Company is Becoming a Broad-range Solution Provider for Airline Passenger Connectivity ATLANTA - Dec, 12, 2008 - EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELMG), announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Moorestown, N.J.-based Formation, Inc., a provider of airborne wireless network products that... Read More

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Parker Acquires Brazilian Manufacturer of Connectors and Instrumentation Products Expanding Capabilities as Regional Market Leader

December 9, 2008

CLEVELAND, Dec. 1 - Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has acquired Detroit Plasticos e Metais S/A (Detroit) of Sao Paulo, Brazil, a manufacturer of high performance fittings, valves, manifolds, and thermoplastic tubing. Detroit's products are used throughout Latin America in oil... Read More

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Siemens Takes Over Hamburg-Based SG Wasseraufbereitung und Regenerierstation

December 5, 2008

Siemens announced the acquisition of the German company SG Wasseraufbereitung und Regenerierstation GmbH (SG Water). The Hamburg-based supplier specializes in water treatment solutions for laboratories and industrial organizations. SG Water's electro-deionization systems and reverse osmosis technology for laboratory... Read More

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Reduction Engineering Buys Scheer Pelletizer Business in International Expansion of Sales and Production

December 4, 2008

Company Now Supplies Pelletizers, Pulverizers and Rotomolding Machines Worldwide KENT, OH, U.S.A., November 6, 2008: Reduction Engineering, Inc. has purchased the pelletizer business of C.F. Scheer & Cie, GmbH, the world's largest manufacturer of strand pelletizers, it was announced today by Reduction Engineering... Read More

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John Deere Enhances Remanufacturing Focus Through Full Ownership of ReGen

December 4, 2008

MOLINE, Ill. (Nov. 3, 2008) - Deere & Company said it has acquired full ownership of ReGen Technologies, Inc, a remanufacturing company located in Springfield, Missouri. Deere had already owned 50 percent of the business. John Deere said the operations will be more fully integrated with remanufacturing operations... Read More

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Johnson Matthey Announces the Sale of Argillon's Insulators and Alumina Businesses

December 4, 2008

26th November 2008 Johnson Matthey announces that it has today completed the sale of the non-core Ceramic Insulators and Alumina businesses in Germany, Poland and Romania that it acquired as part of the Argillon Group in February 2008, to Lapp Insulator GmbH & Co for Euros21 million in cash plus a Euros2 million... Read More