Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Alcoa Fastening Systems Expands into Casablanca, Morocco

June 17, 2009

TORRANCE, Calif.--Alcoa Fastening Systems (AFS) announced today that it is continuing its global growth strategy and has completed the acquisition of assets from Demicron SNC, which will be integrated into the AFS organization as Alcoa Fixations Maroc. Demicron SNC operates from a single location in Casablanca with... Read More

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Axis Air Group, Inc. has Purchased Axis Products, Inc.

June 10, 2009

Hampshire, IL USA - Axis Air Group, Inc. has purchased Axis Products, Inc. Fully woman-owned by Janet Balsamo, the company is forging ahead in new markets for with their patented Hobbyair and Pro Air Supplied Air Respirator Systems, Citation combined HVLP Paint Sprayer/Respirator System and Axis HVLP Turbine... Read More

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Tyco Electronics Completes the Sale of Its Wireless Systems Business

June 5, 2009

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, June 1 -- Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE:TEL) has completed the previously announced sale of its Wireless Systems business to Harris Corporation. Wireless Systems is a leader in the development of large-scale critical communications systems based on Internet Protocol (IP) technology for customers in... Read More

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ABB to Expand Transformer Components Portfolio

June 2, 2009

Acquisition of Comem SpA to bring complementary products Zurich, Switzerland, May 28, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has agreed to acquire Comem SpA, Italy, to expand its portfolio in the transformer components business. Comem is a manufacturer of high-quality transformer... Read More

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Healthcare: Acquisition of Pacific Science in the U.S.

May 29, 2009

Air Liquide's Healthcare business is pursuing its development in the United States with the acquisition of Pacific Science, Inc, a provider of cryobiology equipment and services to biobanks, based in Torrance, California. The transaction, effective May 1st, was made by Air Liquide Healthcare America Corporation... Read More

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AkzoNobel and Whitford Corporation Sign on the Bottom Line

May 26, 2009

20 May 2009, Elverson, PA. AkzoNobel and Whitford Corporation are pleased to announce that Whitford's purchase of the AkzoNobel Non Stick Coatings Division has been completed. All ANNS assets now belong to Whitford. Nevertheless, there will be a period of transition, during which the companies have agreed to do... Read More

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Flow Dry Technology, Inc. Acquires Assets for Desiccant Packet Production

May 26, 2009

Brookville, OH (May 14, 2009) -- Flow Dry Technology, Inc., a leading manufacturer of Desiccant Packages and active packaging solutions, has purchased the inventory and equipment for desiccant packet and bag production from Aridien Manufacturing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Aridien, Inc. Flow Dry will... Read More

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Air Products Sells Three U.S. Healthcare Businesses to Landauer-Metropolitan

May 21, 2009

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 18 -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it has sold three of its U.S. healthcare businesses to Landauer-Metropolitan, Inc. (LMI), the largest provider of durable medical equipment, respiratory and infusion services in the northeast, based in Mount Vernon, N.Y. Terms of the deal were... Read More

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Stik-2 Products and Dielectric Polymers Announce Merger and Name Change

May 21, 2009

Easthampton, MA, May 2009 - Stik-2 Products of Easthampton, MA and Dielectric Polymers of Hoyoke, MA, both with a long heritage of trusted tape products, have merged under one roof. The two entities will now operate as Adhesive Applications. They will share expanded business and plant operations in Easthampton... Read More

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Marshall Paper Tube Acquires Thames River Tube Co., Inc.

May 19, 2009

Marshall Paper Tube Co., Inc. has acquired Thames River Tube Co., Inc. of Ashaway RI. Marshall Paper Tube currently operates manufacturing facilities in Canton and Fall River, MA totaling 85,000 square feet. With this acquisition and merger, Marshall Paper Tube has expanded its commercial and industrial product... Read More

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JBT Corporation Acquires Leading UK Commercial Oven Manufacturer

May 18, 2009

CHICAGO, May 12 -- JBT Corporation (NYSE:JBT) today announced that its JBT FoodTech business acquired the assets of Scottish-based Double D Food Engineering Ltd. (Double D). Double D is a UK leader in designing, manufacturing and servicing custom built ovens for bakery and protein products. Terms of the transaction... Read More

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Leviton Acquires EZE-Rough System

May 13, 2009

Little Neck, New York, May 11, 2009 -- Leviton Manufacturing Company, North America's leading producer of electrical and electronic wiring devices today announces the acquisition of East Coast Electrical Services, Inc., the Miami-based provider of the EZE-Rough System(TM). "With this acquisition we continue to... Read More

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Pangborn Merges with European Shot Blast Industry Leaders

May 12, 2009

U.S. blast wheel manufacturer joins forces with Pangborn Europe, V+S, and Berger FAIRBURN, Georgia, USA (May 6, 2009) - Capital Equipment Resources LLC, the parent of Pangborn Corp, a North American shot blast wheel manufacturer, has signed a final agreement with Wheelabrator/Disa Group to acquire Pangborn... Read More

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Emerson Acquires Roxar ASA

May 11, 2009

Deal expands upstream oil and gas automation to span from reservoir to transmission ST. LOUIS (May 5, 2009) - Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced it has acquired Roxar ASA. The deal creates the world's first integrated automation solutions company whose products span from subsea oil and gas reservoirs, to platform... Read More

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Air Products Sells Major Portion of U.S. Healthcare Operations to Walgreens

May 11, 2009

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 5 -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it has sold all of its U.S. home infusion therapy services business and some elements of its respiratory and home medical equipment business to OptionCare Enterprises, Inc., a subsidiary of Walgreen Co. Terms of the agreement were not... Read More

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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