Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Vaisala Consolidates Activities in the US

February 16, 2010

Vaisala acquired the U.S. based Quixote Transportation Technologies, Inc. (QTT) in late December 2009 to grow its presence in the global road weather and information technology business. To achieve synergy targets related to the acquisition, Vaisala is consolidating its manufacturing, depot and data services, and... Read More

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Airgas Board of Directors to Review Air Products' Unsolicited Tender Offer

February 16, 2010

RADNOR, PA - February 11, 2010 - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today confirmed that Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: APD) has commenced an unsolicited tender offer to acquire all outstanding common shares of Airgas at a price of $60.00 per share in cash. Consistent with its fiduciary duties and as required by... Read More

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Key Filters Merges with Parkinson Technologies Inc

February 15, 2010

Woonsocket, RI (February 11, 2010) . . . Key Filters Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of melt filtration equipment, has merged with Parkinson Technologies Inc. The Key Filters product line of manual, hydraulic and continuous screen changers will continue within the Parkinson family of brands that include... Read More

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Airgas Confirms Receipt of Unsolicited Proposal from Air Products

February 10, 2010

Stockholders Advised to Take No Action Pending Review by Airgas' Board of Directors RADNOR, PA - February 5, 2010 -- Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today confirmed that it has received an unsolicited proposal from Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: APD) ("Air Products") to acquire the company for $60.00 per... Read More

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires Laser-based Gas Detection Company NovaWave Technologies, Inc.

February 8, 2010

Provides Enhanced Environmental and Process Gas Monitoring Capabilities FRANKLIN, Mass. (February 2, 2010) - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced today that it has acquired NovaWave Technologies, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of advanced chemical sensors for... Read More

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Homecare Acquisition in France

February 3, 2010

Air Liquide, number one in the European homecare market, has just completed the 100% acquisition of DinnoSanté, a company that specializes in medical-technical services for diabetes. DinnoSanté is a French company with 90 employees which specializes in the equipment and home monitoring of patients with diabetes... Read More

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Barnes International, Inc. Acquires Advanced Filtration Concepts, Inc. (AFC)

February 2, 2010

Barnes International, Inc. Acquires Advanced Filtration Concepts, Inc. (AFC) from the previous ownership of Mann+Hummel Inc. as part of its continued growth strategy. ADVANCED FILTRATION CONCEPTS, INC. A Division of Barnes International, Inc. 7070... Read More

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Transcat Acquires Wisconsin's Largest Independent Scale and Weighing System Solution Provider, United Scale and Engineering Corp.

February 1, 2010

Expands service capability and product portfolio ROCHESTER, NY, January 28, 2010 - Transcat, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRNS), a leading global distributor of professional grade handheld test and measurement instruments and accredited provider of calibration, repair services, parts inspection and production model engineering... Read More

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Midwest Fluid Power Acquired by OTP Industrial Solutions

January 29, 2010

OTP Industrial Solutions has purchased the assets of Midwest Fluid Power LLC to expand its pneumatic and automation capabilities in Toledo Ohio and southeast Michigan TOLEDO, OHIO - January 20, 2010 - OTP Industrial Solutions has acquired the assets and hired the associates of Midwest Fluid Power LLC, the leading... Read More

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IPG Photonics Corporation Enters Emerging Middle-Infrared Laser Space with Acquisition of Photonics Innovations, Inc.

January 27, 2010

Middle-Infrared Capabilities Allow IPG to Target New Applications in Medical, Advanced Applications and Material Processing Oxford, MA, January 26, 2010 -- IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ: IPGP), the world leader in high-power fiber lasers and amplifiers, announced today the acquisition of the outstanding... Read More

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Parmatech Establishes East Coast Metal Injection Molding Operation

January 26, 2010

New East Providence Factory PETALUMA, CA - Parmatech Corporation, a leading provider of custom manufactured metal injection molded (MIM) components and services, announced that Parmatech-Proform Corporation (Proform), has acquired a manufacturing facility in East Providence, Rhode Island. The new facility will... Read More

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MOCON Announces Strategic Minority Equity Investment

January 26, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, January 21, 2010 - MOCON, Inc. (NasdaqGM:MOCO) today announced that it had completed its acquisition of a minority equity interest in Luxcel Biosciences Limited (Luxcel), Cork, Ireland, effective January 15, 2010. MOCON invested Euros2,500,000 (approximately $3,625,000) for a 16.9 percent equity... Read More

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RTI Notice Of Acquisition - Ultratest International

January 26, 2010

Robson Technologies, Inc. (RTI) announces the purchase of the exclusive manufacturing and sales rights for UltraTest International's (UTI) curve trace test systems. The purchase includes UTI's complete product line, including the MegaTrace, AutoTrace, and MultiTrace products. RTI, founded in 1989, is a major... Read More

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Dresser-Rand Acquires Leading Edge Turbine Technologies, Inc.

January 22, 2010

HOUSTON, Jan. 18 - Dresser-Rand Group Inc. ("Dresser-Rand" or the "Company") (NYSE:DRC), a global supplier of high-speed rotating equipment and service solutions, announced today that Dresser-Rand Company acquired the assets of Leading Edge Turbine Technologies, Inc. and its related company (Leading Edge). Leading... Read More

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MAVERICK Technologies Acquires Program4 Engineering

January 22, 2010

Industrial Automation and Advanced Manufacturing Leader Continues Expanding Food and Beverage, Confectionery and Pharmaceutical Service Offerings COLUMBIA, Ill., June 30, 2009 - MAVERICK Technologies, a global engineering, systems integration and operational consulting firm, has announced it has acquired the... Read More

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Leviton Signs Definitive Agreement to Sell AIW Assets

January 20, 2010

Melville, New York, January 18, 2010 -- Leviton Manufacturing Company, Inc. today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Southwire Company to sell certain assets of American Insulated Wire Corporation (AIW), a subsidiary of Leviton. In the agreement, Southwire will acquire the AIW brands and... Read More

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Hillenbrand to Acquire K-Tron International

January 13, 2010

Hillenbrand expands and diversifies its business portfolio for long-term revenue and earnings growth. Batesville Casket and K-Tron will operate as separate business units. The purchase price of $150 per share of K-Tron s common stock represents a 32% premium over K-Tron s closing price January 8... Read More

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Edmund Optics® Acquires Ealing's Reflecting Objectives Product Line

January 11, 2010

Expands ReflX(TM) Objectives to 30 Options January 6, 2010, Barrington, N.J. - Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, broadens their ReflX(TM) Objectives brand with the acquisition of the Ealing-Beck Reflecting Objectives product line. The addition of these 18 new TECHSPEC® Adjustable... Read More

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Impact Plastics Corporation Announces the Acquisition of Aarmor Case Company

January 11, 2010

ELGIN, IL. DECEMBER 1, 2009: Impact Plastics Corporation, a manufacturer of container lids and supplier of container replacement parts and accessories for both dumpsters and roll-off containers to the Waste Industry; announces the acquisition of Aarmor Case Company's container lid division, Lake Odessa... Read More

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YORK Label Acquires Southern Atlantic Label

January 8, 2010

OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 4 - YORK Label announced its acquisition of Southern Atlantic Label. Located in Chesapeake, Virginia, Southern Atlantic Label was founded in 1972 and employs 130 people. Southern Atlantic Label has a reputation for high-quality products and strong relationships with long-standing... Read More