Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

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Ferraz Shawmut Acquires Canada's R-Theta Thermal Solutions

October 17, 2008

Positions Ferraz Shawmut as a Leader in Thermal Protection for Power Electronics Newburyport, Mass., Oct. 14, 2008 - Ferraz Shawmut, a global leader in the field of circuit protection and subsidiary of the Carbone Lorraine Group, has stepped up the pace of its developments in thermal protection for power... Read More

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Kontron Finalizes Acquisition of Intel's® Communication Rackmount Server Operation

October 15, 2008

Eching, Germany, October 10, 2008 - Kontron, one of the world's leading suppliers of embedded computer systems, has finalized its announced acquisition of Intel's® Communication Rackmount Server Operation. This means Kontron America Inc., a 100 percent Kontron subsidiary, based in San Diego, is now the owner of the... Read More

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Court Enters Order Approving the Sale of the Plastics Films and Molded Products Businesses of Atlantis Plastics, Inc.

October 14, 2008

ATLANTA, Oct. 8 -- Atlantis Plastics, Inc. (the "Company") is pleased to announce that on Monday, October 6, 2008, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia entered an order approving the previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the Company's Plastic Films... Read More

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GSI Announces Closing of Sale of U. S. Optics Business

October 14, 2008

BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 9 -- GSI Group Inc., (NASDAQ:GSIG), a leading supplier of precision technology and semiconductor systems, today announced that it has completed the sale of its General Optics business unit located in Moorpark, California to Gooch & Housego plc. for $21 million. The Company also stated that its... Read More

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Gichner Acquires Charleston Marine Containers, Inc.

October 9, 2008

Dallastown, Pennsylvania - October 6, 2008 - Gichner Systems Group, Inc. ("Gichner"), the leading supplier of tactical military shelters to the US Armed Forces, announced today that it has acquired Charleston Marine Containers, Inc. ("CMCI"), located in Charleston, South Carolina. CMCI is the leading domestic... Read More

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MTS Completes Acquisition of SANS Group

October 8, 2008

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Oct. 2 -- MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) today announced that it has acquired the assets of SANS Group (SANS), a privately held company based in Shenzhen, China. The value of the transaction is approximately $43.6 million. "SANS is an excellent strategic complement to our Test business... Read More

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Sequa sells MEGTEC Systems to Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners

October 8, 2008

De Pere, Wisconsin, USA. (September 24, 2008) - Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in Connecticut, announced today that together with MEGTEC Systems management, it has acquired MEGTEC from parent company Sequa Corporation. The transaction involves all MEGTEC businesses, including the... Read More

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Parker Maintains Long-Term Focus on Strategic Acquisitions and Growth

October 7, 2008

Acquires Three Companies Contributing a Combined $452 Million in Annualized Revenues and Supporting International Expansion and New Market Growth Opportunities CLEVELAND, Oct. 1 - Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), the world leader in motion and control technology, today announced that it has acquired three... Read More

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Tyco Electronics Completes the Sale of Its Radio Frequency Components and Subsystem and Automotive Radar Sensors Businesses

October 7, 2008

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Sept. 29 - Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE:TEL) has completed the previously announced sale of its Radio Frequency Components and Subsystem business, which was formerly part of the company's Wireless Systems segment. The business, which designs and manufactures RF components and subsystems for the... Read More