Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Paul Mueller Company Signs Agreement to Acquire Licensee

April 23, 2008

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., April 10, 2008 -- On April 10, 2008, Paul Mueller Company (Mueller) (Pink Sheets:MUEL) executed a definitive Share Purchase Agreement with Rollbas B.V. to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Paltrok Beheer B.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of Rollbas. Paltrok has been the European licensee of... Read More

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Industrial Distribution Group, Inc. Considers Unsolicited Acquisition Proposals

April 23, 2008

The Company Continues Its May 1, 2008 Schedule for Special Meeting of Stockholders to Vote On Proposed Acquisition by Platinum Equity ATLANTA, April 7, 2008-- Industrial Distribution Group, Inc. ("IDG" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:IDGR), a leading nationwide supplier of maintenance, repair, operating and... Read More

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Dover Announces the Acquisition of Neptune Chemical Pump Company

April 23, 2008

Lansdale, PA, April 15, 2008 - Dover Corporation (DOV: NYSE) announced on Friday, April 11, 2008, its acquisition of Neptune Chemical Pump Company. Neptune is now part of Dover's newly-formed Pump Solutions Group ("PSG") within the Fluid Management segment. Terms of the transaction were not released. Neptune... Read More

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Carpenter Expands Powder Capabilities with Acquisition of UltraFine Powder Technology, Inc.

April 21, 2008

BRIDGEVILLE, PA (April 4, 2008) -- Carpenter Technology Corporation recently announced its Carpenter Powder Products subsidiary has acquired UltraFine Powder Technology, Inc., a private company. UltraFine Powder, which operates a single facility in Woonsocket, R.I., is a leader in the manufacture and sale of... Read More

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Eriez® Acquires Complete Ownership of Eriez MBE India Limited (EMIL)

April 21, 2008

Erie, Pa-- Eriez® announces that the company is now the sole owner of Eriez MBE India Limited (EMIL). Previously, Eriez held 60 percent of EMIL's shares and McNally Bharat Engineering, India owned the remaining 40 percent. After a mutual agreement, Eriez transferred land to McNally Bharat Engineering in exchange... Read More

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B&B Electronics Acquired By Graham Partners

April 18, 2008

Ottawa, April 8, 2008 - B&B Electronics Manufacturing Company, headquartered in Ottawa, IL, has been acquired by Graham Partners. B&B Electronics designs, manufactures and directly markets communication products to the US and European industrial markets and has been doing so for the past 27 years. The Company's... Read More

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C.R. Laurence Continues Acquisition Strategy with Sommer & Maca Purchase

April 18, 2008

Officials from C.R. Laurence Co., Los Angeles, a supplier to the glazing, architectural, construction, industrial, and automotive industries, announced March 25 the purchase of Sommer & Maca Industries, Cicero, Ill. Donald E. Friese, CRL's chairman and CEO, calls the deal a "perfect fit" and says it will help better... Read More

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Stanley® Vidmar® Expands into Healthcare Storage Market With InnerSpace Corporation Acquisition

April 17, 2008

Acquisition positions Allentown company for further growth in healthcare market Allentown, Pa. (July 31, 2007) - The Stanley Works (NYSE: SWK), parent company of Stanley® Vidmar®, an Allentown-based manufacturer of premium custom storage systems for use in a wide range of industries, today announced the acquisition... Read More

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Parker Acquires Vansco Electronics; Expands Global Ability to Integrate Hydraulics with Electronics to Provide Total Systems Solutions

April 15, 2008

CLEVELAND, April 7, 2008 / -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that it has acquired Vansco Electronics, a global leader in the design and manufacture of electronic controls, displays and terminals, communication and operator interfaces, and... Read More

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Varian, Inc. Acquires Oxford Diffraction, Ltd.

April 11, 2008

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 7, 2008 - Varian, Inc. (NasdaqGS: VARI) announced today that it has acquired Oxford Diffraction, Ltd., a privately owned company based in Abingdon, U.K. Oxford Diffraction is a leader in x-ray crystallography, an analytical technique used by scientists in pharmaceutical research and other... Read More

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Morgan Technical Ceramics Acquires Certech and Carpenter Advanced Ceramics in £73 Million Deal

April 11, 2008

Morgan Technical Ceramics' parent company, The Morgan Crucible Company plc, has acquired Certech and Carpenter Advanced Ceramics from US firm Carpenter Technology Corporation. The businesses have been acquired on a cash and debt free basis for a cash consideration of around US$145million (c. £73 million) and the... Read More

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Honeywell Moves into Large, Growing Personal Protective Equipment Segment; Expands Life Safety Business

April 11, 2008

Honeywell Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Norcross Safety Products, Innovator of Highly Engineered and Patented Personal Protective Gear MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., April 4, 2008 - Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Norcross Safety Products L.L.C., a leading manufacturer of... Read More

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Federal Signal Corporation Announces Sale of Tool Group

April 11, 2008

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 4, 2008 - Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to divest Dayton Progress Corporation and its subsidiaries to Connell Limited Partnership. Dayton Progress will be operated as an independent subsidiary of Connell. Dayton... Read More

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Bunting Magnetics Company Announces the Acquisition of Magnet Applications Group Ltd.

April 11, 2008

Newton, Kansas / April 4, 2008 - The Bunting Magnetics Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of Magnet Applications Group Ltd. (MAGL). MAGL was founded in 1955 and currently has manufacturing operations in Berkhamsted, England and Dubois, Pennsylvania USA. MAGL manufactures and distributes a wide variety of... Read More

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Parker Extends Precise Medical Seal Capability; Acquires Hi-Tech Group Companies

April 10, 2008

CLEVELAND, April 4, 2008 - Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that it has acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of the capital stock of HTR Holding Corp. and its subsidiaries, including Hi- Tech Rubber, Inc., Inland Technologies... Read More

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Siemens VAI Strengthens Its Portfolio of Products and Services: Acquisition of Rolling Mill Specialist Morgan Construction Completed

April 10, 2008

LINZ, Austria, April 4, 2008 - With the agreement of all of the responsible authorities, Siemens has now taken over Morgan Construction Co., the rolling mill specialist based in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. This company achieved sales of USD 230 million in 2007, and employs some 1,100 people in the USA, China... Read More

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Tyco Thermal Controls and Rockbestos-Surprenant Cable Corp. Expand Strategic Alliance

April 10, 2008

Companies Align to Offer Complete Fire Performance Wiring Solutions for the Industrial Market REDWOOD CITY, Calif (April 1, 2008) - Tyco Thermal Controls, the global leader in heat-tracing, and fire and performance wiring systems, and Rockbestos Surprenant Cable Corporation (RSCC), a world leader in engineered... Read More

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Consona Corporation Announces Acquisition of Configuration Solutions, Inc.

April 8, 2008

Configuration Solutions Complements Consona ERP Product Lines and Strengthens To-Order Manufacturing Expertise in the ERP Software Market INDIANAPOLIS, March 31, 2008-Consona Corporation (Consona), a leading provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) software and... Read More

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GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms Acquires Process Technology Assets from MTL Instruments Group to Enhance Solution Offerings

April 8, 2008

Acquisition of MTL Open Systems Technology (MOST) Product Lines Further Demonstrates Commitment To Process Customers and Solutions CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, MARCH 31, 2008 GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, a unit of GE Enterprise Solutions, and MTL Instruments Group plc, announced today that the two companies have signed... Read More

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Abanaki Corp. Purchases Aerodyne Development Corp.; Oil-Skimmer Maker Moves into Solid-Material-Handling Market

April 8, 2008

Cleveland, OH -March 13, 2008-Abanaki Corporation, the world's leading manufacturer of industrial oil skimmers, has announced its purchase of Aerodyne Development Corporation, which manufactures dust collection systems equipment and solid-material-handling components. Best known for providing job shops as well as... Read More