Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

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ADLINK Technology Announces to Acquire 100% Shareholding of Ampro Computer

April 8, 2008

March 20, 2008, Taipei Taiwan - The board of ADLINK Technology (6166 TT, "ADLINK") adopted a resolution today to acquire 100% shareholding of Ampro Computer Inc.("Ampro"). ADLINK will acquire a total of 39,743,137 common shares in Ampro (representing 100% of Ampro's shareholding) with a total investment amount of... Read More

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HD Supply Waterworks Acquires D&M Fabrication, Inc.

April 8, 2008

HD Supply's market-leading waterworks business makes bolt-on acquisition of a leading fire protection fabricator ST. LOUIS, Mo. - HD Supply Waterworks, an HD Supply business that distributes a complete line of water, sewer, fire protection and storm drain products to serve the needs of contractors and... Read More

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Ampro to Be Acquired by ADLINK Technology

April 8, 2008

SAN JOSE, CA, March 20, 2008. - Privately held Ampro Computers Inc. today accepted an offer to be acquired by ADLINK Technology (6166 TT, "ADLINK"). The acquisition, characterized as highly synergistic by both companies' CEOs, merges Ampro's unmatched expertise in board-level embedded computers with ADLINK's... Read More

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Underwriters Laboratories' Management System Registration Business to Merge with Germany's DQS

April 8, 2008

Deal Combines Geographic Strength to Achieve Top Five Global Market Position NORTHBROOK April 1, 2008 - Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a world leader of product safety testing services, announced today that its Management System Solutions business will merge with DQS, a leading global registrar in independent... Read More

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SolidWorks Acquires CircuitWorks Provider Priware

April 8, 2008

Addresses high demand for integrated electrical and mechanical design platform CONCORD, Mass., March 26, 2008 - SolidWorks Corporation today announced it has acquired U.K.-based Priware Limited, a SolidWorks Gold Partner and developer of CircuitWorks(TM) software, which bridges the gap between electronic CAD and... Read More

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IMS Strengthens Motion Control Market Position with Schneider Electric

April 8, 2008

Intelligent Motion Systems (IMS) Secures Leadership Position in the Fast-Growing Integrated Motor and Drive Segment MARLBOROUGH, CT - February, 2008 - With Schneider Electric's recent acquisition of US-based Intelligent Motion Systems, IMS secures its future as a technology leader in the motion control market... Read More

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Henkel Closes Acquisition of National Starch Businesses

April 8, 2008

Adhesives business significantly strengthened DUESSELDORF, Germany and GULPH MILLS, Pa., April 3, 2008 - Henkel has taken over from Akzo Nobel the Adhesives and Electronic Materials businesses previously owned by National Starch. "This acquisition represents a milestone in our 130-plus-year corporate history and... Read More