Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Rockwell Automation to Acquire Rutter Hinz, a Leading Engineering Company

March 4, 2009

Acquisition will accelerate company growth and expand reach in Canadian oil and gas and heavy industries market MILWAUKEE, Feb. 10, 2009 - Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced it has agreed to purchase the majority of the assets of Rutter Hinz Inc., a leading engineering company. Rutter Hinz is a... Read More

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E-Switch Announces Acquisition of Lamb Industries

March 4, 2009

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, February 20, 2009 - Stein Industries Inc, the parent company of E-Switch, Inc., announced today the acquisition of Lamb Industries. E-Switch is a leading global provider of electromechanical switch products including toggle, tact, pushbutton, rocker, snap-action, slide, dip and many illuminated... Read More

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Midwest Prototyping LLC Acquires Manitowoc Prototypes Inc

March 4, 2009

Blue Mounds, WI, December 5, 2008 - Midwest Prototyping LLC announced today that they have acquired Manitowoc Prototypes Inc. (Manitowoc, WI). Manitowoc Prototypes (MPI), owned by Rudie and Jill Bruss has been in business since 1990 and is a supplier of both SLA and SLS parts. "We are very excited about this... Read More

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The Gund Company Acquires Weidmann Industries, L.P.

March 3, 2009

Saint Louis, Missouri - January, 2009 The Gund Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of Weidmann Industries L.P. of Canada from WICOR Americas, Inc.. Weidmann Industries, LP in Fergus, Ontario is the market leading fabricator of thermoset rigid laminates and specialty thermoplastics in Canada. The Gund... Read More

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Marposs Acquires German Process Monitoring Supplier, ARTIS

February 27, 2009

Auburn Hills, MI, January 14, 2008 - Marposs Corp., a leading supplier of precision metrology equipment, announced that its parent firm, Marposs S.p.A., Bologna, Italy, has acquired control of ARTIS Gesellschaft für angewandte Messtechnik GmbH, a developer, manufacturer and supplier of process monitoring solutions... Read More

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Mazak Announces New Ownership of Machinery Resources Inc.

February 27, 2009

Florence, Kentucky, February 26, 2009 - Mazak today announced the transfer of ownership of Machinery Resources Inc (MRI). Butch Cummisky and David James recently purchased the Oklahoma-based company after previous owner Rick Engles decided to retire from the business. "MRI has been family-owned and operated since... Read More

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Measurement Specialties Announces Acquisition of Atexis Extends Temperature Products Line in Europe and Asia

February 27, 2009

HAMPTON, Va., Feb. 2, 2009 -- Measurement Specialties, Inc. (Nasdaq:MEAS), a global designer and manufacturer of sensors and sensor-based systems, announced the acquisition of Atexis SAS (www.atexis.fr). Located in Fontenay, France as well as Chengdu, China, Atexis is a leading designer/manufacturer of temperature... Read More

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Hexagon Metrology Acquires 3D Software Company

February 27, 2009

Software Package and Technology Will Enhance 3D Point Cloud Offering North Kingstown, RI - January 21, 2009 - Hexagon Metrology (London, UK) has announced the acquisition of Technodigit SARL, (Lyon, France), developer of 3DReshaper® software, a software package designed for 3D point cloud and 3D mesh manipulation... Read More

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Measurement Specialties Announces Acquisition of FGP Instrumentation

February 27, 2009

Extends Position in Test & Measurement and Aerospace Markets HAMPTON, Va., Feb. 2, 2009 -- Measurement Specialties, Inc. (Nasdaq:MEAS), a global designer and manufacturer of sensors and sensor-based systems, announced the acquisition of GS Sensors Group, a holding company for FGP Instrumentation and ALS ("FGP... Read More

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Venture Tape Corp. Completes Acquisition of Compac Corp.'s Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Assets

February 24, 2009

February 09, 2009 ST. PAUL, Minn.--Venture Tape Corp., a subsidiary of 3M, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Compac Corp.'s pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) tape assets from Lamtec Corp. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. All Compac PSA tape products, which are used for the... Read More

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Whitford Acquires Akzo Nobel Non Stick Coatings LLC on a Worldwide Basis

February 23, 2009

19 January 2009, Elverson, PA. Whitford Worldwide and Akzo Nobel today announced that the Akzo Nobel Non Stick Coatings LLC division (ANNS) has been purchased by Whitford and the two companies have already begun to integrate, a process that is expected to take a few months to complete. Whitford and ANNS have had... Read More

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Electro Abrasives Corporation is Purchased by USEM/ ELFUSA

February 23, 2009

The Electro Abrasives Corporation is pleased to announce that the company has signed a purchase agreement with U.S. Electrofused Minerals Inc./ELFUSA at the end of 2008. Electro Abrasives will now become Electro Abrasives, LLC. We are happy to team up with a group who is furnacing abrasive materials. Electro... Read More

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Stanley Engineered Storage Solutions Acquires Denmark-Based Scan Modul System

February 19, 2009

Allentown, PA (October 22, 2008) -- Stanley Engineered Storage Solutions, based in Allentown, Pa., today announced the acquisition of Scan Modul System®, a leading specialty healthcare storage manufacturer in Hillerod, Denmark. Scan Modul is a third-generation 100-year-old company that produces flexible... Read More

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SICK AG Expands Sales Presence in Canada to Meet the Needs of Process Automation Customers

February 16, 2009

Company acquires AMKO SYSTEMS INC., a distributor and supplier of process automation technology Jan. 21, 2009 - SICK (www.sickusa.com), one of the world's leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, and automatic identification products for factory and logistics automation as well as solutions... Read More

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Further Acquisitions in Healthcare

February 12, 2009

Both the diagnosis and treatment of chronic respiratory conditions such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and OSA (obstructive sleep apnea), are now much improved. Home therapy is an option and is developing rapidly worldwide. Air Liquide serves several hundred thousand patients, as required by their... Read More

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Advanced Pacific Tank Mfg., Inc. and Superior Storage Tanks, Inc. Under New Ownership

February 11, 2009

PLACENTIA, CA, September 03, 2008 - Southern California tank manufacturers Advanced Pacific Tank and Superior Storage Tanks, announce that they have merged under new ownership. Rob Henderson acquired Advanced Pacific Tank Mfg., Inc. last March through a bulk asset sale. Ken Keesee, the company's founder, continues... Read More

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Sherwin-Williams to Acquire Altax in Poland

February 11, 2009

Leading Woodcare Coatings Innovator Joins S-W's Growing UK Based Ronseal Division CLEVELAND, Feb. 6 - The Sherwin-Williams Company announced it has closed a definitive agreement to acquire Altax Sp. zo.o. Headquartered in Poznan, Poland, Altax is a leading innovator of protective woodcare coatings and serves... Read More

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Abbott Acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics Clears U.S. Antitrust Review

February 11, 2009

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Feb. 6 -- Abbott (NYSE:ABT) today announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) applicable to Abbott's cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Advanced Medical Optics (AMO) expired last night at 11:59... Read More

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Matrix Service Has Acquired S.M. Electric Co., a Leading Provider to the Electric Power and Refinery Market in the Northeast

February 11, 2009

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 6 -- Matrix Service Co. (NASDAQ: MTRX), a leading industrial services company, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Matrix Service Industrial Contractors, Inc. has acquired S.M. Electric Company, Inc., based in Rahway, New Jersey. S.M. Electric is a privately owned, mid-sized... Read More

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KLD, an Affiliate of Tara Technologies, Acquires Precision Coat, a Leading High-Performance Thermal Coating Company

February 10, 2009

KLD, an affiliate of Tara located in Daytona Beach, Florida, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Precision Coat Corporation. KLD and Tara Technologies are both wholly owned subsidiaries of Best Holdings, Inc. Precision Coat is a leading service provider for high performance coatings and specialized heat... Read More