Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

RTP Company's Sheet & Film Division Expands with Acquisition of OMNOVA's Dupo, Ill. Extrusion Operation

January 30, 2009

WINONA, MINN, USA - (January 26, 2009) - Global custom engineered thermoplastic compounder RTP Company today announced that its Sheet & Film Division subsidiary Wiman Corporation has purchased the Dupo, Ill., extrusion operation of OMNOVA Solutions. As part of this expansion Wiman will retain all current personnel... Read More

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Moog Acquires Buffalo-Based Ethox International

January 29, 2009

EAST AURORA, N.Y., Jan. 23 -- Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A; MOG.B) announced today that it has acquired the stock of Ethox International for $15.2 million in cash. Ethox is a Buffalo, NY based medical products manufacturer and service provider. The company produces proprietary medical devices and is engaged in contract... Read More

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Terex AWP Acquires West Coast Refurbishment Center

January 28, 2009

REDMOND, WASH. (January 26, 2009) - Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), a business segment of the Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX), announced today it has acquired assets of a refurbishment facility owned by United Rentals in Modesto, California. This acquisition is integral to the Company's strategy of continuing... Read More

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ABB Acquires Full Ownership of Finnish Joint Venture

January 28, 2009

Investment will strengthen position in the Nordic low voltage business Zurich, Switzerland, January 8, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has agreed to acquire all interests in the Finnish joint venture, Ensto Busch-Jaeger Oy, from Ensto Oy, subject to the customary regulatory... Read More

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ABB Expands Offering for Oil and Gas Sector

January 28, 2009

Acquisition will strengthen ABB's presence in North America Zurich, Switzerland, November 12, 2008 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has signed an agreement to acquire the business of Ber-Mac Electrical and Instrumentation Ltd. of Calgary, Canada, in order to expand its presence and... Read More

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Venture Tape Corp. to Acquire Compac Corp.'s Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Assets

January 26, 2009

January 21, 2009 02:00 PM Eastern Time Acquisition Broadens Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Offering ST. PAUL, Minn.--Venture Tape Corp., a subsidiary of 3M, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Compac Corp.'s pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) tape assets from Lamtec Corp. Terms of the... Read More

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PennEngineering® Acquires 3V Fasteners Company, Inc.

January 16, 2009

DANBORO, PA, January 14, 2009 -- PennEngineering®, a global leader in fastening technologies, today announced the acquisition of 3V Fasteners Company, Inc. (Corona, CA), which specializes in precision aerospace fastener products. Terms of the transaction between the two privately held companies were... Read More

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Rexroth Acquisition Strengthens Machine Tool Offering

January 16, 2009

(Lohr, Germany - www.boschrexroth-us.com) Bosch Rexroth AG is planning to purchase Interlit Joistgen GmbH, with headquarters in Cologne, Germany. The company develops and markets systems for cooling and lubrication technology, especially in machine tools, and is used under the Interlit brand name. Additionally... Read More

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Abbott Expands Its Growing Medical Device Business with Acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics (AMO)

January 15, 2009

Adding an established global leader in ophthalmic care will provide long-term sustainable growth platform with more than $1 billion in annual sales Acquisition gives Abbott a leadership position in another large and growing medical device segment Abbott expects this transaction to be neutral to ongoing earnings... Read More

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Delphi Receives Court Approval to Sell Global Exhaust Business to Bienes Turgon

January 15, 2009

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Delphi Corporation (PINKSHEETS: DPHIQ) received approval from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York for the sale of assets related to the company's global exhaust business to Bienes Turgon for $17 million (subject to adjustments), Delphi officials announced... Read More

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3M Completes Acquisition of Futuro Product Line from Beiersdorf

January 13, 2009

ST. PAUL, Minn. - 3M announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the Futuro health supports and compression hosiery product line from Beiersdorf. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Health supports are widely used by active consumers, including those who participate in fitness, outdoor and... Read More

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3M Completes Acquisition of Financière Burgienne

January 13, 2009

ST. PAUL, Minn. - 3M announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Financière Burgienne, a provider of finished license plates under the FAAB and FABRICAUTO brands in France. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The addition of FAAB and FABRICAUTO broadens 3M's vehicle registration solutions... Read More

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Arrow Electronics Acquires Two Asia Pacific Distributors

January 13, 2009

Expands Line Card and Enhances Demand-Creation Capabilities MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov 11, 2008 - Arrow Electronics Inc., (NYSE:ARW) announced it has entered into agreements to acquire Excel Tech, Inc. ("Excel Tech") and Eteq Components Pte Ltd ("Eteq"). Excel Tech is the sole Broadcom distributor in Korea with strong... Read More

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Emerson Acquires Bay-Tec Engineering

January 12, 2009

Acquisition expands Emerson's process control engineering and project management capabilities for life sciences, refining, and related industries AUSTIN, TEXAS (December 18, 2008) - Emerson today announced that it has acquired Bay-Tec Engineering of Napa, California. Bay-Tec becomes part of Emerson Process... Read More

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Nicholson Acquires Terra Drilling

January 12, 2009

PITTSBURGH, PA - January 9, 2009 - Nicholson Construction Company has acquired the capital stock of Terra Drilling Company Inc., a geotechnical contractor headquartered in Hudson, MA. The acquisition strengthens Nicholson's position in the New England market, where Terra Drilling has completed hundreds of piling... Read More

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Illinois Tool Works Acquires GSE Scale Systems

January 9, 2009

Glenview, IL-January 6, 2009-Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) today announced it has acquired GSE Scale Systems product line from SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW). A global leader in programmable weight indicators and scales, GSE Scale Systems will become a business unit of ITW and part of the company's Test and... Read More

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Sigma-Aldrich Acquires Seppro® Depletion Technology from GenWay Biotech

January 9, 2009

Sigma-Aldrich now offering antibody-based depletion columns and new catalog of IgY antibodies to proteomics research community ST. LOUIS, Mo., Jan. 6 -- Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ:SIAL) has expanded its proteomics offerings with the acquisition of Seppro® affinity depletion technology and a library of 700 avian-derived... Read More

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Taco, Inc. Makes Acquisition

January 9, 2009

Cranston, RI - January 5, 2009 - Taco, Inc. has announced that the Cranston, RI company has acquired the assets of Innovex Technologies, a Lewiston, ME-based manufacturer of Intelligent Building Systems products (IBS), that include stand alone control devices and accessories that offer a complete control solution... Read More

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ATS Automation Finalizes Sale of Precision Components Group

January 9, 2009

CAMBRIDGE, ON, Jan. 7, 2009 - ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. ("ATS") has finalized the previously announced sale of the key operating assets and liabilities of Precision Components Group ("PCG"). The purchaser satisfied a portion of the purchase price by issuing promissory notes to ATS and the balance was paid... Read More

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Airgas Completes Acquisition of Great Lakes Oxygen

January 7, 2009

RADNOR, PA - January 5, 2009 - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced that effective at the close of business on December 31, 2008, it has completed the acquisition of Great Lakes Oxygen, also doing business as Welder's Supply, Westside Welders Supply, Great Lakes Propane, and Lake Erie Iron and Metal. Great... Read More