Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

ON Semiconductor to Acquire Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. in an All-Stock Transaction

August 18, 2008

PHOENIX, AZ and SANTA CLARA, CA - July 17, 2008 - ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ONNN) and Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. (Nasdaq: CATS) today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement providing for the acquisition of Catalyst Semiconductor by ON Semiconductor in an all-stock transaction in which... Read More

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Z-AXIS Acquires Display Concepts, Provider of Replacement LCD Monitors for ATMs

August 18, 2008

Company will retain sales and support office in Edgerton, WI; transfer design and production to its manufacturing center in Phelps, NY Phelps, NY - July 21, 2008 - Z-AXIS (www.zaxis.net) today announced that it has acquired the business of Display Concepts, LLC (www.display-concepts.com) for an undisclosed amount... Read More

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PaR Systems Teams with MML Capital Partners

August 18, 2008

Saint Paul/Minneapolis, MN - July 16, 2008 - PaR Systems, Inc. ("PaR") announces that MML Capital Partners ("MML") and PaR's management have teamed to acquire the company from American Capital Ltd., with senior financing provided by M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank. PaR is a leading provider of specialized material... Read More

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APEM Acquires CH Products

August 15, 2008

Acquisition increases APEM's US manufacturing base Haverhill, MA, USA, July 21, 2008 - APEM, a global manufacturer of electrical switches and switch panel products is pleased to announce the acquisition of CH Products, a leading manufacturer of joysticks, trackballs and simulation control devices. CH Products... Read More

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Dynamics Research Corporation Completes Acquisition of Kadix Systems

August 14, 2008

Revenue Base of More Than $40 Million Strengthens DRC's Position in Growth Markets ANDOVER, Mass., Aug. 11 - Dynamics Research Corporation (NASDAQ:DRCO), a leading provider of innovative engineering, technology and information technology services and solutions to federal and state governments, today announced it... Read More

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Fischer Process Industries Announces the Acquisition of Meters & Controls, of Cincinnati, Ohio

August 11, 2008

June 1, 2008.... Fischer Process Industries announces the acquisition of Meters & Controls, of Cincinnati, Ohio, who specializes in the sales and service of instrumentation products including flow meters, gas monitors, level controls, transmitters, and fire detectors. Major product lines now offered include... Read More

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Federal Signal Completes Sale of E-ONE

August 8, 2008

Completes Sale of Additional $18 Million Tranche of Leases Proceeds to be Used to Pay Down Debt OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 5 - Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS), a leader in advancing security and well-being, today announced that it has completed the sale of E-ONE, a manufacturer of fire apparatus located in Ocala... Read More

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Sherwin-Williams Completes the Acquisition of Inchem Holdings in Asia

August 5, 2008

Leading Coatings Supplier to Furniture and Electronics Manufacturers; Joins S-W's Growing Global Chemical Coatings Division CLEVELAND, July 31 -- The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) announced that it has closed a definitive agreement to acquire the Liquid Coatings Subsidiaries of Inchem Holdings of Inchem... Read More

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Trilithic Inc. Acquires Online Security Service

August 5, 2008

Company name changed to Trilithic Network Services New ownership to catapult local provider of managed security solutions into global market COOPER CITY, Fla., July 29 /-- Online Security Service announced today that it has been acquired by Trilithic Inc. for an undisclosed amount and will become an integral part... Read More

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Bradken to Acquire AmeriCast From Castle Harlan

August 4, 2008

We are pleased to announce that AmeriCast has agreed to be purchased by Bradken Ltd., a leading supplier of differentiated consumable products to the resources and freight rail industries. Bradken is the largest steel foundries owner in Australia. As proud new members of the Bradken family we will begin today to... Read More

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Flow International Merger with Omax Corporation Clears FTC Hurdle

July 31, 2008

KENT, Wash., July 10, 2008 - Flow International Corporation, the world's leading developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines used for cutting and cleaning applications around the world, announced today that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has accepted a consent decree with Flow which will... Read More

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PPG Acquires Coatings Manufacturer Vanex, Inc.

July 31, 2008

Expands capabilities, technology in PPG TrueFinish industrial coatings business PITTSBURGH, July 15, 2008 - PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) announced today it has acquired Vanex, Inc., of Mount Vernon, Ill. Terms were not disclosed. Founded in 1964, privately-held Vanex is a supplier of Plascron® and Breakthrough® brand... Read More

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Honeywell Completes Sale of Its Consumables Solutions Business to B/E Aerospace

July 31, 2008

PHOENIX, July 28 - Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE:HON) announced today that it has completed the sale of its Consumables Solutions business to B/E Aerospace for $1.05 billion, consisting of $901.4 million in cash consideration and six million shares of B/E Aerospace common stock. "Honeywell Aerospace is focused on... Read More

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Cornell Iron Works and The Cookson Company Brands Now Aligned Under One Company

July 31, 2008

Mountaintop, PA July 2008 - Cornell Enterprises, the holding company for Cornell Iron Works, Inc., has recently completed its acquisition of The Cookson Company. The Cookson Company is a premiere rolling door manufacturer with facilities in Phoenix, AZ and Gastonia, NC. With the continued leadership of the... Read More

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Trico Acquires Predict USA

July 31, 2008

July 16, 2008 PEWAUKEE, WIS. -- Trico Corporation recently purchased Predict USA, Cleveland, Ohio, to enhance its lubrication management services, according to Trico Chief Executive Officer Robert Jung. The acquisition enables Trico to bring oil analysis and... Read More

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Industrial Controls Announces Merger with Climatic Control Company

July 31, 2008

Wanamassa, NJ -July 28, 2008 - Industrial Controls Distributors LLC, the leading distributor of HVAC controls, process instrumentation and industrial automated valves in the Eastern United States, is pleased to announce its merger with Climatic Control Company headquartered of Milwaukee, WI. Climatic also operates... Read More

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Nexergy and ElectriTek AVT Join Forces

July 30, 2008

Nexergy, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of battery packs and chargers, announced today that it will combine the operations of ElectriTek AVT and Nexergy into a single entity that will go to market under the Nexergy brand name. Late last year, it was announced that Nexergy had concluded an equity... Read More

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Federal Signal Announces E-ONE Sale Agreement

July 21, 2008

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 16 - Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS), a leader in advancing security and well-being, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell E-ONE, a manufacturer of fire apparatus located in Ocala, Florida for approximately $20 million to American Industrial Partners. AIP has... Read More

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Aeroglide Joins The Buhler Group

July 18, 2008

Raleigh NC - Aeroglide Corporation has been acquired by the Bühler Group. Founded in Raleigh in 1940, Aeroglide is the leading global supplier of industrial driers and coolers used in the processing of, among other things, breakfast cereals, snack foods, pet food, nonwovens, polymers, and industrial rubber. Buhler... Read More

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ABB to Acquire Kuhlman Electric Corporation from the Carlyle Group

July 18, 2008

Acquisition will broaden and complement ABB's power products offering Zurich, Switzerland, July 16, 2008 - ABB, the global power and automation technology group, has signed an agreement to acquire U.S. transformer company Kuhlman Electric Corporation for an undisclosed amount from global private equity firm The... Read More