Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

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ITT Corporation Acquires Kaliburn, Inc.

April 8, 2008

Cleveland, Ohio April 3 - ITT Corporation today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Kaliburn Inc. ("Kaliburn"), through its wholly-owned subsidiary CLEVELAND MOTION CONTROLS, INC. ("CMC"), headquartered in Cleveland Ohio. Kaliburn, located in Charleston South Carolina, is a market leader in the design... Read More

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ON Semiconductor Corporation Completes Merger of AMIS Holdings, Inc.

April 8, 2008

The stock-for-stock transaction has an estimated equity value of $613 million o Acquisition enhances ON Semiconductor's analog and power leadership o Combined company has cumulative last twelve months revenues of approximately $2.2 billion and EBITDA of more than $500 million o Transaction expected to result in... Read More

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Bosch Rexroth to Acquire Fluid Filter Manufacturer

April 7, 2008

Rexroth's acquisition of German hydraulics equipment company, Eppensteiner, will expand product portfolio to include fluid filter accessory components, enabling the company to extend its offering of service and retrofitting capabilities. (Hoffman Estates, IL - www.boschrexroth-us.com) Bosch Rexroth intends to... Read More

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Pelican(TM) Products Acquires Key Australian Distributor, Marks Company's First-Ever Acquisition Deal

April 7, 2008

Appointment of General Manager, Christian Nyman, Driving Australasia Growth Plan TORRANCE, Calif. - March 28, 2008 - Pelican(TM) Products, Inc., (Pelican) the global leader in the manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases, today announced the acquisition of its Australian... Read More

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Quanex Announced State Court Denied Plaintiff's Request for Temporary Injunction on Its Merger with Gerdau S.A.

April 7, 2008

HOUSTON, March 14, 2008 -- Quanex Corporation (NYSE:NX), an industry-leading manufacturer of value-added engineered materials and components for the vehicular products and building products markets, announced today that the Harris County State District Court denied Momentum Partners' request for a temporary... Read More

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AxleTech International Expands Its Braking Systems Business with Acquisition of Truck Trailer Transit

April 7, 2008

March 28, 2008 Troy, Michigan - AxleTech International announced today that it has acquired Truck Trailer Transit (TTT), a global leader in braking systems based in Detroit, Michigan. The TTT acquisition broadens AxleTech's brake portfolio with twenty additional brake families spanning hydraulic disc, cam drum... Read More

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Kontron Modular Computers Completes Acquisition of Thales Computers

April 7, 2008

Natick, Massachusetts - March 20, 2008 - Earlier this week, Kontron Modular Computers GmbH finalized its acquisition of Thales Group's Thales Computers subsidiary. Thales Computers, headquartered in Toulon Cedex, France, has 100 employees that shipped approximately EUR 20 million worth of embedded computer... Read More

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AmeriCast Acquires A.G. Anderson Ltd.

April 3, 2008

Atchison, KS (Wednesday, April 02, 2008) AmeriCast Technologies announced today it has completed the purchase of A.G. Anderson Ltd. Based in London, Ontario, Canada, A.G. Anderson is a respected source for patterns, high integrity ferrous castings and machined components. The hallmark of Anderson's success is... Read More

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Innovative Components Acquired the Assets of Their Competitor US Knobs

March 31, 2008

Innovative Components Inc. of Schaumburg Illinois acquired the assets of their competitor US Knobs of Decatur Illinois. The staff at Innovative is very excited by this acquisition and the opportunities presented with this gain. US Knobs had a distinct product line as well as some innovative technology, which... Read More

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Fenner Precision Acquires Winfield Industries

March 28, 2008

Combination will produce stronger solutions in belts, rollers and pulleys MANHEIM, PA - March 5, 2008 - Fenner Precision finalized the acquisition of Winfield Industries, Inc. on March 3, 2008. Fenner Precision is a leader in design, development and manufacture of belts, rollers and pulleys for the paper... Read More

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Alcoa Acquires Two Aerospace Fastener Businesses to Bolster Its Growing Aerospace Portfolio

March 20, 2008

Republic and Van Petty Fasteners to Join Company's Fast-Growing Alcoa Fastening Systems Business NEW YORK--Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) announced today it has acquired Republic Fastener Manufacturing Corporation ("Republic") and Van Petty Manufacturing ("Van Petty") from The Wood Family Trust. The two aerospace fastener... Read More

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Convergys to Expand Customer Service Management Offerings with Acquisition of Software Company in China

March 20, 2008

(Cincinnati and Shanghai; March 13, 2008) - - - Convergys Corporation(NYSE: CVG), a global leader in relationship management, announced today it is expanding the set of customer service management offerings available to its clients through the acquisition of Shanghai-based Shanghai Hong Xun Software Co., Ltd. from... Read More

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Intek Plastics Acquires Elite Plastic Corp.

March 20, 2008

Move expands Intek's reach to new markets, materials and capabilities HASTINGS, MINN. (March 19, 2008) - Intek Plastics, a leader in custom plastic extrusion and fabrication, announced today it has acquired the assets of Elite Plastic Corp. of Hawthorne, New Jersey. Elite Plastic is a privately held manufacturer of... Read More

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Kaman to Acquire Industrial Supply Corp. of Richmond, Virginia

March 20, 2008

BLOOMFIELD, Conn., March 11 -- Kaman Corp. (NASDAQ:KAMN) today announced that its subsidiary, Kaman Industrial Technologies Corporation (KIT) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Industrial Supply Corp. (ISC) of Richmond, Virginia. ISC will become part of KIT, Kaman's industrial distribution segment. Terms... Read More