Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

ABB Switzerland Ltd Combines Its Analyzer and Software Businesses

May 29, 2008

ABB combines its Expert Optimizer, Knowledge Manager and SpectraFlow solutions into a single Collaborative Production Management operational unit. Baden, Switzerland, March 5, 2008 - ABB Switzerland Ltd has announced that it has merged with immediate effect its analyzer and software businesses for cement and... Read More

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CIRCOR Acquires Motor Technology, Inc.

May 27, 2008

BURLINGTON, Mass., May 21 - CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Motor Technology, Inc. of Dayton, Ohio a specialized manufacturer of electric motors and electromechanical equipment for the aerospace, defense, medical and transportation markets with annual... Read More

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FlexLink Acquires Techne - A Leading Supplier to the Packaging Industry

May 21, 2008

Göteborg, May 19, 2008 FlexLink have acquired Techne, a leading provider of machines and devices for the packaging OEM industry. Techne is now part of FlexLink's EMEA South organization as an Area System House, ASH. The new name is FlexLink Techne S.r.l. Techne has 25 years of industry experience as a provider of... Read More

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Air Products Complements Refinery Offerings with Goar, Allison Acquisition

May 21, 2008

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 19 -- Air Products (NYSE:APD) today announced it has acquired Goar, Allison & Associates (GAA), Inc., a process engineering company and leader in the development and promotion of improved sulfur recovery technologies for the energy industry. Terms of the deal for the company based in Tyler... Read More

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Honeywell Acquires Norcross Safety Products, Expands Growing Life Safety Business

May 21, 2008

Company Establishes Leading Position in High-growth PPE Industry MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., May 16, 2008 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Norcross Safety Products L.L.C., a leading manufacturer of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), for approximately $1.2 billion. Norcross... Read More

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Yokogawa Announces Transfer of Its IC Handler Business

May 20, 2008

Tokyo, Japan - March 26, 2008 Yokogawa Electric Corporation and TESEC Corporation have come to terms on the transfer of Yokogawa's IC handler business to TESEC, and a business transfer agreement was signed on March 26. The companies will subsequently determine the details of the transfer, which is to be formally... Read More

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Parker Acquires Remaining Interest in Parker Seal de Mexico Gaining Greater Access to Mexican Sealing Markets

May 15, 2008

CLEVELAND, May 12 - Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that it acquired the remaining stake in its joint venture, Parker Seal de Mexico, on April 30, 2008. Parker held a 49 percent stake in the $8.3 million revenue company prior to acquiring... Read More

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Greif, Inc. Acquires Vietnam Steel Drum Facility

May 8, 2008

DELAWARE, Ohio (May 6, 2008) - On May 2, Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B) acquired Petro-Summit Mechanical Co Ltd., Vietnam, a subsidiary of Asian Steel Co. Singapore. Located in Vung Tau Province, the facility manufactures 200-litre steel drums serving the Mekong hinterland, the main commercial area of Vietnam. It... Read More

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I.D. Systems Acquires PowerKey and Launches PowerKeyPLUS(TM) Product Line for Wireless Industrial Vehicle Management

May 7, 2008

Hackensack, NJ, April 21, 2008-I.D. Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDSY), a leading provider of wireless asset management solutions, today announced that it has acquired PowerKey, the industrial vehicle monitoring products division of International Electronics, Inc., a manufacturer of access control and security... Read More

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Kaman Completes Acquisition of Industrial Supply Corp.

May 6, 2008

BLOOMFIELD, Conn., April 1, 2008 -- Kaman Corp. (Nasdaq: KAMN) today announced that its subsidiary, Kaman Industrial Technologies Corporation (KIT) completed the previously announced acquisition of Industrial Supply Corp. (ISC) of Richmond, Virginia on March 31, 2008, the first day of Kaman's second quarter. ISC is... Read More

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Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc. Acquires Five Star Gas & Gear, Inc.

May 6, 2008

Basking Ridge, NJ, - March 13, 2008 - Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc., has successfully completed the purchase of Five Star Gas & Gear, Inc. of Los Nietos, CA. The purchase will add five new branches to the Matheson Tri-Gas network, and the acquired company will become a part of the Matheson Tri-Gas Industrial Gas Group... Read More

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Goodfellow Acquires the Technical Glass Company

May 6, 2008

Oakdale, PA...April 30, 2008... Goodfellow Cambridge Ltd., parent company of Goodfellow Corporation of Oakdale, Pennsylvania, has acquired The Technical Glass Company, a UK-based supplier of ceramics, ceramic components and specialist glass for scientific and industrial applications. In announcing the purchase... Read More

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Two Induction Leaders Formally Combine Operations

May 6, 2008

ABP AND PILLAR WILL NOW BE ABP INDUCTION DORTMUND, GERMANY, February 12, 2008 - ABP Induction, LLC and Pillar Induction Company, LLC, both experts in induction melting and heating, have combined their operations into ABP Induction, LLC. Both companies are owned by CM Acquisitions, a Chicago-based investor. Pillar... Read More

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Airgas Acquires A&N Plant; Will Integrate with North American-based Red-D-Arc

May 5, 2008

RADNOR, PA - April 7 , 2008 -- Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced it has acquired A&N Plant, a European-based supplier of new and reconditioned rotating, positioning, and welding equipment for sale and rent. The business generated approximately $20 million in revenues for the year ended June 30, 2007. The... Read More

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Rockwell Automation to Acquire Incuity Software

May 5, 2008

MILWAUKEE (April 22, 2008) - Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Incuity Software, Inc., a privately held company that is a leading supplier of Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence (EMI) software. Incuity's software provides... Read More

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MTS Signs Agreement to Acquire SANS Group

May 2, 2008

Accelerates Expansion in China EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., April 29 - MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of SANS Group (SANS), a leading provider of material testing solutions in China. The acquisition helps to accelerate MTS' strategy to grow... Read More

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Superior Plant Services Purchased by Actuant

May 2, 2008

We are pleased to announce that Actuant Corporation (NYSE:ATU) has completed the purchase of Superior Plant Services L.L.C. in a deal worth $57 million. Actuant Corporation is a $1.5 billion diversified industrial company with operations in more than 30 countries. The Actuant businesses are market leaders in... Read More

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Honeywell Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Metrologic Instruments, Innovator of Scanner Technology

May 1, 2008

Extends Presence in High-Growth Data Capture and Collection Industry Builds on Acquisition of Hand Held Products MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., April 28 - Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Metrologic Instruments, Inc., a leading manufacturer of data capture and collection hardware and... Read More

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Kurz-Kasch Acquires Macon Electric Coil, Inc.

May 1, 2008

DAYTON, Ohio - January 31, 2008 - Kurz-Kasch, Inc., a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of electromagnetic products, solenoids and composite components, announced today that it has acquired Macon Electric Coil, Inc. ("Macon"), a leading manufacturer of custom electric coils and solenoids for the... Read More

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Federal Signal Completes Sale of Its Tool Group

April 25, 2008

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 21 -- Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS), a leader in advancing security and well-being, announced today that it completed the sale of its tool group to Connell Limited Partnership. The businesses sold include Dayton Progress Corporation and its subsidiary, PCS Company. "The sale of these... Read More