Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Honeywell Acquires Metrologic Instruments; Expands Growing Laser, Imaging and Enterprise Mobility Business

July 10, 2008

Metrologic Builds on Acquisition of Hand Held Products, Adds Global Expertise, Technology MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., July 2, 2008 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today completed its acquisition of Metrologic Instruments, Inc., a leading manufacturer of laser and mobile imaging and remote scanning, for approximately $720... Read More

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SKF Acquires Leading US Based Bearing Company with Manufacturing in China and Thailand

July 10, 2008

SKF has signed an agreement with the owners of PEER Bearing Company (PEER) to acquire PEER and its manufacturing operations in China and Thailand. The company manufactures mainly deep groove ball bearings and tapered roller bearings. PEER is a US based bearing company selling primarily to North American customers... Read More

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Hexagon Acquires German Company Messtechnik Wetzlar GmbH (MTWZ)

July 10, 2008

North Kingstown, RI - June 25, 2008 - Hexagon AB announced today it has acquired all outstanding shares in the German company Messtechnik Wetzlar GmbH (www.mtwz.de). MTWZ is a leading developer and provider of QUINDOS software solutions for quality control of complex mechanical parts such as gears and turbine... Read More

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Hexagon Metrology Strengthens Sheffield, ROMER Distributor Network

July 10, 2008

North Kingstown, RI - June 9, 2008 - Hexagon Metrology, Inc. has announced that it has acquired its leading Sheffield CMM products distributor, Advanced Metrology Solutions of Dayton, OH. The company is a leading distributor of precision metrology products in a nine-state territory, stretching from Michigan to... Read More

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Michelman Acquires Hydrosize® Technologies; Adds Waterborne Polyurethane Sizing Technology to Its Arsenal of Products for Fibers & Composites Customers

July 9, 2008

CINCINNATI, OH (June 15, 2008) - Michelman today announced the acquisition of Raleigh, North Carolina based Hydrosize® Technologies, Inc. Hydrosize is a manufacturer of state-of-the-art coatings including sizings, film formers, fixatives, binders as well as resins for the coating and composite industries. Key to... Read More

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Harris Battery Company Expands into California with Acquisition of Discover Energy Branch

July 9, 2008

June 23, 2008 BOLIVAR, OH-Harris Battery Co. has expanded its operations to the West Coast with the acquisition of the Los Angeles branch of Discover Energy, a worldwide leader in stored energy products. Harris Battery's new California operation features a 6,000 sq. ft. regional distribution center located at... Read More

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NovaTech LLC to Acquire Bitronics Measurement Business Assets from AREVA Transmission and Distribution; Will Enhance NovaTech's Electric Utility and Process Industry Offerings.

July 9, 2008

QUAKERTOWN, PA, June 2, 2008. NovaTech LLC, a provider of electric utility and process industry automation, and AREVA T&D, announced that the two companies have signed an agreement for NovaTech LLC to acquire the measurement business assets of AREVA T&D, including the complete Bitronics Measurement Product line, its... Read More

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Schleuniger Group Acquires PAWO AG

July 9, 2008

PAWO Acquisition Strategic expansion for Schleuniger Manchester, NH, May 29, 2008 - The Schleuniger Group, based in Thun, Switzerland, a worldwide leading supplier of wire processing machines, has acquired PAWO Systems AG, headquartered in Unter├Ągeri, Switzerland. PAWO has a staff of about 100 employees with sales... Read More

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Optical Cable Corporation Acquires SMP Data Communications

July 9, 2008

Transaction Broadens Optical Cable's Product Line and Builds on its Position as a Leading Provider of Fiber Optic Cables in the Enterprise Market ROANOKE, VA, June 2, 2008-Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM:OCCF) announced today that it has acquired Superior Modular Products Incorporated (doing business as SMP... Read More

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SKF Acquires Leading US-Based Bearing Company with Manufacturing in China and Thailand

July 1, 2008

GOTEBORG, Sweden, June 25 /-- SKF has signed an agreement with the owners of PEER Bearing Company (PEER) to acquire PEER and its manufacturing operations in China and Thailand. The company manufactures mainly deep groove ball bearings and tapered roller bearings. PEER is a US-based bearing company selling primarily... Read More

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Xtralis Strengthens Its Position as the Market Leader In Reliable And Early Warning Smoke Detection, Through The Acquisition Of ICAM

July 1, 2008

ICAM, a UK based manufacturer of Air-sampling Smoke Detection systems, was acquired by Xtralis. (Melbourne, Australia 28 March 2008) ICAM, a UK based manufacturer of Airsampling Smoke Detection systems, has been acquired by Xtralis. ICAM designs, develops and markets sophisticated smoke detection systems... Read More

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3M to Acquire Dental Implant Manufacturer IMTEC Corp.

June 30, 2008

May 15, 2008 ST. PAUL, Minn.--3M announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire IMTEC Corp., a manufacturer of dental implants and cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scanning equipment for dental and medical radiology headquartered in Ardmore, Okla. Terms of the transaction were not... Read More

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3M to Acquire Quest Technologies Inc.

June 30, 2008

May 09, 2008 - Acquisition Broadens Safety and Protection Equipment Offering - ST. PAUL, Minn.--3M announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Quest Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of environmental monitoring equipment, including noise, heat stress and vibration monitors. Terms of... Read More

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3M Reaches Agreement to Sell HighJump Software to Battery Ventures

June 30, 2008

ST. PAUL, Minn. - May 9, 2008 - 3M announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell HighJump Software, a 3M company, to Battery Ventures, a technology venture capital and private equity firm. The transaction will result in a stand-alone company focused on providing supply chain solutions to a... Read More

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Matot, Inc. Merges with Atlas Elevator Company to Strengthen Offering of Commercial Grade Lift Solutions

June 26, 2008

Fourth-generation, family-owned business unveils redesigned logo, comprehensive Web site CHICAGO, May 26, 2008-Matot, Inc., a fourth-generation innovator and manufacturer of commercial grade lift solutions for commercial, healthcare, institutional and residential environments, today announced a merger with Atlas... Read More

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Hisco Announces Acquisition of B&L Technologies

June 24, 2008

HOUSTON, TX, June 20, 2008 - Hisco is pleased to announce the acquisition of the distribution division of B&L Technologies, a Victor, NY based capital equipment and materials supplier to the electronics assembly industry. This expansion is part of Hisco's continued strategy to strengthen its customer service... Read More

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Specialty Coating Systems, Inc. Acquired By Berwind Corporation

June 23, 2008

June 11, 2008 (Indianapolis, IN) - Specialty Coating Systems, Inc. (SCS) is pleased to announce that it has been acquired by Berwind Corporation (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). Berwind is a fifth-generation, family-owned private investment management company, with roots dating back to 1886. The company's... Read More

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YORK Label Poised for Continued Growth with New Equity Partner

June 20, 2008

Industry-leading YORK Label partners with Diamond Castle Holdings, LLC. OMAHA, Neb., June 18 /-- YORK Label CEO Rich Egan announced today that LabelCorp Holdings, Inc. ("YORK Label") has partnered with a new private equity sponsor, Diamond Castle Holdings, LLC of New York. Diamond Castle, in partnership with... Read More

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Simrit Expands Oil and Gas Industry Capabilities through Acquisition

June 20, 2008

PLYMOUTH, Mich., June 17 /-- Simrit, a division of Freudenberg-NOK, announced the acquisition of the assets of the Tetralene companies of Houston, Texas, a developer and manufacturer of specialized custom sealing components for the oil and gas industry. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Tetralene... Read More

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Eaton Leonard Tooling, Inc. (ELT) Acquires Universal Tooling Corp, Becoming the Most Comprehensive Supplier of Bending and End Forming Tooling

June 16, 2008

June 30, 2006: Paul Howard, President of Eaton Leonard Tooling (ELT), announced the acquisition of Universal Tooling in a move to meet their growing demand for Tube Bending Tooling. With Universal's superior quality manufacturing capability and their extensive knowledge of Tube End Forming, this acquisition makes... Read More