Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Dow Epoxy Completes Systems Acquisitions

January 8, 2008

Hong Kong - November 29, 2007 Dow Epoxy, a global business unit of The Dow Chemical Company and its affiliates ("Dow"), announced today that it has completed the acquisitions of three epoxy systems formulators - UPPC AG in Germany, and GNS Technologies and POLY-CARB Inc. in the United States. Dow announced its... Read More

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Siemens to Acquire Morgan Construction Company

January 8, 2008

LINZ, Austria, Jan. 2 - The Siemens Division Industrial Solutions (IS) strengthens its position in metals technologies with the acquisition of Morgan Construction Co., Worcester, MA, U.S.A., a designer and producer of high-quality rolling-mill products and services for the metals industry worldwide. In 2006, Morgan... Read More

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Robert Bosch GmbH to Acquire Extreme CCTV Inc.

January 8, 2008

Acquisition Extends Bosch Security Systems' Product Portfolio and Geographic Presence in Canada, U.K. and U.S. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, December 13, 2007. Extreme CCTV Inc. ("Extreme") (TSX:EXC) and Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany ("Bosch") today jointly announced that they have entered into a... Read More

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Checkpoint Systems, Inc. Announces Acquisition of SIDEP and Shanghai Asialco Electronics

January 8, 2008

Acquisition of SIDEP and Asialco Builds on Strategic Initiative to Expand Asian Presence THOROFARE, N.J .-- Nov. 12, 2007--Checkpoint Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CKP), a leading manufacturer and marketer of shrink management solutions for the retail industry and its supply chain, today announced that it has acquired... Read More

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OM Group Completes Acquisition of Electronics Businesses from Rockwood Holdings

January 7, 2008

CLEVELAND, Jan. 2 -- OM Group, Inc. (NYSE:OMG) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the electronics businesses from Rockwood Holdings, Inc. for approximately $315 million in cash, plus customary post closing adjustments. Included in the transaction is Rockwood's French... Read More

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TRW Completes Purchase of Certain North American Braking Machining and Module Assembly Assets from Delphi

January 7, 2008

LIVONIA, Mich., Jan. 2 -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE:TRW) announced today that its subsidiary, TRW Integrated Chassis Systems LLC, completed the purchase of a portion of Delphi Corporation's North American brake component machining and module assembly assets, including production inventory, for... Read More

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Basell to Acquire Solvay Engineered Polymers, Inc.

January 2, 2008

Basell, the global leader in advanced polyolefins, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with Solvay by which Basell will acquire Solvay Engineered Polymers, Inc., a leading supplier of polypropylene compounds in North America. The transaction is subject to relevant regulatory approvals and is... Read More

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Textron Reaches Agreement to Acquire United Industrial Corporation

January 2, 2008

Acquisition provides superb strategic fit and growth potential Providence, RI - October 8, 2007. - In a move to extend core capabilities in its aerospace and defense business, Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire United Industrial Corporation (NYSE: UIC) in... Read More

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Exopack Buys DuPont's Whitby Performance-Films Plant

January 2, 2008

DuPont Liquid Packaging Systems (www.liquidpackaging.dupont.com) says Nov. 1 that it will sell its performance-films business segment and its Whitby, Ontario, Canada, operating facility to Exopack Performance Films, Inc. (www.exopack.com), an affiliate of private-equity firm Sun Capital Partners. The deal is... Read More

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Sonoco Acquires Caraustar's Fiber Containers and Plastics Assets

January 2, 2008

HARTSVILLE, S.C., October 03, 2007 - Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today completed the acquisition of the fiber containers and industrial plastic carriers assets of Caraustar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSAR). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition... Read More

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Eurotech, Parvus Parent Company, Acquires Japanese Embedded Systems Company Advanet

January 2, 2008

Tokyo, October 4th, 2007 - Eurotech, a company engaged in the design, development and commercialization of miniaturized and high performance computers announced that it has entered into a contract to acquire 65% of the share capital of Advanet (headquartered in Okayama, Japan) and its subsidiaries Spirit 21, Vantech... Read More

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GE Energy Completes Acquisition of Sondex, a Global Oilfield Technology Company

January 2, 2008

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - October 26, 2007 : - GE Energy announced today it has completed the acquisition of Sondex plc to further expand its capability and expertise in oil & gas drilling and wireline technology. Sondex is headquartered in Hampshire in the United Kingdom and specializes in the engineering and manufacture... Read More

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Barry-Wehmiller Announces Asset Acquisition of Stanford Products of Salem, Ill.

January 2, 2008

Fifth Acquisition This Year Grows Company to $1 Billion in Revenues, More than 5,000 Team Members ST. LOUIS - October 9, 2007 - Robert H. Chapman, Chairman and CEO of Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc., has announced the completion of its fifth acquisition this year with the addition of the business and assets of... Read More

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Analog Devices to Sell CPU Voltage and PC Thermal Monitoring Product Line to ON Semiconductor

January 2, 2008

Norwood, MA(11/8/2007) - Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its CPU voltage regulation and PC thermal monitoring product line to ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: ONNN). The product line to be sold consists of core voltage regulator products for the... Read More

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Umicore Enters Jewellery Materials Business in North America

January 2, 2008

Umicore has reached an agreement to acquire Imperial Smelting & Refining Co. of Canada Ltd., located in Toronto, Canada. Imperial is the leading supplier of precious metal products and recycling services for the jewellery industry in Canada, and also supplies the US market. Imperial is a family business, which was... Read More

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Motorola Extends Tender Offer to Acquire Controlling Interest in Vertex Standard

December 31, 2007

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec 24, 2007 -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced today that its subsidiary, MI, Inc., has extended the tender offer period in connection with its offer to acquire a controlling interest in Vertex Standard Co., Ltd. (JASDAQ: 6821) ("Vertex Standard"), a global provider of 2-way radio... Read More

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Ecolab Closes on Purchase of Microtek

December 31, 2007

Ecolab expands healthcare expertise ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov 12, 2007 -- Ecolab Inc. announced today that it has expanded its infection prevention expertise in the healthcare industry with the purchase of Microtek Medical Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:MTMD). The Alpharetta, Georgia-based manufacturer and marketer of infection... Read More

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Leading Specialty Metals Suppliers Announce Merger

December 31, 2007

Hamilton, Ohio - December 17th, 2007-- Hamilton, Ohio based Ferguson Metals and Miamiville, Ohio based AIM International have announced that they will consolidate operations into Ferguson Metals' headquarters and begin operation as United Performance Metals in January of 2008. The announcement follows the purchase... Read More

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Ecolab Expands Its Dairy Hygiene Business in Ireland

December 31, 2007

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec 04, 2007 -- Ecolab Inc. announced it has purchased the Irish dairy hygiene business from Novartis Animal Health Ireland Limited. The business, which has annual sales of approximately $3 million, will be integrated into the existing Ecolab Food & Beverage business in Ireland. No further details... Read More

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Redwood Plastics Acquires BC Rubber

December 28, 2007

Redwood Plastics Corporation, a division of The Redco Group of companies is pleased to announce that it has acquired BC Rubber Supply Ltd. as of November 5, 2007. BC Rubber will operate as a separate entity with Gerry Balmer and his hard working staff continuing to operate at its current location; 103-20175 100A... Read More