Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Rockford Process Control to Acquire Terry Hinge & Hardware

September 5, 2007

Patrick T. Derry, President and CEO of Rockford Process Control, a leader in the manufacturing of casework hardware for the wood-working and cabinet industry has announced the purchase of the assets of Terry Hinge and Hardware of Van Nuys, CA effective September 1st, 2007. The two successful names in the industry... Read More

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SCHUNK Announces the Acquisition of GEMOTEC

September 5, 2007

SCHUNK is expanding its extensive Automation Component line with the acquisition of Gemotec Montagetechnik GmbH. Gemotec manufacturers a complete product range of modular assembly technology, consisting of pneumatically and electrically operated linear units, gripper modules and rotary actuators. The Gemotec... Read More

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Launch of SABIC Innovative Plastics Expands SABIC's Global Presence

September 5, 2007

August 31, 2007 - New York, NY - Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) today announced the completion of its purchase of GE Plastics from General Electric for a purchase price of US$11.6 billion. The announcement was made by SABIC Chairman, HH Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thenayan Al-Saud. The former GE unit... Read More

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Autoweb Acquires European-Based Secorex

September 5, 2007

September 4, 2007 ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. - Autoweb, a leading provider of software-based data management and interoperability solutions for the automotive, aerospace and manufacturing industries, has acquired Secorex, a consortium of four leading European software providers for the electronic exchange of technical... Read More

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Lubrizol to Purchase Croda's Refrigeration Lubricants Business

September 5, 2007

CLEVELAND, OH, September 3, 2007 - The Lubrizol Corporation (NYSE: LZ) and Croda International Plc have reached an agreement for Lubrizol to purchase Croda's refrigeration lubricants business. This business had revenues of approximately $84 million over the last twelve months. The acquisition includes Croda's... Read More

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Aetna to Acquire Goodhealth Worldwide

September 5, 2007

HARTFORD, Connecticut, September 4 Acquisition Broadens Aetna Global Benefits' Expatriate Offerings; Expands Global Capabilities and International Presence Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Goodhealth Worldwide, a leading managing general underwriter... Read More

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Edwards Announces Sale of Kachina Division to Applied Materials

September 4, 2007

Wilmington, Mass., Aug 28 - BOC Edwards, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement under which Edwards will divest the majority of its parts cleaning and chamber process kit management division, Kachina, to Applied Materials, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMAT) subject to a number of closing conditions. Applied Materials will acquire... Read More

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Microsoft to Acquire Parlano

September 4, 2007

Microsoft strengthens unified communications portfolio with leading enterprise group chat provider. REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 29 / -- Today, Microsoft Corp. announced it has agreed to acquire Chicago-based Parlano, maker of MindAlign, a leading application for enterprise group chat. Microsoft expects to add Parlano's... Read More

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Bayer HealthCare Strengthens US Consumer Health Business with Acquisition of Citracal®

September 4, 2007

Addition of Leading Calcium Brand Enriches Consumer Care Division's Key Nutritionals Product Portfolio MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 30 -- Bayer HealthCare (BHC) announced today that its Consumer Care Division has signed an agreement with Mission Pharmacal Company to acquire their global Citracal® line of... Read More

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Symmetry Medical Agrees to Acquire Specialty Surgical Instruments

September 4, 2007

WARSAW, Ind., Aug. 29 -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE:SMA), an independent provider of products to the global orthopedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Specialty Surgical Instruments (SSI) and Ultra Containers of America (UCA), a... Read More

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SPX Corporation Completes Acquisition of European Diagnostics Division of Johnson Controls

September 4, 2007

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 31 -- SPX Corporation (NYSE:SPW) today announced it has completed the acquisition of the European diagnostics division of Johnson Controls. SPX first announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the company on July 31, 2007. SPX views this as an important strategic... Read More

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Chaparral Steel Company and Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation Announce Approval from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States

September 4, 2007

MIDLOTHIAN, TX and TAMPA, FL, Aug. 31 -- Chaparral Steel Company (NASDAQ:CHAP) and Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation (NYSE:GNA)(NYSE: TSX:)(NYSE:GNA) today announced that they received this morning a letter dated August 29th, 2007 from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States ("CFIUS") stating that... Read More

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The ScottCare Corporation Completes Acquisition of Rozinn Electronics, a Leading Manufacturer of Cardiac Diagnostic Products

September 4, 2007

CLEVELAND, Aug. 31 -- Cleveland-based The ScottCare Corporation, a leader in non-invasive external counterpulsation (ECP) therapy and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation telemetry, announced today that the company has completed the previously announced acquisition of the operations of Rozinn Electronics, Inc., a... Read More

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Dow AgroSciences Acquires Netherlands Based Duo Maize

September 4, 2007

Acquisition Expands Corn Seed Platform in Europe INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 30 -- Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, announced today that it has further strengthened its global corn seeds platform with the acquisition of Netherlands-based Duo Maize. The deal follows two other recent... Read More

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DuPont Acquires IsoTherming(TM) Technology for Refining with Less Environmental Impact

September 4, 2007

Provides Oil Refiners a Faster and Less Expensive Way to Produce Cleaner Fuels WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 30 /-- DuPont (NYSE:DD) today announced it has acquired from Process Dynamics, Inc., certain business assets including the intellectual property of IsoTherming(TM) Technology, a leading technology used to... Read More

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EMC Launches New Information Management Consulting Practice

September 4, 2007

Acquisition of BusinessEdge Solutions Forms Foundation of New EMC Global Services Practice HOPKINTON, Mass., Aug. 30 /-- EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced the formation of a new industry-focused information management consulting practice within... Read More

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Cenveo Completes Purchase of Commercial Envelope

September 4, 2007

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 30 -- Cenveo, Inc. (NYSE:CVO) announced today that it has completed its previously-announced purchase of Commercial Envelope Manufacturing Co., Inc. ("Commercial Envelope") of Deer Park, NY, one of the largest envelope manufacturers in the United States. Robert G. Burton, Chairman and Chief... Read More

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Virtual Images Unlimited (VIU) Acquires Kodak Photographic Lenticular Technology & Equipment

September 4, 2007

Formerly Dynamic Images, VIU's new division will produce large format lenticular with Kodak's photographic process REDLANDS, Calif., Aug, 22, 2007 -- Virtual Images Unlimited, a division of IGH Solutions from Minnesota, today announced that it has acquired the large format lenticular manufacturing assets of Dynamic... Read More

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Quanta Services, Inc. Acquires InfraSource Services, Inc. in All-Stock Transaction

September 4, 2007

- InfraSource Stockholders Approve Merger Agreement - Quanta Stockholders Approve Issuance of Shares of Quanta Common Stock HOUSTON and MEDIA, Pa., Aug. 30 -- Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE:PWR) today announced the closing of the acquisition of InfraSource Services, Inc. (NYSE:IFS) through an all-stock merger. As a... Read More

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Western Express and Smithway Motor Xpress Announce Delay of Closing Date for Acquisition

September 4, 2007

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and FORT DODGE, Iowa, Aug. 30 -- Western Express, Inc. and Smithway Motor Xpress Corp. (NASDAQ:SMXC), today announced a delay in the closing under the previously announced merger agreement for Western to acquire Smithway. The delay has been caused by recent volatility in U.S. credit markets. The... Read More