Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

NuVox Communications and FDN Communications Announce Merger Plans

March 26, 2007

Two leading communications companies sign definitive agreement GREENVILLE, S.C. and MAITLAND, Fla., March 21 -- NuVox Communications and FDN Communications today jointly announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to merge the two privately held facilities-based communications providers. Following a... Read More

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Gleason Acquires LeCount Assets

March 26, 2007

ROCHESTER, NY, February 28, 2007. Gleason Corporation today announced it has acquired the assets and business of LeCount, Inc. of White River Junction, Vermont, a leading producer of expanding mandrels and other workholding equipment for inspection and machining applications including grinding, sharpening and... Read More

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Sensata Completes Acquisition of SMaL Camera Business Unit from Cypress

March 23, 2007

ATTLEBORO, Mass. and SAN JOSE, Calif., March 14: Sensata Technologies and Cypress Semiconductor Corp. jointly announced that Sensata has completed its acquisition of SMaL Camera Technologies, Inc., the automotive imaging business unit of Cypress. Located in Cambridge, Mass., the SMaL Camera business unit provides... Read More

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ADM Acquires Ukrainian Sunseed Crushing Facility

March 23, 2007

DECATUR, Ill., March 16 / -- Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) has completed the acquisition of all outstanding shares in Ilitchevskiy Maslo Extractionniy Zavod joint stock company (IMEZ) from Risoil S.A. IMEZ operates a sunseed crushing facility close to the port of Odessa in the Ukraine. ADM and Risoil... Read More

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CH2M HILL Acquires Wade & Associates, Inc.

March 21, 2007

DENVER, March 15: CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, construction, and operations firm has completed the acquisition of Wade & Associate, Inc., a Kansas-based engineering consulting firm specializing in wastewater conveyance. "Joining CH2M HILL will allow Wade & Associates to expand our suite of services... Read More

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Bioscrypt Completes A4Vision Acquisition and Adds US$6.4 Million in New Capital

March 21, 2007

TORONTO, March 14: Bioscrypt Inc. (TSX: BYT), a leading provider of enterprise access control technology, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of A4Vision, a privately-held company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, that specializes in advanced identification systems using 3D facial imaging... Read More

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3M Completes Acquisition of Security Printing and Systems Limited

March 20, 2007

ST. PAUL, Minn.----Aug. 1, 2006--3M announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Security Printing and Systems Limited (SPSL), a leading producer of finished, personalized passports and secure cards headquartered in Manchester, U.K. The addition of SPSL to 3M's line of products for secure documents such... Read More

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Parker Acquires Acofab, Leading European Supplier of EMI Shielding and Thermal Management Products

March 20, 2007

CLEVELAND, July 6-- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the world leader in motion and control, today announced the acquisition of Acofab SAS and its common majority shareholder Adecem SARL, a leading European supplier of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding and thermal management products. Revenues of... Read More

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Parker Strengthens Asian Hydraulics and Pneumatics Businesses by Acquiring Majority Stake in Japan-based Taiyo Ltd.

March 20, 2007

CLEVELAND, June 26 -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH) has strengthened its global motion and control capabilities by becoming the majority shareholder in Taiyo Ltd., an Osaka, Japan based leader in hydraulic and pneumatic technologies. Earnings are expected to be accretive in the first full year. Parker... Read More

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Parker Acquires Cabett Subsea

March 20, 2007

Adds Strength to Portfolio of Solutions for Oil and Gas Market CLEVELAND, Dec. 4-- Parker Hannifin (NYSE: PH), the world leader in motion and control technologies, today announced the acquisition of Cabett Subsea, a designer and manufacturer of fluid handling systems and services used in deepwater oil and gas... Read More

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Franklin Electric Announces the Acquisition of Healy Systems, Inc.

March 20, 2007

Bluffton, Indiana - September 15, 2006 -- Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: FELE), the world's largest manufacturer of submersible electric motors and a global supplier of water pumping systems and fuel pumping systems announced today that it acquired Healy Systems, Inc., Hudson, New Hampshire ("Healy Systems... Read More

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Parker Adds Sensors to Hydraulic Portfolio With Acquisition of Power Components of Midwest, Inc.

March 20, 2007

CLEVELAND, Oct. 12- Parker (NYSE: PH), the world leader in motion and control, today announced the acquisition of Power Components of Midwest Inc., a designer and manufacturer of sensors and switches for original equipment manufacturers in the agricultural, off-road vehicle, heavy truck and general industrial... Read More

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Orbis Corporation Acquires Linpac Material Handling Business in North America

March 20, 2007

Contact: Samantha Goetz ORBIS Marketing Communications Manager (262) 560-5364 samantha.goetz@orbiscorporation.com ORBIS CORPORATION ACQUIRES LINPACR MATERIAL HANDLING BUSINESS IN NORTH AMERICA Customers will benefit from an expanded product line and enhanced service levels For Immediate Release - OCONOMOWOC, WI... Read More

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Cooper Announces the Acquisition of Polaron plc

March 19, 2007

UK-based manufacturer of intelligent lighting control solutions HOUSTON, March 14, 2007 -- Cooper Industries, Ltd. (NYSE:CBE) today announced that its subsidiary, Cooper Controls (U.K.) Limited, has acquired over 93 percent of the outstanding shares of Polaron plc, a publicly traded company (LSE:POL) based in the... Read More

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Global IP Solutions Announces Partnership With Paradial

March 19, 2007

Partnership Brings Firewall/Network Address Translation (NAT) Traversal Solution For All SIP-Based Multi-Media Providers SAN FRANCISCO - March 14, 2007 - Global IP Solutions (GIPS), the leading provider of embedded media processing solutions, announced today that it has partnered with Paradial, the leader in IP... Read More

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Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products Group Completes Acquisition of Gamber-Johnson

March 19, 2007

STEVENS POINT, Wis., March 13: Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products (CVP) Group has completed the transfer of ownership transaction of Gamber-Johnson, renowned manufacturer of rugged docking stations and vehicle mounts. The CVP Group, comprised of industry leading manufacturers Masterack, Crown North America... Read More

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Baldor To Acquire the Power Systems Business of Rockwell Automation, Inc.

March 16, 2007

Baldor Electric Company (NYSE:BEZ) markets, designs, and manufactures industrial electric motors, drives and generators and is based in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Today Baldor announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Reliance Electric Company and certain of its affiliated companies (the "Power... Read More

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Xantrex Announces Closing of Acquisition of Elgar Electronics

March 16, 2007

VANCOUVER, March 12: Xantrex Technology Inc. (TSX:XTX) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Elgar Electronics Corporation, a leading provider of programmable power products and systems for $108 million in cash. "Acquiring Elgar is an important milestone for Xantrex," said Mossadiq Umedaly, Xantrex... Read More

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Steel Technologies Announces Merger Agreement with Mitsui

March 16, 2007

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Steel Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: STTX) today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement with Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (TSE:8031) (collectively "Mitsui"), pursuant to which Steel Technologies and a subsidiary of Mitsui will merge and... Read More

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Submetering Leader, E-Mon, Acquired by Branford Castle, Inc. and E-Mon Management

March 16, 2007

Former President Returns to E-Mon to Further Strengthen Customer Support and Continue Development of Innovative Submetering Technology LANGHORNE, Pa.--E-Mon, the electric submetering market leader and manufacturer of the widely installed E-Mon D-MonĀ® product line, announced its sale by Hunt Power, L.P. to the E-Mon... Read More