Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

ABB Acquires Jokab Safety

February 18, 2010

The acquisition strengthens ABB's offering within machine safety and low-voltage products. 2010-02-15 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced today it will acquire 100 percent of the shares in Jokab Safety International AB for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to be... Read More

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Pfizer's Acquires Bharti Healthcare Ltd. Located in Dharuhera, India

February 17, 2010

We take great pleasure today in announcing Pfizer's acquisition of Bharti Healthcare Ltd. The operation, located in Dharuhera, India, about 50 miles outside Delhi, will be managed by Capsugel. Bharti Healthcare, established in 1985, manufactures and markets empty hard gelatin capsules. Capsugel, a division of... Read More

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The Second Acquisition This Year, Domino Plastics MFG Completes Purchase of International Plastics

February 17, 2010

Domino Plastics MFG expands with acquisition of International Plastics The second acquisition this year, Domino Plastics MFG completes purchase of International Plastics. President and CEO William Bathe said "this acquisition will increase our capabilities through increased product offerings from the addition of... Read More

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Vaisala Consolidates Activities in the US

February 16, 2010

Vaisala acquired the U.S. based Quixote Transportation Technologies, Inc. (QTT) in late December 2009 to grow its presence in the global road weather and information technology business. To achieve synergy targets related to the acquisition, Vaisala is consolidating its manufacturing, depot and data services, and... Read More

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Airgas Board of Directors to Review Air Products' Unsolicited Tender Offer

February 16, 2010

RADNOR, PA - February 11, 2010 - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today confirmed that Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: APD) has commenced an unsolicited tender offer to acquire all outstanding common shares of Airgas at a price of $60.00 per share in cash. Consistent with its fiduciary duties and as required by... Read More

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Key Filters Merges with Parkinson Technologies Inc

February 15, 2010

Woonsocket, RI (February 11, 2010) . . . Key Filters Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of melt filtration equipment, has merged with Parkinson Technologies Inc. The Key Filters product line of manual, hydraulic and continuous screen changers will continue within the Parkinson family of brands that include... Read More

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Airgas Confirms Receipt of Unsolicited Proposal from Air Products

February 10, 2010

Stockholders Advised to Take No Action Pending Review by Airgas' Board of Directors RADNOR, PA - February 5, 2010 -- Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today confirmed that it has received an unsolicited proposal from Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: APD) ("Air Products") to acquire the company for $60.00 per... Read More

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires Laser-based Gas Detection Company NovaWave Technologies, Inc.

February 8, 2010

Provides Enhanced Environmental and Process Gas Monitoring Capabilities FRANKLIN, Mass. (February 2, 2010) - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced today that it has acquired NovaWave Technologies, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of advanced chemical sensors for... Read More