Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

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OpenSystems Publishing Purchases Assets of MIL/COTS DIGEST - Enhancing Circulation and Expanding New MIL-COTS Products Coverage

March 16, 2007

OpenSystems Publishing (OSP), LLC, today announced that it has purchased the assets of MIL/COTS DIGEST. This primarily-product-focused publication brought information and news concerning COTS products and technology to engineers, engineering managers, and program managers in a tabloid format. The MIL/COTS DIGEST... Read More

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Dover Corporation Acquires Pole/Zero Corporation

March 16, 2007

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 -- Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) announced today that its Dover Electronics subsidiary has completed the acquisition of Pole/Zero Corporation. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. With the acquisition of Pole/Zero, the Microwave Products Group (MPG) of Dover Electronics' Components Group... Read More

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The MAUSER Group Expands to Brazil

March 15, 2007

Acquisition move to enter Latin American market The MAUSER Group, one of the world's leading companies in industrial packaging, continues its growth strategy by extending its reach to Latin America. On October 30, 2006, MAUSER completed the acquisition of the industrial packaging business of the Brazilian market... Read More

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Pentair Expands European Pump Presence with Acquisition of Jung Pumpen GmbH

March 15, 2007

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn.--Dec. 11, 2006--Pentair (NYSE:PNR) today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Jung Pumpen ("Jung"), a leading German manufacturer of wastewater products for the municipal and residential markets. Jung brings to Pentair its strong application engineering... Read More

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Columbia Purchases Utility Vehicle Product Line

March 15, 2007

New options, accessories and intellectual property fit company's growth strategy REEDSBURG, WI - November 7, 2006 - Columbia ParCar Corp. announced today the acquisition of specific assets from the FF Acquisition Corp. related to its line of Compact Utility Vehicles formerly manufactured in Mississippi under the... Read More