Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

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Olympus Acquires Assets of NY/NJ Scientific

March 15, 2007

Will Sell Microscope and Imaging Systems Directly in New York and New Jersey CENTER VALLEY, PA, November 2, 2006 -- Olympus America Inc. has announced an asset purchase agreement with New York/New Jersey Scientific, Inc., a distributor and value added reseller of scientific instrumentation and systems based in... Read More

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CEC and Powell Merger

March 15, 2007

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 12 -- Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is pleased to announce that an agreement to merge Powell & Associates Engineers, Inc. with CEC, Inc. was finalized last week. The combination of these two organizations will create a more effective and comprehensive provider in the civil... Read More

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Analytical Surveys, Inc. Announces Letter of Intent to Merge with Ecowood, Inc.

March 15, 2007

SAN ANTONIO and LAKE DALLAS, Texas, March 13 -- Analytical Surveys, Inc. (ASI) (NASDAQ:ANLT), and Ecowood, Inc., today announced the execution of a letter of intent to combine the companies in a tax-free, all stock merger to form an environmentally friendly, diversified natural resource company. The new combined... Read More

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Carl Zeiss MicroImaging Strengthens Activities in the Clinical Field

March 15, 2007

Equipment Business Acquired from Clarient Aliso Viejo, CA (USA), Jena (Germany), 8 March 2007. Carl Zeiss MicroImaging has acquired the equipment business of the US Company Clarient and is therefore strengthening its commitment in the promising field of clinical cancer diagnostics and cancer research. With growing... Read More

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The BC Bearing Group to Acquire Transmission Supplies (Southern Alberta) Ltd.

March 15, 2007

Burnaby, B.C. BC Bearing Engineers Limited and Transmission Supplies (Southern Alberta) Ltd. of Lethbridge, Alberta, announce the signing of an Interim Agreement whereby BC Bearing will acquire the assets and operations of Transmission Supplies. The transaction is scheduled to close on January 31, 2007. "It's all... Read More

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Cree to Acquire COTCO Luminant Device Ltd.

March 14, 2007

DURHAM, NC, March 12, 2007 - Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a leader in LED lighting, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held COTCO Luminant Device Ltd. ("COTCO"), headquartered in Hong Kong, in a combined stock and cash transaction valued at approximately US $200 million. The acquisition of... Read More

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Design Solutions Acquires Paradigm Manufacturing Partners

March 14, 2007

Santa Barbara, California, USA -- Design Solutions Inc. (DSI) announces the acquisition of Paradigm Manufacturing Partners (PMP), an EMS and contract manufacturing services provider based in Garden Grove, California. PMP focuses on new product introduction (NPI) through medium-volume surface-mount board assemblies... Read More

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Gordon Brush Announces Acquisition of JEK, Inc.

March 14, 2007

COMMERCE, CA, Sept. 29, 2006 - Gordon Brush Mfg. Co., Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of JEK, Inc, a leading manufacturer of brushes and abrasives for the printed circuit board and surface finishing and conditioning industries. Gordon Brush will relocate all of JEK's assets to their modern 51,000... Read More

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GE To Acquire Smiths Aerospace, Extending Aviation Offerings; Plans JV With Smiths Group To Build Global Detection Business

March 14, 2007

$4.8 billion cash deal reflects GE strategy to invest in high-growth businesses FAIRFIELD, CT. - January 15, 2007 - General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) announced today that it agreed to purchase Smiths Aerospace, a U.K.-based supplier of integrated systems for aircraft manufacturers and components for engine... Read More

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Wilkins Acquisition

March 14, 2007

Wareham, MA October 20, 2006- The H.L. Bouton Co. of Wareham and Buzzards Bay is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of The Wilkens Company, located in Cortland, NY. All inventory, machinery for manufacturing and records have been relocated to H.L. Bouton's two facilities in Massachusetts. The Wilkins... Read More

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Coleman Cable, Inc. to Acquire Copperfield, LLC

March 14, 2007

WAUKEGAN, Ill., March 11 / -- Coleman Cable, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCIX) ("Coleman Cable") and Copperfield, LLC ("Copperfield") announced today that Coleman Cable has agreed to acquire all of the equity interests in Copperfield for $213 million in cash. Management believes that the Coleman Cable-Copperfield combination will... Read More

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Rofin-Sinar Acquires 80% of m2k-laser GmbH, a Manufacturer of High-Power Laser Diodes

March 14, 2007

PLYMOUTH, Mich. and HAMBURG, Germany, March 12 // -- Rofin-Sinar Laser GmbH, an affiliate company of Rofin-Sinar Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:RSTI), one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of high-performance laser beam sources and laser-based solutions, today announced that it has acquired 80% of the... Read More

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EDS to Acquire RelQ Software Private Limited

March 14, 2007

Acquisition to accelerate EDS' existing global software testing, validation and verification services for enterprise clients Integrating RelQ's vast experience in high quality testing into EDS' existing user compliance and acceptance testing capabilities PLANO, Texas, March 12 / -- EDS today announced it has... Read More

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Schering-Plough to Acquire Organon BioSciences

March 14, 2007

Acquisition Builds Strength And Scale For The Long Term, Adding Five Phase III Projects To Pipeline And Expanding Human And Animal Biologics Capabilities KENILWORTH, N.J., March 12 // -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE:SGP) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a transaction under which... Read More

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Illinois Tool Works Inc. Purchases Quasar International, Inc.

March 14, 2007

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 12 // -- Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW), a leading designer and producer of highly engineered components, equipment, consumable systems, and specialty products for customers around the world, announces the purchase of Quasar International, Inc., the inventor of PCRT (Process Compensated... Read More