Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

CoorsTek Acquires Gaiser Tool Company

January 4, 2007

CoorsTek expands micro-component capabilities and Asian presence with purchase of high-quality semiconductor bonding tool manufacturer. Ventura, California, January 3, 2007 - CoorsTek, Inc., a large technical ceramics supplier and manufacturer of critical components for high-technology markets, today officially... Read More

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Cooper Industries Announces the Acquisition of WPI Interconnect Products

January 4, 2007

Manufacturer of custom industrial, commercial and military connectors and cable assemblies HOUSTON, Jan. 3, 2007 -- Cooper Industries, Ltd. (NYSE:CBE) today announced the acquisition of WPI Interconnect Products, a Salem, New Jersey-based, privately owned manufacturer of custom connectors and cable assemblies for... Read More

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Wabtec Completes Acquisition of Becorit GmbH, A Leading European Rail Equipment Manufacturer

January 4, 2007

WILMERDING, Pa., December 4, 2006 -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has completed the acquisition of Becorit GmbH, a leading manufacturer of technology-based friction products for the European railway industry, for $52.2 million in cash. Last week, Wabtec announced that it had signed a definitive agreement to... Read More

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Wabtec Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Becorit GmbH, A Leading European Rail Equipment Manufacturer

January 3, 2007

WILMERDING, Pa., November 28, 2006 -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Becorit GmbH, a leading manufacturer of technology-based friction products for the European railway industry, for approximately $50 million in cash. Based in Germany, Becorit has annual sales of... Read More

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Motorola to Acquire Tut Systems, Inc., Expand Portfolio of Next-Generation IPTV Video Processing and Distribution Capabilities

January 2, 2007

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. and LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and Tut Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: TUTS) today announced that the two companies have signed a definitive merger agreement, under which Motorola will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Tut Systems common stock for... Read More

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Thermo Electron Acquires ASYS to Enhance Bulk Materials Analysis Capabilities

January 2, 2007

San Diego, CA - September 26, 2006 - Thermo Electron Corporation, an industry leading producer of analytical and process instrumentation, today announced it has acquired the business and assets of Analyser Systems (ASYS), with operations in Escondido, California. ASYS is a manufacturer of a state-of-the-art, online... Read More

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Arcelor Mittal Acquires Sicartsa, The Leading Mexican Long Steel Producer

January 2, 2007

· Acquisition of a 100% stake in Sicartsa, an integrated long steel mill in Mexico and Border Steel, a mini-mill in Texas, from Grupo Villacero. · Commercial 50/50 joint-venture with Grupo Villacero in Mexico and Southern US · Combination of Sicartsa with Mittal Steel Lázaro Cárdenas leads to the creation of... Read More

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires Provider of Sample Extraction and Liquid Chromatography Equipment

January 2, 2007

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 15 /-- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced it has acquired Massachusetts-based Cohesive Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of advanced sample extraction and liquid chromatography products. Cohesive has annual revenues of approximately $15... Read More

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Textron Systems Acquires Innovative Survivability Technologies

January 2, 2007

Providence, RI.- July 19, 2006 - In a move to advance expanded capabilities in the areas of precision engagement and vehicle system technologies, Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) today announced that its Textron Systems unit has acquired Innovative Survivability Technologies, Inc. (IST), a privately-held supplier of... Read More

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Philips Acquires Bodine, A Leading Player In Emergency Lighting Sector

December 22, 2006

Acquisition of market leader in North America positions Philips to enter new market segments Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Collierville, Tennessee - Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHI) announced today that it acquired The Bodine Company, a leading Collierville, Tennessee-based manufacturer of emergency... Read More

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Rexel to Acquire GE Supply

December 22, 2006

PARIS, France, and LOUISVILLE, KY, U.S. - July 11, 2006 - The Rexel Group (Rexel), the world's leading distribution network of electrical supplies, and GE Consumer & Industrial, a unit of General Electric (NYSE:GE), today announced the signing of an agreement for Rexel to acquire GE Supply, GE's electrical... Read More

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Illinois Tool Works Acquires QMI/Ever-Wear

December 22, 2006

DANVERS, MA - ITW Performance Polymers, an Illinois Tool Works company, has acquired QMI, Inc., a leading manufacturer of automotive and industrial maintenance fluids based in Lakeland, Florida. QMI/Ever-Wear specializes in lubricating and cleaning additives that contain PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) to enhance... Read More

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Whitney Blake Company Announces Acquisition of Adirondack Wire & Cable

December 22, 2006

Strategic Acquisition Strengthens Whitney Blake's Presence in Telecom Industry Bellows Falls, VT- Whitney Blake Company, a leader in interconnect solutions, announces the acquisition of Adirondack Wire & Cable (AWC), a division of ASC Industries. AWC is a leading manufacturer of cable and cable assemblies for... Read More

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Aircom Manufacturing Aquires Full Interest in Medivative Technologies

December 20, 2006

INDIANAPOLIS - Nov. 7, 2006 - Aircom Manufacturing, Inc. has announced an agreement with Theron, Inc. to purchase Theron's 12-percent interest in Medivative Technologies, LLC. Medivative, a premier medical device contract manufacturer, was created in 2002 as a joint venture of Indianapolis-based Aircom and... Read More

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Lab Safety Supply to Acquire Professional Inspection Equipment and Construction Book Express

December 20, 2006

CHICAGO, Nov. 15 / -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), a leading North American industrial distributor, today announced its Lab Safety Supply (LSS) subsidiary has signed a definitive agreement to acquire in a single transaction substantially all of the assets of Professional Inspection Equipment, Inc. and Construction Book... Read More

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Olympus Acquires Assets of Opelco

December 20, 2006

will Sell Microscope and Imaging Systems Directly in Maryland, D.C., Virginia, the Carolinas, Bermuda CENTER VALLEY, Pa., December 20, 2006 -- Olympus America Inc. has announced an asset purchase agreement with Optical Elements Corporation (Opelco), a distributor and value added reseller of scientific... Read More

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API Electronics Group and Rubincon Ventures Announce Shareholder Approval of Merger

December 20, 2006

New York, NY November 1, 2006 - API Electronics Group Corp. ("API") (OTCBB: AEGCF) and Rubincon Ventures, Inc. ("Rubincon") (OTCBB: RBCV) today announced that, at the Special Meeting of Shareholders for both API and Rubincon held on October 31, 2006, shareholders approved the merger of the two companies. Upon the... Read More

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Parker Adds to Global Sales and Service Organization With Acquisition of Acal's Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Business

December 20, 2006

CLEVELAND, July 10-- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the world leader in motion and control, today announced the acquisition of the air conditioning and refrigeration business (AC & R) of Acal plc. Acal's AC & R revenues totaled approximately $31.5 million (18.4 million pounds Sterling) for the year ended... Read More

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Parker Acquires Tecknit Division of Technical Wire Products, LLC and its Affiliates

December 20, 2006

Adds Strength to Existing Range of Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Products CLEVELAND, Oct 16, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the world leader in motion and control technologies, today announced the acquisition of the Tecknit Division of... Read More

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Whitford and Alpha Join Forces to Offer Unmatched Portfolio of Coatings for the Automotive Industry

December 19, 2006

1 July 2006, Frazer, PA. Whitford Corporation has purchased a majority share of Alpha Coatings and its affiliated company, Low Friction Coatings (LFC), both of Fostoria, Ohio. Alpha applies low-friction coatings to rubber surfaces and applies adhesives to metals for later bonding to rubber. Virtually all of Alpha's... Read More