Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Regal Beloit Receives Approval for EPC Acquisition

August 19, 2011

August 17, 2011 (Beloit, WI): Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE: RBC) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice which clears the way for the proposed acquisition of A. O. Smith's Electrical Products Company ("EPC"). Subject to receipt of final court approval, RBC... Read More

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Spectris to Acquire Omega Engineering, Expanding Process Measurement and Control Instrumentation Offering Globally

August 18, 2011

EGHAM, England - August 16, 2011 - Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company, announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire the Omega Engineering business. Omega is a leading supplier of process measurement and control instrumentation across a broad range of categories... Read More

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Grainger Intends to Acquire Fabory Group

August 16, 2011

CHICAGO, August 15, 2011 - Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today announced its intention to acquire the shares of Fabory Group, a leading European distributor of fasteners and related MRO products. The transaction price will be approximately $344 million (euro 242 million). The parties plan to enter a definitive agreement... Read More

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Rynel Acquired by Mõlnlycke Health Care

August 11, 2011

Rynel Inc., recently purchased by the Swedish company M├Álnlycke Health Care, is a premier manufacturer of specialty absorbent polyurethane foam products. Founded in 1973 as Twin Rivers Engineering in East Boothbay, Maine, the company expanded operations to the custom built, state-of-the-art Wiscasset, Maine... Read More

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Printec USA, Inc. Completes Acquisition of IDP Corp

August 10, 2011

Boston, Ma (August 3, 2011) -- Printec USA, Inc. a global figure in the manufacturing of membrane keypads and human machine interface (HMI) devices today announced it has acquired Innovative Design Products, Inc (IDP) of Anaheim, Ca., a manufacturer of membrane switch assemblies and graphic overlays since 1988. The... Read More

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Applied Industrial Technologies Ltd. Acquires Chaines-Plus

August 8, 2011

CLEVELAND, Aug. 4, 2011 - Applied Industrial Technologies Ltd., the Canadian subsidiary of Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: AIT), today announced it has acquired the business of Chaines-Plus. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. Chaines-Plus operates one location on the South Shore of Montreal and... Read More

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Unifrax Announces Acquisitions

August 3, 2011

Niagara Falls, NY, August 1, 2011 - Unifrax I LLC ("Unifrax"), the Niagara Falls, NY based manufacturer of ceramic fiber insulation products, announced today that it had acquired three leading North American vacuum forming businesses, Refractory Specialties Incorporated ("RSI"), Specialty Ceramics Incorporated... Read More

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FMC Corporation Signs Agreement to Acquire RheinPerChemie European Persulfates Business

August 1, 2011

PHILADELPHIA, July 27, 2011 - FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) announced today the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the European persulfates business of RheinPerChemie GmbH from Unionchimica SpA. The acquisition will strengthen FMC Peroxygens' global reach by establishing a market position for... Read More

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Timken Completes Philadelphia Gear Acquisition

July 28, 2011

o Timken adds power transmission capabilities of leader in gear-drive services and systems for industrial and marine applications o Plans to extend Philadelphia Gear business model globally CANTON, Ohio: July 21, 2011 - Timken (NYSE: TKR) today announced the completion of its $200 million purchase of... Read More

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ThinkEquity LLC Represents Despatch Industries in Company Acquisition by ITW

July 28, 2011

Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. - July 26, 2011 - Despatch Industries, a leading provider of thermal processing equipment for the solar, carbon fiber and thermal technology markets, recently announced that the company has been acquired by Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW). Despatch selected ThinkEquity LLC to serve... Read More

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Unifrax Announces Acquisition Deal

July 28, 2011

Niagara Falls, NY, July 25, 2011 - Unifrax I LLC ("Unifrax"), the Niagara Falls, NY based manufacturer of ceramic fiber insulation products, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Super Saffil Limited and Saffil America, Inc. (together, "Saffil") from Dyson Group plc. Terms of the... Read More

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ITW Acquires Despatch Industries; Company is a Leading Provider of Thermal Processing Equipment

July 27, 2011

GLENVIEW, ILLINOIS-(July 22, 2011)-Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) today announced that it has acquired Despatch Industries, a leading provider of thermal processing equipment for the solar, carbon fiber and other thermal technology markets. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. With full-year 2011... Read More

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MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. Announces the Acquisitions of American Tool Supply, Inc. and Its Affiliate, American Specialty Grinding Co., Inc.

July 22, 2011

Expands presence in the Northeast with Addition of Regional Metalworking Leader MELVILLE, N.Y., July 18, 2011 - MSC INDUSTRIAL DIRECT CO., INC. (NYSE: MSM), "MSC", one of the premier distributors of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations ("MRO") supplies to industrial customers throughout the United... Read More

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Tecomet Announces Acquisition of Kemac Technology

July 20, 2011

BOSTON, MA, July 14, 2011 - Tecomet, a contract manufacturer serving the medical device and aerospace defense industries, announced today that it has acquired Kemac Technology, a photo chemical etching business located in Azusa, CA. Financing for the transaction was arranged by Boston based Charlesbank Capital... Read More

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Degremont Completes Acquisition of AmeriWater

July 19, 2011

Degremont, a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT announces it has completed the acquisition of AmeriWater, a specialist in high-purity water production. Based in Dayton, Ohio (USA), AmeriWater is operating since 1995 and is a recognized specialist in design, manufacturing and supply of high-purity water treatment... Read More

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Quaker Acquires Remaining Interest in Mexican Affiliate

July 19, 2011

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 12, 2011 - Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) announced today that it has acquired the remaining ownership interest in its Mexican affiliate, TecniQuimia Mexicana, S.A. de C.V. Cash consideration of $10.5 million was paid for the 60% interest not previously owned by Quaker, with an... Read More

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Crane Co. Acquires W.T. Armatur Gmbh & Co. KG

July 14, 2011

Maxdorf, Germany (July 12, 2011) - CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions(TM), a Crane Co. business and a leading provider of highly engineered products for fluid handling applications worldwide, is pleased to announce its acquisition of German valve manufacturer W.T. Armatur Gmbh & Co. KG. Founded in 1978 and located in... Read More

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Emerson Acquires Net Safety Monitoring, Inc.

July 8, 2011

Acquisition expands depth of Emerson Process Management's safety and security offerings ST. LOUIS (July 5, 2011) - Emerson Process Management, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), has acquired Net Safety Monitoring, Inc., a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of fixed toxic and combustible gas... Read More

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Lytron Acquires Lydall Industrial Thermal Solutions, Inc ("Affinity")

July 8, 2011

June 30, 2011, Woburn, MA, USA: Lytron announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Lydall Industrial Thermal Solutions, Inc ("Affinity") from Lydall, Inc (NYSE). Affinity is a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance industrial chillers and liquid-to-liquid cooling systems for the... Read More

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Federal Equipment Purchases TKF, Inc.

July 6, 2011

CINCINNATI , OH (July 5, 2011) - Federal Equipment Company, a Cincinnati, OH based supplier of integrated systems to the defense industry and commercial helicopter market, has purchased TKF, Inc., a Cincinnati, OH based conveyor systems and manufacturing company. "This deal will strengthen both companies through... Read More