Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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