Mergers & Acquisitions

Swissturn/USA Purchases J.I. Morris Company Fasteners

Oct 20, 2017

September 18, 2017 – (Oxford, MA) Swissturn/USA announced today that it has purchased the miniature fastener business of J.I. Morris Company (Southbridge, MA). J.I. Morris Company, which has operated in Southbridge for 97 years, is recognized as a world leader in the manufacturing of miniature screws and nuts. They are known best for their miniature number and UNM (metric) screws,... Read More

Swissturn Purchases J.I. Morris Fastener Line

Oct 19, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Swissturn/USA has purchased the fastener line of miniature number and UNM screws, self-tapping screws, hex nuts, flat washers, and turned parts from J.I. Morris Company. The J.I. Morris Company brand is recognized as the premier manufacturer of miniature fasteners. We welcome J.I. Morris customers to Swissturn!

Swissturn/USA is a world-class precision... Read More

Redwood Plastics and Epic Polymer Amalgamate to Become Redwood Plastics and Rubber

Oct 14, 2017

Merger Announcement: Epic Polymer and Redwood Plastics

Vancouver, BC, Canada, October 1, 2017 - Redwood Plastics Corporation has merged with Epic Polymer Systems Corporation, a leader in polyurethane and rubber engineered solutions on October 1, 2017. On that date, the combined company began conducting business as Redwood Plastics and Rubber.

Redwood Plastics and Rubber began in... Read More

INNOVA Global Expands Global Reach by Acquiring Braden

Oct 13, 2017

CALGARY, Oct. 12, 2017 - INNOVA Global Ltd. (INNOVA), an international leader in emissions and noise control, announced today that it has acquired the shares of the multinational gas turbine auxiliary equipment specialist, Braden, from Global Power Equipment Group. The acquisition includes Braden Manufacturing LLC (BUSA) in Tulsa, Consolidated Fabricators (CFI) in Auburn, Massachusetts and... Read More

Pivot International Acquires Electronic Design and Manufacturing of Omaha, NE

Oct 03, 2017

Pivot International acquires ELECTRONIC DESIGN & MANUFACTURING (EDM), based in Omaha, Nebraska. The acquisition will complement Pivot's core engineering and manufacturing expertise and will expand its capabilities and resources for design, engineering as well as custom and contract US-made electronics manufacturing. The acquisition is Pivot's fourth in the last 18 months continuing its... Read More

Pivot International Acquires Avatar Engineering, Based in Lenexa, Kansas

Oct 03, 2017

The acquisition will complement pivot’s core engineering and manufacturing expertise and will expand its capabilities and resources. The acquisition is pivot’s third in the last 12 months continuing its substantial growth trajectory since 2012.

 Pivot International, with global headquarters in Lenexa and offices in Europe and Asia, announces that it has acquired... Read More

Schenck Acquisition Creates a Consulting and Testing Service Provider, With Complementary Capabilities in Various Industries

Oct 03, 2017

  • Combined business will be uniquely positioned to meet rapidly evolving global customer demands

Deer Park, New York. and Hudson, Mass., Sept. 28, 2017 Schenck Corporation (“Schenck”) and Test Devices, Inc. (“TDI”) today announced that they have reached a definitive agreement under which Schenck will acquire TDI in the form of a share deal from its current owner, Mr.... Read More

Menasha Corporation Announces Acquisition Of ARI Packaging

Sep 29, 2017

NEENAH, Wis. (September 6, 2017) – Menasha Corporation announces that it has acquired ARI Packaging of Alsip, Illinois. The business will operate as part of Menasha Packaging Company, a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation; terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

ARI Packaging is a supplier of contract packaging and fulfillment services for merchandising packaging and displays used... Read More

Saint-Gobain Grows its Performance Plastics Operations in Germany

Sep 26, 2017

May 22nd, 2017 - Saint-Gobain has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire 100% of the equity capital of Biolink (, a German manufacturer of specialty adhesive tapes. Founded in 1997 and based in Waakirchen, 45km from Munich, this business develops and produces environmentally friendly solvent-free acrylic resin... Read More

TricorBraun Acquires Pennsylvania-Based Packaging Supplier

Sep 19, 2017

Continental Packaging Associates Becomes 16th Successful Acquisition

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 18, 2017 - TricorBraun has acquired Continental Packaging Associates (, a third-generation, family-owned packaging supplier, according to Keith Strope, President and CEO, of TricorBraun.

"CPA is a great strategic fit with a good... Read More

Ideal-Tridon Acquired the Business and Assets of Fast-Lok from Deco Products

Aug 18, 2017

Ideal-Tridon, a leading global designer and manufacturer of specialty clamps and couplings for industrial, heavy duty, plumbing, irrigation, marine and automotive applications, has acquired the business and assets of Fast-Lok from Deco Products.

Founded in 1960, Fast-Lok is a leading manufacturer of preformed and open-ended hose clamps, strapping, and buckles, as well as associated... Read More

Healthy Solutions Acquires “Natural Products Association”

Aug 16, 2017

Healthy Solutions™, LLC, acquires Natural Products Association or NPA which is the largest and oldest nonprofit organization representing the interest of vitamin manufacturers and dietary supplement manufacturers. 

Healthy Solutions is also a skin care manufacturer that is constantly creating and/or... Read More

Astro Pak Corporation Acquires Chemko Technical Services, Inc.

Aug 09, 2017

COSTA MESA, Calif. - June 09, 2016­­ ­­- Astro Pak Corporation is pleased to announce the acquisition of Florida based company Chemko Technical Services, Inc.

Astro Pak’s newly acquired AS9100 Certified Class 10,000 Cleanroom facility in Florida equips the company to better serve the precision cleaning, testing and passivation requirements for Southeast based aerospace... Read More

Daburn Electronics Acquires Polytron Devices

Aug 04, 2017

Paterson, NJ – July 19, 2017 – Daburn Electronics, a supplier of wire, cable and electronic components has announced the acquisition of leading power supply manufacturer Polytron Devices. Polytron Devices will now operate as a division of Daburn Electronics and will be moving its manufacturing and sales operations to Daburn’s headquarters in Dover, N.J.

“Polytron Devices has... Read More

HOYA Corporation Completes Acquisition of Performance Optics, LLC

Aug 03, 2017

TOKYO, August 2, 2017 - HOYA Vision Care is a strong global partner for the Eyecare Industry and its Customers

HOYA Corporation (HOYA) today announced the completion of the acquisition of Performance Optics, LLC (Performance Optics), including its subsidiaries VISION EASE and Daemyung Optical. Performance Optics is a global ophthalmic lens manufacturer specializing in polycarbonate,... Read More

Schneider Electric Enhances its Position in Core Low Voltage with the Acquisition of ASCO Power Technologies

Jul 29, 2017

ANDOVER, Mass., July 27, 2017 - Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Asco Power Technologies ("ASCO"), a leader in the Automatic Transfer Switch ("ATS") market for a consideration of $1,250M in an all cash transaction. The acquisition enhances Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure Power Platform... Read More

Key Resin Company Joins the Euclid Group of Companies, Subsidiary of RPM International

Jul 28, 2017

CINCINNATI, Ohio - July 27, 2017 - Key Resin Company is pleased to announce that it is now part of The Euclid Group, a subsidiary of RPM International Inc., as the latest member of its global construction chemicals business. The acquisition, which was finalized on Thursday 20th July 2017, will see Key Resin Company become a central part of The Euclid Group’s resin flooring arm in North... Read More

MW Industries Announces the Acquisition of Tri-Star Industries

Jul 15, 2017

CHICAGO, July 13, 2017 – MW Industries, a leading provider of highly engineered springs, specialty fasteners, machined parts, and other precision components, announced today the acquisition of Tri-Star Industries, an industry leading manufacturer of precision threaded inserts for plastics.

Located in Berlin, CT, Tri-Star was established in 1991. The company manufactures a complete... Read More

EnPro Industries Announces Acquisition of Qualiseal

Jul 14, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 1, 2017) – EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NPO), a leading manufacturer of engineered industrial products, today announced the acquisition of the assets of Qualiseal Technology (“Qualiseal”), a privately-held company offering custom-engineered mechanical seals for demanding applications in the aerospace industry and other markets. Qualiseal will become part of... Read More

Timken to Acquire ABC Bearings Ltd., Further Expanding Its Global Reach

Jul 06, 2017

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, July 5, 2017 - The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR;, a world leader in engineered bearings and mechanical power transmission products, today announced that its majority-owned subsidiary, Timken India Ltd., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ABC Bearings Ltd., a manufacturer of tapered, cylindrical and spherical... Read More