Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Wacker Acquires Silicon-Metal Production Site in Norway

Munich, July 1, 2010 - Wacker Chemie AG has successfully concluded its acquisition of the silicon-metal production site in Holla from FESIL Group (Norway). The transaction announced early last month has now been cleared by the relevant antitrust authorities and approved by WACKER's and FESIL's supervisory bodies. Under the terms of the transaction, WACKER takes over for a purchase price of around...

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Olympus NDT Acquires Innov-X Systems, Inc.

Olympus NDT is pleased to announce today that it has acquired Innov-X Systems Inc., a leading manufacturer of portable X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analytical instruments based in Woburn, Massachusetts, USA. Innov-X Systems instruments provide real-time, nondestructive material analysis in applications ranging from metal sorting, lead paint detection, and alloy verification to analysis of oil,...

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ATS Automation Discontinues Discussions in Relation to Potential Acquisition of Rohwedder Group

CAMBRIDGE, ON, June 30, 2010 - ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. ( ATS" or the "Company") today announced that it has withdrawn from acquisition discussions relating to its non-binding indicative offer to the insolvency administrator of Rohwedder AG. ATS has a stated strategy of actively pursuing acquisition opportunities. The Company is continuing to review a number of opportunities. The...

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Alcoa to Acquire Traco

NEW YORK--Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today it has agreed to purchase privately held Traco, a premier maker of windows and doors for the commercial building and construction market. Traco will become part of Alcoa's global Building and Construction Systems business. Terms were not disclosed. Traco's strong brand and product lines are well known throughout the commercial building market and we look...

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uShip Acquires UK Courier Exchange boxby.co.uk

Purchase Supports uShip's Global Expansion Whilst Giving UK Couriers More Opportunity to Fill Extra Space in Lorries LONDON, June 22 - uShip, the global online transport marketplace, today announced the acquisition of boxby.co.uk, the UK's first web site to offer a transport exchange for couriers. The transaction provides UK house removal firms and eBay couriers access to more delivery jobs,...

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Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Waiting Period Expires for SAP's Acquisition of Sybase, Inc.

WALLDORF, Germany, June 17 -- SAP today announced the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR Act) at 11:59 p.m. EDT, on June 16, 2010, with respect to SAP's previously announced proposed acquisition of Sybase, Inc. As previously announced, on May 26, 2010 SAP's indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary, Sheffield Acquisition Corp., commenced a cash...

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Gent-L-Kleen Announces its Acquisition by Dreumex

York, PA  Gent-L-Kleen Products, Inc. of York, Pennsylvania USA has announced new ownership with its recent acquisition by Dreumex B.V. of OSS, the Netherlands. Founded by C.E. (Bud) Strickler in 1949, Gent-L-Kleen is a manufacturer of professional hand care products specializing in heavy-duty hand cleaners and soaps. The Gent-L-Kleen York, PA plant will continue operations under the direction...

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SymCom Announces the Acquisition of SSAC from ABB

Rapid City, SD - SymCom Incorporated announced today that the owners of SymCom have acquired Solid State Advanced Controls , SSAC, a leader in low-voltage electrical and electronic products, from ABB. SSAC Management and Employees will continue to operate from the Baldwinsville, NY facility as SSAC, LLC. The acquisition includes all SSAC non-Din rail mounted timers, monitoring relays, controls,...

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FMC Corporation Acquires Herbicide from Kumiai and Ihara

PHILADELPHIA, June 15 -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) announced today it has acquired the herbicide fluthiacet-methyl from Kumiai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., and Ihara Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., both of Tokyo. FMC has been distributing fluthiacet-methyl in the United States under the brand name Cadet® herbicide and will now develop the herbicide globally. Fluthiacet-methyl is a...

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Normont Industrial Completes Aquisition of R&S Machine Inc.

Adding value by broadening the range of manufacturing services Montreal, Quebec May 25th, 2010, Normont Industrial is pleased to announce the acquisition of R&S Machine Inc., of Plattsburgh, New York. The acquisition is a significant step forward for Normont, adding value and broadening the range of manufacturing services available to existing and new customers. With twenty plus years of quality...

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