Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Emerson Acquisition Strengthens Plantweb® Digital Plant Architecture

Expands expertise and resources in online machinery prediction and protection AUSTIN, TEXAS (April 7, 2009) - Emerson has acquired epro GmbH of Gronau, Germany to enhance the expertise and resources of Emerson Process Management, a global automation and asset management leader. The deal expands Emerson's online machinery monitoring capability with a full API 670-compliant protection offering. It...

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H.B. Fuller Adds Proven, High Performance Formulations to Flexible Packaging Adhesive Portfolio

Acquisition of German-based Nordic Adhesives Technology gives H.B. Fuller a full menu of advanced flex-pack adhesives: solventless, waterbased, solvent and hot melt heat seal coatings. ST. PAUL, Minn., April 6, 2009 -- H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL) now has all the flexible packaging adhesive bases covered from general purpose to high performance solventless, waterbased, solvent and hot melt...

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CPM Acquires Lauhoff Assets

WATERLOO, Iowa-CPM, the world's leading process design and equipment provider for the oilseed, animal feed, biofuel, and cereal industries, announces the acquisition of certain Lauhoff Corporation assets including all intellectual properties for rotary pressure cookers, flakers, stem crushers and ancillary equipment. These assets, formerly part of the Lauhoff Corporation of Detroit, Mich., will...

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Unifrax Announces Acquisition Deal

Niagara Falls, NY, April 1, 2009 - Unifrax I LLC ( Unifrax"), the Niagara Falls, NY based manufacturer of ceramic fiber insulation products, announced today that through its Indian subsidiary, Unifrax India Limited ("UIL"), it has acquired Chaney Refractories Private Limited ("CRPL"). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. CRPL is located in Pune, India and is a manufacturer of wet formed...

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Alcoa Completes Exchange with ORKLA ASA for 2 Norwegian Smelters and Anode Plant

Alcoa Now Sole Owner of Former Elkem Aluminum ANS; Lista and Mosjoen Operations Form Alcoa Norway ANS NEW YORK - Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced it has completed its exchange of stakes with ORKLA ASA for its Elkem Norwegian smelting partnership, which includes aluminum smelters in Lista and Mosjoen, as well as one of the world's most modern anode plants, also in Mosjoen. Orkla, in turn, received...

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Aeroflex Expands Baseband Test Capabilities with Strategic Acquisition of VI Technology

PLAINVIEW, NY-April 2, 2009- Aeroflex today announced it is expanding its communications test capabilities with the strategic acquisition of VI Technology, Inc., a leading provider of integrated baseband test solutions, specializing in audio, video and multi-media test. The acquisition of VI Technology is strategic as it strengthens our portfolio and enables us to more effectively meet a wider...

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OP104 Purchases Local Stamping Company

Clearwater, Florida - With the approach to be your one stop shop for all of your Aerospace manufacturing needs. OP104 Is pleased to announce that is now offers the ability to do stamping in house for all manufacturing needs. Metal Stamping manufacturing is the process of creating metal parts by applying extreme pressure to a blank piece on metal and forming the metal into a desired shape. The...

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AddisonMckee and Eagle Precision Technologies Merge to Offer One-StopTube Manipulation Solutions

Lebanon, OH, USA March 17, 2009 - World-leading tube bending and endforming technology specialist, AddisonMckee, today announced an agreement to merge with Eagle Precision Technologies, a world leader in muffler manufacturing solutions. "This transaction will bring together the two largest global names in tube manipulation products and services," states Joe Eramo, Chief Executive Officer of...

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Sigma-Aldrich Acquires Sigal Ltda and Expands Operations in Chile

ST. LOUIS, March 13 - Sigma-Aldrich today announced that it has expanded its presence in the Republic of Chile to directly serve research and manufacturing customers throughout the country. The Company has acquired Sigal Ltda, its primary distributor in Chile, and established Sigma-Aldrich Quimica Ltda to provide a foundation for future growth in the country. Building on our strong customer base...

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Caravelle International Announces Acquisition of Quaker Plastic Corporation

Schuylkill Haven, PA- Caravelle International, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cardinal Systems, Inc., is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of Quaker Plastic Corporation, a leading manufacturer of extrusion and thermoforming products. Quaker Plastic Corp. has built a reputation as a leader in the pool industry and custom extrusion market through its exclusive and innovative...

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