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Mergers & Acquisitions

Goodfellow Acquires the Technical Glass Company

Oakdale, PA...April 30, 2008... Goodfellow Cambridge Ltd., parent company of Goodfellow Corporation of Oakdale, Pennsylvania, has acquired The Technical Glass Company, a UK-based supplier of ceramics, ceramic components and specialist glass for scientific and industrial applications. In announcing the purchase, Goodfellow Managing Director Stephen Aldersley stated, The acquisition of Technical...

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Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc. Acquires Five Star Gas & Gear, Inc.

Basking Ridge, NJ, - March 13, 2008 - Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc., has successfully completed the purchase of Five Star Gas & Gear, Inc. of Los Nietos, CA. The purchase will add five new branches to the Matheson Tri-Gas network, and the acquired company will become a part of the Matheson Tri-Gas Industrial Gas Group business unit. The transaction involves all of Five Star's assets and employees. Kirk...

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Rockwell Automation to Acquire Incuity Software

MILWAUKEE (April 22, 2008) - Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Incuity Software, Inc., a privately held company that is a leading supplier of Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence (EMI) software. Incuity's software provides real-time intelligence for business decision support to improve operations and reduce production...

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Airgas Acquires A&N Plant; Will Integrate with North American-based Red-D-Arc

RADNOR, PA - April 7 , 2008 -- Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced it has acquired A&N Plant, a European-based supplier of new and reconditioned rotating, positioning, and welding equipment for sale and rent. The business generated approximately $20 million in revenues for the year ended June 30, 2007. The acquisition, effective April 4, 2008, creates a new business unit of Red-D-Arc...

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MTS Signs Agreement to Acquire SANS Group

Accelerates Expansion in China EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., April 29 - MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of SANS Group (SANS), a leading provider of material testing solutions in China. The acquisition helps to accelerate MTS' strategy to grow geographically and strengthens the Company's leadership position in the worldwide materials...

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Superior Plant Services Purchased by Actuant

We are pleased to announce that Actuant Corporation (NYSE:ATU) has completed the purchase of Superior Plant Services L.L.C. in a deal worth $57 million. Actuant Corporation is a $1.5 billion diversified industrial company with operations in more than 30 countries. The Actuant businesses are market leaders in branded hydraulic and electrical tools & supplies as well as highly engineered position...

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Honeywell Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Metrologic Instruments, Innovator of Scanner Technology

Extends Presence in High-Growth Data Capture and Collection Industry Builds on Acquisition of Hand Held Products MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., April 28 - Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Metrologic Instruments, Inc., a leading manufacturer of data capture and collection hardware and software, for approximately $720 million. The agreement is subject to customary...

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Kurz-Kasch Acquires Macon Electric Coil, Inc.

DAYTON, Ohio - January 31, 2008 - Kurz-Kasch, Inc., a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of electromagnetic products, solenoids and composite components, announced today that it has acquired Macon Electric Coil, Inc. ( Macon ), a leading manufacturer of custom electric coils and solenoids for the irrigation and consumer appliance industries. Macon founder Bill Macon will join...

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Federal Signal Completes Sale of Its Tool Group

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 21 -- Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS), a leader in advancing security and well-being, announced today that it completed the sale of its tool group to Connell Limited Partnership. The businesses sold include Dayton Progress Corporation and its subsidiary, PCS Company. The sale of these industrial die and mold tooling businesses concludes the divestiture of our tool...

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Dover Announces the Acquisition of Neptune Chemical Pump Company

Lansdale, PA, April 15, 2008 - Dover Corporation (DOV: NYSE) announced on Friday, April 11, 2008, its acquisition of Neptune Chemical Pump Company. Neptune is now part of Dover's newly-formed Pump Solutions Group ( PSG ) within the Fluid Management segment. Terms of the transaction were not released. Neptune, based in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, is a premier manufacturer of chemical metering pumps,...

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