Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

NCH (UK) LTD to Acquire Nation Water Treatments Ltd; Acquisition Strengthens Fast-growing Water Treatment Service Company

WEST BROMWICH, England, April 13 -- NCH (UK) Ltd (a wholly owned subsidiary of NCH Corporation(i)) announced today that it is acquiring Nation Water Treatments Ltd (NWT), a leading UK water treatment company and is merging it with Chem-Aqua, its water treatment division. The combined company is the fastest growing water treatment service company focused on the UK middle market. Brian Booth, the...

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Parata Systems Acquires Prescription Pickup Kiosk Technology

DURHAM, N.C., April 10 : Parata Systems, LLC today announced it acquired the assets of Amistar (BULLETIN BOARD: AMTA.PK) and Distributed Delivery Networks Corporation related to automated product machine (APM) technology, which enables prescription pickup via self-service kiosks. The sale was completed for cash and other consideration. Coming less than a year after Parata's acquisition of the...

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Patrick Industries to Acquire Adorn, LLC

ELKHART, Ind., April 11: Patrick Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:PATK) has agreed to acquire Adorn, LLC ( Adorn ), a manufacturer and supplier of interior components to the recreational vehicle ( RV ) and manufactured housing ( MH ) industries. Patrick expects to close the acquisition within six to eight weeks and expects the acquisition to be accretive to earnings in 2007. Adorn, which is based in...

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Preformed Line Products Forms PLP Solar with the Acquisition of the Direct Power and Water Corporation

CLEVELAND, April 12: Preformed Line Products (PLP) announced the formation of a new solar energy division with its acquisition of Direct Power and Water Corporation (DP&W), a leading designer, manufacturer and installer of solar power systems based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Established in 1993, DP&W employs approximately 55 people, and specializes in engineering, designing and installing...

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QIAGEN Signs Agreement for the Acquisition of eGene

VENLO, The Netherlands, April 12: QIAGEN N.V. (Nasdaq: QGEN; Frankfurt, Prime Standard: QIA), the world's leading provider of sample and assay technologies for research in life sciences, applied testing and molecular diagnostics, today announced, that its subsidiary QIAGEN North American Holdings, Inc. has signed a definitive merger agreement with eGene, Inc. (Nasdaq OTC/BB: EGEI) pursuant to...

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ROFIN-SINAR Acquires 100% of ES Technology Ltd., a Manufacturer of Custom Laser Marking Systems

PLYMOUTH, Mich. and HAMBURG, Germany, April 12 -- ROFIN-SINAR Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:RSTI), one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of high-performance laser beam sources and laser- based solutions, today announced that its British subsidiary, Rofin-Baasel UK Ltd., has acquired 100% of the common stock of Oxford, UK-based ES Technology Ltd., in a cash transaction. Further...

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OMRON Finalizes Acquisition of Semiconductor Business Assets from Seiko Epson Subsidiary

Tokyo, Japan, Mar 30, 2007 - OMRON Corporation (TSE: 6645; ADR: OMRNY; 'OMRON'), a global leader in automation, sensing and control technology, announced that the preliminary agreement* that it previously reached to acquire the semiconductor business assets of Seiko Epson's consolidated subsidiary, Yasu Semiconductor Corporation, has been finalized and the acquisition was completed on March 30,...

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Keane Announces Special Meeting of Shareholders to Vote on Caritor Acquisition of Keane

BOSTON, April 13 -- Keane, Inc. (NYSE:KEA), a leading business process and IT services firm, today announced that it has filed a definitive proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission and scheduled a special meeting of shareholders to vote on the previously announced definitive agreement under which Caritor, Inc., a global provider of IT services, would acquire Keane. The meeting...

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Gerber Scientific Announces Signing of Letter of Intent to Acquire Data Technology, Inc.

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., April 13: Gerber Scientific, Inc. (NYSE:GRB) announced today that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Data Technology, Inc., a leading manufacturer of automated cutting hardware for the design, die making and short run production segments of the packaging and graphics industries. Data Technology, Inc., a privately owned company based in Wilmington, MA...

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ILOG Completes Acquisition of Supply Chain Vendor LogicTools

PARIS and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 11 -- ILOG® (Nasdaq: ILOG; Euronext: ILO; ISIN: FR0004042364) today announced it has completed its acquisition of LogicTools, a Chicago-based provider of supply chain planning applications, creating a new business division focused on supply chain applications sales and services, called LogicTools, a Division of ILOG. The acquisition, which has been...

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