Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Johnston Sweepers Acquisition Cleared by UK Ccompetition Authorities

The UK Competition Commission has given final clearance for the acquisition of Johnston Sweepers by Bucher Industries AG, following completion of the sale back in March. The final report published by the Competition Commission concluded that the acquisition would not be expected to lead to a lessening of competition within the outdoor sweeper market in the UK, confirming its provisional findings...

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Massman Automation Designs, LLC Expands

Packaging leader acquires Applied Automation, plans to expand markets Villard Minn. - (August 16, 2005) - Massman Automation Designs announces the acquisition of Applied Automation, located in St. Paul, MN. Annual sales of the combined companies are expected to exceed $10 million. The former Applied Automation will now operate as Massman Engineering LLC, a division of Massman Automation Designs...

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SKF Acquires Swedish Lubrication System Company

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN - SKF has acquired Sommers Industriteknik AB, a distributor of Vogel lubrication systems located in LinkÃ-¶ping, Sweden. Sommers Industriteknik has a turnover of some 16 MSEK. With 40 years of in-depth technical experience in Vogel lubrication systems, Sommers Industriteknik will function as a lubrication competence center for the SKF sales units in the Nordic countries....

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StonCor Group, Inc./Fibergrate Division Acquires IKG Industries' FRP Product Line

Medina, Ohio - RPM International Inc. RPM (NYSE: RPM) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, The StonCor Group, Inc./Fibergrate Division, has acquired IKG Industries' FRP (fiberglass reinforced plastics) product line. The acquisition includes the lease of a portion of IKG's manufacturing facility in Queretaro, Mexico and the rights to their FRP line of products. IKG Industries, a...

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AWR Acquires European EDA Developer APLAC Solutions Oy

Customer Interest Drives Merger of APLAC Simulation Strength with AWR Integrated Design Environment EL SEGUNDO, Calif. and ESPOO, Finland- Sept. 6, 2005 - Applied Wave Research, Inc. (AWR - (R))and APLAC Solutions Oy (APLAC) today announced that AWR has acquired APLAC, which develops and markets simulation and analysis software for analog and radio-frequency (RF) design. APLAC's RF design...

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Bentley Acquires RAM International

Exton, Pa. - Dec. 9, 2005 - Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that it has acquired RAM International, LLC, a leading provider of structural engineering software for building structures made from all major materials, including steel and concrete. RAM offerings include products for engineering modeling, analysis, and design. Bentley believes RAM is the most widely adopted software for...

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EMC Completes Acquisition of Captiva

HOPKINTON, Mass -- EMC Corporation, the world leader in information management and storage, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Captiva Software, a leading provider of input management solutions. Captiva stockholders approved the acquisition on December 23. Input management software - which provides for the conversion, indexing and processing of paper-based information to digital...

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Arrow Electronics Completes Acquisition of DNSint.com AG; Enterprise Computing Solutions Business Expands into Europe

MELVILLE, N.Y.--Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced that it has completed its previously-announced acquisition of DNSint.com AG ( DNS") for a purchase price of approximately EUR 130 million ($155 million), including the assumption of approximately EUR 26 million ($31 million) of net debt. All necessary regulatory approvals related to the acquisition have been received. "This acquisition...

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General Cable Corporation Acquires Mexican-Based Automotive Aftermarket Business

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) a leading global supplier of wire and cable products for the energy, specialty, industrial, and communications markets, announced today that it has acquired Beru S.A. de C.V. (Beru) based in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Beru operates an automotive aftermarket assembly and distribution operation with annual revenues of approximately $7 million per...

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Rockwell Automation Acquires Canadian Motor Service Center

Expands Opportunities Serving Canadian Oil Sands" Industry MILWAUKEE, Sept. 1, 2005 - Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced the acquisition of Quality Rewind & Electric Inc.'s leading motor repair and motor management business based in Ft. McMurray, Alberta, Canada. The acquisition provides Rockwell Automation with an established services business well positioned to expand...

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