Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

3M Acquires Credence Technologies Inc.; Continues to Build Static Control Business

ST. PAUL, Minn.-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Sept. 8, 2006-3M announced today that it has acquired Credence Technologies Inc., a Soquel, Calif.-based provider of instruments and high-end monitoring equipment for electrostatic discharge control and electromagnetic compliance. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Static control represents a key growth opportunity for 3M's electronics platform. Credence...

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Paulo Products Company Purchases Bodycote Business in St Louis, MO

St. Louis, MO - July 24, 2006 - Paulo Products Company announces the purchase of the metal treating and brazing business of Bodycote Thermal Processing, located in St. Louis, MO. Paulo will transfer the processing of all work for customers, resulting from this acquisition, to its existing facilities. Equipment needed to best serve customers will be relocated to Paulo's plant in St Louis. Paulo...

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USFilter Integrated into Siemens Water Technologies

The process of integrating USFilter into the Water Technologies division of the Siemens Group Industrial Solutions and Services (I&S) has been completed and USFilter is now officially known in the marketplace as Siemens Water Technologies. The change reflects the complete integration of USFilter into the Siemens organization - completing a transition period that began when Siemens purchased...

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Langer, Inc. Closes Acquisition of Twincraft Inc.

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 /- Langer, Inc. (Nasdaq: GAIT, Langer or the Company ) today announced the closing of the acquisition of the outstanding stock of Twincraft Inc. ( Twincraft ), a leading private label manufacturer of specialty bar soap focused on the health and beauty, amenities, mass and direct marketing channels. The purchase price was approximately $26.9 million, with $22.9 million paid in...

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Federal Trade Commission Clears Brocade Acquisition of McDATA

SAN JOSE, Calif. and BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 23 -- Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRCD) and McDATA Corporation (NASDAQ:MCDTA/MCDT) today confirmed that the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has closed its antitrust review of Brocade's pending acquisition of McDATA Corporation and that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act has expired. Special meetings for...

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Bolzoni Conclude the 100% Meyer Acquisition

Piacenza, the 5th of October 2006 BOLZONI S.p.A. : the 100% acquisition of Meyer has been concluded, the second manufacturer in Germany for lift truck attachments and the fourth worldwide. Thanks to this operation Bolzoni increases its turnover by approximately 30% and considerably strengthens its leadership in Europe. Bolzoni S.p.A., leader in Europe in the production of lift-truck attachments...

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Pro Mach's Brenton Engineering Division Expands Palletizing Product Line with Acquisition of Currie Machinery Company

CINCINNATI, OH - Pro Mach, Inc. announced today that its Brenton Engineering division has acquired the Currie Machinery Company, a leading provider of palletizing systems and material handling equipment. We're pleased to add the Currie product line to Brenton's existing palletizing and material handling solutions, said Scott Leuschke, Brenton Engineering Vice President and General Manager. We...

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GDS Acquires Clearview Displays to Offer Enhanced Services

Global Display Solutions (GDS), market leader in the design and manufacture of industrial displays, has announced the acquisition of Clearview Displays LLC, providers of bonded display enhancement services. This acquisition will enable GDS to build on its existing range of display technology while offering superior manufacturing and engineering services to its customers in North America to...

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Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services Expands Product and Service Offering With Acquisition of Remy International Subsidiary Companies

Caterpillar's purchase of Franklin Power Products, Inc. and International Fuel Systems, Inc. will provide a strong platform for future remanufacturing growth opportunities. PEORIA, Ill., Jan. 31 -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) and Remy International, Inc. announced today that Caterpillar Inc. is acquiring certain assets of Franklin Power Products, Inc. (FPP) and International Fuel Systems, Inc....

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Genlyte Group Announces Acquisition of Hanover Lantern Business

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 1 -- The Genlyte Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:GLYT) announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Hanover Lantern, located in Hanover, Pennsylvania. Hanover Lantern is a privately held lighting fixture company servicing the outdoor commercial, decorative, municipal, and residential markets. The company's group of recognized products complements Genlyte's current...

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