Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Devcon and Permatex Industrial Form an MRO Powerhouse

DANVERS, MA - Devcon, a world leader in compounds and products for plant and equipment maintenance, repair, overhaul, and protection, will merge with the industrial products group of Permatex, a Connecticut-based producer of gasket cements, threadlocking adhesives, lubricants, hand cleaners, and other products for the industrial MRO market. Both Devcon and Permatex are Illinois Tool Works...

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With the Acquisition of Witton Silylated Polyurethane Resins, GE Now Offers a Broad Portfolio of SPUR+* Prepolymers for Formulating Sealants/Adhesives

WILTON, CONN. - Oct. 24, 2005 - GE - Advanced Materials, Silicones today announced the acquisition of a group of high-quality silylated polyurethane resins from Witton Chemicals Ltd., a U.K.-based company, to complement the launch of GE's third generation of SPUR+* prepolymers into the coatings, adhesives, and sealants industries. With the acquisition of Witton's silylated polyurethane resins,...

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ASUSTek and Advantech Announce Strategic Alliance

Cincinnati, Ohio - 10/27/2005) - ASUSTek and Advantech announce that the two companies will enter a strategic alliance through a share swap. ASUSTek and Advantech are the global leaders in commercial and industrial computing respectively. ASUSTek and Advantech will collaborate on new product developments, manufacturing, quality, and set up a joint venture (tentatively AdvanSus) to pursue new...

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AVANTCÉ SOFTWARE COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF ROBOCOM SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL

Massapequa, NY October 11, 2005 - AvantcÃ-© Software announced today that it as completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of ROBOCOM Systems International, a leading provider of Warehouse Management Solutions that optimize and enable supply chains. We are pleased to partner with ROBOCOM's experienced management team and to play a role in guiding the company into its next...

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Bruker AXS Announces Agreement to Acquire X-Ray Microanalysis Company Roentec AG

BERLIN, Germany - October 14, 2005 - Bruker AXS Inc. today announced an agreement to acquire Roentec AG, an X-ray microanalysis instrumentation company with annual revenues of $6-7 million, based in Berlin, Germany. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but the acquisition is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2005. The worldwide X-ray microanalysis market is estimated to be...

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Micronas to Acquire WISchip International, a Leader in Video Compression and Streaming Technology

Combination of Micronas and WISchip technologies enables a broad range of HDTV solutions Zurich, Switzerland, October 26, 2005 - Micronas Semiconductor Holding AG (SWX Swiss Exchange: MASN, Frankfurt: MNSN, Prime Standard Segment, TecDAX) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire all shares of privately held fabless semiconductor company WISchip International Ltd. with...

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Parlec Acquires Manufacturing And Engineering Capabilities In The UK.

Fairport, N.Y. - November 1, 2005 - Today Parlec, Inc. announced the asset acquisition of Troughton & Simms Manufacturing. This acquisition continues to support Parlec's global mission in Europe of providing the highest levels of sales, service, and engineering support for its customers. Troughton & Simms, a job shop located in Bristol, England adjacent to Parlec's European facilities, is a...

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Spectracom to acquire KSI Corporation

Spectracom Corporation announced today the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire KSI Corporation, a subsidiary of DSPCon, Inc. based in Bridgewater, New Jersey. KSI is a leading provider of Bus Level Timing boards to military, aerospace, telecommunications and test and measurement markets. Spectracom reported that this acquisition is a part of the company's overall strategy to expand in...

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Eclipse, Inc. Acquires Industrial Burner Systems, Michigan

Eclipse, Inc., the leader in innovative thermal solutions for industry, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Industrial Burner Systems of Walled Lake Michigan. Effective immediately the operation will be under the name Eclipse, Inc. Eclipse, Inc. is a worldwide manufacturer of products and systems for industrial heating and drying applications which designs and manufactures a wide variety of...

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Eurobex Completes Acquisition of McKinstry

BLAINVILLE, QC, October 6, 2005 - Eurobex Manufacturing Ltd. today announced the acquisition of certain assets of competitor McKinstry, Inc., New England's leading electrical enclosure manufacturer. This acquisition will broaden Eurobex's sales network in the United States. Founded in 1949 and based in Chicopee, Massachusetts, McKinstry will be integrated with Eurobex's existing business, which...

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