Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Merger within the Plastics Industry

PlastiScience and DerriTech Consultants International Join Forces SMYRNA, DE - PlastiScience, LLC and DerriTech Consultants International have formally announced that they have completed their merger of equals to create the new PlastiScience. The combined company's have joined capabilities to provide clients with full-service solutions to their plastics formulation, development and testing needs...

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Melles Griot Acquires Helium Neon Laser Business

Carlsbad, California-Melles Griot and Coherent have agreed that Melles Griot will begin supplying Helium Neon (HeNe) lasers directly to Coherent customers. Coherent previously distributed the products, which are manufactured by Melles Griot, under a private-label arrangement. With more than 2.8 million lasers shipped since 1979, Melles Griot is the leading worldwide manufacturer of this...

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Rudolph Technologies Merger With August Technology Completed

Flanders, NJ, February 15, 2006 - Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: RTEC), a leading provider of process control equipment for thin film measurement and macro defect inspection, announced today that its merger with August Technology Corporation has been completed. August Technology is a market leader in defect inspection and analysis for front-end processes and final manufacturing. The merger...

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RedPrairie Corporation Acquires MARC Global

Expanded Global Supply Chain Solutions Provider Offers Combined Customer Base Industry-Leading Solutions and Deeper Functionality Across Several Key Verticals Milwaukee, WI - RedPrairie Corporation, a global leader in supply chain solutions that drive business process transformation, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of MARC Global Holdings, Inc. The combined company,...

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Sirit Inc. to Acquire TradeWind Technologies LLC

Deal expands RFID product portfolio and augments engineering capabilities TORONTO, Feb. 27 - Sirit Inc. (TSX: SI), a leading provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tennessee-based TradeWind Technologies LLC. TradeWind develops and manufactures RFID readers and technology with an emphasis on high frequency (13.56 MHz) operation,...

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Cooper Industries Acquires Wheelock, Inc.

Cooper Industries, Ltd. today announced the acquisition of Wheelock, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of fire safety and emergency incident communications systems and devices. Based in Long Branch, N.J., Wheelock is a privately held company with 2005 annual revenues of approximately $46 million. Financial terms were not disclosed. Wheelock manufactures a comprehensive fire notification product...

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Vantage Acquires Griptex Non-Slip

The Coated Fabrics Division of Leggett & Platt recently acquired Griptex, a manufacturer of non-slip textile products for the home. Griptex products include Wonderliner shelf liners, non-slip rug underlay, liners for the supermarket industry and OEM products for RV-marine, medical, industrial and automotive industries. Griptex non slip products are a good fit for us and complement the current...

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NetStreams® Demonstrates World's First IP-based Home Video Distribution System at 2006 Consumer Electronics Show

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4 -- At the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show, NetStreams® the global leader in networked entertainment systems based on Internet protocol (IP) technology, announced the world's first successful demonstration of a fully IP-based video distribution system suitable for home or commercial use. NetStreams, makers of world's only IP-based multi-room audio entertainment system, said...

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MEC Acquires FEA Devices

January 15, 2006 - Seattle, Washington - MEC, The Milwaukee Electronics Corporation, an electronic contract design and manufacturing company has acquired FEA Devices of Seattle. MEC has announced plans to begin manufacturing the FEA line of liquid level sensors in its Canby, Oregon facility (MEC Northwest). The solid-state FEA sensors are capable of detecting the presence or absence of any liquid...

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