Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

MKS Instruments Acquires Electrostatic Charge Monitoring Technology

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI), a leading worldwide provider of monitoring and control technologies for improving productivity in semiconductor and other advanced manufacturing processes, announced today that it has acquired privately held Novx Corporation, a provider of electrostatic charge monitoring technology for semiconductor, data...

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K-Tron Acquires Premier Pneumatics, Inc.

Pitman, New Jersey - - October 5, 2006 - - K-Tron International, Inc. (NASDAQ-KTII) today announced the acquisition of all of the stock of privately-held Premier Pneumatics, Inc. ( Premier"), a leading manufacturer of pneumatic conveying and bulk handling equipment for the North American market. The purchase price was $27.565 million, all of which was paid in cash, including a $2 million escrow....

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Eicon Networks Completes Acquisition of Intel's Media and Signalling Business

MONTREAL, Quebec. Oct 4th, 2006 - Eicon Networks Corporation ( Eicon") announced today that its acquisition of Intel Corporation's Media and Signalling business has been completed. Eicon also announced that it would be proceeding to change its name to Dialogic Corporation ("Dialogic") as it swiftly moves to merge the two businesses into one. Dialogic's focus will be multimedia processing,...

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Bosch Acquires TeleAlarm Group

The Bosch Group has acquired the TeleAlarm Group based in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. The contract was signed on September 29, 2006. It was agreed that the purchase price would remain undisclosed. The TeleAlarm Group is a leading European provider of social alarm and nurse call systems. These products are primarily installed in the homes of people being cared for, in retirement and care...

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Scientific Technologies Inc. Completes Merger with Omron Corporation; Shareholders Receive $10.67 per Share in Cash

FREMONT, CALIFORNIA, September 12, 2006...SCIENTIFIC TECHNOLOGIES INCORPORATED (NASDAQ:STIZ), a leading North American provider of automation safeguarding products, announced today that it had completed its previously announced merger with a subsidiary of Japan-based Omron Corporation ( Omron"). STI shareholders will receive $10.67 per share in cash as a result of the merger, and STI will cease...

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Alcoa Signs Agreement to Sell Home Exteriors Business to Ply Gem Industries

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Alcoa Home Exteriors business to Ply Gem Industries, Inc., a U.S. manufacturer and marketer of a range of products for use in residential new construction, do-it-yourself and the professional renovation market, for more than $300 million in cash. The transaction is expected to be...

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Motorola Acquires Vertasent, Enhances Company's Next-Generation Digital Video Platform

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today enhanced its next-generation video network platform with the acquisition of Vertasent, LLC. Based in Colmar, Pa., Vertasent is a privately-held developer of software applications that enables services such as content-on-demand or IPTV to share resources and be delivered over a common infrastructure. Vertasent's...

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RTP Company Acquires Customized Plastic Film Manufacturer Wiman Corporation

WINONA, MN, USA - September 22, 2006 - RTP Company announced today it has acquired Wiman Corporation, a leading manufacturer of customized plastic film for the medical, industrial and consumer markets. This acquisition will enhance RTP Company's leadership position in the plastics industry by combining its existing Sheet Division with Wiman's complete line of flexible plastic film products and...

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B&B Electronics Acquires Wireless Leader Advanced Embedded Systems

Ottawa, IL - SEPTEMBER 14, 2006 -B&B Electronics, a leading provider of automation and communications products, today announced its acquisition of Phoenix Arizona based, Advanced Embedded Systems (AES), a designer and developer of wireless solutions for the industrial market. AES will become part of B&B Electronics' engineering and technical group in Ottawa, Illinois. The acquisition provides B&B...

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Telco Systems Acquires IP-DSLAM Technology

FOXBORO, MASSACHUSETTS (September 20, 2006) -- Telco Systems, a provider of carrier-class transport and access solutions for public and private IP and TDM networks, today announced that it has acquired the assets of Critical Telecom Corp. , a developer of broadband enabling platforms for IP-based access networks. Critical Telecom's GEmini fits perfectly into Telco Systems' IP-based product...

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