Ametek Aquires Precitech
Paoli, PA, November 6, 2006 -- AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced the acquisition of Precitech, a leading manufacturer of ultra-precision machining systems for a variety of markets, including nanotechnology, military, defense, and ophthalmic. Precitech was acquired from a shareholder group led by American Capital Strategies Ltd. (NASDAQ: ACAS), a publicly traded buyout and mezzanine fund,...Read More »
Stoelting Acquiries Product Lines of Trek Industries.
Stoelting has acquired the product lines of Trek Industries. This agreement was finalized effective 2-1-05. Trek Industries, established in 1976 and located in Azusa, California, is a recognized leader in cleaning systems for electronic, medical, precision, and industrial applications. Manufacturing functions will move to the Stoelting facility in Kiel, Wisconsin, while an office will be...Read More »
Motorola To Acquire Good Technology
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and Good Technology, Inc. today announced that the companies have signed a definitive agreement under which Motorola will acquire privately held Good Technology, a leader in enterprise mobile computing software and service. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Good Technology, based in...Read More »
OMRON Completes Acquisition of Optical Communications Components Business from NHK Spring; Aims to Expand Optical Coupler Business in FTTH Market
Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 31, 2006 -- OMRON Corporation (TSE: 6645, US: OMRNY) announced today that it has finalized its agreement with NHK Spring Co., Ltd. and completed the screening process of the Japan Fair Trade Commission to acquire NHK Spring's FTTH(1) optical coupler business on November 1, 2006, as outlined in a preliminary agreement between the two companies that was announced on August 31,...Read More »
KBC Acquires Veritech Inc.
London, UK, and Houston, Texas, USA (PRWEB) November 9, 2006 -- KBC Advanced Technology plc (KBC), a leading independent global consulting organisation for the oil refining, petrochemical and process industries, announces the acquisition of Veritech, Inc. (Veritech), a leading US energy consultant. Based in Sterling, Virginia, Veritech is a private company that provides services and software in...Read More »
StockerYale Acquires Leading UK Laser Diode Specialist, Photonic Products Ltd.
StockerYale, Inc. (NASDAQ: STKR), a leading independent provider of photonic-based products, today announced that it has acquired privately held Photonic Products Ltd. of the United Kingdom, a well-known provider of laser diode modules and laser diodes for industrial, medical and scientific markets. This strategic acquisition will significantly broaden StockerYale's product portfolio of laser...Read More »
ACOM Buys Assets of Healthcare Information Systems, Inc.
ACOM Solutions, Inc., one of the leading developers and marketers of general and specialized back office optimization solutions, has purchased the assets of Healthcare Information Systems, Inc., Jacksonville, FL including all rights and source code related to the company's full-featured Microsoft Windows-based Orion Healthcare Information System, it was announced today by ACOM Vice President...Read More »
BASF Announces Full Engelhard Integration
FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the acquisition of Engelhard Corporation on June 6, 2006, BASF today (November 2, 2006) announced the full integration of Engelhard into its global operations. BASF expects the integration to result in annual synergies of euro 160 million ($200 million) by 2010. Almost half of this amount will be achieved by 2007 and more than 80 percent by...Read More »
Kulicke & Soffa Closes Purchase of Alphasem, Expanding Its Equipment Segment
Fort Washington, PA-November 6, 2006-Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (the Company ) (Nasdaq: KLIC) today closed the previously announced purchase of Alphasem, a leading supplier of die bonder equipment, from Dover Technologies International, Inc., a subsidiary of Dover Corporation. The purchase price was $27.1 million in cash, after a working capital adjustment and subject to further post...Read More »
TAC Acquires Applied Control Technology
DALLAS - August 11, 2006 - TAC, a world leader in building automation, security systems and energy solutions, has acquired one of its leading business partners, Applied Control Technology, headquartered in Raleigh, N.C. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Applied, founded in 1982, delivers a broad base of building environment solutions, mainly in North Carolina, with a workforce of 130...Read More »