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Emerson Spinning Off Network Power Business

June 30, 2015 1:29 pm | by Emerson | News | Comments

Emerson will also explore strategic alternatives for its motors and drives, power generation, and remaining storage businesses

Shell Awards ERIKS 5-Year Supply Contract

June 30, 2015 9:21 am | by ERIKS | News | Comments

ERIKS, No. 15 on ID's 2014 Big 50, will be primary gasket supplier for all Shell's USA...

ID's Top 5 Of The Week

June 26, 2015 8:00 am | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Big acquisition news from Bunzl and 3M, both announced Tuesday, dominated Industrial...

Hengli America Adds TECO To Distribution Network

June 24, 2015 12:11 pm | by Hengli America | News | Comments

TECO will valves and pumps for Hengli across Northern California, Western Nevada, Oregon, and...

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Bunzl Acquires 4 Industrial Distributors

June 23, 2015 1:26 pm | by Bunzl | News | Comments

Bunzl made one acquisition each in the U.S., Canada, Columbia, and France, making for 10 acquisitions so far in 2015.

3M Buys Capital Safety For Record $2.5 Billion

June 23, 2015 12:05 pm | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | News | Comments

The acquisition is the largest in 3M's 113-year history, giving the conglomerate an expanded offering of personal safety products.

Mechatronics, Digi-Key Announce Distribution Partnership

June 23, 2015 9:08 am | by Mechatronics | News | Comments

The agreement adds a source of thermal management air moving solutions to Digi-Key's line card, and expands Mechatronics market reach of fan and blower products.


Sonepar USA Acquires Eck Supply Co.

June 22, 2015 9:21 am | by Sonepar USA | News | Comments

The addition helps Sonepar build density in the Virginia market, and gives it the ability to add coverage to core electrical business in the Carolinas.

FCX Performance Acquires Process Control Services

June 18, 2015 10:20 am | by FCX Performance | News | Comments

FCX gains approximately 50 outside sales reps with the move, across key markets including Detroit, Cleveland, Milwaukee, Columbus, and Pittsburgh.

Automated Valve & Equipment Acquires TechniQuip

June 17, 2015 9:07 am | by Automated Valve & Equipment | News | Comments

The purchase further increases Automated Valve & Equipment’s share in the customized piping products market.

Singer Equities Acquires Unisource Manufacturing

June 16, 2015 4:18 pm | by Singer Equities | News | Comments

The move further strengthen's Singer's offering of industrial rubber, wire rope, and rigging products and services.

Gibraltar Enters Solar Racking Market With RBI Acquisition

June 10, 2015 12:34 pm | by Gibraltar Industries | News | Comments

Gibraltar has acquired RBI Solar, enabling the company to leverage its expertise in structural metals manufacturing and materials sourcing to meet fast-growing global demand for solar racking solutions.


Tech Air Acquires Geneva Gas & Supply

June 9, 2015 12:16 pm | by Tech Air | News | Comments

Tech Air gains a Southern California-based gas and welding supplies distributor, its seventh add-on acquisition in the past 12 months.

RelaDyne Acquires Illinois' Palatine Oil Company

June 9, 2015 11:56 am | by RelaDyne | News | Comments

The acquisition further establishes RelaDyne’s growth in the lubrication and fuel markets, positioning the combined company as one of the largest fuel marketers in the Chicagoland area.

AMETEK To Acquire Surface Inspection Systems Division Of Cognex Corp.

June 8, 2015 4:54 pm | by AMETEK | News | Comments

The addition gives AMETEK a larger presence in the vision inspection market for processed materials, including end markets of metals, paper, nonwovens, plastics, and glass.

KDG Acquires Colonial Specialty Chemicals, Boosts Lubes & Metalworking

June 8, 2015 4:06 pm | by KDG | News | Comments

The enhanced product portfolio and addition of CSC technical experts, will further Monson Companies capabilities with customers in the lubes and metalworking markets.

FLIR Signs Global Distribution Agreement With Digi-Key

June 4, 2015 4:39 pm | News | Comments

The two companies will combine to distribute Lepton series thermal imaging cameras to answer a growing demand for technology applications in safety and security, unmanned, automation, smart devices, robotics, and more.


Lincoln Electric Acquires Process Equipment Co.'s Laser Welding, Marking Systems

June 4, 2015 10:20 am | by Lincoln Electric | News | Comments

Going forward, Lincoln's Wayne Trail subsidiary will assume responsibility for servicing and supporting the installed base of PECo laser welding and marking systems.

Anixter Completes Fasteners Division Sale To American Industrial Partners

June 2, 2015 9:56 am | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | News | Comments

AIP has renamed the business Optimas OE Solutions, and it will remain headquartered in Glenview, IL.

UDG's GHX Industrial Acquires Alabama Distributor

June 2, 2015 9:45 am | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Pelham, AL-based Valley of Birmingham is a value-added distributor of gaskets and fluid sealing products and operates from a single 10,6000 square foot facility.

Jason Industries Acquires European Abrasives Manufacturer

June 1, 2015 9:07 am | by Jason Industries | News | Comments

By adding abrasives to its product portfolio, Jason solidifies its position as a complete surface technology and finishing solutions provider, while benefiting from significant cross-selling opportunities.

SRS Distribution To Acquire Advanced Building Products

May 27, 2015 4:02 pm | by SRS Distribution | News | Comments

The addition of the building products distributor will give SRS 149 total locations in 38 states.

Kuriyama Expands To Spain, Argentina With Tipsa Acquisition

May 27, 2015 1:07 pm | by Kuriyama | News | Comments

The key product lines for Tipsa Group are the manufacturing and marketing of specialty rubber blended layflat products designed for mining, agricultural, irrigation, industrial, fire-fighting, and certain sectors in the oil and gas market.

Master Workholding And Forkardt Join Sales Forces

May 21, 2015 4:38 pm | by Master Workholding | News | Comments

The representation by Forkardt will expand sales and distribution and provide marketing support for Master Workholding.

TPC Wire & Cable Sold To Audax Group

May 21, 2015 2:53 pm | by TCP Wire & Cable | News | Comments

Audax says it aims to continue growing TPC organically through add-on acquisitions.

Nidec Acquires Italy's Motortecnica

May 19, 2015 9:41 am | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Nidec said the acquisition will strengthen Nidec ASI's offering in the generators market, helping enhance and expand its service business.

ABC Supply Acquires Michigan Building Materials Distributor

May 18, 2015 11:53 am | by ABC Supply | News | Comments

The acquired branch will better serve the needs of local contractors with expanded inventory that will include roofing materials, in addition to siding and window products.

Praxair Signs Long-Term Supply Agreement In India

May 14, 2015 12:18 pm | by Praxair | News | Comments

Praxair will supply gaseous oxygen to Gerdau, the largest long steel producer in the Americas, for its blast furnace in Tadipatri, Andhra Pradesh.

Danaher To Become Two Separate Companies

May 13, 2015 3:05 pm | by Danaher | News | Comments

The transaction will create a science and technology growth company united by common business model characteristics, and a diversified industrial growth company – NewCo.

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