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Sumitomo Bakelite buying injection molder Vaupell Holdings


April 24, 2014 7:37 pm ET

Private equity firm H.I.G. Capital LLC of Miami has entered into a definitive agreement to sell plastics processor Vaupell Holdings Inc. to Sumitomo Bakelite Co. Ltd. of Tokyo. The purchase will boost Sumitomo Bakelite's stake in aerospace and medical molding.

Zimmer buying Biomet in $13 billion deal


April 24, 2014 4:25 pm ET

Orthopedic device giant Zimmer Holdings Inc. is buying rival Biomet Inc. in a $13.35 billion cash and stock deal, the companies announced April 24.

Songwon acquires division of India's SeQuent


April 24, 2014 12:22 pm ET

Songwon Industrial Group of South Korea has signed a deal with SeQuent Scientific Limited, India to acquire SeQuent's specialty chemicals business.

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China's biggest fuel tank maker getting a US foothold


April 23, 2014 4:41 pm ET

The majority owner of China's biggest fuel tank maker is expanding its global automotive footprint with the acquisition of the fuel tank unit of Canada's ABC Group.

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How CEO Santi is changing ITW


April 23, 2014 2:48 pm ET

Scott Santi is showing he can do more than just cut costs at Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Quality Vision buys ShapeGrabber


April 23, 2014 10:19 am ET

Quality Vision International Inc. of Rochester, N.Y., has purchased ShapeGrabber Inc., a maker of automated three-dimensional scanners, in a deal announced April 2.

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Pregis Corp. to get new owner


April 22, 2014 11:44 am ET

The private equity owner of Pregis Corp. is selling off its North American operations for an undisclosed sum.

PolyQuest spins off FiberQuest unit


April 18, 2014 10:14 am ET

PolyQuest Inc. has spun off its FiberQuest unit — which distributes polyester staple fibers and cotton — as a separate company.

Spain's Cristian Lay Group buys two materials units of bankrupt LSB


April 17, 2014 11:11 am ET

Spanish industrial conglomerate Cristian Lay Group has purchased two of the bankrupt Spanish PET packaging group La Seda de Barcelona.

MGS buying N.Y. medical molding plant from Hospira


April 17, 2014 10:19 pm ET

MGS Manufacturing Group is purchasing the Buffalo, N.Y., injection molding facility and related product line of Hospira Inc., effective July 1. Terms were not disclosed.

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