Worldwide plastics M&A deal volume
January 28, 2014 1:26 pm ET
Schneider Electric SA, the big French maker of energy management and electrical distribution systems, has purchased Invensys plc, the London-based conglomerate with holdings in process automation technologies — including Eurotherm Inc., a supplier of controls for plastics machinery.
Global medical device maker Covidien plc has finalized the sale of its Confluent Surgical product line to Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp. of Plainsboro, N.J., for $235 million in a cash deal.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — Australia’s competition regulator, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), has delayed a decision on whether it will approve Amcor Ltd.’s proposed takeover of Detmold Flexibles.
EVANSVILLE, IND. (Updated) — For Berry Plastics Group Inc., an investment in Qingdao P&B Co. opens up a door to China for a company that has aspirations to be a bigger player in emerging markets. And for P&B, a partnership with Berry Plastics...
Rotovac Group Inc. is reviving formerly bankrupt Ontario plastics businesses under a new CEO.
Henniges Automotive Holdings Inc. has acquired the remaining 40 percent it didn't own of Beijing Wanyuan-Henniges Sealing Systems Co. Ltd., its Chinese joint venture with China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology.
MIDLAND, MICH. (Updated) — Hedge fund Third Point LLC is calling for Dow Chemical Co. to consider spinning off its petrochemicals business — including its massive plastics operations.
CCL Industries Inc. is making a $71 million push deeper into the personal care label and tube business with the purchase of a pair of companies with common ownership.
Lithium-ion battery company Xalt Energy LLC is acquiring the battery and electric vehicle operations of a Magna International Inc. joint venture and already has added jobs at its Midland, Mich., operation.
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