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August 5, 2022

Transition strategies within family businesses

Jergens Inc.'s Jack Schron, Ahola Payroll & HR Solutions' Jeff Ahola, Peoples Services Inc.'s Darin Haines, The Reserves Network's Neil Stallard and UBS's William Murphy on the tough conversations and lessons learned from transitions in a family business. ...

By Adam Burroughs

July 11, 2022

Continental Buys North Dakota Manufacturer

Fairlawn-based Continental Corp. USA has acquired WCCO Belting, a North Dakota-based, family-owned belting manufacturer....

By Michael Marzec

July 11, 2022

Oldcastle Closes Acquisition of Barrette Outdoor Living

Oldcastle APG has completed its $1.9 billion acquisition of Middleburg Heights-based Barrette Outdoor Living, a manufacturer of fencing, railing, outdoor accents and related products....

By Michael Marzec

May 6, 2022

Family Values Play Role in Acquisition

When A.O. Smith bought Canada's Giant Factories in the middle of the pandemic,  it was the end of a decade-long process....

By Dan Pender

December 2, 2021

Why the seller’s story is critical to achieving value

Four dealmakers reveal ways to strengthen the foundation of your business by addressing common challenges faced by companies looking to sell....

By Adam Burroughs

December 1, 2021

Blue Point Makes Platform Investment in Brimar Industries

Cleveland-based Blue Point Capital Partners has acquired Brimar Industries, a vertically integrated manufacturer and purveyor of safety signs, pipe markers, valve tags and parking and traffic signs....

By Adam Burroughs

December 1, 2021

National Safety Apparel Buys Illinois-Based Enespro

Cleveland-based National Safety Apparel has acquired Illinois-based Enespro. Enespro President & CEO Mike Enright will join National Safety Apparel as President....

By Adam Burroughs

December 1, 2021

Radial Equity To Partner With Clark-Reliance

Radial Equity Partners has formed a partnership with Clark-Reliance Corp., a designer and manufacturer of highly engineered instrumentation and filtration products. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed....

By Adam Burroughs

November 23, 2021

MiddleGround Capital Acquires Mentor's Race Winning Brands

MiddleGround Capital, a private equity firm that makes control investments in North American middle market B2B industrial and specialty distribution companies, has acquired Mentor-based Race Winning...

By Adam Burroughs

March 3, 2021

Quantic Electronics buys Corry Micronics

Warrendale-based Quantic Electronics, an electronic component maker, has acquired Cranberry Township-based Corry Micronics, a leading supplier of RF and microwave components and subsystems specializing in high power and broadband solutions....

By Michael Marzec

October 7, 2020

Applied Industrial Technologies acquires Advanced Control Solutions

Applied Industrial Technologies has acquired Advanced Control Solutions....

By Adam Burroughs

October 2, 2020

Sandvik finalizes Allied Construction acquisition

Sandvik has completed the previously announced acquisition of Cleveland-based Allied Construction Products LLC....

By Adam Burroughs

October 1, 2020

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems fully acquires Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC, a subsidiary of Knorr-Bremse, has acquired full ownership of Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC....

By Adam Burroughs

September 15, 2020

Shiloh Enters Into Stalking Horse Deal For Sale, Files Chapter 11

Shiloh Industries Inc. has entered into a stalking horse stock and asset purchase agreement with Grouper Holdings LLC....

By Adam Burroughs

September 14, 2020

Team Wendy set to be acquired by Avon Rubber for $130M

At the close of the transaction, Team Wendy will operate as a subsidiary of Avon from the company's current headquarters in Cleveland....

By Adam Burroughs

August 11, 2020

Marsh Industries acquired by PolyVision

Marsh Industries will operate as an independent brand and continue to focus on board manufacturing for their existing product lines....

By Adam Burroughs

July 14, 2020

Peak Rock Capital Sells ProFusion Industries To Management Group

Peak Rock Capital has sold ProFusion Industries to an investor group led by the company's management. Terms of the deal were not disclosed....

By Michael Marzec

June 1, 2020

Nordson Buys Easton, Pa.-based Fluortek

Fluortek will become part of the Nordson MEDICAL product line within Nordson’s Advanced Technology Solutions segment. This acquisition is intended to build on the company’s strategic objective to grow Nordson MEDICAL’s product offerings serving the medical device market....

By SBN Staff

April 27, 2020

Intervala buys Princeton Technology

Intervala LLC has acquired Princeton Technology Corp. in Hudson, New Hampshire. The acquisition further expands Intervala’s manufacturing presence in the Northeast region, while adding new capabilities and customers....

By Jayne Gest

April 22, 2020

Materion Announces Sale Of Large Area Coatings Business

The Mayfield Heights-based company has also initiated actions to close two facilities and consolidate the business within an existing facility to further drive down structural cost....

By Mark Scott

April 2, 2020

Synthomer Completes Purchase of OMNOVA Solutions

Synthomer said the acquisition makes it a major world-wide player in water-based polymer solutions....

By Michael Marzec

March 18, 2020

LSI Completes $7.6M Sale Of North Canton Manufacturing Facility

The company, based near Cincinnati, is in the process of relocating its existing operations to a smaller, leased facility in the North Canton area while retaining its existing workforce....

By Mark Scott

March 3, 2020

BGL Announces Sale Of FireKing Division To Champlain Capital Partners

FireKing OCP is a designer and manufacturer of fireproof, impact-resistant, and secure document and data storage systems....

By Mark Scott

March 2, 2020

Watervale Equity Partners Recapitalizes Willoughby-Based Duke Manufacturing

Duke Co-Owner and CEO Jeff Newmark has invested alongside Watervale in the transaction and will continue to lead the company....

By Mark Scott

March 2, 2020

B’laster Corp. Buys MI-Based Armor Protective Packaging

As a result of this acquisition, B’laster is now the manufacturer and retail distributor of Metal Rescue products. The company began manufacturing the product line in its Valley View plant in late February....

By Mark Scott

February 21, 2020

Mettler-Toledo purchases D.C. Martin & Son Scales

Columbus-headquartered Mettler Toledo International Inc. has acquired D.C. Martin & Son Scales of Grand Rapids, Michigan, according to Calder Capital LLC....

By Jayne Gest

February 5, 2020

MPE Partners Announces Recap Of Wisconsin-Based Teel Plastics

Teel has been owned by the Smith family for over 20 years and was seeking a partner to help the Teel team capitalize on the significant growth opportunities that are currently available to the company....

By Mark Scott

January 28, 2020

Arconic offers debt in anticipation of separation

Pittsburgh-based Arconic Inc. has proposed offering second-lien notes by Arconic Rolled Products Corp., which is currently a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arconic....

By Jayne Gest

January 22, 2020

R&D Coatings sold to Universal Woods

R&D Coatings, which operates in Pittsburgh, has been acquired by Louisville-headquartered Universal Woods LLC, a portfolio company of Capital Partners....

By Jayne Gest

January 22, 2020

Accupac acquired by Palladium Equity Partners

Palladium Equity Partners LLC, a middle market private equity firm, has acquired Mainland-based Accupac Inc., a provider of outsourced manufacturing and packaging solutions for the personal care and beauty markets....

By Adam Burroughs

January 21, 2020

Kinetics Noise Control sold to Arkansas company

The Stephens Group LLC finalized its acquisition of Dublin-based Kinetics Noise Control Inc., and formed a new company, Catalyst Acoustics Group, which will serve as a platform for a group of acoustic, seismic, vibration and noise control companies....

By Jayne Gest

January 21, 2020

Toro Co. Buys Orrville-Based Venture Products

Ventrac is a manufacturer of articulating turf, landscape, and snow and ice management equipment for the grounds, landscape contractor, golf, municipal and rural acreage markets....

By Mark Scott

January 15, 2020

Beet Analytics Technology Raises $5.64M In Venture Funding

As of Jan. 15, the Plymouth-based company has raised a total of $7.48 million....

By Mark Scott

January 14, 2020

Wynnchurch Capital-Backed Midland Industries Buys Stainless Adapters Inc.

SAI CEO Michael Baker will join Midland as general manager of the company’s new Houston distribution center, which is slated to open in the spring of 2020....

By Mark Scott

January 9, 2020

AMETEK’s Reading Alloys business sold to Kymera International

AMETEK Inc. is selling its Reading Alloys business to Raleigh, North Carolina’s Kymera International....

By Adam Burroughs

January 8, 2020

PPG to buy Italian manufacturer ICR

PPG has agreed to acquire Industria Chimica Reggiana S.p.A., a manufacturer of paints and coatings for the automotive refinish and light industrial coatings industries. The strategic deal will complement PPG’s current product offering and add specialized, value-added products....

By Jayne Gest

January 7, 2020

Kennametal completes closures, continues restructuring

Pittsburgh-headquartered Kennametal Inc. recently completed the full closures of its manufacturing facilities in Lichtenau, Germany and Irwin, Pennsylvania, and consolidated those operations into other Kennametal facilities. The company also decided to downsize a Essen, Germany facility, rather than close it....

By Jayne Gest

January 7, 2020

Wynnchurch Capital Invests In California Amforge

Located in Azusa, California, Amforge is a manufacturer of closed die, upset and rolled ring forgings for the aerospace & defense and oil & gas industries....

By Mark Scott

January 6, 2020

Tridex Technology acquired by Glebar

Philadelphia-based Tridex Technology Ltd has been acquired by Glebar Company, a precision grinding solutions organization....

By Adam Burroughs

January 2, 2020

Hyperion completes AFC Hartmetall purchase

Columbus-headquartered Hyperion Materials & Technologies, which develops hard and super-hard materials for a range of demanding applications, has completed its acquisition of AFC Hartmetall, a premium cemented carbide tool blank manufacturer....

By Jayne Gest

January 2, 2020

Sweden-Based Sandvik Buys Melin Tool Co.

The acquisition is expected to further strengthen the company's round tool offering, especially for the aerospace industry and the U.S. channel partner market....

By Mark Scott

December 23, 2019

TriMas Completes $135M Sale Of Lamons Division

TriMas will report the 2019 results of its Lamons division, which was previously reported in the specialty products segment, as discontinued operations beginning in the fourth quarter of 2019....

By Mark Scott

December 20, 2019

Summerill Tube Acquired By Swedish Firm

In 2018, Summerill Tube generated sales of about $11 million and has 45 employees....

By Michael Marzec

December 20, 2019

Intervala buys New Hampshire manufacturer

Intervala LLC, a Pittsburgh-based manufacturer of high-reliability, precision electronic and electromechanical products, has acquired Varitron Hudson in New Hampshire. The acquisition enlarges Intervala’s manufacturing footprint in the Northeast region of the U.S. and expands the company’s global customer base....

By Jayne Gest

December 18, 2019

RPM-Backed Mantrose-Haeuser Buys Profile Food Ingredients

Based in Westport, Connecticut, Mantrose-Haeuser is a manufacturer of edible coatings, stabilizers and specialty ingredients for the food and beverage, agricultural, food packaging and pharmaceutical industries....

By Mark Scott

December 18, 2019

Main Street Capital buys three metal manufacturers

Main Street Capital Holdings LLC, a Pittsburgh PE firm, has created a new platform to acquire companies in precision metal manufacturing. Compass Precision LLC was formed through the acquisition of Quality Products & Machine LLC, Advanced Machining & Tooling LLC and Tri-Tec Industries Inc....

By Jayne Gest

December 17, 2019

Benshaw purchases AuCom Electronics

Benshaw Inc. has agreed to acquire AuCom Electronics Ltd., a New Zealand-based manufacturer of soft starters. The combined organization, headquartered in Pittsburgh, will offer a range of applied motor control solutions, and be the leading supplier of low and medium voltage soft starters worldwide....

By Jayne Gest

December 12, 2019

Roll-Kraft’s Sanjay Singh: Find Deal Opportunities That Fit What You Want To Achieve

Dealmaking is a big part of Sanjay Singh’s life, both at Roll-Kraft and through his family office....

By Mark Scott

December 4, 2019

Huron Capital, Salt Creek Capital Invest In Pacific Shoring

Huron Flex Equity has now completed non-control equity investments in four companies and continues to evaluate additional opportunities to help business owners accomplish a variety of growth and liquidity goals....

By Mark Scott

December 3, 2019

Wynnchurch Capital Buys Clyde Industries

In September, Wynnchurch acquired Eastern Metal Supply, a leading value-added distributor of aluminum extrusions and related products....

By Mark Scott