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March 18, 2024

Genesys Industries buys Latrobe Foundry Machine & Supply

Grafton, Ohio-based Genesys Industries has acquired Unity Township-based Latrobe Foundry Machine & Supply Co. Genesys is also buying Latrobe Foundry’s Whitney facility....

By SBN Staff

January 5, 2024

Myers Industries Announces Acquisition of Signature Systems

Myers Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of industrial products, announced it has entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger through which it will acquire Signature Systems, a...

By Staff Reports

December 15, 2023

M7 Holdings, LLC Acquires Harwood Rubber Products, Inc.

M7 Holdings, LLC, a family investment office, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Harwood Rubber Products, Inc., effective November 30, 2023. The Cuyahoga Falls-based company specializes in...

By Staff Reports

August 25, 2023

People On A Deal P&L

As Detroit Manufacturing Systems sets out to make acquisitions, people are top of mind, says then CFO, now EVP of Sales, Purchasing and Strategy Scott Cieslak. "One of the first things we had to do...

By Adam Burroughs

June 2, 2023

AGCO's Eric Hansotia On The Ag Giant's M&A Strategy

AGCO Corporation is the largest pure-play farm machinery company in the world, competing against industry giants. Headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, this year they'll do about $14.5 billion in sales...

By Adam Burroughs

May 19, 2023

Arrow International Acquires Blue Bay

Arrow International, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of charitable gaming products, announces an affiliated entity Bow Distribution, LLC has acquired the operational assets of...

By Dan Pender

May 12, 2023

Philpott Solutions Group Acquires Castino Injection Molding Manufacturer

Philpott Solutions Group today announced it has purchased Castino, an injection molding manufacturer. The agreement allows Philpott to build tooling and expand its capabilities that range from custom...

By Dan Pender

May 12, 2023

ChromaScape Acquires Kemira's Colorants and Dye Business

ChromaScape LLC, a specialty colorants and additives supplier, announced the acquisition of Kemira's colorants and dye business. The deal closed on May 4, 2023. Kemira's product line includes basic...

By Dan Pender

April 6, 2023

OMNI Systems Acquires ITW Labels

OMNI Systems, a thermal label printing company, acquired ITW Labels, a company with a 110-year history and operations in St. Charles, Missouri; Gardner, Kansas; and Bogart, Georgia. This combination...

By Dan Pender

March 31, 2023

Sylvester Hester On Partnership And Job Creation When Launching LM Manufacturing

LM Manufacturing President and CEO Sylvester Hester on launching the business, how the opportunity came about and the importance of being a job creator in Detroit...

By Adam Burroughs

March 24, 2023

Allied Resources Group Acquires R.T. Patterson

Allied Resources Group (ARG), the parent company to a collection of engineering, inspection, staffing, and technology solutions companies, announces the acquisition of R.T. Patterson Company (RTP), an...

By Dan Pender

March 24, 2023

Sioux Chief Manufacturing Purchases Combined Cleveland-based Businesses

Benesch represented Sioux Chief Manufacturing, a family-owned plumbing manufacturer based in Kansas City, Missouri, in the acquisition of the combined businesses of Wire Products Company & Globe Pipe...

By Dan Pender

March 10, 2023

Data, Transparency Play Large Roles In A Deal

Highwood USA CEO and Founder John Quarmley talks through the company's recent sale process....

By Adam Burroughs

March 3, 2023

CDI Energy Products Acquires EGC Enterprises

CDI Energy Products, LLC, producer of high-performance polymer product manufacturing, announced the acquisition of EGC Enterprises, Inc., a producer of graphite-based sealing products with locations...

By Dan Pender

February 24, 2023

Blue Point-Backed Transtar Fuels Growth with Pro Form Products Acquisition

Blue Point Capital Partners and its portfolio company, Transtar Holding Company, announced the acquisition of Pro Form Products, a manufacturer of refinishing and repair products for automotive,...

By Dan Pender

February 17, 2023

Komar Acquires Maren Engineering Corporation

Komar Industries, a leading designer and manufacturer of industrial waste and recycling processing systems, announced today that it has acquired Maren Engineering Corporation, a leading equipment...

By Dan Pender

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