Royal Holdings Acquires Adhesives Packaging Specialties

December 13, 2012
Royal Holdings Inc., a holding company of Arsenal Capital Partners, recently announced that it has acquired the stock of Adhesives Packaging Specialties Inc. (APS) through its Royal Packaging Specialties subsidiary.
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National Pump to Purchase American Turbine Pump

December 10, 2012
The Gorman-Rupp Co. recently announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, National Pump Co., has reached an agreement in principle to purchase the business of American Turbine Pump Companies (ATP).
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DKSH Acquires Distributor Staerkle & Nagler

November 30, 2012
The deal reportedly makes the DKSH Business Unit Performance Materials the only company in the chemicals distribution sector with blanket coverage in Asia and Western Europe.
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Nordson Acquires Assets of Kodama

November 19, 2012
Nordson Corp. recently announced it has purchased certain assets of Kodama Chemical Industry Co. Ltd., a licensed distributor for Nordson’s EDI business in Japan.
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PPG to Acquire Spraylat

October 31, 2012
PPG Industries recently announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of Spraylat Corp., a privately owned industrial coatings company.
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Avery Dennison, 3M Terminate Agreement

October 12, 2012
Avery Dennison Corp. and 3M Co. recently announced that the agreement under which 3M would have purchased Avery Dennison’s Office and Consumer Products business has been terminated.
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Arsenal Capital Partners Acquires IGM Resins

October 5, 2012
Headquartered in the Netherlands, IGM Resins is a global specialty chemical company and leading supplier of photoinitiators and acrylates.
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3M to Acquire Ceradyne

October 3, 2012
3M and Ceradyne Inc. recently announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for 3M to acquire Ceradyne for $35 per share.
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RPM International Acquires Synta

October 3, 2012
RPM International Inc. recently announced that its Rust-Oleum Group has acquired Synta Inc., a producer and marketer of exterior wood deck and concrete restoration systems.
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H.B. Fuller Finalizes Engent Purchase

September 13, 2012
H.B. Fuller Co. recently announced it has finalized the purchase of Engent, Inc., a provider of manufacturing, research and development services to the electronics industry.
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