Finzer Roller Inc. makes it six acquisitions in less than six years when it buys the assets of Roller Express Inc.
Orhan Holding A.S. of Turkey spends about $70 million to take Dana Corp.'s fluid products hose and tubing business off the troubled company's hands.
The latest additions to Trelleborg A.B.'s business are Hydro-Components Research and Development Co., Sealing Solutions Inc. and Gummiteknik GTM A.B.
W.L. Gore & Associates Inc. buys silicone hose and tubing maker Amesil Inc. from Ames Rubber Corp., thereby expanding its presence in the biopharmaceutical product industry.
Parker Hannifin Corp. looks to Singapore with its latest acquisition, buying Rayco Technologies, an elastomer and seal technology company. Rayco provides compounding, mixing and precision molding capabilities that serve several high-end markets, including the electronics and medical industries, according to Parker Hannifin. Two plants come with the deal.
Myers Industries Inc., one of the last remaining icons of the old ``Rubber City'' of Akron, agrees to sell to GS Capital Partners, a private equity fund of investment banking giant Goldman, Sachs & Co. Myers is still expecting the deal to close by year's end.
The Flint Group, a Luxembourg printing and graphic arts supplier, buys Day International Group Inc. to complement and bolster its product lines.
Capital investment firms Baird Capital Partners and American Capital Strategies Ltd. buy medical rubber sheeting and tubing maker Hygenic Corp. from buyout fund Blue Point Capital Partners L.P. of Cleveland.
Tesco of America Inc. sells its Trent Rubber specialty tube and envelope manufacturing division to an unnamed company based in Angola.
R.L. Hudson & Co.'s flirtation with Grand River Rubber & Plastics Co. comes to naught when the companies reach an impasse and end acquisition talks.
Freudenberg-NOK G.P. sells the engine seal, power steering hose, and engine and transmission mounts segments of its Corteco North American Traditional Aftermarket Business to ROL Manufacturing of America Inc.
Eaton Corp. seeks to boost its aerospace business with a $695 million purchase of AT Holdings Corp., parent of Argo-Tech Corp., and with it buys rubber product maker Durodyne Inc.
Private investment firm Sun Capital Partners Inc. purchases Mark IV Industries Inc.'s automotive original equipment fuel and fluid handling operations.
Rubber molder Polyneer Inc. buys the assets of Wasley Products Inc. to pump up its rubber-to-metal molded bonded seal product line.
U.S. equity firm Kohlberg & Co. L.L.C. acquires the Trico Wipers business from Tomkins P.L.C., a $111 million deal.
Medical components supplier Hi-Tech Group acquires three manufacturing operations-Accusil Inc., Ventrex Inc. and Infinity Plastics L.L.C.-to boost its elastomer and plastic molding and assembly capacity.
MTI Global Inc. acquires the assets of Mold-Ex Inc.'s silicone division to add to its molding and extrusion capabilities.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. exits the retreading business by selling its Oliver Rubber Co. retread materials and equipment subsidiary to Michelin North America Inc.
Tillotson Corp. decides to sell its Best Manufacturing Co. glove facility to Japan's Showa Glove.
Plastics custom molder G&F Industries Inc. acquires the assets of Urethane Processing Corp. of America Inc. to provide liquid injection molding services to its customers.
Ninety-one years of Varnum family ownership end when Quabaug Corp. is sold to three of its managers, Kevin Donahue, Mike Gionfriddo and Jim Barkoskie.
Belt Power Corp.'s managers and a private equity firm purchase the company from Tim Webster, the founder and former CEO, who continues as a consultant to the business.
Freudenberg-NOK G.P., looking for custom diaphragm production capabilities, fills the bill by buying Precision Industries Corp.
Continental A.G. completes its purchase of 51-percent control of Matador Group's tire, conveyor belt and rubber machinery operations.
Advanced Flexible Composites Inc. makes its second major move in a year by buying Ravel Technology.
Private equity firm Audax Group purchases rubber product maker Utex Industries Inc. and distributor Lewis-Goetz & Co. Inc.
KN Rubber L.L.C. buys Canada's NRI Industries Inc. and then acquires Lancaster Colony's Koneta Inc. automotive rubber accessory plant.