Posts Tagged ‘foreign investment in Manufacturing’

Dunkermotoren GmbH acquires Copley Motion Systems

Comments Off | 08-9-2011

Dunkermotoren GmbH, headquartered in Bonndorf, Germany and the parent of Dunkermotoren USA Inc. (Dunkermotor), has acquired the Copley Motion Systems (CMS) business, based in Basildon in the U.K.
CMS develops and manufactures highly dynamic linear motor systems. The CMS operation, which is the inventor of the tubular linear motor and an innovation leader in linear direct

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in FDI news UK, General, Manufacturing Investment UK | Read More

JDSU Acquires Critical Assets from QuantaSol for CPV Solar Offering

Comments Off | 07-13-2011

DSU announced that it has acquired critical product design, patented intellectual property and other assets from QuantaSol, a concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) provider based in the United Kingdom.
JDSU will leverage industry-leading multiple quantum well (MQW) technology from QuantaSol for its CPV cell product platform.  MQW technology allows more light to be converted to electrical power by

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in FDI news UK, General, Manufacturing Investment UK | Read More

McGraw-Hill Companies’ division acquires the Steel Business Briefing Group

Comments Off | 07-8-2011

Platts, a division of McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. (MHP) and a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals and metals information, is to acquire the Steel Business Briefing Group (the SBB Group), a privately held U.K. company and leading provider of news, pricing and analytics to the global steel market.
The SBB Group provides subscription-based, electronic products to

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in FDI news UK, General, Manufacturing Investment UK | Read More

Sonoco acquires assets of the UK’s Robinson Paperboard Packaging

Comments Off | 07-6-2011

Sonoco UK Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of US based Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies and the world’s largest producer of paperboard cans, has completed the acquisition of the assets of Robinson Paperboard Packaging Ltd., a division of Robinson PLC.
The acquisition will add approximately $10 million in annual sales and includes

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in FDI news UK, General, Manufacturing Investment UK | Read More

Renishaw to acquire Bosch manufacturing facility

Comments Off | 06-29-2011

Renishaw, the UK-based engineering company, announced a series of initiatives designed to provide the additional capacity required for its anticipated business growth over the longer term. These include the acquisition of the soon to be vacant Bosch manufacturing facility, located to the west of Cardiff, Wales, and the submission of planning applications to extend three

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in FDI news UK, General, Manufacturing Investment UK | Read More

Provexis plc acquires sports nutrition products manufacturer, Science in Sport Ltd

Comments Off | 06-18-2011

Provexis plc, the life-science business that discovers, develops and licenses scientifically-proven functional food, medical food and dietary supplement technologies, announced that it has entered into a conditional agreement to purchase the entire issued share capital of SiS (Science in Sport) Limited.
Stephen Moon, Chief Executive Officer of Provexis plc, noted that Science in Sport is a

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in FDI news UK, General, Manufacturing Investment UK | Read More

Hempel acquires UK-based decorative coatings manufacturer Crown Paints

Comments Off | 06-13-2011

Danish-based company, Hempel, announced Friday the acquisition of UK-based decorative coatings manufacturer, Crown Paints Ltd. The move comes as part of the company’s One Hempel – One Ambition growth strategy.
The Decorative segment represents a significant part of the global coatings industry and is expected to keep growing. Therefore, the acquisition of a company strong in

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in FDI news UK, General, Manufacturing Investment UK | Read More

Climaveneta acquires chiller distribution in UK from the Swiss based Walter Meier Group

Comments Off | 05-25-2011

Climaveneta has acquired the chiller distribution in UK from the Swiss based Walter Meier Group. Following the acquisition in 2009 of its distributor in Poland and in February 2011 of an independent distributor in India, the purchase of Walter Meier (Climate UK) Ltd. is a further step in Climaveneta’s strategy of growth in key markets.
General

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in FDI news UK, General, Manufacturing Investment UK | Read More

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc acquires Sterilin Ltd

Comments Off | 05-21-2011

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, Friday announced that it has acquired Sterilin, Ltd., a leading provider of single-use plastic products serving the microbiology, life sciences and clinical markets. Headquartered in South Wales, U.K., the company has approximately 270 employees and 2010 full year revenue of approximately $35 million.
Marc N. Casper,

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in FDI news UK, General, Manufacturing Investment UK | Read More

Forum Energy Technologies acquires the UK’s Specialist ROV Tooling Services Ltd

Comments Off | 05-20-2011

US based Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (FET) Thursday announced the acquisition of Specialist ROV Tooling Services, Ltd of Insch, Scotland, U.K. Specialist is a leading provider of intervention tooling and custom engineered product solutions for the subsea intervention market.
The acquisition of Specialist and its reputation for responsive, innovative subsea solutions further demonstrates Forum’s commitment to

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in FDI news UK, General, Manufacturing Investment UK | Read More