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Five Bidders Including JSW For Usha M...

by wireworld on 09/21/2018 - 10:21 am
Tags: Acquisitions, Press Releases

Five companies have expressed interest in buying Usha Martin’s steel business, the company has announced.  The five — JSW Steel, Tata Steel, Liberty House, Kalyani and Vedanta — have signed non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in this regard, while they do their due-diligence.

Once the offers are made, it would be evaluated by an independent committee set up by Usha Martin’s board of directors. Usha Martin’s board approved the sale of the steel business, aimed at reducing debt. Usha Martin was earlier looking to sell its wire and wire ropes business. However, a change in market conditions prompted the company to look at sale of the steel business.

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Pelican Wire Takes Over Fellow Manufa...

by wireworld on 09/15/2018 - 04:58 pm
Tag: Acquisitions

Pelican Wire has completed the purchase of a portion of the Serv-Rite  insulated thermocouple manufacturing business from Watlow Electric. The agreement, which includes machinery, design and manufacturing process information and customer account data, specifically effects the high-temperature ceramic and vitreous silica (high-temperature glass) constructions.

Watlow, based in St. Louis, has begun transferring both design and manufacturing knowledge of the product line to Pelican Wire, which already manufacturers its own similar products, so the transition is expected to be seamless. Additionally, all the equipment used to manufacture the wire is included as part of the transf ...

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Southwire Announces Acquisition of Ga...

by wireworld on 08/15/2018 - 09:29 am
Tags: Acquisitions, Press Releases

Supporting the company’s growth strategy and strengthening its commitment to remain generationally sustainable, Southwire is pleased to announce the acquisition of Garvin Industries of Franklin Park, Illinois - a 120-year-old manufacturer of electrical, lighting and low voltage products.

Garvin Industries is widely recognized for designing innovative, labor-saving products that provide economical solutions to common installation problems. The team at Garvin can custom design and manufacture products to meet customer specifications.   “As a company, our goal is to grow 50 percent over the next five years,” said Rich Stinson, Southwire’s president and CEO. & ...

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Mexican Manufacturing Firm Xignux Acq...

by wireworld on 07/31/2018 - 08:04 am
Tags: Acquisitions, Press Releases

Mexican Industrial corporation Xignux has completed acquisition of American Bare Conductor in LaSalle, Illinois, and will be adding 100 employees to the current workforce of 41 by next year.

The 290,000-square-foot facility is now part of Xignux’ Viakable CME Wire & Cable division (VKMUSA), manufacturing electric wire and cable. Xignux is an industrial consortium based in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico which employs more than 20,000 people worldwide.

“We are happy to be in LaSalle and grow our business in the Illinois Valley,” said Adolfo Riveron, chief executive officer of Viakable LaSalle.

The City of LaSalle and the Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce (IVAC) p ...

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Sterlite Tech to Acquire Optical Cabl...

by wireworld on 07/10/2018 - 01:29 pm
Tag: Acquisitions

Sterlite Tech, an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, today announced the signing of definitive agreements for acquisition of a European specialised optical cable manufacturer based in Italy.

Sterlite Tech, through its wholly owned Italian subsidiary Sterlite Technologies S.p.A, will acquire 100% stake in Metallurgica Bresciana S.p.A (Metallurgica).

Metallurgica designs and manufactures special precision optical fibre cables and specialised copper cables for various communication applications. The target firm is a privately held company focused on bringing specialised cabling solutions for various network applications across industry segments.

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RapcoHorizon Acquires Lava Cable Company

by wireworld on 06/26/2018 - 08:44 am
Tag: Acquisitions

RapcoHorizon (RHC) has finalized the acquisition of all assets of Lava Cable. The Lava Cable brand and its products will be supported by RHC. Mark Stoddard of Lava Cable will be joining the RHC team as the Lava Cable product specialist and will support all sales efforts of the product line. 

"We are thrilled to bring Lava Cable, an esteemed brand in our industry, under our umbrella of product offerings," says Darius Seabaugh, vice president of marketing for RHC Audio. "The company's products complement our existing offerings to the MI market and we are excited for the future of Lava as an RHC brand."

Lava Cable production and shipment will transition to RHC's corporate manufacturing f ...

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Ryerson To Acquire Central Steel & Wi...

by wireworld on 06/06/2018 - 12:11 pm
Tag: Acquisitions

Ryerson Holding Corp. (RYI) announced a definitive merger agreement to acquire Central Steel & Wire Company, a metal service center with six locations across the Central and Eastern U.S. The transaction values Central Steel & Wire at an enterprise value of $140 million on a cash-free, debt-free basis with a normalized level of working capital.

Central Steel & Wire employs approximately 900 people and has annual revenue of approximately $600 million. Central Steel & Wire will continue to operate under its current brand name following the closing of the transaction.

Ryerson intends to fund the acquisition through existing and acquired sources of liquidity.



JSW Steel, Vedanta Looking At Usha Ma...

by wireworld on 05/31/2018 - 09:34 pm
Tag: Acquisitions

JSW Steel and Vedanta have expressed an interest to acquire the specialty steel business of Usha Martin, a sale fetching a maximum of ?5,000 crore that will help the Kolkata-based company pare its debt, two people aware of the development told ET. The valuation of the business is being pegged between Rs 3,500 and Rs 5,000 crore. According to a source who did not wish to be named, both companies have been given the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) while they explore various aspects of the acquisition of the 1 MT specialty steel plant in Jamshedpur. “JSW Steel is in advanced talks to buy the specialty steel business,” said a person aware of the developments. “This will be pa ...

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Buying Spree Continues For Quiet Pare...

by wireworld on 05/29/2018 - 03:33 pm
Tags: Acquisitions, Press Releases

Tucked on a side street, behind a restaurant just off Interstate 394 in Golden Valley, sits a nondescript boxy building that spans several blocks.

Step inside, and huge plumes of steam and cornstarch dart to the rafters as a massive “corrugator” stamps, slices and glues 8,000-pound paper rolls into thousands of shipping boxes and product displays destined for Amazon, Heineken, Owens Corning, the Red Cross, Hormel and groceries nationwide.

The bustling Liberty Carton is just one page of Liberty Diversified International (LDI), a $675 million company determined to grow ever larger by adding more corrugated-board customers and acquisitions.

“Our packages could be in every s ...

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JSW Steel Announces Acquisition Of It...

by wireworld on 05/21/2018 - 08:23 am
Tags: Acquisitions, Press Releases

JSW Steel has acquired Aferpi, an Italian steelmaker, for a cash consideration of 55mn euros (Rs441cr). The acquisition also includes stake purchase in Aferpi who is a maker of specialty long steel products. The company's plant consists of a rail mill (0.32mtpa), a bar mill (0.4mtpa) and a wire rod mill (0.6mtpa). The plant also has a captive port and steel ball mill that are part of the acquisition. Aferpi specializes in producing high-quality long steel products such as rails, wire rods and hot rolled bars. The company supplies high-speed rails to major railway networks in Europe. The acquisition would be funded through internal accruals and debt held by the target companies. JSW Steel s ...

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