BASF and an affiliate of Lone Star, a global private equity firm, have signed a purchase agreement for the acquisition of BASF’s Construction Chemicals business. The purchase price on a cash and debt-free basis is €3.17 billion.
Hexagon announced in January the acquisition of Blast Movement Technologies (BMT) from RCF Jolimont Mining Innovation (Jersey). BMT supplies a unique blast movement measurement technology to the global mining industry.
The board of directors of Canpotex Ltd. has announced the appointment of J. Gordon (Gord) McKenzie as president and chief executive officer of Canpotex, a Canadian potash exporter.
Syntegon Technology is the new name in the processing and packaging industry. Known as Bosch Packaging Technology until late 2019, the former Bosch division has presented itself as an independent enterprise at the company headquarters in Waiblingen, Germany.
Three Rivers, MI-based Kadant Johnson has appointed of Bill Covell to the newly created position of R&D electrical, instrumentation, and controls specialist. In this role, Covell will modernize critical R&D systems with smart technologies to test and develop advanced designs. He will also be the controls and user interface lead for new product development programs.
Trevose, PA-based Lenox Instrument Company commemorates its 100th Anniversary, marking the company’s legacy as a manufacturer of remote visual inspection/monitoring instruments.
Festo has announced that the Esslingen, Germany-based company’s Sofia, Bulgaria, production centre won a 2019 Lean & Green Management award for implementing the so-called OPEX (Operational Excellence) approach in value flow organization.
Hammond Power Solutions (HPS) has opened a new warehouse in Reno, NV. The facility will replace the existing warehouse in Compton, CA, with plant operations in Compton being unaffected.
Schneider Electric Canada of Mississauga, ON, has announced a group of EcoXpert partners that have achieved Master Level status in Critical Power for 2020. These companies represent the most innovative Schneider Electric partners who leverage the latest in IoT-enabled technology to deliver improved power availability, safety and operational efficiency to their customers.
Intero Integrity Services of The Netherlands has announced it has acquired The Sniffers, a longstanding service provider to the oil and gas industry and specialized in emission monitoring and pipeline integrity services.