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Eastman Chemical Acquires Taminco
September 16, 2014 — Eastman Chemical Co. has acquired specialty chemical formulator and manufacturer Taminco Corp. The US$2.8 billion deal, which Eastman Chemical will fund through a combination of available cash and... (rest of article)

ISSA Acquires CMM Family of Cleaning Industry Resources
September 15, 2014 — ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, and Grand View Media Group are pleased to announce ISSA has acquired the assets of Cleaning & Maintenance Management® magazine,... (rest of article)

Penn Jersey Paper Purchases Gelmarc Distributors
September 12, 2014 — Penn Jersey Paper Co. has acquired Cherry Hill, NJ-based janitorial equipment distributor Gelmarc Distributors. Penn Jersey Paper’s purchase of Gelmarc Distributors strengthens the... (rest of article)

United Stationers Acquires Automotive Equipment Wholesaler
September 11, 2014 — United Stationers has purchased automotive aftermarket equipment wholesaler Medco Corp. for US$130 million. The acquisition, which includes Medco’s Canadian affiliate G2S Equipment de... (rest of article)

Electrolux Acquires GE’s Appliance Business
September 8, 2014 — Electrolux AB, parent company of Electrolux Home Care Products NA, has acquired General Electric’s appliance division for US$3.3 billion. Electrolux’s purchase is the single biggest... (rest of article)

Brady Industries Expands Operations in Utah
September 5, 2014 — Brady Industries, Inc. has acquired the St. George, UT, operations of Staheli Distributing, the janitorial supply division of Staheli Enterprises. The acquisition, which includes Staheli... (rest of article)

Rubbermaid Completes Purchase of Beverage Container Manufacturer
September 5, 2014 — Newell Rubbermaid Inc., parent company of Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP), has finalized its acquisition of Ignite Holdings LLC from private-equity firm North Castle Partners. Rubbermaid... (rest of article)

Acklands-Grainger Completes Purchase of WFS Enterprises
September 3, 2014 — Acklands-Grainger, Inc. has finalized its acquisition of industrial tool and supply distributor WFS Enterprises, Inc. Acklands-Grainger announced the purchase of Windsor, Ontario, Canada-based WFS... (rest of article)

3M Finalizes Acquisition of Japanese Electrical Company
September 2, 2014 — 3M has completed its purchase of the remaining 25 percent of shares in Japan-based electrical company Sumitomo 3M Ltd. The US$885 million deal, which was announced last July, gives 3M full... (rest of article)

MMMM Expands Operations in the Southeastern US
August 28, 2014 — Mitch Murch's Maintenance Management Co. (MMMM), a CIMS-GB-certified organization, has assumed the accounts of United Services Group (USG). MMMM’s agreement with Clearwater, FL-based USG... (rest of article)

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