In Brief 15522

May 14, 2007

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In Brief

Originally Published MPMN May 2007


In Brief

An engineering-based thermal packager, Cold Chain Technologies (Holliston, MA; has announced a strategic partnership with Foam Fabricators Inc. (Scottsdale, AZ;, a shape molder of foam. The resulting ability to provide complete distribution coverage was the reason given for the new partnership… Ulbrich Stainless Steels & Special Metals Inc. (North Haven, CT; has acquired Delta Precision Alloys (Montgomeryville, PA; and will incorporate it within its specialty wire group… Biocoat Inc. (Horsham, PA; has been granted ISO 13485:2003 certification for the design, development, manufacturing, and distribution of its Hydak coatings for medical device applications and for its sperm selection and analysis devices… Saint-Gobain (Paris; has agreed to acquire the assets of Consolidated Polymer Technologies (Clearwater, FL;, a manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomer tubing, resin, molded products, and equipment. The company plans to integrate the business within the healthcare unit of its fluid systems division… Multivac (Wolfertschwenden, Germany; has opened a new subsidiary company, Multivac Canada, headquartered north of Toronto. All of the company’s Canadian sales and service activity—previously coordinated through Multivac USA—will be conducted exclusively by Multivac Canada… A leading provider of dip-molded parts for the medical, dental, and industrial markets, Kent Elastomer Products Inc. (Kent, OH;, has acquired the dip-molded product line of Hospira Inc. (Lake Forest, IL; The acquisition allows the company to produce dip-molded parts in new materials such as synthetic polyisoprene and metal-impregnated compounds… Cree Inc. (Durham, NC; has acquired Cotco (Hong Kong;, a supplier of high-brightness LEDs in China… David Schnur Associates Inc. (, a West Coast–based group of manufacturing representatives, has added textile technology to its capabilities with the signing of a representation agreement with Biomedical Structures LLC (Warwick, RI;… A manufacturer of passive components…Wurth Elektronick Group (Waldenburg, Germany; has acquired Midcom Inc. (Watertown, SD;, a manufacturer of LAN and ADSL transformers.

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