Industry Roundup: Danfoss Acquires Scroll Technologies, JCI acquires Berg


• Danfoss, Nordborg, Denmark, has entered into an agreement to acquire Scroll Technologies, Arkadelphia, Ark., an American-based manufacturer of scroll compressors for HVAC/R applications. Since 1995, Scroll has been a joint venture between Carrier Corp. and Bristol Compressors, a Johnson Controls company.

• Assa Abloy ITG , Walluf, Germany, a manufacturer of identification components, has acquired Novacard do Brasil, a Brazil-based manufacturer of contactless cards.

• Flomerics Group plc, a London-based developer of CFD software, announced that it has reached agreement on the proposed acquisition of the entire share capital of NIKA GmbH, an engineering fluid dynamics software company based in Frankfurt, Germany and specializing in simulation tools for the prediction of fluid flow and heat transfer.

• Flowserve, Dallas, Texas, has partnered with Al Rushaid Group, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, to build the largest OEM pump repair, manufacturing and training facility in the Middle East.

• Invensys Controls, Carol Stream, Ill., has announced a rededication to one of its core businesses—the safety segment that manufactures smoke and heat alarms and carbon monoxide and combination smoke/CO alarms.

• Johnson Controls, Milwaukee, has acquired Berg Inc., Shreveport, La.

• Mikropack GmbH, a German manufacturer of light sources and photonic accessories, has been acquired by Halma p.l.c., a safety and environmental technology group based in the United Kingdom.

• Philips, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, has acquired The Bodine Company, a Collierville, Tenn.-based manufacturer of emergency ballasts.

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