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Day: September 13, 2007

Actuant Acquires Templeton, Kenly & Co. for $48M

Actuant Corp., Milwaukee, WI, has acquired Templeton, Kenly & Co, Inc., Broadview, IL, for $48 million in cash.
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TK produces hydraulic pumps and tools, mechanical jacks, wrenches, and actuators. Its products are sold under brand names including Simplex, Uni-Lift, and Pow'r-Riser. TK generated $33 million in sales in the last year, and has 120 employees.
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TK will operate within Actuant's Industrial Segment, which includes Enerpac.
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&nbsp ; TK's leading positions in the mechanical jack product line and the railroad end market represent attractive market extensions for Actuant, and we are excited about the prospects for utilizing our global distribution network to accelerate the sales of these products. In addition, TK's hydraulic pumps and tools ...

Brady Organic Growth Up 4% to $1.36B in 2007

Brady Corp., Milwaukee, WI, reported sales rose 34% in fiscal 2007 to $1.36 billion. Organic growth was 4%. Acquisitions contributed 26% to sales.
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Profit for fiscal 2007 rose 5% to $109.4 million.
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In the fourth quarter, Brady sales rose 26% to $362.8 million. Organic growth was 5% from the prior-year quarter, with acquisitions adding 17% to total sales growth.
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Regionally, sales were up 25% in the Americas, 28% in Europe, and 25% in Asia/Pacific.

Profit was up 17% to $26.2 million in the fourth quarter.

Fiscal 2007 was a very busy year for Brady, and included 7 acquisitions, 16 SAP implementations, and further expansions in Mexico, Thailand, Malaysia, India, China and the Philippines among other geographic areas," said ...