Ceradyne acquires glass maker for $27 million

Date: 7 January 2011
Source: Ceradyne Inc.,
Ceradyne Inc., which makes ceramic body armor and solar products, said it acquired Viox Corp., a specialty glass maker, for $27 million.

The price includes a post-closing adjustment in about two months as well as contingent payments of up to $22 million.

Ceradyne said it expects the acquisition will help earnings immediately. Viox will become part of the company´s advanced ceramic operations segment and all current Viox staffers will stay in Seattle. Ceradyne shares rose 36 cents to $33.72 in morning trading.

600450 Ceradyne acquires glass maker for $27 million glassonweb.com
Date: 7 January 2011
Source: Ceradyne Inc.,

See more news about:

Others also read

DALLAS, Texas, December 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --ReportsnReports adds new market research report 'Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Power - Global Market Size, Installation Prices, Module Market Shares, Market Segmentation, Regulations and Key Country Analysis to 2020' to its store.
Proprietary laminate windows collect, store energy; convert it to electricityRIVIERA BEACH, FL – An innovative new patented technology transforms office building windows into "solar farms" and allows these structures to reuse collected energy and become self-sufficient in the event of a power outage.
The University of Minnesota's historic Folwell Hall completed three years of extensive renovation, just time for the 2011 academic year.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Dec. 19, 2011 – Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation’s largest provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services with a fleet of 6,000, announced it will transition to Ford®.
The renewal process for AAMA Corporate Members is now open. AAMA Corporate Membership is available to businesses involved in the manufacture, sale or service of fenestration products and is renewed on an annual basis.
Today designers and architects are looking to the hotel bathroom as the new frontier of the guestroom, turning what has long been a mostly functional space into a haven and means of escape.

Add new comment