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Release date- 24022014 -
The acquisition significantly increases the size of Boyd's business globally and naturally complements Boyd's current product portfolio. The combined businesses create a level of global seamlessness that provides original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and Electronics Manufacturing Services providers (EMS) with greater access to materials, more proximate design services, manufacturing across continents and enhanced supply chain effectiveness.
The Asian operations primarily manufacture high-performance products such as gaskets, meshes, heat dissipation materials, antennae, dampers, filters, and similar products sold into the mobile computing and electronics industries. The European operations primarily manufacture precision components and thermal management products used in the medical, automotive electronics and telecommunications industries.
Boyd's existing product portfolio includes environmental seals and gaskets and energy management components, including EMI shielding, acoustic and thermal insulation, cushioning and shock absorption, thermal management, and bonding systems. Importantly, the acquisition brings a broader array of precision manufacturing, product design and engineering capabilities, further enhancing Boyd's delivery of performance-critical energy management components.
'This transaction is a great opportunity to join together two businesses with complementary strengths that, combined, will build a level of integrated global capabilities that will benefit our customers, suppliers and employees,' said
Through the transaction, Boyd will expand its presence in key markets, diversify its customer base and establish global manufacturing capabilities. This includes acquiring premier OEM brands as customers and extending the company's reach and portfolio diversity in electronics. Boyd will add facilities across
The sale is subject to various customary closing conditions, including approval under Korean antitrust laws and receipt of certain other governmental and third party consents. The transaction is expected to close in two phases, with the first closing expected to occur within approximately 90 days of its signing, and the second closing expected to occur mid year.
Upon completion of the transaction, the newly acquired business will operate under the Boyd brand - a name that carries almost 100 years of tradition and vision.
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