PerkinElmer Unit Re-Launched as Excelitas

WALTHAM, Mass. — With a continued focus on delivering innovative, customized technology products and solutions to its global commercial and defense customers, the former Illumination and Detection Solutions (IDS) business of PerkinElmer was formally re-launched today as Excelitas Technologies Corp. Now owned by private equity firm Veritas Capital, Excelitas Technologies has 3,000 employees, manufacturing operations…

Sensata to Acquire Honeywell Sensors Business

ALMELO, The Netherlands — Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE: ST) (the “Company”) announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire the “Automotive on Board” sensors business of Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) for $140 million in cash. “This acquisition further expands our leadership in the global automotive sensors market and complements our already…

Omron Reports First-Half Results

TOKYO — OMRON Corporation (TOKYO:6645)(ADR:OMRNY) today reported consolidated performance for the interim period of fiscal 2010, ending March 31, 2011. “Notes Regarding Use of Projections of Results and Other Matters.” Consolidated net sales in the interim period (April 1 – September 30, 2010) increased 28.2 percent compared with the same period of the previous fiscal…