Misumi to Acquire Dayton Progress, Anchor LaminaDecember 1, 2012
By the end of November, Japan-based Misumi Group was expected to take ownership of Dayton Progress Corp., Dayton, OH, and its subsidiary PCS Co., from Connell Limited Partnership. The acquisition includes the Anchor Lamina die-components business of Connell, known for its Danly, IEM, Lempco and Lamina brands. Connell hangs on to the die-set and fabrication divisions of Anchor Danly. Dayton Progress and Anchor Lamina manufacture tooling and die components for stamping and forming. Combined they operate 14 plants worldwide.