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Divestiture and Acquisition Efforts to Refocus and Penetrate New Markets - Research Report on Koninklijke Philips, Actuant,



  Divestiture and Acquisition Efforts to Refocus and Penetrate New Markets -
  Research Report on Koninklijke Philips, Actuant, Xylem, Dresser-Rand, and
                                   Nordson

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, June 13, 2013

NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.

Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting
Koninklijke Philips NV (NYSE: PHG), Actuant Corporation (NYSE: ATU), Xylem
Inc. (NYSE: XYL), Dresser-Rand Group Inc. (NYSE: DRC), and Nordson Corporation
(NASDAQ: NDSN). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

Koninklijke Philips NV Research Report

On June 10, 2013, Koninklijke Philips NV (Philips) announced that its
Community Light Center solution has been recognized as one of the 100 most
innovative sustainable solutions globally for positive social, economic, and
environmental impact on local communities by Sustainia100, an annual guide to
global sustainable innovation by international institute Sustainia. The
Company's Community Light Centers are areas of 1,000 square meters, which are
lit by a new generation of highly efficient solar-powered LED lighting
systems, enabling life after dark for communities disadvantaged by lack of
power and light. This Philips solution is now a nominee for the Sustainia
Award later in 2013. In the next two years, Philips aims to install 100
Philips Community Light Centers across 12 countries in Africa. The Full
Research Report on Koninklijke Philips NV - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/2d28_PHG]

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Actuant Corporation Research Report

On June 3, 2013, Actuant Corporation (Actuant) announced that its Board of
Directors has authorized a plan to commence a divestiture process for the
Company's Electrical segment. Actuant has retained Robert W. Baird & Company
to advise on the process and plans to reclassify the segment to discontinued
operations in Q3 2013. "The sale of Electrical allows Actuant to streamline
our strategy and refocus on the remaining businesses in a way that better
positions the Company to take advantage of our core competencies, current
business model, and global growth trends," said Robert C. Arzbaecher, Chairman
and CEO of Actuant. "We believe the sale of the segment would provide a buyer
the opportunity to fully leverage the market leading positions and depth and
breadth of the segment's diverse electrical products and technologies." The
Company expects the sale to complete in FY 2014. The Full Research Report on
Actuant Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/da75_ATU]

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Xylem Inc. Research Report

On June 7, 2013, Xylem Inc. (Xylem) announced the acquisition of Pollmann
Pumpen Ltd. (Pollmann Pumpen), a privately-owned Germany-based dewatering
technology and services company, for approximately $3 million. Pollmann Pumpen
has a strong customer base across Germany, which is the second-largest
construction rental market in Europe. "This acquisition is part of the
strategic expansion of our dewatering business designed to capitalize on the
growing demand for pump rental within the construction, municipal, mining, and
industrial sectors across Europe," said Andrew Jones, Vice President and
Director of the Dewatering Business Unit at Xylem. "Bringing Pollmann Pumpen
into the Xylem family will enable us to further strengthen our rental and
services business in an important market. Combining the dewatering expertise
of Xylem, our market-leading Flygt and Godwin products, and Pollmann Pumpen's
strategic geographic position will complement our existing capacity in Germany
and enable us to better serve our growing customer base across Europe." The
Full Research Report on Xylem Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/c5eb_XYL]

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Dresser-Rand Group Inc. Research Report

On June 10, 2013, Dresser-Rand Group Inc. (Dresser-Rand) and Honeywell
announced an agreement that combines Dresser-Rand centrifugal compressor
knowledge and experience with the Honeywell Experion Process Knowledge System
(PKS). Under the agreement, Dresser-Rand will embed its proprietary anti-surge
control and load sharing programs into the Honeywell Experion C300-20
controller. Further, the agreement will allow Dresser-Rand to design and
manufacture turbomachinery control systems using the Honeywell Experion
C300-20 controller. "By harnessing the strengths of our businesses, together
we now can offer technology that will replace operators' obsolete
turbomachinery controls with a totally integrated system," said David Scheef,
Director of Marketing, Strategic Business Units at Dresser-Rand. The agreement
was reached after Dresser-Rand and Honeywell successfully tested Honeywell's
Experion C300-20 controller with Dresser-Rand's embedded proprietary
centrifugal anti-surge control, to determine its capability to safely and
reliably control and protect centrifugal compressors. The Full Research Report
on Dresser-Rand Group Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/1750_DRC]

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Nordson Corporation Research Report

On June 7, 2013, Nordson Corporation (Nordson) introduced TruFlow meters,
which enable monitoring and control of material flow during all phases and
line speeds of production for nonwovens, book and product assembly, and for
packaging applications. This variation management capability allows
manufacturers to measure, understand, and improve material delivery and
dispensing, enabling manufacturers to reduce waste, improve product quality,
and enhance production efficiency. The TruFlow meter is a simple,
positive-displacement meter that accurately, consistently measures actual
material flow rates. This meter operates across a broad flow range and wide
spectrum of material viscosities and temperatures. The TruFlow meters join the
family of TruFlow applicators and dividers to round out Nordson OptiBond
solutions for variation management. The OptiBond portfolio accommodates both
retrofit and new installations for everything from simple flow monitoring all
the way up to sophisticated point-of-application, closed-loop control. The
Full Research Report on Nordson Corporation - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/61c9_NDSN]

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