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Slide #51. Valmont Industries, Inc. — DS SM A/S
Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE:VMI)
DS SM A/S
Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure and mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, announced today that it has acquired privately-held DS SM A/S, a market leader in Northern Europe for the manufacture of heavy complex steel structures for a diverse range of industries including wind energy, offshore oil and gas, and electricity transmission. The Company, which will be renamed Valmont SM A/S, and will be reported in Valmont's Engineered Infrastructures Products Segment, has annual sales of approximately $190 million and operates two manufacturing locations in Denmark. The enterprise was valued at DKK 800 million (approximately $148 million) and DS SM's operating characteristics are similar to Valmont's other businesses within the Engineered Infrastructure Products Segment. Valmont expects the acquisition to be accretive to 2014 earnings.
Valmont Industries is a global producer of fabricated metal products. Co.'s segments are: Engineered Support Structures, which engineers and manufactures steel, aluminum, and composite poles and structures to which lighting and traffic control fixtures are attached for a range of outdoor lighting applications; Utility Support Structures, which engineers and manufactures tapered steel, pre-stressed concrete and hybrid structures, and steel lattice structures; Coatings, which provides the following services, including hot-dipped galvanizing, anodizing, powder coating, and e-coating; and Irrigation, which manufactures and distributes mechanical irrigation equipment and related service parts.
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