8 Service Dogs Trained in Irving Head to New Homes After Graduation

Eight service dogs trained in North Texas are now beginning their new lives with children, adults and veterans with disabilities.  They graduated from the Canine Companions at Baylor Scott & White Health – Kinkeade Campus in Irving on Friday, in front of an audience of supporters and four legged friends.  It’s a day about two […]

Flowserve To Acquire Canadian Industrial Valve Maker Velan for $245 Million

Irving-based Flowserve (NYSE: FLS) announced today that it is acquiring Montreal-based industrial valve maker Velan (TSX: VLN) in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $245 million, according to a news release. The transaction includes the purchase of all Velan equity for approximately $209 million and the assumption of approximately $36.3 million in outstanding gross debt […]

Irving-Based Alkegen To Sell Unit to Private Equity Firm Regent

Irving-based Alkegen announced today that it will sell its Thermal Acoustical Solutions business unit to Beverly Hills-based private equity firm Regent LP, according to a news release. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Alkegen’s TAS unit manufactures high-performance acoustical and thermal management insulation components for the automotive and transportation industries. “This divestiture allows us […]