Target Acquirer

Date Location Location Description

3/13 Trace Technology Maxxum Inc. Maxxum Inc., a technology assets disposal and data destruction

Management Rush City, Minn. firm has acquired Trace Technology Management, a provider

St. Louis Park of IT asset disposal and data management products.

3/15 Fetch Inc. Hartzell PFO Inc. Hartzell PFO, doing business as Chuck & Don's, a pet food and

Minneapolis Mahtomedi supplies chain, has acquired Fetch, an online pet food and

supplies company.

3/15 Lucy Software & United Language United Language Group has acquired Lucy Software, a provider

Services GmbH Group Inc. of SAP localization services and Machine Translation technology.

Waibstadt, Germany Minneapolis

3/16 Miller Container Corp. Liberty Diversified Liberty Diversified International has acquired Miller Container

Rock Island, Ill. International Inc. Corp., a manufacturer of corrugated cartons and displays.

New Hope

3/16 Western Co-op CHS Inc. CHS Inc. has acquired Western Co-op Transport Association,

Transport Association Inver Grove Heights a provider of bulk liquid transport services.

Montevideo, Minn.

3/16 Scott Safety 3M Co. 3M Co. will acquire Scott Safety, a manufacturer of self-contained

Monroe, N.C. Maplewood breathing apparatus (SCBA) systems, gas and flame detection

instructions and other safety products, from Johnson Controls.