Mergers and acquisitions

Restaurant Technologies Inc., Mendota Heights, announced that it has acquired St. Paul-based Pure Fill Solutions, a maker of cooking oil management systems. Restaurant Technologies provides cooking-oil management systems to more than 23,000 national quick-serve and full-service restaurant chains, independent operators, grocery delis, hotels, casinos, universities and hospitals.

New Business

The Toro Co., Bloomington, announced that it has hired Minneapolis-based Periscope as its creative agency of record.


VigilLanz, St. Louis Park, announced that David Abelson M.D. has joined its board of directors. VigilLanz is provider of enterprise intelligence resources software and services. Abelson is former CEO of Park Nicollet Health Services.