Bolton, Ontario-based Venjakob Holding GmbH has acquired Nutro Corp. of Strongsville, Ohio. The acquisition is expected to combine Venjakob's worldwide resources in producing paint, pretreatment, material-handling and curing technologies with Nutro's U.S. engineering and manufacturing resources and expertise in custom-engineered liquid and powder paint finishing systems.

Nutro provides custom-engineered systems in the automotive, ceramics, electronics and general industry markets, specializing in chain-on-edge and highly automated applications as well as ultraviolet, infrared and induction heating and robotic technologies. Venjakob is known for its finishing systems in the wood, pipe and tube, automotive and plastics finishing segments.