Manitowoc Co. has received approval from the U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division to acquire British firm Enodis PLC after agreeing to sell Enodis’s ice machine business in the U.S.. The move follows similar antitrust clearances in Europe, where Manitowoc agreed to divest European ice machine businesses. The affected units operate under the Scotsman, Ice-O-Matic, Simag, Barline, Icematic, and Oref brand names. The deal is still subject to final court approval.
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