Press releases (03/22/12) Sulzer Metco to Strengthen Its Surface Technology Portfolio with Cold Spray Technology

Sulzer Metco to Strengthen Its Surface Technology Portfolio with Cold Spray Technology On February 23rd, 2012, Sulzer Metco closed the acquisition of all cold spray related assets and activities of CGT Cold Gas Technology GmbH and Aircraft Philipp Ampfing GmbH & Co.KG, Ampfing, Germany. With this acquisition, Sulzer Metco establishes the foundation for its participation in and long-term development of the market for cold gas spray solutions.

Sulzer Metco, a global market leader in surface solutions, will integrate the cold spray technology into its Equipment Business Unit. With this acquisition, the Sulzer Metco facility in Wohlen, Switzerland will become the center of excellence for cold gas spray equipment, associated system integration, and application development. A knowledge transfer and development program will be initiated immediately upon closing.

"The addition of cold spray technology to Sulzer Metco's surface technology portfolio is a natural extension, in line with our vision of The Leading Global Surface Solutions Company, by providing innovative and high quality products and services to our customers," said Cesar Montenegro, President of Sulzer Metco.

Working with leading companies in aviation, power generation, automotive and many other industrial markets, Sulzer Metco’s professionals team up with customers through every step of the surface engineering process to create solutions compatible with customer-specific needs, including related support services. Sulzer Metco's global certification gives customers confidence their expectations for reliability and quality will be met.

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