Pfäffikon, Switzerland — April 1, 2019 — The acquisition expands Oerlikon Metco’s coatings services by increasing market applications and service accessibility to customers.
Today, Oerlikon announced that TeroLab Surface GmbH in Langenfeld, Germany, will be transferred from the TeroLab Surface Group to Oerlikon. It will operate as Oerlikon Metco Coating Services GmbH and as part of the business unit Oerlikon Metco Aero & Energy.
“The Langenfeld facility compliments our current portfolio of coating services,” said Dr. Wolfgang Konrad, Head Business Unit Metco Aero & Energy. “We can now offer customers a broader and more comprehensive set of surface coating services to enhance the reliability and durability of components and parts.”
The new site supports Oerlikon’s strategy to focus and expand its surface solution technologies and competencies. It joins Oerlikon Metco’s other service sites in Europe that include Salzgitter, Germany, Wohlen, Switzerland and Dukinfield, UK, as well as Oerlikon Metco’s growing network of coating service centers worldwide.
“The team in Langenfeld is highly experienced, skilled and focused on driving customer satisfaction, which has established the company as a well-known and successful partner for customers in industries like agriculture, printing, steel, automotive and machinery OEMs,” added Stefan Guggenberger, Head of Metco Coating Services. “We look forward to working with them and leveraging their expertise to further propel growth and to strengthen our market position in coating services.”
About Oerlikon Metco
Oerlikon Metco enhances surfaces that bring benefits to customers through a uniquely broad range of surface technologies, equipment, materials, services, specialized machining services and components. The surface technologies such as Thermal Spray and Laser Cladding improve the performance and increase efficiency and reliability. Oerlikon Metco serves industries such as aviation, power generation, automotive, oil & gas, industrial and other specialized markets and operates a dynamically growing network of more than 50 sites in EMEA, Americas and Asia Pacific. Oerlikon Metco, together with Oerlikon Balzers, belong to the Surface Solutions Segment of the Switzerland-based Oerlikon Group.