2016-09-21

Leybold is now part of Atlas Copco Group

Leybold now part of the Atlas Copco Group

Creating the world technology leader in Vacuum Solutions

We are pleased to inform you that Atlas Copco has successfully completed the purchase of the Vacuum Segment of Oerlikon Group. From today, Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum will return to its roots and rename the various legal entities of our company to Leybold.

Within the next few months our products, print and online materials will be adapted to the new name, logo and corporate identity. Information on administrative details will be provided to you in future correspondence.

The transaction has no impact on the ongoing orders or the way we do business with you. Please be assured that the Leybold team is committed to continuing all activities in the same reliable manner as partners to your business. Our commitment to all ongoing technical projects and contracts remains unchanged.  Your contact persons also remain the same and will gladly help in case of further questions.

Atlas Copco, our new parent company, is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. Customers benefit from its innovative vacuum solutions, compressors, air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With more than 43,000 employees operating in more than 180 countries and a turnover of more than 10 billion euros in 2015, Atlas Copco offers Leybold a broader reach and enhanced market access into new fields of application. Leybold becomes part of Atlas Copco’s Vacuum Solutions Division, positioning Atlas Copco as a leading global player in the vacuum market through combined strengths in technology, application coverage and geographical presence. This will certainly result in closer customer proximity and an improved product portfolio for your existing and future fields of application.

Looking to the future, Leybold and our partners within the Atlas Copco Group will be able to provide vacuum solutions to customers across all segments and industries, thus offering the biggest vacuum portfolio in our industry. We are looking forward to continuing and further extending our cooperation with you and your company in order to become and remain your First in Mind - First in Choice® partner.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Torsten Beyer                                                                Steffen Saur

Chief Financial Officer                                                   Chief Marketing Officer, Global Sales & Service