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Busch and Pfeiffer Vacuum Strategic cooperation
Asslar, Nov. 5, 2018
Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG plans to agree on a strategic cooperation with Busch SE that will enable the two companies to work more closely together, particularly in the areas of Purchasing, Sales and Service, Research & Development as well as IT. In the context of the strategic cooperation, Busch SE has informed Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG that its shareholding in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG held via its subsidiary Pangea GmbH has exceeded the threshold of 50% on November 2, 2018.
Moreover it has been decided to rearrange the organizational structure of the Management Board as of January 1, 2019. Management Board and Supervisory Board have decided to organize the company according to its global business functions in the future. The new functions Chief Sales Officer, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Operations Officer will be established. CEO Dr. Eric Taberlet will also take over the position as Chief Sales Officer. Dr. Ulrich von Hülsen will be appointed as Chief Technology Officer. The Chief Operations Officer position will initially be filled with an external consultant on an interim basis. At the same time, the search for suitable candidates will be started. Dr. Matthias Wiemer will take care of special assignments until the expiration of his contract on December 31, 2019.
Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG - www.pfeiffer-vacuum.com - Berliner Str. 43, 35614 Aßlar, Deutschland
Dinah Reiss, Investor Relations, email: Dinah.Reiss@pfeiffer-vacuum.de, Tel. +49 6441 802-1346
Pfeiffer Vacuum opens new high-tech production site in Romania
Asslar, Germany - Oct. 2, 2018
Pfeiffer Vacuum celebrated the opening of its new production location in Cluj, Romania, on September 26, 2018. The continuous growth of the Pfeiffer Vacuum Group and the ongoing demand for vacuum technology made the modern new building necessary. It was inaugurated with some 140 guests, including employees, suppliers and partners as well as the German and French ambassadors. A number of local representatives from the city were also present. The city of Cluj is located in the northwest of Romania. With around 320,000 inhabitants, it is the second largest city in Romania. As a business location, Cluj concentrates primarily on information technology, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering sectors. The city has set up four industrial parks especially for this purpose.
The production and servicing of Pfeiffer Vacuum components for vacuum pumps has taken place in Cluj since 2010. Pfeiffer Vacuum's new building is located in the Nervia Industrial Park in Apahida. Highly efficient production processes can be run on 4,300 square meters of production area.
“The new building has increased our production and service capacity for turbopump and backing pump components. This is part of our new growth strategy including a global investment program with a volume of EUR 150 million,” said Dr. Eric Taberlet, CEO of Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG.
74 employees in Cluj support the workforce at Pfeiffer Vacuum's other production locations.
Pascal Fesneau, Administrator at Pfeiffer Vacuum Romania, explained: “It is a privilege for our Romanian team to benefit from this new facility. We are proud to contribute to the success of our company”. The same production and service standards apply in Romania as at Pfeiffer Vacuum’s sites in Germany and France. The new location in Cluj also plays an important role in energy management: the new building and production facilities comply with the latest findings and technologies for optimum use of resources.
“With modern machinery and plant technology as well as qualified specialist personnel, we are now even better placed to react flexibly. Quality and flexibility are our top priorities,” added Taberlet.
Pfeiffer Vacuum GmbH - www.pfeiffer-vacuum.com - Berliner Str. 43, 35614 Aßlar, Deutschland
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SBS Metalltechnik - manufacturing large vacuum chambers, has expanded its CNC machine park
SBS Metalltechnik - a specialist for mechanical engineering, steel construction and large scale machining - manufacturing vacuum chambers of different sizes made of steel, stainless steel and aluminum, has expanded its CNC machine park with the purchase of a new Soraluce FRQ 16000 CNC milling and drilling center (XYZ-16000/5000/1900). With a total of four large-scale processing machines, SBS Metalltechnik is one of the top 20 companies in Germany equipped with state-of-the-art CNC technology.
SBS Metalltechnik GmbH - www.sbs-dresden.de - Bosewitzer Str. 20, 01259 Dresden, Germany
Stefan Steinich, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel. +49 351 2041 500
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