News

News

Integration Ionbond Equipment Division

IHI Bernex is pleased to announce the integration of Ionbond equipment division into our company.

Ionbond announces the sale of its equipment division to fellow IHI Group company Hauzer Techno Coating. Under Hauzer, which produces physical vapor deposition (PVD) equipment for the tribological, tool and decorative market, the equipment division will continue under the name IHI Bernex. IHI Bernex will continue to work closely with the Ionbond Group on key projects and developments. 

Dave Doerwald, Hauzer CEO: "The Bernex portfolio is an excellent complement to the Hauzer portfolio, allowing the two companies to serve more customers together. We are both equipment manufacturers and speak the same language when it comes to doing business." Dr. Michael Auger, Bernex CEO, adds: "Bernex is profitable and growing, and we are looking forward to the synergies that will come from working with Hauzer. Both companies have a lot to offer." 

The integration of the Ionbond equipment division into Hauzer is in line with the aim of the IHI Group to maximize synergies by aligning equipment production activities. Bernex will be an independent company within the Hauzer group, with the same people and the same business location in Olten, Switzerland.

Download the article that was published in Galvanotechnik.