September 9th, 2020 | Höganäs, Sweden – Parma, Italy. Höganäs Product Area Surface and Joining Technologies (SJT), the world leader in metal powders – and Lincotek Surface Solutions, one of the leading global providers of surface treatments – are to cooperate more closely. This week, they announce an agreement to further strengthen their ongoing relationship in product and coating development for thermal spray and surface technology applications.
The alliance targets the development of complete surface treatments for aerospace, energy, automotive and other industries. With the combination of the materials expertise of Höganäs and the surface technology expertise of Lincotek Group as an equipment supplier and service provider, both companies intend to offer newly developed solutions to end user industries for various applications.
“We are delighted that Lincotek has chosen us as preferred material development partner for the Surface Solutions Division. We believe that the new cooperation agreement will further strengthen the ability of both companies to commonly develop and offer the best materials and coating solutions for the market,” said Hans Keller, President Surface and Joining Technologies at Höganäs. “Our long-term fruitful business relationship with our partner Lincotek built an excellent foundation for this cooperation and we are now looking forward to the next chapter of an exciting journey together.”
Winfried Schaller, Group CEO at Lincotek commented: “To join forces is very exciting for us. We have been cooperating with Höganäs for many years. Today, market dynamics are changing rapidly and we need to provide answers to the latest development needs in the industry. Innovation, quality, cost and efficiency are major drivers and combining our development efforts will reduce the time to market for new solutions.”
For a number of years, Höganäs and Lincotek have been working together and now they are heading toward the future together. This agreement will ensure the greatest value to customers in the period ahead.
About Höganäs. Höganäs is the world leader in the market for iron and metal powders, with an annual capacity of 500,000 tons. Together with our customers, we develop tomorrow’s solutions for automotive components, surface and joining technologies, electrical motors, additive manufacturing and water treatment. The company was founded in 1797 and is owned by Lindéngruppen and Wallenberg owned FAM. For more information, please visit: hoganas.com
About Lincotek. Lincotek, headquartered in Rubbiano, Parma, Italy, is a global contract manufacturer for markets including Industrial Gas Turbines, Aviation and Medical Device applications, as well as one of the most respected producers in the Additive Manufacturing field. The Group has more than 1,100 employees located in 16 production facilities across Europe, North America and Asia.