The field of excellence of Leybold Optics GmbH, a renowned vacuum systems manufacturer, is development and production of systems for the coating of surfaces, primarily those of glass and plastic substrates. The company headquarters located in Alzenau, a town in northern Bavaria, and its Dresden-based daughter company have been part of the Swedish private equity group EQT since 2001.
Highly innovative specialists in engineering and process technology are setting standards in technology and quality, which encourages even scientists of famous Fraunhofer Institutes to rely on the expertise of the Alzenau and Dresden experts.
The traditional name of Leybold Optics stands for state-of-the-art vacuum coating technology and tailored solutions in the fields of 3D-coating/web, display/glass, optics, solar und special systems. The company is focused on the design and manufacturing of vacuum process systems and the development and implementation of vacuum processes for the deposition of thin films, which may be used for the production of solar cells for example.
GeschäftsführungDr. Michael Liehr
Year of foundation2000
Business activitySpecial systems engineering