Nehlsen-BWB Flugzeug-Galvanik Dresden GmbH & Co. KG: Competency not only in the ambit of aerospace

The Nehlsen-BWB Flugzeug-Gal­va­nik Dres­den GmbH & Co. KG, located at the Dresden-Klotzsche Airport, is a high-tech company in the surface-protection industry, which has been in existence at the location for almost 50 years. Today the previous plant section of the former aircraft works in Dresden belongs to the Swiss BWB Holding. For the past ten years, the company has been successfully developing itself into a leading supplier of surface-protection in the field of aviation with the lar­gest range of aviation-accredited pro­­­c­esses nationwide (DIN ISO 9001:2000 (QMS); EN 9100; EAA/EU­­RAS Seal of approval QUALANOD). Also beyond avi­a­tion tech­­nology, many enterprises in the mechan­­ical engineering, automotive and electronic industry as well as the semiconductor industry have come to value the comprehensive service offering. Nehlsen-BWB Flugzeug-Gal­va­nik is therewith the leading provider of premium functional coatings for nu­­merous application purposes. The latest highlights are the ex­­pansion of ca­­pacities in electroless nickel plating and the special hard anodizing facility, which can be used for ceramic bond and wear-resistant coating of aluminium im­­ple­­ments and laminating moulds weighing up to 3.5 tonnes. Also for the coming years, the focus is placed on continual growth and co-operative research.


  1. Address

    Grenzstraße 2
    D-01109 Dresden
    Telefon +49 (0) 351 8831-400
    Telefax +49 (0) 351 8831-404

  2. Business activity

    Operating an electroplating shop,
    especially for aircraft components
    • copper-plating, nickel-plating, chromium-plating, cadmium-plating, galvanizing,
    tin-plating, silver-plating
    • electroless nickel plating, phosphating, browning, yellow chromate coatings,
    chromating (RoHS Certificate of Conformity)
    • anod. oxidizing (eloxal), hard anodizing, chromic acid anodizing
    • varnishing
  3. Year of foundation