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.
Business activityOperating an electroplating shop,
especially for aircraft components
• copper-plating, nickel-plating, chromium-plating, cadmium-plating, galvanizing,
• electroless nickel plating, phosphating, browning, yellow chromate coatings,
chromating (RoHS Certificate of Conformity)
• anod. oxidizing (eloxal), hard anodizing, chromic acid anodizing
Year of foundation1998/2004