Höganäs, Lincotek to develop surface coating solutions


Höganäs Product Area Surface and Joining Technologies (SJT), a world leader in metal powders — and Lincotek Surface Solutions, one of the leading global providers of surface treatments — will cooperate more closely. They agreed 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 of 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 Schaler, Group CEO at Lincotek, said, “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.”

Höganäs and Lincotek have been working together for a number of years.

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