A young Company with History
The current position of ALD as a leading supplier of processes and services in the field of vacuum metallurgy and vacuum heat treatment goes back to significant entrepreneurs of vacuum technology:
Wilhelm Carl Heraeus (1827-1904) and Ernst Leybold (1824-1907). The roots of today`s ALD Vacuum Technologies GmbH lie in their companies Heraeus and Leybold as well as in Degussa, founded in 1873 by Friedrich Ernst Roessler (1813-1883). Scroll through the milestones of over 100 years of development:
ALD founds a sales subsidiary in Tokyo, Japan.
The joint venture Vacuheat (Germany) becomes the first vacuum heat treatment service center.
ALD Holcroft is founded as a joint venture with AFC Holcroft to market new vacuum technologies in the US.
From the Safeguard International Fund the AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. emerges. Therein ALD forms the Engineering Division.
ALD acquires all shares of Dynatech Furnaces and rebrands the company to ALD-Dynatech Furnaces Private Limited.
ALD France is founded as a merger of FNAG and Thermique Industrie Vide SAS (TIV).
ALD moves into new headquarters with offices and production halls at the Otto- von-Guericke-Platz 1 in Hanau.