Leybold GmbH
Bühler Leybold Optics Alzenau GmbH
Kroenert GmbH

Web Coating

Leybold Optics is the great brand name in roll-to-roll web coating. Reinforced with the takeover of Kontex Technologies in 2003, Leybold Optics has become the undisputed market leader in the field of metalizing systems for capacitor foils, both in terms of technological leadership as well as in number of installed systems. In the world of packaging materials, Leybold Optics is a renowned reference. Our staff combines hundreds of man years of experience in development, design, installation and servicing of packaging web coating plants. The synergy with the capacitor web coating segment and its extreme performance requirements contribute further to our technological edge over competition in this field.

  • 2003 development of pattern printing system.
  • 2004 development of SuperBias, consisting of electron beam gun and single side plasma pretreatment
  • 2004 development of FMMS Free Margin Measuring System.
  • 2006 development of UNIVAP aluminum evaporator.
  • 2007 SuperBias with double side plasma post-treatment.
  • 2008 development of free margin oil evaporator based on flash evaporation.
  • 2009 development of DISS Dual In Situ Sensor.
  • 2010 New pattern printing system.
  • 2010 Launch of new plant FLEX-M for holographic and security materials.
  • 2011 Introduction of META-M, a next generation high rate metallizer for packaging.