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Fairclough Agreement

Oerlikon LEYBOLD vacuum concludes agreement with Russian distributor of Oerlikon LEYBOLD vacuum, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of vacuum technology and vacuum systems, has signed a contract with a distributor for the region of the Commonwealth of independent States in November GUS. This agreement does not create a strategic partnership with the leading vacuum pump and systemlieferant Vacuummash in Russia for the further development of the CIS States. “By signing the cooperation for over 20 years and the established relationship of trust now in reasonable shape has been ratified. We believe that it is right to put our growth strategy in the region on a more basic”, underlines Dr. Martin Fairclough, the CEO of Oerlikon LEYBOLD Vacuum GmbH. The joint stock company, JSC VACUUMMASH, is a leading retailer of vacuum technology in Russia and the largest manufacturer of vacuum systems in the region, with a market share of 30 percent. Vacuummash has a deep Application know-how in the areas of process industry, research & Development and in the energy sector. The company, which was founded in 1943 and produced vacuum technology for 50 years, is deeply anchored with more than 400 employees in Russia and surrounding CIS countries and has an excellent understanding of the application requirements of individual industries.

A development cooperation and supply relationship for more than twenty years already exists between two companies in the area of diffusion pumps. The now completed, long-term agreement offers significant benefits for Oerlikon LEYBOLD vacuum, so that in future, especially the Russian customers in the fields of metallurgy, chemistry, energy, and research and development will benefit from the Federation. According to Oerlikon LEYBOLD vacuum will bring greater vacuum, high vacuum products, as well as complete vacuum coating systems in the Russian market. Also in the area of services, Oerlikon LEYBOLD vacuum will draw on the expertise and locations of Vacuummash and thus closer Customers can act. Evgeny Kapustin, General Director Vacuummash, explains: “the new agreement our company offers many opportunities. In this connection we are can offer the best products, a very broad product portfolio and an optimised service customers. I consider an excellent opportunity for the further development of our company. this new agreement”