Effective Sept. 1, 2016, Atlas Copco AB owns the former Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum GmbH, renamed Leybold GmbH and now part of the Vacuum Solutions Division. The deal, worth approximately $514 million, was first reported in November 2015. Leybold, headquartered in Cologne, Germany, develops and delivers vacuum pumps, systems and customized vacuum solutions and services for various industries. The company offers sustainable solutions for industrial processes such as secondary metallurgy. Leybold’s product portfolio includes rough-, medium-, high- and ultrahigh-vacuum pumps; vacuum systems; vacuum gauges; leak detectors; components and valves; and consulting and engineering services.
Atlas Copco Completes Acquisition of Leybold Vacuum
September 2, 2016