Kurt Lesker Company enters into a worldwide, exclusive licensing agreement with Isoflux Incorporated, whereby KJLC will manufacture and market Isoflux’s revolutionary and patented inverted cylindrical magnetron sputtering sources. Lesker will also develop a systems product line based on Isoflux technology.
“We are proud to align ourselves with an innovative, technology driven company like Isoflux. Dave Glocker and his team are highly respected in the vacuum coating community and are a perfect match for us. The Isoflux product successfully addresses a critical niche in thin films and it is a great complement to the rest of our product portfolio,” says Duane Bingaman, Vice President of KJLC®’s Process Equipment Division.
Dr. Glocker, Founder and CEO of Isoflux adds, “Thin film coatings are a big part of our everyday lives. Lesker is a customer oriented manufacturer and a clear leader in the global vacuum coating and thin film market. This partnership will truly allow Isoflux to focus on further development of PVD technology and to help our customers find new and exciting ways to take advantage of this wonderful technology.”
About Isoflux—established in 1993 Isoflux is based in Rochester, NY, holds several patents relating to magnetron sputtering and related processes and provides process development services, contract coating services, and sputtering equipment.
About Kurt J. Lesker Company—established in 1954, KJLC is a worldwide force in the vacuum industry headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA. The Process Equipment Division of KJLC is a leading manufacturer of thin film deposition tools for the vacuum coating industry.