KROENERT and Coatema are manufacturers of machinery and systems in the coating and converting industry and global leaders in their respective market sectors. Merging the companies under the umbrella of ATH will create a group with a comprehensive product portfolio of coating applications and a high degree of innovative power.
Dr. Tarik Vardag, Managing Director of ATH and KROENERT says, “As a leading manufacturer of tailor-made coating and laminating lines, this alliance will further consolidate our international market position and, most importantly, it will set new technological standards. We are particularly impressed by the product range and the innovative power of Coatema, significantly boosted through close networking with research and development centres. KROENERT and Coatema are an ideal match and I greatly look forward to our future collaboration.”
“The integration of Coatema in the ATH Group creates a product range which is unique on the market in the world of coating. Customers are provided with comprehensive support, from research to laboratory facilities to large-scale production systems and special-purpose machinery. We are pleased to now be a member of the ATH Group and thus be able to apply our combined know-how to offer solutions to a wide variety of industrial sectors,” adds Dr. Andreas Giessmann, Managing Director of Coatema.
Since 1903 KROENERT GmbH & Co KG is developing, engineering and manufacturing customized line solutions in the field of coating technology for web-like materials such as paper, foil and film. The products manufactured on KROENERT machines are used in the flexible packaging industry, for technical applications and renewable energies as well as environmental protection. KROENERT’s headquarters are in Hamburg, Germany, where its own research and test centres are also located. Further information: www.kroenert.de.
Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH offers a full range of equipment and R&D for coating, printing and laminating systems for Roll-to-Roll and Sheet-to-Sheet applications. The company has over 40 years of experience in the textile, foil and paper markets and offers lab, pilot and production lines with a focus on these high tech markets and innovative technologies. Coatema’s headquarters are in Dormagen, Germany, and the company employs about 45 people. Further information: www.coatema.de.