Relyon Plasma – innovative plasma technologies for surface pretreatment

Management buyout at Reinhausen Plasma GmbH
The new logo of relyon plasma GmbH (PresseBox) (Regensburg, ) Following a management buyout, on 1st July 2014 Dr. Stefan Nettesheim and Klaus Forster took over Reinhausen Plasma GmbH, including all assets and patents. On 1st October 2014, the company was renamed relyon plasma GmbH.

The core competencies of relyon plasma GmbH lie in developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative atmospheric plasma technologies for industrial and hygienic applications. The concern was founded in 2002 as a subsidiary company of the machine factory Reinhausen GmbH located in Regensburg in southern Germany. In 2004, under the name of Reinhausen Plasma, the company started selling atmospheric plasma solutions for pretreating and coating surfaces. On 1st July 2014, Dr. Stefan Nettesheim and Klaus Forster took over the concern following a management buyout (MBO).

The MBO underlines the confidence of the new management in the growing trans-sectoral market for atmospheric plasma applications. Nettesheim, CEO of the company since November 2011, explained: "With our development skills and our interdisciplinary team that knows the diverse possibilities of practice-orientated plasma applications, we're convinced that we can influence the market more strongly than in the past". Klaus Forster, COO in charge of organizational development and procurement, added: "We have extensive industrial experience in medical technology, automotive, packaging, electronics, aerospace and various other industries as well as in research and laboratory fields; this enables us to supply an adapted, demand-orientated spectrum of modular components for surface pretreatment, such as for activating and precision cleaning a wide range of materials, and also for the purposes of disinfection, tissue stimulation and odor neutralization in laboratory and medical areas". The components manufactured by relyon plasma cover not only fully-automated but manual applications as well.

The company has also set the course for international growth. To do this, sales and service networks have been set up with experienced partners in France, Asia and the USA.

For more information, please contact relyon plasma GmbH, Regensburg, Germany, Tel +49 941 60098-0,


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