We were born in 1952 and, to date, we have traveled so many kilometers that we have covered the world several times, becoming the most recognized PVD brand in the world.
If you need a true or very dark black coating, you’ve to consider exploring the PVD option. With KOLZER proper coating system, PVD can provide a true black finish.
The automotive market, an economic engine and technological innovation, focuses its growth on four main activities: clean mobility, interior and exterior, advanced electronics and autonomous driving. KOLZER has been collaborating successfully for many years with the most prestigious brands to offer PVD coatings as an alternative to galvanic chrome plating.
3D printing processes (SLA, SLS, MJP, CJP and DMP) are revolutionizing the way to design, produce and use many components, both in polymer and in metal, for applications in industry and in everyday life.
KOLZER PVD 2.0 Sputtering coating technology produces morphologically dense and defect-free coatings. The control of the microstructure guarantees perfect adhesion to surfaces.
During the month of October, new vacuum tube receivers were installed in two demonstration facilities of the IN POWER project for testing and validation. These 4 meters long tubes are equipped with a new absorber coating made by Tekniker’s Unit for Physics of Surfaces and Materials.
KOLZER SRL are delighted to have been ISO 9001:2015 certification, an internationally recognized standard that ensures their products and services meet the needs of customers through an effective quality management system.
The self-driving cars is the future of the auto sector, transforming the automotive industry and everyday life of all of us.
The car body needs finishes with high degree of transparency, because the vehicles must be able to reliably perceive their surroundings via sensors that are hidden from view.
Fingerprints daily imprint on any surface of an object and are very difficult to remove, causing poor appearance and negatively affecting durability.
KOLZER AF® Coating new technology allows to coat a substrate with a thin and transparent nanostructured and super-hydrophobic film, giving it Anti-Fingerprint characteristics.
Badania naukowe wykazały, że ten pierwiastek chemiczny ma właściwości antybakteryjne i antywirusowe; Dzięki maszynom Kolzer możliwe jest jego nanoszenie na każdy typ powierzchni za pomocą rozpylania magnetronowego.
Aby rozwiązać problem zdrowotny wywołany przez koronawirusa, Kolzer udostępnił umiejętności, doświadczenie oraz maszyny dodeponowania nanocząstek srebra na dowolnym podłożu, w tym na maseczkach i innych urządzeniach medycznych. Nanocząsteczki srebra są w stanie hamować infekcję wirusową i zapobiegać jego przenikaniu.
Since a long time Kolzer manufactures PVD sputtering equipment and provide the specific know-how to produce coatings in the field of fashion accessories, footwear, clothes, leather goods, buttons and components able to adapt functionality to trend and offers exclusive finishes and colors: solutions that take into account the productive, functional, economic and design aspects.
Despite the difficulties of the world economy, the summits of the company have improved growth estimates for this year. The results achieved in the first half of this year confirm a period of strong growth for Kolzer. New installations for Beghelli in China (owners of 3 Kolzer PVD PECVD plants) for the civil and industrial lighting field and Olsa S.p.A. in Poland for the automotive lighting of Volkswagen and Audi Group.
It is narrated that during the siege of Syracuse in 213 BC, Archimedes was able to defeat the fleet of the Roman general Marcello by using the energy of the sun. With a concave mirror made of hundreds metal shields that reflected sunlight, Archimedes directed the beam of energy on the enemy’s ships that caught fire.
Atomic-scale industry, nano-technology - a set of techniques for working the material atom by atom - have entered our daily lives. Are already being used in DVD players, cars, etc.. The term 'nano' plays a great industrial revolution, and indicates processing at the nanoscale (one billionth of a meter). Open the "frontier of the infinitely small," the physical chemistry of materials, the new technoscience of the matter.
The natural colors are obtained by physical methods, starting from pure metals or in combination.
In response to an increasingly attentive to the natural products, their use is constantly growing.
PECVD (Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapour Deposition) is not a well known process, yet, even though it could solve many problems that companies have to face, because it allows to obtain anticorrosion transparent thin films on metals and alloys, and it’s a valid alternative to traditional anticorrosion treatments that, using chemical baths, are highly pollutant.
A new season for the Vacuum Coating Machines is beginning. The company located in Milan is offering fully equipped coaters with plasma, PE_CVD, thermal co-evaporators, sputtering: in one single station.
The results of the exposures to WOM to which we have submit our customers' components in the first equipment of the automotive field, have given positive results. The exposure to WOM (water-o-meter) contemplates the exposure of the pieces to cycles of radiation, rain, humidity to simulate the weather conditions.
The power of wellness within the company. Kolzer: a compelling story about the courage to do business where the human development process is strategic. Company humanism; The conduct in the company; Valorization of human resources; The employment relationship. Companies often rely on cutting staff or reducing the investment in R&D, but Kolzer attitude is different: qualified personnel can not be touched, on the contrary, with innovation, is the trump card for achieving new goals.
Kolzer will attend at SVC 2008, the 51st International Exhibition and Annual Technical Conference staging Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago IL , from April 19 - 24, 2008, promising to the visitors a host of new technologies and solutions for enhancing their business competitiveness in the vacuum coating solutions. Kolzer is a longstanding European member of the American Society of Vacuum Coaters SVC.
New sputtering finishings are voted to applications in design and fashion fields, and in particular for people who whish to modify and coat a winner product and transform it in an “instrument of pleasure” starting from its surface; in order to underline its strong impact with the final user, and enhance its new perception of “preciousness”.
Safety first! Coming into force of the new machinery directive 2006/42/EC since the 1st of January 2010, all the technology providers are faced with a new goal: in addition to traditional CE mark, the equipment requires also a new technical harmonization.
Completed the extension works of Kolzer production site started in Spring 2007; doubled the area intended for production, assembly and testing of sputtering plants of third generation.
Kolzer facility in Cologno Monzese, Milan, produces sputtering plants for deposition in high vacuum, high vacuum metallization plants and vacuum plasma plants. The systems are mainly exported to 30 different countries.
Positively tested a DGK63”, the biggest 3D sputtering plant in Europe. 2500 mm of length with 4 magnetrons and sputtering targets long 1800mm for the multilayer depositing on solar panels. We helped thousands of companies renew their ecological ethos, and at the same time generate immediate profits giving their products a new hi-tech appearance. Without the contribution of our sputtering process, it wouldn’t be possible to create the new generation of photovoltaic cells.
In the world of renewable sources and in relation with energetic sustainable development, in vacuum processes are the most promising technologies both for technical and economic reasons. Kolzer develops and provides the most updated information about state of the art nanotechnologies for “active” and “electronic” coatings, showing the potentiality of development in the industrial scenario.
Using the technique of PVD sputtering coating, a low cost process, clean and dry which takes place at room temperature, it can be metal covered any material, shape, size and geometry of an article.
Moulding and Sputtering coating, or Moulding, Sputtering and Varnishing in order to offer greater quality and product care to the final customer.
These are standard in interaction and in line optimised, more and more requested for in series production and as per customer specifications. Kolzer offer includes semi-automatic lines for small/medium production volumes, up to fully automated lines for fulfilling important loads with precision and reliability.
Medys SpA, part of Imper Group, has been working in the electro-medical industry for about one hundred years, during which they have also developed industrial activities focused on the high-quality surface treatments field. In this respect they are now ready for the start up of a new Kolzer sputtering plant for chromium plating of plastic parts; flanked by a UV painting line to prepare the parts before the sputtering coating, the new line will replace the actual galvanic process, producing for the Italian company BTicino, part of LEGRAND Group.
Thanks to the innovative and very efficient vacuum coating systems, Kolzer is able to offer everything a modern coating really need.
Kolzer is constantly in development and addressing new challenges: The basic skill, innovation and quality are inseparable from our way of operating. We stand out for our ability to integrate resources into development projects of new products and technologies for our customers.
Kolzer Vacuum Coating Technologies, reputable and well-know manufacturer of vacuum technologies sign a new agreement with the Polytechnic of Turin for the development of industrial applications with PECVD technology. Within this year Kolzer will install a new plant in the Polytechnic of Turin, Alessandria department, a DGK36"PECVD plant for R&D and industrial investigation of future application with this process, for companies located in North Italy.
Kolzer creates solutions with coatings in vacuum and provides equipment, information and know-how on the coating process, support during the start up phase of the new production line and technical assistance for its maintenance. The process of depositing metals layers developed by Kolzer, is a plating method originally intended for metals, and today extended to all kind of substrates: plastic, glass, wood, metals, rapid prototyping etc.
Corriere della Sera, the most important Italian newspaper, reports that a panel of ten experts nominated for “Corriere Economy” the more innovative entrepreneurs:
“Kolzer is among the first companies for its prominent role in the innovation continuity and for its progress in research and development in the Italian market; it is the typical example of the challenges to face in the 21St Century..."
Kolzer conquests the prestigious English Institute: the debut after more than 60 years since its establishment, on the stage of one of the more prestigious institutes in the world at IOP, Institute of Physics, London, UK, meeting teachers and students who are familiar with machineries and processes manufactured by the Italian company.
A revolution in the new product development by means of surfaces: a new company faces the greatest challenge with Kolzer technology. The surrounding world is populated by products that interacts with us and the ambient through their surfaces. If we create the conditions needed to remove the constrains to utilize the same material, a significant number of innovative alternatives becomes available for the products. This is even more important as the facts of everyday life indicate the need of a radical change in our habits.
Kolzer was founded in 1952 and is internationally recognized as a supplier of vacuum Sputtering, Plasma and Metallization systems. Pride and joy is the department of product engineering that has the experience, skills and tools for the design and production of equipment and of whole production processes.
Valuable initiative by Renault in order to manufacture car more ecological and economic for environment protection, reducing environmental impact at all stages of life cycle (manufacture, use and end of life). Designed to be reused and recycled for 95%, these cars will show the trademark "eco2″. Materials and treatments used, are clean and are becoming standardised to ELV CE Directive for the automotive.
Among the many requests we receive, we can not forget those from long-standing customers, with whom we have established a strong professional relationship and mutual respect. Our marketing manager has recently received a phone call from a client from Padua who owns a Kolzer machine dating back to 1961, and needed some spare parts. We were pleased we could provide him with all the required components in a very short time.
The processes of chrome plating adopted by Kolzer machines, in addition to be at zero emission, use metallic chrome, therefore "zerovalent". This is organic chrome absolutely non-polluting. Thus it is still possible to chrome for aesthetic/functional purposes, since the chrome zerovalent used by Kolzer plant, responds in full the new requirements of RoHS and ELV directives.
Authorisation of CrVI: Seize the opportunity to make substitution a reality
The Alliance of PVD Providers (APP) of which Kolzer is a member, asks the European institutions to make substitution of hazardous chemicals under REACH a reality by replacing hexavalent chromium (CrVI) by the sustainable alternative Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) technology.