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Kurt J. Lesker Acquires KDF Electronics & Vacuum Services


Companies hope to strengthen customer relationships with their combination of vacuum and thin-film deposition technology

Kurt J. Lesker Company (KJLC) has announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of KDF Electronics & Vacuum Services (KDF Technologies) through an asset purchase agreement.

From the beginning of 2022, KDF Electronics & Vacuum Services will become known as KDF Technologies. KDF will continue to operate independent of KJLC while leveraging some shared services.

Kurt J. Lesker IV, president and CEO of the Kurt J. Lesker Company stated: “The acquisition of KDF is a historic step for the Kurt J. Lesker Company. This will allow synergies and technology between the two companies to strengthen the relationships with our customers and further our mission of Enabling Technology for a Better World. KDF and KJLC will continue to provide world class vacuum and thin-film deposition technology and KJLC is excited to move forward with KDF as part of our family.”

Kurt Flechsig, president/CEO and founder at KDF said; “This is a great day for KDF, our employees and our customers. The combination of technological and cultural alignment of the Kurt J. Lesker Company and KDF couldn’t be a better fit. We are looking forward to the future of KDF Technologies, LLC and the new possibilities it brings.”

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