MB Aerospace Acquires Vac Aero
MB Aerospace recently acquired Vac Aero, which is the Poland wing of Vac Aero International.
MB Aerospace recently acquired Vac Aero, which is the Poland wing of Vac Aero International, a Canada-based firm. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. This move is expected to strengthen MB Aerospace’s position as a performance-enhancing coatings supplier in the European thermal spray coating market.
Vac Aero has two site offices at Kalisz and Rzeszow, Poland, with a workforce of over 100 employees combined. Both sites reportedly specialize in providing protective coatings for industrial gas turbine components and aerospace engines. Advantages of the high-performance coatings include wear protection, as well as heat and corrosion resistance for the compressor and combustor and turbine components.
MB Aerospace stated that operations at the two sites will remain unchanged and will be rebranded as MB Aerospace Technologies. The company will continue to provide support to the current customer base and in increasing business in Eastern Europe. MB Aerospace also stated that the company plans to invest in the business with specialized focus on surface coating services, which include plasma and thermal coatings, heat treatment, brazing processes, and a range of other paint capabilities.