MEC Group: Castolin Eutectic acquires Whertec, Inc
MEC Group, through its Division Castolin Eutectic, announces the acquisition of Whertec, Inc., a privately owned company with headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida. The company will operate as a subsidiary of Eutectic Corporation, USA.
Whertec was founded in 1996 and specializes in the application of coatings to protect against excessive wear, corrosion and erosion at elevated temperatures. Over the past years Whertec has secured a leading position in the boiler coatings market covering the power, recycling, biomass, steel and pulp & paper industries.
Whertec’s competences compliment the strength of the Castolin Eutectic group which has an established reputation for welding, brazing and coating technologies covering a wide range of industrial applications. Castolin Eutectic is a technology based organization with over 108 years’ experience developing metallurgical solutions for industry.
Combining the forces of Castolin Eutectic and Whertec will create the market leader in surface protection solutions for boilers and pressure vessels covering all technologies – we are especially proud that combining the forces of Castolin Eutectic and Whertec will create one of the largest laser coating companies in the world. Whertec has an established reputation for reliability through the completion of projects on time and by meeting with the specified quality standards.