About Heat Treatment Services (HTS)

Heat Treatment Services is a young business unit of ALD Vacuum Technologies. We are very proud that we are built up from the most quintessential part of the well-known German vacuum technology companies. Exploring the milestones of our over 100 years of development.

1916
1930
1950
1991
1994
1999
2006
2008

1916

First application of vacuum technology at Heraeus as precursor of ALD.

1930

Leybold started manufacturing industrial vacuum equipment.

1950

Degussa also decided to build Vacuum equipment.

1991

Leybold Durferrit GmbH is founded as a merger of the divisions of Heraeus, Leybold and Degussa.

1994

Officially named ALD Vacuum Technologies GmbH.

1999

Together with VACUHEAT the first Heat Treatment Services Center of ALD opened in Germany.

2006

The foundation of ALD Thermal Treatment Inc., USA – the second HTS Center.

2008

ALD Tratamientos S.A. de C.V. established in Mexico.