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08/31/2009

ALLTEC, Expert in Laser Marking, acquires FOBA, Specialist in Laser Marking and Engraving

ALLTEC GmbH, a German manufacturer of laser systems for marking and coding, has acquired the Lüdenscheid based FOBA Technology + Services GmbH, expert in precision lasers for marking and engraving.

The Federal Cartel Office has agreed to the acquisition. The now legally recognized merger of both companies brings together more than 65 years of combined experience, focusing on laser marking and engraving.

For 25 years, ALLTEC has been an international market and technology leader in the development and manufacture of laser marking solutions. Since 2004, ALLTEC’s Laser Business Unit (LBU) has been the technology center for laser marking within the publicly traded Danaher Corporation’s (Washington DC, USA; NYSE: DHR) Product Identification Platform. FOBA Technology + Services GmbH will become part of the ALLTEC Laser Business Unit.

Visit FOBA: www.foba.de , www.foba.it, www.fobalaser.com

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