Kymera acquires Metallisation to expand thermal spray solutions

Companies & MarketsNews
December 18, 2023

December 18, 2023

Kymera International has acquired Metallisation Ltd, a thermal spray and automation technology company (Courtesy Metallisation)
Kymera International has acquired Metallisation Ltd, a thermal spray and automation technology company (Courtesy Metallisation)

Kymera International, based in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, has acquired Metallisation Limited, a thermal spray and automation technology company headquartered in Dudley, UK. Metallisation has been introducing metal spray equipment and consumables to the market since 1922.

The acquisition is expected to benefit both Metallisation and Kymera, with the companies combining their relative strengths to become a global leader in thermal spray applications and solutions. It was added that Metallisation will contribute greatly to the continued growth of Kymera’s Surface Technologies business and its ability to deliver high-value, turnkey engineered solutions to global Tier 1 and OEM customers, specifically in the UK and mainland Europe.

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“The acquisition of Metallisation aligns with our strategic initiatives and strengthens Kymera’s position in the thermal spray sector,” commented Barton White, CEO of Kymera. “We will now be able to provide our aerospace customers with a vertically integrated offering that includes equipment, materials and application services. This complete package will undoubtedly benefit the growth and adaptation of the company’s HaloJet™ product offering.”

Adam Shebitz, a Partner at Palladium Equity Partners, added, “The acquisition of Metallisation has compelling industrial as well as strategic logic. This investment represents an exciting opportunity to create value through vertically integrating surface technology materials and equipment with Kymera’s existing services business.”

This acquisition also expands Metallisation’s product offerings, enhancing its market positioning and growth opportunities.

Stuart Milton, Managing Director of Metallisation, shared, “We are extremely proud of Metallisation’s history and long-standing commitment to excellence in quality, customer service and engineering support. We have no doubt that under Kymera’s leadership, we will be able to not only continue offering great products and service to our customers, but also elevate our offerings and unlock significant growth opportunities. We are excited to be joining a team dedicated to innovation and collaboration.”

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