By acquiring a worldwide license for the patented “ChromOptics process” from Ropal and ordering a fully automatic robotic controlled coating line for its new 6.000 sqm plant addition in Lüneburg Impreglon became the first service company to go “Chrome free”. To show their confidence in the commercial value of the ChromOptics process a group of major Ropal shareholders will participate in a capital increase and invest 2.4 million Euros in Impreglon.
Since the patented ChromOptics process has already been approved and certified for a large number of applications the new coating line will be utilized immediately at start-up in September 2011. Impreglon expects environmentally friendly “Chrome free” coatings to play an important role in the future.
With 19 plants in 10 countries Impreglon is one of the leading surface technology companies worldwide.