There will be additional benefits from increased group investment in innovation resulting in the development of next generation sustainable UV LED curing products. IST INTECH and IST Metz will continue to operate in their respective market sectors whilst collaborating to develop future product lines and expand into new curing applications.
a period of sustained growth, Integration Technology has further strengthened its global sales and engineering teams to meet increased market demand for high-quality, ultra-reliable UV LED solutions. This perfectly positions the business to more closely align with the overarching group strategy and the change to
IST INTECH allows a new brand to emerge that encompasses the unique expertise of both companies and offers a wider range of innovative products.
IST INTECH, together with IST Metz are committed to developing the next generation of sustainable UV LED curing solutions and have commenced building a new state-of-the-art R&D laboratory. The ‘LEDLab’ represents a strategic move towards cementing the company's leading position in the curing solutions market, becoming a centre of excellence, run by a team of technology experts, researching, and developing the next generation of UV LED technology. Investment in Research and Development will further enhance an already very sustainable technology to even higher levels of efficiency, making UV LED attractive to new markets seeking to reduce their carbon footprint.
Simon Roberts, Group Managing Director at Integration Technology, says: “We are delighted to reveal our exciting new brand, IST INTECH. With this announcement we are creating a more recognisable and inclusive brand for the wider UV systems market, while continuing to focus on the strong loyalty and trust our existing customers have shown us. We very much look forward to what this next chapter will bring.”
Tim Sterbak, Managing Director at IST Metz, adds: “Leveraging the recognised LED expertise of Integration Technology to forge a new super-brand allows us to elevate our customers’ experiences while continuing to provide them with comprehensive expert advice across all areas of their business, in choosing the best possible light sources for their requirements. Combining the strengths of Integration Technology and IST Metz, will deliver a service unmatched anywhere else within the industry.”
About IST INTECH
IST INTECH Ltd, is a market leader in UV LED and UV Lamp innovation. Founded as Integration Technology in 2000, it was an early pioneer in UV Arc solutions for inkjet printing and laid the groundwork for the process as we know it today. Receiving a number of the earliest patents in UV LED technology’s history, IST INTECH remains at the forefront of the digital revolution, offering a comprehensive product range from standard and tailored products through to highly-specialised and bespoke solutions, designed and manufactured in-house to meet customer individual requirement.
Serving several key print and industrial sectors, and continuing to spearhead growth into new markets through cutting-edge UV LED technology. The IST INTECH philosophy is built on a robust knowledgebase for a consultative, collaborative approach with prestigious partners, positioning the business as the UV LED solutions provider of the future. Visit www.istintech.com to find out more.
About IST Metz GmbH &Co. KG
IST Metz GmbH & Co. KG is a medium-sized mechanical engineering company with international operations based in Nürtingen, in Southern Germany. About 550 employees are currently working for the Metz company group. For more than 40 years, the company has been producing systems for curing. The UV systems cure inks, varnishes, silicones, adhesives, resins and other materials in fractions of a second. The IST Metz group offers its customers the world’s largest product portfolio of high-performance UV lamp and UV LED systems. The range of services is supplemented by hot-air/infrared drying systems and Excimer technology.