Wickeder Group takes over Scandinavian etching company HPetch

With this acquisition, the Wickeder Group consolidates its strategic orientation to invest in future-oriented technologies and to expand the portfolio for its international customers.

HPetch's core business is the high-precision etching of EMC shielding products, decorative elements and stencils with subsequent patented functional surface coating. Thin metals from 0.015 mm to 1.5 mm in various metal alloys can be edited.


The products are primarily used in medicine, in the printing, energy and electrical industries, but also in various other applications. HPetch also owns ParaTechcoating Scandinavia AB, a specialist in the field of hydrophobic coating (known as polymer film or parylene).The special etching method is a production technique that yields extremely high precision, with tolerance levels of down to +/- 0.01 mm.


The advantages at a glance:

› High precision
› Low tool costs
› Freedom of design
› Level etch (step etch)
› Burr and stress-free products
› Rapid small series
› Thin metallic materials


For more information about the company, click here.