We provide thin-film coating services worldwide

Ionbond provides thin-film coating services and operates worldwide. Its coatings are used to improve durability, quality, functionality, efficiency and aesthetics of tools and components. Our portfolio includes PVD, PACVD, CVD, CVA and CVI technologies, including a broad range of DLC coatings.

Over 50 years of experience in coating technology

Our global and regional experts are here to support you with state-of-the-art knowledge so that we can deliver world-class products to you wherever you are.

Innovative standard and customized PVD, CVD, and PACVD coating solutions

We are always eager to take on your challenging, highly specialized coating applications to serve you with the solution you looking for.

Extensive world wide network in Europe, North America and Asia

Benefit from our extensive network with over 30 coating centers in 15 countries.

Coating service portfolio for specific markets

Cutting Tools coating solutions | Ionbond

Cutting tools

State-of-the-art coatings for high-speed steels (HSS) and cemented carbide cutting tools

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Coating solutions for forming and molding tools | Ionbond

Forming and Molding Tools

Improve productivity, maintain excellent product quality and minimize scrap rate

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Industrial components coating solutions | Ionbond

Coatings for industrial components

Boosting the performance of components for industrial machinery

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Aerospace coating solutions | Ionbond

Aerospace coating

Enhance performance, decrease operation costs and push application limits

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Automotive coating solutions | Ionbond

Automotive coatings

Empowering sustainable future mobility with low-friction and wear-resistant coating solutions

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Decorative sanitary coating solutions

Decorative

High quality decorative coatings to ensure perfect appearance in extreme environments

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Medical coating solutions | Ionbond

Medical

Biocompatible certified coatings designed for medical applications

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Coating solutions for Fuel Cells | Ionbond

Fuel Cells & Electrolyzers

Superior, reliable and low-cost coatings for metallic bipolar plates

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Coating solutions for food contact applications | Ionbond

Food contact

Safe and hard high-performance coatings for food processing

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World Globe

Europe, North America & Asia

Extensive worldwide network

Benefit from our extensive worldwide network and our wide experience in coating technology which is available from each of our service centers.

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Coatings
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Ionbond's Advanced Coating Solutions for the Aerospace Industry

As a leader in surface enhancement technology, Ionbond continues to set benchmarks in the aerospace sector with its innovative coating solutions. Our participation in prominent events such as the Farnborough International Airshow underscores our commitment to advancing aerospace technology.

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Coatings
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NEW Whitepaper: Decorative PVD Coatings for low temperature on plastics

In the realm of product manufacturing, the quest for both aesthetic appeal and durability often leads to a common dilemma: how to make plastic components look more luxurious and stand up to the rigours of daily use. This is where the innovative use of Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) coatings offers a solution that enhances both the visual and functional quality of plastic parts across various industries.

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Service Centers
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Ionbond Sweden opens new, high-capacity coating center

Ionbond Sweden is opening a state-of-the-art coating centre. The new facility will triple the company's floor space and boost production capacity, enabling to better serve various sectors, including cutting, forming, automotive, decorative, and industrial components. The new plant is carbon-neutral and is 100% renewable energy-powered. It is the result of the company’s commitment to growth and sustainability. Ionbond Sweden is now ready to take on larger orders, further solidifying its reputation as a dependable global partner for high-quality coating solutions.

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Coatings
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Performance boost in aluminum forming: enabling cost-effective trimming of aluminum with Tetrabond™ (ta-C)

For companies in sheet metal forming, the generation of burrs and slivers is an ongoing challenge, especially when it comes to forming aluminum alloys. Burrs and slivers can reduce the final product quality and are costly to remove, which drives the search for solutions that prevent them from forming. Ionbond’s solution for this challenge is our Tetrabond tetrahedral amorphous carbon (ta-C) coating – a thin, extremely hard coating with a smooth surface and low sticking.

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Coatings
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Ionbond: high-tech coatings for luxury accessories available throughout Europe

Ionbond has been a leader in high-performance coatings for decades, for both technical applications and the luxury segment. In luxury products, we have especially earned a name for ourselves in beautiful, durable and high-quality coatings for watches, serving top brands. Today, this know-how has been extended to high-end accessories.

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Coatings
Cutting Tools coating solutions | Ionbond

Ionbond’s coating solution for machining of non-ferrous materials for EU manufacturing industry

Are you looking to increase the performance of your cutting tools for machining non-ferrous materials? Ionbond has a coating solution that helps combat built-up edges, abrasive wear and more. It was designed specifically to allow you to make use of the great material properties of these materials, while increasing manufacturing efficiency.

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Service Centers
Decorative automotive coating solutions | Ionbond

Major capacity increases at Ionbond Greensboro

Good news for customers in the USA and Canada: Ionbond has invested in its facility in Greensboro, doubling its capacity for decorative PVD coatings. The new machines not only increased the plant's overall coating capacity, but also its coating portfolio, including the color selection of decorative coatings.

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Service Centers
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Ionbond Germany now offers Tetrabond™ Plus

Tetrabond® Plus is now offered at Ionbond Germany's Saxony facility. This tool coating is ideal for machining non-ferrous materials, including aluminum alloys, copper alloys, plastics, and composite materials, making it particularly valuable for applications in the aerospace and automotive industries.

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Service Centers
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Ionbond Rockaway enhances DLC coating capacity to support growing medical instrument industry

With the addition of a cutting-edge Hauzer 1200 PVD/PACVD hybrid tool, we're geared up to meet the soaring demand for quick turnaround times from our surgical instrument clients.

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Coatings
Industrial components coating solutions | Ionbond

Tribobond™ 51/52/54 – Wear resistance for highly corrosive environments

Modern machinery, with its intricate demands for precision and reliability amid cost pressures, faces challenges. Coatings that provide both corrosion and wear protection are scarce. Read on for insights into innovative solutions addressing this critical gap.

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Coatings
Decorative automotive coating solutions | Ionbond

Ionbond PVD coatings for automotive interior applications

Are you looking to stand out in automotive interior design with novel colors and increased wear resistance of design elements? Check out Ionbond’s expertise in PVD coatings at the Automotive Interiors Expo Novi from 24-26 October and find out more in below article.

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Collaboration
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Ionbond joins Hydrogen Engine Alliance to advance the hydrogen internal combustion engine

Ionbond is proud to join the Hydrogen Engine Alliance! We’re looking forward to lending our expertise to the further development of this interesting technology for carbon-neutral mobility.

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Upcoming Tradeshows & Conferences

Aerospace
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July 22 to 26, 2024

Farnborough Airshow - FIA 2024

Farnborough International Airshow 2024 will feature leading innovators from the aerospace, aviation and defence industries and beyond.
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Technical Conference
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September 02 to 05, 2024

PSE 2024 -19th International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering

MAIN TOPIC - “Plasma Surface Engineering enabling Sustainability”TREND TOPIC - „Hydrogen Technologies“
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Cutting Tools
IMTS2024

September 09 to 14, 2024

IMTS 2024

IMTS 2024 is where the creators, the builders, the sellers, and the drivers of manufacturing technology come to connect, be inspired, and find solutions.
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Cutting Tools
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October 08 to 11, 2024

MSV 2024

The MSV international industrial trade fair is the most important industrial trade fair in Central Europe. Around 80% of attendees have an impact on company investments, whil…
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Forming & Molding Tools
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October 15 to 17, 2024

FABTECH 2024

FABTECH will be held at the Orange County Convention Center. This event offers a unique, hands-on opportunity to meet over 1,500 internationally renowned suppliers, discover …
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Decorative
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October 22 to 24, 2024

IZB 2024

The International Suppliers' Fair (IZB) is aimed at suppliers to the automotive industry, and enjoys an excellent reputation among international experts. The high quality of …
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Fuel Cells & Electrolyzers
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October 23 to 24, 2024

Hydrogen Technology Expo Hamburg 2024

The world’s largest suppliers trade fair for hydrogen technologies, materials, components, and engineering solutions.
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Decorative
SHOT SHOW

January 21 to 24, 2025

SHOT SHOW 2025

Find out what's new at SHOT SHOW 2025. This show is dedicated to companies operating in the shooting sports, hunting, law enforcement and armed forces sectors.
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Medical
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March 11 to 14, 2025

INNOTEQ 2025

As a platform for knowledge sharing, networking and exchange, INNOTEQ plays an essential role in facilitating interaction between players in the Swiss manufacturing industry.…
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