PVA Industrial Vacuum Systems GmbH / Over 50 Years of Expertise

With more than 1,000 systems on the market and decades of experience of working in the high-temperature range, we are a leading manufacturer of highly innovative vacuum systems. Our outstanding expertise—combined with the high efficiency of our ISO-certified systems and our strict safety and quality standards—make us a reliable and pioneering partner to international high-tech companies as well as to universities and research facilities.

Tailor-Made Solutions / Our Processes

Our work is resolutely focused on the needs of our customers. We follow a comprehensive approach that includes customized systems as well as tailor-made process design and application. Our in-house Application & Innovation Lab, extensive expertise in all engineering processes and state-of-the-art infrastructure add up to an outstanding complete package.


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History of the Company

  1. First VSG vacuum induction melting system built by Balzers AG, Liechtenstein

  2. Vacuum system manufacturing moves from Balzers in Liechtenstein to Arthur Pfeiffer Vakuumtechnik Wetzlar GmbH

  3. First COD vacuum pressure sintering systems developed and built

  4. Plasma Technik Grün GmbH founded in Siegen by Dr. Grün. World’s first PulsPlasma® nitriding system with hot-wall vacuum chamber built

  5. First two COD 100 bar vacuum pressure sintering systems delivered to Krupp Widia, Essen, Germany, for sintering cemented carbide (tungsten carbide)

  6. PFEIFFER Vakuum-Metallurgie-Anlagenbau GmbH established (MBO with employee involvement)

  7. First small-batch orders for vacuum sintering systems for cemented carbide production

  8. First PulsPlasma® CVD system for hard material coating for industrial purposes built (by Plasma Technik Grün GmbH)

  9. First plasma activation system built (by Plasma Technik Grün GmbH)

  10. Renamed PVA Vakuum Anlagenbau GmbH

  11. Prototype developed and manufactured; systems for producing monocrystalline mineral substances using the VGF (vertical gradient freeze) method enter series production 

  12. PVA Vakuum-Anlagenbau Jena GmbH founded to provide additional production capacities

  13. Vacuum brazing and heat treatment centers in Asslar and Jena founded

  14. PVA Vakuum Anlagenbau GmbH and TePla AG merge to become PVA TePla AG, with headquarters in Asslar

  15. Service and sales branch opens in Beijing

  16. PlaTeG Plasma Technik Grün GmbH acquired by PVA TePla AG and renamed PlaTeG GmbH

  17. New corporate headquarters built; PVA TePla AG moves to Wettenberg

  18. World’s largest PulsPlasma® horizontal nitriding system (chamber size: 4,300 mm diameter x 10,500 mm) construction and commissioned by PlaTeG

  19. PlaTeG system engineering relocates to Wettenberg

  20. World’s largest hot pressing production systems for diffusion bonding developed and built (by PVA TePla AG)

  21. PlaTeG GmbH merges with PVA Industrial Vacuum Systems GmbH

  22. First 200 bar pressure sintering system developed

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PVA Industrial Vacuum Systems GmbH
Im Westpark 10–12
35435 Wettenberg, Germany

Phone: +49 (641) 68690-140/-141
Fax: +49 (641) 68690-822