Busch Vacuum acquires centrotherm clean solutions
Busch Vacuum Solutions has completed the acquisition of centrotherm clean solutions.
Together with Pfeiffer Vacuum, which has been part of the Busch Group for some time, the companies want to continue to grow in the area of sustainable gas abatement systems for the semiconductor market.
Maulburg/Blaubeuren, October 30, 2023 – Busch Vacuum Solutions, one of the largest vacuum pump manufacturers worldwide, has acquired centrotherm clean solutions, one of the technology leaders in industrial gas abatement sys-tems. The strategic acquisition underlines the commitment of Busch Vacuum Solutions and Pfeiffer Vacuum to sustainability and will help to further strengthen the position as a proven solution provider in the semiconductor in-dustry and other related sectors.
“The acquisition of centrotherm clean solutions is a crucial step in our long-term strategy to advance sustainable technologies and solutions together with Pfeiffer Vacuum,” said Sami Busch, Co-CEO and Co-Owner of the family-run company Busch Vacuum Solutions from Maulburg. “The innovative gas abate-ment systems from centrotherm clean solutions are a perfect addition to the Busch and Pfeiffer Vacuum product portfolio. Integrating the companies under one umbrella will enable us to serve our customers even better in the future and offer complete sustainable vacuum solutions. Additionally, the companies already collaborate successfully on individual projects in the field of service. Therefore, the customers of centrotherm clean solutions will also benefit from our worldwide service network in more than 45 countries.”
Centrotherm clean solutions has its headquarters in Blaubeuren, and is also present at other locations in Europe, America and Asia. As a provider of techno-logically leading gas abatement systems especially for the semiconductor and high-tech industries, the company employs over 300 people worldwide, who can draw on the experience of a thirty-year company history. The company’s head-quarters and production site in Blaubeuren, as well as all worldwide locations and jobs, will be retained after the acquisition.
“Centrotherm clean solutions has achieved significant growth thanks to its tech-nological leadership in recent years. In order to continue this successful devel-opment, a strategic partner is of great benefit,” emphasizes the founder and former owner of centrotherm clean solutions, Robert Hartung. “I found this partner in the Busch family and their company Busch Vacuum Solutions. The
technologies and products from Busch, Pfeiffer Vacuum and centrotherm clean solutions complement each other perfectly. The timing of the acquisition is just right, as the companies can now strategically prepare for upcoming investments in new semiconductor factories.”
Managing Director Dr Angela Bayler adds, “The companies simply fit very well together. We share the same values and visions. This became more than clear in our initial discussions. We look forward to working and growing together!”