Technologies of the HEF Group for surface engineering with focus on PVD/PACVD, nitriding and special technologies – COMPANY PRESENTATION
The Group HEF, with headquarters in France, is world leader in surface engineering. Since 1953, when transformation from tribological institute to private company has been performed, the company develops and provides wide portfolio of technologies, which affect tribological, mechanical, optical, decorative, antibacterial and electrical properties of surface thanks to coatings and layers with thickness from several nanometres up to tens of microns. The company, owned by its employees, due to continuous reinvestments into research and development, is involved in the development of state-of-the-art technologies that influence the properties of end-products for widespread use by consumers for many years in cooperation with leading automotive, aviation, armaments and engineering companies. Currently, we focus mainly on reduction of pollution emission and new engines, as well as addressing issues related to environmental protection.