June 12, 2014
MEC Group, through its division Castolin Eutectic, has acquired Whertec Inc., a privately owned company based in Jacksonville, Fla. The company will operate as a subsidiary of Eutectic Corp. USA.
Whertec specializes in the application of coatings to protect against excessive wear, corrosion, and erosion at elevated temperatures. It serves the boiler coatings market covering the power, recycling, biomass, steel, and pulp and paper industries.
Castolin Eutectic group provides welding, brazing, and coating technologies for a variety of industrial applications. According to MEC Group, the acquisition creates one of the largest laser coating companies in the world.