The IWS spin-offs commercialize and optimize innovative developments, made by the scientists of the IWS. They realize and market the products……

ALOtec Dresden GmbH

The company ALOtec Dresden GmbH was founded as spin-off of the IWS, in 1998.The main business field is laser material processing. This includes the manufacturing of components and entire laser systems according to customer’s demands, as well as job order production at own laser equipment.

Main foci

  • laser hardening
  • laser powder cladding
  • laser wire buildup welding
  • laser cleaning

Arc Precision GmbH

The company Arc Precision produces, develops and improves plasma sources for highest industrial requests

Products and service

  • products: plasma sources for precision coatings
  • sales: equipment for thin film analytics
  • coatings: ta-C coatings, metals, metal- oxides and nitrides
  • consulting: source development, Arc-applications, high velocity photography

AXO Dresden GmbH

AXO Dresden was founded as a spin-off by employees of the Fraunhofer Institute Material and Beam Technology Dresden (IWS) with a participating share of the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft.

Our production program contains both single X-ray optics and complex X-ray optical systems to generate high intensity collimated or focussed monochromatic X-ray beams, special customized depositions and applications in X-ray reflectometry and diffraction.