Jan Kilén, the previous owner of HPEtch and ParaTech Coating has sold both of his companies and will be retiring. Jan has served on the PCMi Board of Directors since 2014. He also recently served on the PCMI Sweden Conference Committee
HP Etch was established the summer of 1995 and now has between 25 and 45 employees. What started as a company with 3 customers, now has 350 per year.
Jan started ParaTech Coating in 1999, which will continue with the goal to help people realize the benefits of Parylene.
HP Etch was sold to Micrometal, which is owned by the Wickeder Group in Germany.
PCMI would like to thank Jan Kilén for his contributions to the Institute over the years.