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QSIL Acquires FCT Engineering Ceramics GmbH

Monday, September 23, 2019

The Thuringian material specialist QSIL AG from Ilmenau/DE continues the strategic expansion of its technology and solution competence with the acquisition of FCT Engineering Ceramics GmbH/DE.

With the positive experiences from the integration of QSIL Ceramics GmbH from Auma Weidatal/DE at the beginning of this year and the tailwind of the core business, customers of the QSIL Group are now able to choose from a range of non oxide ceramic products including aluminum nitride, silicon carbide and silicon nitride. QSIL is extremely happy to become majority shareholder in FCT Engineering Ceramics GmbH and continue the outstanding work of the previous owner together with his employees in growing this Thuringia success story.
FCT Engineering Ceramics (FCTI) offers tailor made ceramic materials as well as custom products from prototypes and small and medium sized series, up to high specification mass produced products. Thus, FCTI fits perfectly into the QSIL Group brand. All customers and sites of the QSIL Group will now benefit from the authoritative know-how of the Group´s ceramic experts. The acquisition of FCTI, sees QSIL Group expand its engineering ceramics product range to a one stop shop solution for its customers. The business fields of semiconductor technology, mechanical engineering, life science and aerospace are all strengthened with QSIL Group acquiring FCTI. QSIL is already very well positioned in the fields of diagnostics and safety technology. The range of solutions is complemented by the quartz glass locations in Ilmenau and Winschoten, which are very well positioned in the semiconductor industry and fiberoptics.