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Employees support development project in Africa
Leybold Managing Director Johan Van der Eeken and Project Manager Stephan Hohenadl have handed over a donation for €5,930 to Eva Heemann and Cemre Altinsoy for the employee initiative ‘Water for All’. Since 1984, Water for All has supported projects that provide people in need with access to clean drinking water, sanitation and hygiene.
SpaceX competition: Hyperloop capsule enters second final round
With their Swissloop concept, ETH Zurich students have won the SpaceX competition of US entrepreneur Elon Musk against thousands of other teams. Now, in the summer of 2018, the Swiss will once again be able to prove themselves in the next round with their enhanced capsule. The Swissloop project is supported by Leybold. The vacuum pioneer has been promoting the Hyperloop projects of the technology revolutionary since 2015 with its vacuum know...
Augmented Reality simplifies repairs and maintenance
It has been announced that Leybold, a German company of the Atlas Copco Group, is the first vacuum pump manufacturer to test the diverse application possibilities of Augmented Reality. While executing tasks, service technicians obtain useful additional information and graphical documentation, partly in 3D. Leybold plans to extend the scalable AR apps to other product areas such as training, repair and maintenance purposes.
Vacuum expertise enables futuristic hyperloop
Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum imparts extensive expertise in vacuum technology to one of the most challenging transportation projects of the future. The German-American visionary Dirk Ahlborn, CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, has set the goal of making the seemingly utopian idea of Tesla founder Elon Musk become reality: From 2018 onward, people shall travel with aircraft speed through a reduced pressure tube system.