MB Aerospace acquires Vac-Aero

International aerospace engineering group MB Aerospace has completed the acquisition of Poland-based Vac Aero from its Canadian parent company Vac Aero International, the company said.

The business, which employs over 100 employees at two sites in Kalisz and Rzeszow, specializes in providing protective and surface treatment coating for aero-engine and industrial gas turbine components.

The business will remain at its two current sites and will be rebranded as MB Aerospace Technologies (Poland). In order to support the existing customer base and growing aerospace market in Eastern Europe, MB Aerospace said it is planning to invest across the business with particular focus on its surface coating services, including thermal and plasma coatings and a range of paint capabilities, as well as heat treatment and brazing processes.

MB Aerospace is a tier 1 supplier of aero-engine components serving major aero-engine OEMs and tier 1 suppliers. MB Aerospace´s focuses on fabricated assemblies and large-diameter, machined components. The company has developed a global operating footprint, with 1550 employees across five main manufacturing hubs in the US, Poland and the UK.