AFC Hartmetall Acquisition


Hyperion, a US based SJE Group investment, has completed its acquisition of Arno Friedrichs Hartmetall and its affiliates ("AFC"), a global solutions provider in premium cemented carbide blanks used in the manufacture of high precision rotary cutting tools for drilling and milling applications.


AFC is a global solutions provider in premium cemented carbide blanks used in the manufacture of high precision rotary cutting tools for drilling and milling applications. AFC's unique technologies and engineering capabilities enable customers to achieve differentiated performance in highly demanding applications. Based in Mainleus, Germany, AFC has 190 employees and sales globally in over 30 countries.


The SJE Group congratulates Ron Voigt (CEO, Hyperion), Arno Friedrichs (Founder and CEO, AFC), and their Board members.


About Hyperion

Hyperion is a global material sciences company focused on hard and super hard materials with over 60 years of experience in cemented carbide, diamond and cubic boron nitride technologies. The company specializes in premium base materials, toolmaker components, engineered products, and process tools and solutions for the most demanding applications. With more than 1,500 employees, Hyperion has a global production footprint and sales in over 70 countries.

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