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Precision Surfacing Solutions

An industry leader in precision surfacing solutions

Peter Wolters is dedicated to the success of its customers by being a world-class provider of innovative technology and productivity solutions with its high-precision machine tools and systems for high-precision surface processing of nearly any kind of work piece

Technology Leader and Driving Innovative Force

As a technology leader and driving innovative force, we are sought after wherever the tightest tolerances for surface quality, parallelism, flatness and precision are required via an economical approach.

Comprehensive Scope of High-Precision Processing Machines

Peter Wolters supports you with a unique, comprehensive scope of high-precision processing machines: from single-and double-side fine-grinding-, lapping-, polishing-, honing- and deburring machines, thru-feed grinders for flat work pieces up to compact high-precision multispindle machines.

Knowhow from a Great Number of Industrial Sectors

All this is paired with unrivalled experience and know how from a great number of industrial sectors, from made-to-order to series production, from small shops to large international enterprises. But we do not rest on our laurels. Processing work pieces made of new materials and constantly growing demands on the processing results are challenges we are facing each and every day.

Research and Development

We solidify our technology leadership through intensive research and development in the engineering, mechatronics and process technology sectors, while also benefiting from our cooperation with customers and research institutes as well as from the intensive exchange of experiences Lapmaster Wolters subsidiaries.

History of Peter Wolters:

YearDescription
1804  Founded by Mr. Peter Wolters 
1936  Beginning of the licensed production of fine grinding, lapping and polishing machines
1943  Construction and distribution of lapping and polishing machines under own direction
1961  Delivery of the first lapping machine for silicon wafers to Wacker
1974  Foundation of PETER WOLTERS of America Inc. in Plainville near Boston (USA)
1992  Foundation of PETER WOLTERS Asia Pte. Ltd. in Singapore
1998  Foundation of PETER WOLTERS Japan K.K. in Osaka (Japan)
2004  Sale of PETER WOLTERS to Novellus Systems, The product line SpeedFam-IPEC (former Spitfire) now belongs to Peter Wolters and is renamed as SpeedFam-PW
2005  Acquisition of Swiss Voumard Machines Ca, SA
2008  Acquisition of US product line micron
2012  Sale of Novellus Systems to Lam Research, PETER WOLTERS GmbH has a new parent company
2014  Sale of Voumard Product Line
2014  Lapmaster Group Holdings LLC  acquires Peter Wolters
2017  Lapmaster Wolters Group renames to Precision Surfacing Solutions Group
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