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The Peter Wolters brand has been established for centuries in the market for high-performance precision machines and systems for surface finishing of various materials. Our products are used successfully wherever the highest demands on surface quality, plane parallelism, flatness and dimensional accuracy have to be efficiently implemented. We have extensive experience and expertise in many industries, from custom and series production to small companies and international corporations.

In 2019, Precision Surfacing Solutions bought the following division from Meyer Burger: wafer systems and service business for photovoltaic and special materials.

Our company in Gwatt, Switzerland has specialized in the development and manufacture of machines for cutting hard and brittle materials for decades. Our products are known for their durability, precision and low operating costs in daily use. Since 2019 we have been part of the Precision Surfacing Solutions Group, a global leader in systems and services for grinding, lapping, polishing and honing processes.

History of Peter Wolters:

1804  Founded by Mr. Johann 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 the brand Peter Wolters, now operating as Lapmaster Wolters GmbH
2017  Lapmaster Wolters Group renames to Precision Surfacing Solutions Group
2019 Acquisition of the wafering business of Meyer Burger, now Precision Surfacing Solutions GmbH in Switzerland
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