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Leister Technologies

Leister Technologies


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The Leister Group is a world-leading Swiss technology group and has its headquarters in Central Switzerland. With its brands Leister and Weldy, the Leister Technologies AG, which is part of the Leister Group, develops and manufactures products for processing plastics and generating industrial process heat. Axetris AG, which also belongs to the Leister Group, is market leader in the fields of micro-optics and gas sensor technology.

The success story of Leister Technologies in the United States dates to 1961 when Leister entered the American market. Since then, the company has continuously expanded its presence through a rapidly growing distribution network.

Leister is the industry leader in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of plastics welding equipment and built-in heat sources, including hot-air and hot-wedge welding tools for civil engineering, plastic fabrication, industrial fabrics, roofing membranes and flooring. Leister also manufactures laser welding systems for the automotive, medical, sensor/electronics and microtechnology industries. Our dedicated distribution network provides our customers with the maximum customer service and support.

Decades of experience in joining plastics and in industrial process heat make us a qualified partner. New products are developed, and existing products are optimized with lots of passion and close coordination with our customers. Our customers benefit from the highest quality, reliability, innovation and care.

Our specialists from the fields of process engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and product design develop the products and solutions of tomorrow. Forward-thinking technologies are established early on and taken into account in product development, thanks to our focus on customer needs. All solutions are tested and continuously optimized. This results in products that can withstand the rough conditions on construction sites but are also characterized by an industrial design and state-of-the-art technology.

Leister is the worldwide leader in plastic welding equipment. From grooving tools and automatic welders, to heat guns and accessories, Leister is the first choice for resilient flooring installation.


Ken Huber
Manager, Plastic Welding Products

Bill Blanchard
Technical Sales

Accounting Department

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