(Casting & Coating)
Jürgen Hotz graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering at The Technical University in Darmstadt, Germany in 1985 and joined Leybold Heraeus in the same year as commissioning engineer of high vacuum coating equipment. Later he became software development engineer for automation of vacuum coating equipment and later group leader in the automation specialized in the area of Roll Coaters and Thermal Barrier Coating equipment. After the transfer of the Turbine Blade Coating business from Leybold to ALD, Mr. Hotz joined the group again in 2000 where he became Project Manager for Turbine Blade Coating equipment.
He is today Vice President of Casting, Coating & Isothermal Forging activities at ALD.