The international footprint and expertise of Gimv make it possible to accelerate the global sales of the ArpLas System in this challenging automotive market even more.

Dr. K. Pieterman - CEO

Arplas Systems

Arplas is the global leader in the development, application and marketing of a projection welding technology, called the patented ‘ArpLas System’. Today, it is used across a number of applications for the automotive industry and is recognized and adopted by major car manufacturers worldwide, a.o. GM, Daimler, Audi, Volkswagen, Tesla, BMW and Fiat. Arplas is headquartered in Amersfoort (the Netherlands) with additional manufacturing and sales facilities in North America, Korea and service representatives in China and Brazil.

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2016

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the Netherlands

When ambition meets ambition

The ArpLas System has unique characteristics, a.o. it generates nearly invisible welds in narrow spaces with low energy consumption. It also offers cost saving and energy effectiveness compared to conventional welding techniques. In addition, ArpLas is ready to scale in aluminium welding.

The management has done a great job developing the technological and commercial position of the company. Now we will join forces to execute on the large growth opportunities out there.

Together, we build a leading company

Arplas' goal is to further expand in existing markets, with both existing and new customers, and which will be supported by strong underlying market drivers (increasing number of car types, manufacturing plants). The company’s aim is also to benefit from recent developments of its aluminium welding capabilities.

Our international footprint and expertise make it possible to accelerate the global sales of the ArpLas System in this challenging automotive market.

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Sheet metal welding for automotive sector
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