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IST Metz GmbH, an internationally active medium-sized mechanical engineering company with headquarters in Nürtingen, in Southern Germany, and more than 500 employees worldwide. 

With subsidiaries in the UK, Skipton, North Yorkshire and 9 other countries the company supplies and supports a wide range of sectors including industrial applications such as healthcare, medical, adhesives, paints for example as well as the graphic arts sector, printing, commercial, packaging and labels as well as digital and ink-jet printing.

For more than 40 years the company has been producing equipment for curing print and coating by means of UV light. The UV systems cure inks, varnishes, silicones, adhesives, resins and other materials in fractions of a second.

The IST Metz group of companies offers its customers the world’s largest product portfolio of high-performance UV lamp and UV LED systems. The range is complemented by warm air infrared drying systems and excimer technology. IST Metz was elected as Global Market Leader for UV Curing Systems in 2018.

In recent times IST are also actively involved in the supply of UV for air disinfection. Using Steritube, a UV system which eliminates pathogens, moulds and virus treatment such as Coronavirus. The air is purified using portable or semi-permanent filtration units which enable clean air for use in the populated areas like waiting rooms, surgery rooms, offices, hotels and many other locations.

For information on this, and all of the UV technology available from IST, please visit, all of the UV/LED UV products are featured there and you can even subscribe to the quarterly UV magazine SpecialIST which covers a different UV topic in each edition.

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