Industry Leader Joins SOLAYER as Vice President (Sales)


In view of our expansion and growth, SOLAYER GmbH has appointed Mr. Juergen Meinel as Vice President, Sales.
This appointment, which takes effect from November 2019, will have him head the Sales Department.
He will be responsible for driving all SOLAYER sales activities across Europe, the USA, and Asia.

Mr. Meinel comes with close to three decades of industry experience, which has seen him spearhead various International Sales Organizations,
ensure development and control of Sales Companies as well as perform due-diligence valuations for Mergers and Acquisitions.

He also brings to bear a strong resume in Management Consulting with a focus on Business Process Analysis and Improvement, Product Planning Strategy and Executive Coaching.

Mr. Meinel is well-traveled and has in-depth focus-market knowledge in countries like China, Korea, Japan and a host of other ASEAN member states.

SOLAYER is excited about his appointment, which is a huge value-add to the company.
The Management and Staff of SOLAYER GmbH heartily welcome Mr. Juergen Meinel and wish him great success as we embark on our next expansion phase.



SOLAYER GmbH is a German-based surface technology company specialized in thin-film coating and layer modification. SOLAYER’s global footprint is supported by two technology centers located in Kesselsdorf near Dresden – the capital of Saxony state and the semiconductor hub of Europe – and Karlstein near Frankfurt am Main – the center of materials valley and origin of Germany’s vacuum industry. With technology as the focus, the company has a strong passion to set new standards in the vacuum coating industry.

SOLAYER GmbH specializes in vacuum coating and surface modification by means of plasma technologies. SOLAYER develops and manufactures tailor-made equipment and processes in close cooperation with international partners. Plasma pre-treatment, magnetron sputtering, PECVD, and RTP using Flash Lamp Annealing are our core technical competencies. The portfolio of Solayer includes components and tools for research, pilot production, and mass production.