Leybold are Pioneers in vacuum innovation since 1850

In 2016, Leybold joined the Atlas Copco Group. Since then, Leybold have continued to provide innovations in vacuum technology. Today, Leybold is recognized globally as a leader in industrial and high vacuum applications as well as for its strong engineering competences and next generation products.

As a pioneer of vacuum technology, Leybold offer a wide range of vacuum components, standardized and fully customized vacuum solutions, complemented by vacuum technology accessories and instrumentation for the battery production and recycling industry.

Areas of expertise

Vacuum plays an essential role in the battery cell production and recycling. Looking at the different production steps of a Li-ion battery, vacuum is needed:

  • To enable the process
  • To deliver purity in process
  • To achieve process efficiency
  • To produce a high-quality product
  • In some battery recycling methods

Leybold Vacuum expertise In production line:

  • Mixing, Vacuum Drying, Stacking, Welding/Packaging/Cell Assembly, Electrolyte filling, Degassing, EOL Testing.


  • Asian, European and USA Battery manufacturing Giga-Factories.
  • European Recycling facilities.