01.9.2018

HZO Announces Acquisition of Coating Equipment Company, ZPL Technologies



The acquisition brings world-class design and engineering talent in-house to accelerate the development of next generation waterproof coating technologies.

Las Vegas, NV – January 09, 2018HZO, Inc., the total solutions leader in liquid and environmental protection technology is proud to announce the acquisition of ZPL Technologies, a Hungarian and US based coating equipment design and manufacturing organization. HZO also welcomes the former CEO of ZPL Technologies, Mr. Zsolt Pulai, as Vice President of Engineering at HZO.

“We are very fortunate to have such an elite team officially part of the HZO corporation,” said Mr. Simone Maraini, CEO of HZO. “The talent and expertise of ZPL Technologies is unparalleled in the industry and will yield great innovations for HZO as we further the development of protection solutions for manufacturers.”

HZO will retain the entire ZPL Technologies workforce as well as production facilities in Hungary.

“ZPL Technologies is a perfect partner for HZO,” said Mr. Pulai. “We’re excited to integrate with the talent and resources of the company to further the mission of an HZO Protected World.”

ZPL Technologies has worked with HZO for several years and been integral in the innovation and production of the company’s proprietary coating and support equipment. The acquisition will increase the depth and breadth of protection solutions offered by HZO outside of the existing Parylene based offerings. Further development on additional protection solutions will offer multiple options to current and existing clients as well as open new opportunities in various markets including automotive and IoT.

About HZO
HZO is a technology solutions and licensing company that provides electronics’ manufacturers and device makers in a range of industries, including consumer, medical, military and industrial, with thin-film protection against damage caused by liquid submersion, corrosive environments, humidity, sweat, dust, and debris. With a scalable end-to-end solution that supports mass volume production, and a technical team dedicated to innovation and customer success, HZO’s patent-protected solution enables product design freedom, delivers product differentiation and goes beyond the boundaries defined by electronics testing standards like IPX8.