For Immediate Release

 Dynavac Announces Exclusive Partnership with Winona PVD Coatings for Supply of Automotive Wheel Deposition Systems

Hingham, MA- February 22, 2016. Dynavac, a leader in the manufacturer of thin film deposition systems, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an exclusive supply agreement with Winona PVD Coatings, LLC of Warsaw, Indiana, to produce Inline Production Systems to support growing demand for its G-Chrome deposition process. This partnership reflects a trend in the automotive industry to produce a high-end chrome wheel finish using a less costly and more environmentally responsible alternative to traditional chrome plating and cladding.

Inline Wheel Pic“When Winona experienced a rapid demand for PVD-coated wheels, they asked Dynavac to develop a system to convert their batch manufacturing process into a continuous production line,” says Tom Foley, CEO of Dynavac. “Our team stepped up to the challenge, delivering a turnkey solution that processes wheels in record time while upholding Winona’s high standards for appearance and durability.

Spanning over 50ft long, Dynavac’s high-throughput system provides a completely automated, continuous manufacturing process that produces wheels in record time.  The system’s modular design incorporates multiple process stations, proprietary high-duty chamber isolation valves, and an integrated wheel handling system.  Its custom-designed automation system provides precision control of the entire process from start to finish.

“This partnership highlights Dynavac’s expertise in developing advanced thin film production systems for high-demand operating environments,  says Tom Foley, CEO. “We are very pleased to be Winona’s sole supplier of PVD systems and look forward to supporting them as they continue to strengthen their production capabilities.”

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About Dynavac: Dynavac, located in Hingham, MA, has been designing and manufacturing high vacuum systems for thin film deposition and space simulation applications for over 30 years.  Their global reputation for excellence is rooted in unparalleled engineering expertise, single-source manufacturing capabilities, and an unrelenting commitment to customer satisfaction.  Dynavac supports installations for customers in a wide variety of industries around the world.

About Winona:  Winona PVD Coatings, LLC, located in Warsaw, IN, is dedicated to providing OEM and Aftermarket automotive customers with a bright chrome finish look using state-of-the-art PVD coating technology.  Winona’s G-Chrome® can be applied to a multitude of wheel geometries and without the need for special maintenance.  Their environmentally friendly process combines creative innovation with responsible manufacturing.  The company is growing rapidly to meet demand for its Bright and Black G-Chrome finish.

For additional information about Dynavac or this press release, Contact Steve Chiavaroli, Dynavac Product Manager for Thin Film Systems 781-740-8600 x39 or