about us pd2i

About us

PD2i: about us

Since its inception in 2003, PD2i offers:

  • PVD and PeCVD Coating machines, Hybrid Technology, Plasmanitriding, Duplex PVD and Duplex DLC Furnace…
  • Edge preparation technology
  • Turnkey solutions
  • Components for Plasma technology (Magnetron, Arc sources, Filtered Arc, Iongun etc.)
  • R&D and Consulting for all kinds of machining applications. Starting with the design of the cutting edge, development of the right PVD coating for each application up to the post treatment. Quality control, documentation and Machining tests
  • R&D and Consulting for thin Film Coating and Plasmanitriding Technology for forming and molding tools and precision components
  • Design / R&D of PVD and PeCVD Coatings

pierre-collignonDr. Pierre Collignon

There are always better solutions.”

Pierre relentlessly looks for new and innovative ways to improve the competitiveness of our customers. Over the years he has amassed an incredible breadth experience and applied knowledge.
After having worked for more than 20 years in leadership roles with Oerlikon Balzers and Ionbond, Pierre created PD2i and became a consultant for leading companies. He brings with him a successful track record having established over 20 coating centers. He demonstrates proven success in the management and development of coating businesses across Europe and Asia. Pierre’s knowledge and background in materials science and plasma technologies alongside broad expertise in tooling applications enable PD2i to offer both consulting services and additionally to develop and sell technologies, process and equipment.