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Announcement: LEISTER-New U.S. Headquarters and New Geo Tool

Leister Makes Firm Commitment to the US Geo Industry Swiss Manufacturer Announces New U.S. Headquarters and New Geo Tool

CHICAGO - October 17, 2011 - Leister Process Technologies, the worldwide leader in plastic welding and hot air equipment announces the opening of its expanded U.S. headquarters outside of Chicago. The new, centrally located facility quadruples Leister's capabilities in North America. Among the new services offered:

. Complete inventory of Geosynthetic tools for instant availability
. Complete spare parts inventory for overnight parts shipping
. Complete new service and repair facility
. Complete new training & demonstration space

"The expansion of Leister USA is paramount in our effort to better service the U.S. Market," stated Jerry Zybko, general manager, Leister USA. "This is the first step in our commitment to the U.S. Geo industry," reports Steve Hobbs, business development manager of Leister USA's Geosynthetics Division. "We're ramping up our customer service and support network to assure a positive experience from start to finish with Leister tools," explained Hobbs.

In addition, Leister continues to expand and refine its Geosynthetics tool offerings. The newest addition is the FUSION 3 extrusion welder with 5 mm rod feed, an inexpensive solution to medium output extrusion welding.

Stay tuned for additional news about Leister's exciting growth in the U.S. Geo market. For details, contact your Leister distributor toll-free: 855-Leister (855-534-7839); via email:; or visit their website:

About Leister Process Technologies

Leister Process Technologies ( has been the worldwide leader in plastic welding and hot air equipment for more than 60 years. The Swiss manufacturer's plastic welding products are used in roof-sealing systems, floor coverings, plastic sheeting, earthworks, hydraulic and tunnel engineering, process-equipment manufacturing and vehicle repair.

Leister, with headquarters in K├Ągiswil, Switzerland, and sales and service centers in more than 90 countries, is ISO 9001 certified. To guarantee maximum quality, Leister develops and produces all its products and accessories (more than 10,000 items) on its own state-of-the-art manufacturing premises.

About Leister USA

Leister USA (, located outside Chicago, is a business unit of Leister Process Technologies and is the primary U.S. sales and service support center for Leister's full line of products including process heat and plastic welding equipment, lasersystems and microsystems. Leister USA boasts a wide network of distribution partners across the United States and Canada.
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