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The Kurt J. Lesker (KJLC) Company is proud to announce the celebration of 60 years in business.  Their founder, Kurt J. Lesker II, started the Kurt J. Lesker Company on April 1, 1954 in the basement of his home in Pittsburgh, PA.


60 years is a long time in business

Since then, KJLC has grown from a regional manufacturer and distributor of vacuum components into a worldwide provider of a full range of vacuum parts, products, systems, design technologies, innovative thinking, and responsive customer service. Working with an attentive eye toward quality, environmental stewardship of resources, and customer satisfaction. KJLC serves the research and development market at both the academic and commercial levels, as well as providing vacuum products and services to industry on a global scale.

They have had successful expansions into Canada and Europe (where they have facilities in Hastings), KJLC has continued to reach out globally, with the opening of their new Shanghai, China office in 2007 and since then have expanded to Hong Kong.

The company is a leading global provider of high-quality vacuum products and systems, along with an established tradition of service and attention to detail, the Kurt J. Lesker Company has built a reputation for being “A Global Vacuum Supplier.

“We at Kurt J Lesker Company are thankful for our long history and look forward to bringing vacuum expertise and products to technologists around the globe, helping to enable them to build a better world.”  Said Kurt J. Lesker III, President.

With the global vacuum industry becoming far more prominent, this local company is a great asset to the town and area as a whole.