Meet our Expert MARC HOLZ

Marc Holz, Managing Partner IFO – Institut für Oberflächentechnik GmbH, is a sworn expert in the field of corrosion and surface protection.

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Marc Holz graduated from the University of Ulm with a degree in chemistry. He has been active for the Germany based IFO – Institut für Oberflächentechnik GmbH for more than twenty years.

For a long time, he was division manager of the IFO laboratory and then responsible for expert services, research and development until he took over the management of the laboratory competence centre in 2016. Above all, the further expansion of laboratory competence, both nationally and internationally, is currently an important project of the testing and laboratory service provider and a task to which Holz has dedicated himself.

After the successful opening of the laboratory space at the service provider’s Chinese location in 2021, the graduate chemist has been setting up and expanding the laboratory location in Dubai since the beginning of 2022.

Highlights of expertise

  • Degree in chemistry at the University of Ulm
  • Globally respected specialist for surface chemistry
  • Sworn expert in the field of corrosion and surface protection
  • Managing Director of the globally active testing institute IFO

The demands on a coating are constantly rising: Corrosion must be reliably prevented and the optical requirements are increasing. Customers are accepting less and less irregularities in the coating due to inclusions or unevenness in the base material.

Marc Holz
IFO Institut für Oberflächentechnik

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