The IST METZ group of companies, with head offices in Nürtingen (Germany), was founded by Gerhard Metz in 1977. With more than 500 employees and 15 subsidiaries we guarantee on-site customer support. We have our own sales and service companies in France, the UK, the USA, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, China and Thailand and also work with a world-wide network of distributors and partners. "eta plus electronic gmbh" develops an manufactures the UV lamps and electronic components for all IST UV systems. "gerhard metz metallbau gmbh" manufactures the housing units. "S1 Optics" and "VTD VAKUUMTECHNIK DRESDEN" respectively carry out the optical- and vacuum-coating of the reflectors. The UV Transfer Center allows both new and experienced UV users to benefit from working with a supplier with fresh ideas and a desire to share its UV expertise, further demonstrating our commitment to our "more than UV" philosophy.