SOF is a German manufacturer of furnaces for high-tech glass, for the production or refining of metal powders, and for various special industrial applications. 

“The acquisition of SOF by CREMER strengthens the market position and will provide an extended product range, more powerful technology and innovation support, plus an optimum service from a single source,” Cremer said in a press release.

SOF Equipment GmbH has been renamed CREMER-SOF Engineering GmbH with Ingo Cremer, a former president of the EPMA, as general manager and CEO.