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Intellivation was founded January 2009 in sunny Tucson, AZ and relocated to beautiful Fort Collins, CO in February 2012.  Our modern facility houses both our engineering & manufacturing operations.
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Our on-site manufacturing operations include CNC and conventional machining equipment, welding equipment, helium leak detection equipment, and precision, clean final assembly and test areas.

Since our inception, we have designed, built, and delivered state of the art equipment used for roll to roll thin film vacuum coating of many different flexible substrates and metal foils, for customers in the USA and in Europe (CE certification available).  Our customers are involved in a wide range of industries and include startups, Fortune 50 companies, and universities.  From large production companies to small R&D operations, our customers enjoy the competitive prices and responsive service that we offer.  We are engineers at heart and enjoy developing efficient, innovative solutions.  We believe that we are successful only when we help you succeed.

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As invested leaders in the vacuum coating industry, we’ve partnered with SVC as a corporate sponsor to promote its mission to inform, educate and engage its members, the technical community and the public on all aspects of vacuum coating, surface engineering and related technologies.

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AVS Mike Simmons

Our president Mike Simmons has served on the board of the local Rocky Mountain chapter of AVS  for several years and is currently the Chair Elect. The Rocky Mountain AVS is a non-profit organization designed to promote science and vacuum-related science education. Members of the AVS Rocky Mountain Chapter are from academic, government, and commercial institutions and are engaged in research, applied vacuum technology, and vacuum equipment sales.