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We are local - worldwide

Welcome to Leister China

Leister Technologies Ltd., Shanghai

Leister Worldwide Sales Network China
Leister Technologies Ltd., with headquarters in Shanghai, is a 100% subsidiary of the Leister Group.

With branch offices in Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chongqing, Chengdu, Xian, Qingdao and Changchun, plus our dense distributor partner network, we ensure close proximity to customers as part of the Leister strategy – We are local – worldwide.

Leister China was founded in 2004 and, through its very up-to-date infrastructure, provides customers with sales and service for the entire LEISTER and AXETRIS product portfolio with which we have been a market leader for decades.

Competence Center for production and engineering

 To expand on our production know-how, process management and quality, the Weldy equipment for DIY and private label customers in Switzerland were transferred to China in a first step in 2004. Then, already in 2007, the product portfolio at Leister China was extended to include functional tools for plastic welding. The engineering for these products take place according to market specifications on site in Shanghai.

Leister China has access to the most modern production infrastructure, quality control and engineering. Employees are routinely trained on site or at our company in Switzerland. Leister China is ISO certified and works in accordance with Leister specification standards for function and quality.

We know how.

The brand name LEISTER stands for competence, many years of experience, practical know-how, innovative power and technology leadership. With our qualified and dedicated employees, we provide our customers with the best products and services.

Leister has been active in the area of sales and service in China since 1993 and has many years of local market experience to build on.

History of Leister China

  • 1980
  • First Leister Distributor with Sales and Service Center in Hong Kong
  • 1993 
  • Leister booth at the China Plast plastics trade fair in Shanghai. Start of the formation of the Leister sales network in China with distributors
  • 2004
  • Founding of Leister Technologies Ltd., Shanghai: Competence Center for Production and Sales
  • The production of Weldy devices for do-it-yourselfers and Private Label is transferred from Switzerland to China.
  • Sales and Service of WELDY and Private Label products: Leister Technologies Ltd., Shanghai for China / Leister Switzerland for the world market
  • Staff 18 employees
  • 2005
  • New Weldy product line with functional plastic welding devices for China and Emerging Markets: simple – good – affordable.
  • Energy 1600 and Energy 3200 are the first hot air hand tools of the new product portfolio.
  • 2008
  • New Weldy product: Weldy Foiler automatic foil welder
  • Start of Direct Sales and Service in China for Leister Plastic Welding and Process Heat product lines.
  • 2009
  •  Start of Sales and Service in China for Leister laser systems for welding plastics
  • 2010
  • Opening of sales offices in Shenzhen, Qingdao and Chongqing
  • 2011
  • Start of sales of Axetris products in China
  • 2012
  • Relocation to a new office building with doubling of infrastructure space
  • Opening Ceremony for the new Leister Competence Center in Shanghai with Swiss Federal Council member Johann Schneider-Ammann
  • Start of Direct Sales in Xian
  • Staff 105 employees
  • 2013
  • Leister Technologies Ltd. expands the competencies in China and starts with Engineering for Weldy products
  • New Weldy products: Extrusion Welder Booster, Roofer Automatic Welder, Insta Foil Welder Machine
  • Opening of Sales Office in Chengdu
  • Start of Direct Sales in Changchun
  • 2014
  • Opening of Sales Office in Guangzhou
Sales and services:
Leister Technologies Logotype
Quality – Innovation – Technology – Service

Plastic Welding and Process Heat

Plastic Welding 

For decades now, Leister has been the worldwide market leader. The performance and reliability of our products makes Leister the first choice. Our tools are used in roofing, technical textiles, industrial fabrics, billboards, tarpaulins, civil engineering, tunneling, landfills, plastic fabrication, flooring, and shrinking to name a few.

Process Heat

Hot-air is increasingly deployed in industrial processes. Typical applications include activating, heating, curing, melting, shrinking, welding, sterilizing, drying and warming to name a few. Leister customers profit from our extensive engineering knowledge and benefit from our reccomendations during the conceptual design of hot-air applications.


  • Hot-air hand tools, automatic welders, hand extruders, grooving machines
  • Hot-air blowers, air heaters, ignition blowers, blowers, and controllers
  • Accessories and original replacement parts


  • In-house and customer-based device demonstrations
  • Applications tests and welding experiments
  • Technical advice and support
  • Training on devices and applications
  • Repairs

Repair and service center

  • Original replacement parts

Leister China Showroom

Laser Plastic Welding

Leister's innovative and patented laser bonding solutions provide alternative production processes in automotive, medical, sensor, electronics and textile manufacturing as well as microsystems technology. Our clean, precise and non-invasive laser technology can also be applied to process heat applications.


  • Turnkey laser welding systems
  • Integrable laser welding systems
  • Laser optics for all laser welding concepts
  • Advice on products and processes

Services (systems, products, processes):

  • System and process presentations
  • Advice on products and processes
  • Feasibility analyses and materials tests
  • Application tests in the applications laboratory
  • Production of customized mounts and hold-down devices
  • Training on systems, services, and processes
  • Small-scale and pilot lots

Service & repairs (systems):

  • Remote maintenance support
  • On-site customer support for service and repairs
  • Customer training courses for service and repairs
  • Replacement parts
Logo Axetris Switzerland - Company of the Leister Group

Axetris - Company of the Leister Group

From micro-technical components through to complex opto-electronic sensor modules, Axetrix offers high-quality products with exceptional customer value.

Axetris products are commonly found in industrial processes such as process control and safety, measuring and laser technologies, telecommunications, environmental and medical technologies and automotive engineering.


Specialist Axetris engineers use their expert practical know-how to offer customer support as early as the initial development phase.

  • Micro-optics
  • Infrared emitters
  • Mass flow sensors and gas controllers
  • Laser gas detectors


  • Application and design support


  • Processing of repairs that are carried out by Axetris in Switzerland
Logo Weldy

simple – good – affordable

Weldy's business activities were launched in 1997 to complement Leister products with hot-air devices for DIY and private label customers. By 2007, the product portfolio had been expanded to include functional plastic welding tools – initially for the Chinese market, and then for emerging markets and selective countries.

Functional plastic welding devices, DIY:

Weldy products have been produced by Leister China in accordance with Leister specification standards for function and quality since 2004. With its focus on customers in emerging markets, the Leister factory in Shanghai is a profitable site for Weldy.

Weldy product portfolio:

  • Global DIY and private label product lines
  • Hot-air blowers for universal applications including shrinking

Development, production and sales:

  • Hot air hand tools
  • Hand-held extruders
  • Automatic welders for advertising banners, films and roofs
  • Welding machines for technical textiles and banners


  • In-house and customer-based tool demonstrations
  • Applications tests and welding experiments
  • Technical advice and support
  • Training on devices and applications


  • Repair and service center
  • Original replacement parts
Our Team

Leister China

Our qualified and dedicated employees work according to Leister Group standards and are routinely trained at our headquarters in Switzerland and on site in China. This enables us to offer our customers the best possible advice and service through our up-to-date product know-how and advanced understanding of applications.

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