Atotech is one of the world’s leading suppliers of integrated production systems; chemistry, equipment, know-how and service for decorative and functional electroplating, semiconductor and printed circuit board manufacturing. Next to the core business units – GMF (General Metal Finishing) and Electronics (Printed Circuit Board Production) additional business units such as Electronics Materials and Semiconductor Technology play an increasingly important role for the future growth of Atotech and its customers. Headquartered in Berlin, with locations in all important industrial regions of the world, Asia, the Americas and Europe, Atotech is a truly international company employing about 4,000 people in more than 40 countries. Atotech is a direct subsidiary of the world’s fifth-largest oil and gas company Total. Being close to its customers is a top priority for Atotech. With Berlin (Germany) as Atotech’s international R&D and administration center, it has established regional headquarters with application centers in Rock Hill (USA) and Yokohama (Japan) supported by 40 regional service centers, of which 19 are specialized as TechCenters, providing advanced analytical and technical support. With 15 production plants for chemistry and two for equipment Atotech ensures fast, on-time delivery for both processes and equipment all over the world. While maintaining the traditionally strong positions in Europe and the Americas, Atotech has responded to the growing Asian market and made large investments in this region. Today, Atotech runs production plants as well as TechCenters around the globe, e.g. in Germany, Switzerland, Slovenia, India, China, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Brazil, USA and Canada. Atotech is committed to continuous investment in R&D and systems technology for chemistry and equipment. With the strategic advantage of strong market knowledge and the commitment to provide the best local service in the industry, Atotech is capable to pioneer enabling technologies at an early stage and provide its customers with solutions that meet the required reliability and design performance criteria the industry requests. Atotech’s products comply with a large number of specifications and standards defined by automotive, electrical and electronic component manufacturers. To ensure efficient and outstanding R&D results, special OEM teams were set up to closely work with all members of the supply chain, EMSs and OEMs.