Atotech Expands its Production Site and Laboratories in Podnart, Slovenia
On December 6, Atotech inaugurated the expansion of its production site in Podnart, Slovenia. Around 500 guests joined the celebrations, including the President of Slovenia Dr. Danilo Türk and Ciril Globočnik (Mayor of Radovljica). On the following day, a customer seminar for General Metal Finishing and Electronics was organized – "Green Technology for Green Environment". The seminar provided an outlook on the latest environmentally responsible solutions for the surface finishing industry, thereby offering the opportunity to discuss practical field experiences with Atotech's technologies at diverse customers' sites.
The new production facility of Atotech Slovenia covers a total area of approx. 3,200 m², hosting 29 mixing vessels for an annual production capacity of 15,000 tons, which can be further expanded to 20,000 tons/year. The new warehouse for raw materials and products occupies 2,067 m², providing a total warehouse capacity of 3,714 m². Additional 464 m² are dedicated to the laboratories, which are equipped with 20 cabinets for chemicals, a salt spray corrosion test chamber and several analytical tools for production quality control and customer support. Among the many capabilities of the new Slovenian laboratories are pH and density tests, titration, UV / VIS spectrophotometry, Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (AAS), chromatography (HPLC, IC), polarography, conductometry and Cyclic Voltammetric Stripping (CVS).
Atotech's new facilities in Slovenia are the latest addition to a constantly expanding global network, currently including three regional Headquarters, seven R&D centers, sixteen production sites and seventeen TechCenters. All Atotech sites around the world are equipped with state-of-the-art production technologies, cutting-edge scientific tools and advanced recycling and waste treatment plants, ensuring highest product quality and safety for workers and the environment.
With annual sales of € 779 million, Atotech is one of the world's leading manufacturers of processes and equipment for the printed circuit board industry and the decorative and functional surface finishing industry. Committed to sustainability, Atotech develops technologies that minimize waste and reduce environmental impact. Atotech is headquartered in Berlin, Germany and employs about 3,300 people in more than 40 countries.
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