Leading brand in specialty chemicals
A leading specialty chemicals technology brand, delivering chemistry, equipment, software, and service to support diverse end-markets such as smartphones and other consumer electronics, communication infrastructure, and computing, as well as numerous industrial and consumer applications such as automotive, heavy machinery, and household appliances. We continuously invest in R&D that enable us to deliver the most innovative and sustainable products. Our relentless R&D efforts, combined with our global TechCenter presence, allow us to offer pioneering products and unparalleled on-site customer support – making us a valuable partner for the many industries we serve.
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Globally leading surface-finishing solutions
We create surfaces: complex and innovate, decorative or functional, mission-critical or life-enhancing. Every day – now and in the future.
At a glance
$1.4 billion revenue in 2022
More than 2,000 active patents related to the Atotech brand, of which 1,700 are for chemical processes and 300 for equipment
The Atotech brand operates in more than 40 countries and runs 15 TechCenters, 15 production sites for chemistry, and 2 for equipment
4,000 experts worldwide working for the MKS Atotech brand
Atotech and its predecessors have been at the forefront of the chemical and electroplating industry for well over 100 years
Strong customer base
Over 8,000 customers worldwide are using Atotech products
*As of December 2022
Our core business
Adding value to your life
Front grills, door handles, emblems, decorative trim components, brake calipers, fasteners, shock
absorber rods, valve systems
Engine control units, ICE powertrain, info/entertainment, assisted driving (ADAS), electronic
Servers, data center, 5G access point, cloud computing, big data applications
Laptops, PCs, tablets, displays, game consoles
TVs, smart home systems, audio/visual entertainment
Chairs, table legs, and lamps
Industrial and construction
Fasteners, hydraulic rods for heavy machinery, window frames, and electronic systems
Smartphones, wearables, VR/AI gadgets
Shower heads, faucets and fittings
Washing machines, refrigerators and ovens
Chemistry, equipment & service
MKS as an employer
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Our technical and service centers
From R&D to prototyping for customers
Our comprehensive systems-and-solutions approach leverages our unique offering of chemistry, equipment, software, and service. Supported by our 15 state-of-the-art TechCenters, we provide local service around the world and can respond in real-time to customer needs.
News & press
Berlin, September 14, 2023 – Atotech, a brand within the Materials Solutions Division of MKS Instruments, is pleased to announce its participation in the upcoming 40th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, which will be held at the Lisbon...
Berlin, September 12, 2023 MKS’ Atotech, a leading surface finishing brand of MKS Instruments, will participate in the upcoming IPCA Expo at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) and showcase its latest PCB manufacturing solutions from September 13 – 15. At...
Berlin, September 4, 2023 – Atotech, a leading surface finishing brand within the Materials Solutions Division of MKS Instruments, will participate for the second time at The Battery Show North America, the region’s largest advanced battery event. The Battery Show...
Where we do business
Our global footprint
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We serve our customers in more than 40 countries. Globally, we operate 15 TechCenters, 15 chemistry production sites and 2 equipment production sites related to our Atotech brand.