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
$4.4 billion in pro-forma revenue in 2021, of which $1.5 billion were attributable to the Atotech brand (pro-forma revenue consists of revenue for 2021 for MKS and Atotech)
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
MKS is a team of around 10,000 experts worldwide, of which 4,000 are working on MKS’ Atotech products
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 September 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
Atotech to participate at ProSF China 2023
Berlin, March 31, 2023 – Atotech, a leading surface finishing brand within the Materials Solutions Division of MKS Instruments, will participate at this year’s International Surface Finishing Exhibition (ProSF China) in Shenzhen from April 7 ‒ 9, 2023. In the last...
MKS’ Atotech to participate in CPCA Show
Berlin, March 20 - Today, MKS Instruments announced its participation in the upcoming CPCA Show 2023, the international electronic circuits exhibition in Shanghai, China held from March 22-24, 2023. MKS will be present with representatives from two of its strategic...
MKS instruments introduces industry leading integrated approach to creating solutions for complex package substrate manufacturing requirements and roadmaps
Unveils significant investment in its Yokohama TechCenter (YTC) during the grand expansion ceremony Yokohama, Japan, March 14, 2023: MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI) (“MKS”), a global provider of technologies that transform our world, today unveiled a significant...
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.