Atotech North America

1750 Overview Dr.
Rock Hill, SC 29730 US

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Company Profile

Atotech was founded in 1993, when the Elf Atochem Group merged its M&T Harshaw operations with Schering Electroplating Division having a deep history in electroplating dating back to 1901.

ATOTECH - Technology for Tomorrow's Solutions

Atotech is one of the world’s leading suppliers of specialty chemicals, equipment, service and solutions for printed circuit board, advanced packaging and semiconductor manufacturing, as well as decorative and functional surface finishing.

Sustainable DevelopmentSustainable development means achieving a harmonious balance between people's needs and the Earth's resources, the balance between benefits and costs on both a short- and long-term basis.

Tech Centers

Atotech has a unique network of TechCenters around the world which guarantees an increased capability for customer support on a local level.

Research and Development

  R&D as Key Role Driving Innovation Atotech provides its customers with innovative technologies, resulting from intense research and development efforts.

As Seen In Products Finishing

Atotech Acquires Pegastech Plating on Plastics Technology
Pegastech has developed a technology for plating on plastics that does not use hexavalent chromium or palladium compounds for the pretreatment of polymers prior to electroplating.

Top Surface Finishing Innovations of 2016
We look back at the industry’s top new products and services for the past year.

Electroless Nickel Technology Offers High Tolerance to Zinc Contamination
Atotech’s Nichem MP 1188 supports the mid-phosphorous EN process.

Atotech Sold to The Carlyle Group for $3.2 billion
Carlyle, which also owns the Axalta Coating Systems brand, is a global alternative asset manager positioned in Asia, Europe and the United States through its significant range of investments.

Atotech’s Chrome Processes Increase Micro-Crack Counts
These processes are formulated for high efficiency, high hardness, fast plating speed and high wear resistance in applications with high corrosion resistance demands.

Atotech's Zinni 220 Protects Against Corrosion
This process is designed to be environmentally friendly and operates with liquid products only, eliminating the risk of toxic dusts.

Bright Future for Plating LED Lights
LEDs are widely used in the electronics and automotive industries, together with household and road lighting applications. Silver plating of the LED substrate can be carried out via conventional rack or reel-to-reel plating procedures.

Cadillac Treatment From Michigan Zinc Plater
Cadillac Plating runs its zinc lines 24 hours a day, and doesn’t lock its doors even when customer parts are still waiting to be plated

Cadillac Plating does extensive plating work in the automotive industry.

Cadillac Treatment From Michigan Plater
Michigan zinc plater works round the clock for customers.

Funky Medina Plating and Powder Shop
Owners Shawn Ritchie and Tait Krejci take an unorthodox approach to success.

Toxic Heavy Metal Free Stabilized Electroless Nickel Processes
This paper will introduce an advanced alternative to Pb and Cd-free electroless nickel processes, which is completely free of toxic heavy metal (THM) stabilizers. The process and deposit characteristics will be discussed and compared to the traditionally Pb stabilized electroless nickel.

Greener Hard Chromium Plating
By improving tribological properties as well as corrosion resistance, hard chromium plating can lower energy consumption of moving parts and machinery, reduce the need to replace parts frequently, leading to reduced waste and improved efficiency.

Atotech Holds POP Summit for Customers
Atotech held its second Plating on Plastics (POP) summit in Rock Hill, South Carolina, on April 15.

Atotech Holds POP Summit For Customers
Company provided several technical presentations on POP and decorative plating and introduced their new Cr(VI)-free etch technology.

Chrome Plating System Offers Sustainable Alternative
Atotech – Sur/Fin 2014, Booth 207

Atotech Process Offers Selectivity for Decorative Plating on Plastics
Atotech’s Adhemax is an electroless process for decorative plating on plastics, including most plate-able ABS, PP and ABS/PC blends.

Atotech Holds Customer Technical Seminar
Presentations were tailored to meet the needs of OEM’s, Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers, as well as job shops.

Atotech Collaborates with Case Western Reserve on Nanotechnology
Atotech has signed agreements with Case Western Reserve University to enhance development of the company’s global metallization technology, and support its material science and application failure analysis activities in Europe, Asia and the United States.

Electroless Nickel Process for Heavy Metals
Atotech will present ELeVEN HP 910, a high-phosphorus electroless nickel process for steel and aluminum substrate materials.

Product Categories of Atotech North America

Acid Salts
Acids
Aluminum Etchants and Deoxidizers
Anodizing Processes, aluminum
Anti-Mist Chemical Additives
Barrel Plating Equipment Repair
Blackening Processes, solutions
Bright Dips
Chemical Coatings
Chemical-Polishing Processes
Chromate Conversion Coatings
Cleaning & Pretreatment Chemicals
Cleaning and Phosphating Equipment
Cleaning Chemicals, aqueous
Coatings, waterborne
Computer Control Systems for Finishing Processes
Descaling Chemicals
Dyes for Chromate and/or Phosphate Coatings
Electropolishing Solutions
Foam-Control Chemical Additives
Inhibitors, acid pickling
Masks, plating
Masks, solder dip
Mechanical Plating Equipment
Mechanical Plating Supplies
Nickel Activators
Paint Strippers, chemical
Phosphate Coating Chemicals
Pickling Solutions
Plating Activators, all metals
Plating Processes for Aluminum
Plating Processes for Magnesium
Plating Processes for Plastics
Plating Processes for Printed Circuits
Plating Processes, alloy: chromium substitute
Plating Processes, brass or bronze
Plating Processes, cadmium
Plating Processes, chromium
Plating Processes, chromium, colored
Plating Processes, chromium, trivalent
Plating Processes, cobalt, cobalt alloy
Plating Processes, copper
Plating Processes, copper, electroless
Plating Processes, lead
Plating Processes, nickel
Plating Processes, nickel sulfamate
Plating Processes, nickel, electroless
Plating Processes, nickel, satin finish
Plating Processes, nickel-iron
Plating Processes, silver
Plating Processes, tin
Plating Processes, tin, electroless
Plating Processes, tin-lead
Plating Processes, tin-nickel
Plating Processes, tin-zinc
Plating Processes, zinc
Plating Processes, zinc-cobalt
Plating Processes, zinc-iron
Plating Processes, zinc-nickel
Pollution Control Chemicals, chromium reduction
Printed Circuit Board Etchants
Printed Circuit Board Processing Chemicals
Printed Circuit Board Processing Equipment
Rinse Aids
Rust-Preventive Chemicals and Oils
Smut Removers, aluminum
Stripping Solutions, metal
Tape, masking for plating and painting
Tarnish-Preventive Treatments