Shaping the future together

Mission & Vision

Our contribution to the
technologies of tomorrow

AP&S International is one of the leading providers of batch- and single wafer wet process solutions for surface treatment of substrates under cleanroom conditions for customers worldwide. Our product portfolio includes manual, semi-automated and fully automated wet process tools perfectly fitting to the requirements of the semiconductor-, MEMS- and micro-structuring industries as well as the R&D sector. Additional to our cleaning, etching, stripping, plating and lift-off solutions for flat/wafer-based substrates (silicon, gallium arsenide, germanium, sapphire etc.) we deliver peripheral equipment for parts cleaning, chemical media distribution and management. Furthermore, we offer refurbishment programs for used wet process tools like FSI Mercury, Steag and other. Our headquarters is located in Donaueschingen, Germany. The company's subsidiaries are in China, Singapore and Malaysia. AP&S International GmbH employs 160 people around the world.

Shaping the future

The semiconductor industry, in which we operate worldwide as a supplier of wet process equipment, influence formatively the development of advanced technologies. Continuous improvement is the maxim that prevails in the market!

The semiconductor devices play a key role in the development of new or improved application solutions, e.g. creating effective switching operations, that make electric motors more efficient or further optimize engine controls.

These components also make a significant contribution to the energy industry, the Internet of Things (IoT), automotive, autonomous driving, medical technology, automation technology and numerous other fields of application.

Continuous Development

Based on the requirements of our target market, we have set the demand of continuous development for ourselves as AP&S. With our wet process solutions, we want to support and influence the design and development of new technologies. Our goal is to contribute to our customers’ success with innovative wet process solutions and to meet optimally current and future market needs.

Innovation in focus

We achieve our objective through a strong focus on innovation and development, especially in the areas software, connectivity and IoT (solutions of machine monitoring, maintenance and control for autonomous and and intelligent systems).

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Our employees – the
driving force

We master our tasks with a strong, motivated and qualified team, which we are particularly proud of. We live our motto „Together to the goal“ in our daily business life, which is characterized by open communication, short communication channels, fast decision making and familiar working atmosphere.

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Responsible action

Our business practices are based on the values ​​of integrity, transparency, fairness and responsibility.

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Together for the goal

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33 Benefits

CUSTOMER BENEFITS

WE ARE YOUR PARTNER
FOR WET PROCESS EQUIPMENT

This is the slogan of our company. What does it mean for you as AP&S customer? It means, we provide more than just the required equipment and services. We are a reliable partner, that our customers can count on, whether they need special advice, a customized wet process solution, a wet process tool demonstration, process evaluation including a calculation of the throughput and chemical consumption, training or fast on-site service. Our primary goal to increase customer value determines all our business activities. AP&S provides you a variety of exclusive customer benefits such as the following 33:

Supplier Requirements

COOPERATION BETWEEN
AP&S AND ITS SUPPLIERS

We achieve the goal of continuously expanding our position as an innovative, global supplier of wet process solutions through sustainability and continuous development.

High-performance suppliers accompany us on the way towards achieving our goals. We see these as partners, who support us in keeping the AP&S product quality sustainably at the highest level. Thanks to them we are able to concentrate on our core competences. With their innovative products, our suppliers contribute directly to the development of our wet process solutions.

The most important requirements for a successful, supplier partnership are laid down in our terms of delivery and the quality agreement.

 

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Partners

Partners & Locations

REPRESENTED WORLDWIDE

Our smart network offers geographical proximity, time saving, fast communication as well as timely and sustainable support combined with in-depth wet process solutions expertise
for our global customers. 

china

AP&S Semiconductor Equipment Co., Ltd.

Wenjian Gu
Phone +86 138 1604 6478
Fax     +86 21 5042 9053 103
wenjian.gu@ap-s.de

Zhangyang Road 2228
Room 401, No. 5
200135 Shanghai Pudong
China

russia

Ostec Group

5/2 Moldavskaya Street
121467 Moscow
Russia
Tel +7 (495) 788 44 44
Fax +7 (495) 788 44 42

taiwan

CLC tech

Distribution of the AP&S CleanStep Carrier Boxes 

No. 50, Aly. 27, Ln.755
Fuxing Rd., Zhubei City,
Hsinchu Country 30285
Taiwan (ROC)

STC Standard Technology Corp.
Distribution of the AP&S single wafer and wet benchtools

6F-4, No. 50, Sec.1, 
Xinsheng S.Rd.,
Taipei 10059 
Tel.: +886 936 170 702

malaysia

AP&S Asia Pte. Ltd.

Lalitheswaran Nahaswaran
Phone +604 4039007
Fax +604 408 0031 
lalitheswaran.nahaswaran@ap-s.de

Suite 20, 1st Floor
KHTP Techno Center
Kulim Hi-Tech Park
09000 Kulim
Kedah.Malaysia

AP&S Asia Pte. Ltd
4 Battery Road
#25-01, Bank of China Building 
Singapore 049908 
Tel.: +65 6408 8030
Fax.: +65 6408 8031

France, Italy & Switzerland

MDC Materials Development Corp. S.A.

36 Grand Rue
1297 Founex
Switzerland
Tel +41 22 782 65 38
Fax +41 22 782 65 39

AP&S International GmbH Italy

Via Franco Gorgone 28
95121 Catania

UK&Scandinavia

U4global Solutions Ltd.

Epsilon House
Enterprise Road
Southampton
Hampshire SO16 7NS
United Kingdom
Tel +44 2380 760909

germany

AP&S International GmbH Headquarters

AP&S International GmbH
Obere Wiesen 9 - Aasen
78166 Donaueschingen
Germany

Tel: +49 771 8983-0

Fax: +49 771 8983-100

We are also represented in Reutlingen, Regensburg and Dresden

india

Global Marketing Services

263, 3rd Main, ISRO Layout,

Bangalore 560078. INDIA
Phone: +91 80 26665684/5
Fax: +91 80 26663255

Management

Together for the goal

JÖRG
HILDEBRAND

Director Business Unit Batch Process

Year of birth 1976, married, 2 children

Experienced manager within the semiconductor industry since 2000. At AP&S since 2003.

Christoph
Kluge

Manager Software Development at AP&S

Year of birth 1973, married

For 20 years in the software industry and since 15 years CEO of tepcon GmbH, an AP&S affiliated company. Since 2017 Manager Software Development at AP&S.

TOBIAS
DRIXLER

Vice President After-Sales & Service

Year of birth 1986, married

Involved in the semiconductor market since 2006. Took over the position as After Sales & Service Director in 2007. Since January 2019 Vice President After Sales & Service.

 

ALEXANDRA
LAUFER-MÜLLER

CEO

Year of birth 1971, married, 3 children.

CEO and shareholder of AP&S

TOBIAS
BAUSCH

Vice President Sales & Marketing

Year of birth 1985, married, 2 children

Involved in the semiconductor industry since 2005, joined AP&S in 2007. In 2015 moved to the function as Director Sales & Marketing, since January 2019 in the position as Vice President Sales & Marketing.

Cäcilia
Wegner

Director Internal Services & HR

Year of birth 1983, married, 1 child

Joined AP&S in 2012.

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History

History

TIMELINE

Join us on a journey through our company history.

2019
  • Commissioning of the clean room production hall
  • Opening of the second production hall
  • AP&S receives the TOP 100 innovator award once again
2018
  • AP&S receives the TOP 100 innovator award and Infineon’s Supplier Award Best Innovation
  • Construction of a second production hall in Donaueschingen
  • Construction of a clean room production hall at company’s headquarters in Donaueschingen
  • Expansion work in the Demo Center
2017
  • Founding of the Business Unit After Sales
2016
  • Acquisition of a majority holding in the software specialist company tepcon GmbH
  • Expansion of our Demo Centre
  • Creation of the two Business Units Batch Process and Single Wafer
2015
  • Standardisation of our Single Wafer product lines
  • Introduction of our new Online Product Configurator
2013
  • Installation of our new Single Wafer Demo Centre
2012
  • AP&S acquires exclusive rights and IP of Lotus Systems
  • Founding of APS Service Centre in Dresden | Germany
  • Patent application for Single Wafer Lift-off Process
2010
  • Expansion of manufacturing space to 3,000 m2
  • Module standardisation of our wet bench systems
2009
  • Founding of SEMI|PARTS for single wafer wet applications and parts cleaning systems
2008
  • Founding of AP&S Service Centre | Malaysia
2007
  • Founding of AP&S Shanghai Ltd. | China
  • Expansion of office and manfucaturing space to 2000 mand 1500 m2
  • Launch of automatic wet benches GigaStepTM and VulCanioTM
2006
  • Founding of AP&S Asia Pte. Ltd. | Singapore
2005
  • Introduction of the semi-automatic wet benches TwinStepTM und MultiStepTM
  • 1st tool installation in China and USA
2003
  • Founding of AP&S (Purchase of the assests from SEZ Germany / HMR)
  • Launch of automatic wet bench 200mm, A2
  • 1st tool installation in Europe