NEW: AFTER SALES BUSINESS UNIT

At AP&S you receive reliable all-round support for your wet processes worldwide!

Find out more about services offered by our new After Sales Unit here

Field service, spare parts for wet process tools

FITS.Always.

We have a solution that fits. Whether you want to grow and explore new paths, or stay on familiar ground, our modular product spectrum is in step with your needs. Even when they change.

Fully automated wet stations and manual wet processors

FITS.Perfectly.

We have a solution that fits. Success isn't about being like the rest. So a one-size-fits-all approach is a definite misfit. We tailor our products to your individual needs - and even iron out any problem zones.

Fully automated wet stations and manual wet processors

FITS.Precisely.

We have a solution that fits. Whichever direction you choose to take, we're going there with you. We can read your road map an help you reach your desired destinitation efficiently and in great shape.

Fully automated wet stations and manual wet processors

News

Together for the goal – AP&S is the main sponsor of the German athlete Christoph Kessler

“Together for the goal“ is the slogan, which accompanies the AP&S sponsoring of the middle distance runner Christoph Kessler. Since the beginning of 2017 the company has been the main sponsor of the athlete.

Christoph Kessler, born in Donaueschingen, convinces with his outstanding performance: 1st Place of the German best list in the 800 m run in June, 2 gold medals at the German Junior Championship in the 800 m race as well as in the 4 x 400 m relay he has already achieved this year in a row.

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New in-house application laboratory at the AP&S headquarters - A key component of the company’s customer-oriented wet process development

In 2016 AP&S International GmbH made significant investments in the expansion and modernization of its in-house laboratory. The size of the laboratory has almost tripled - originally 23 m³, now after the renovation it occupies an area of 66 m³. Since reopening in 2017 the new, modified laboratory, called Demo Center, welcomes customers from all over the world and offers them a variety of single wafer process demonstrations

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AP&S offers a unique metal lift-off process for the LED manufacturing industry

At the beginning of 2017 the AP&S metal lift-off process, which was launched in 2012 and runs successfully at several AP&S key customers sites within Europe today, was further developed and adjusted for the use in LED production.

The AP&S metal lift-off process is a single wafer spin process, offering three outstanding USP’s: 

  1. Superb solvent performance, without impact on substrate and structures
  2. Use of DMSO (dimethyl sulfoxide), an EH&S uncritical substance (EU & US)
  3. Optimized process time with an positive impact to the overall throughput 

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Welcome to AP&S International

AP&S designs and produces 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. Standard as well as customized applications are both available. 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 others.

AP&S provides you convincing innovations, high qualified services and expert support. We achieve this with our long-standing industry experience, in-depth technical expertise, best knowledge of chemical wet processing and a smart service network.

The AP&S headquarters is located in Donaueschingen, Germany. The company's subsidiaries are in China, Singapore and Malaysia.

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The CleanStep Carrier Box significantly reducing the time required for carrier/FOUP cleaning and drying, delivers maximized productivity and superior technology by combining multiple work steps in one single tool.

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The SpinMask combines cleaning and drying of masks or other substrates of different cleaning applications with chemicals, integrated mega sonic system or brushes, easy handling, fully integrated process control and process monitoring.

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The fully automated Chemical Management System is designed to handle acids, solvents and caustics used in the semiconductor, micro mechanic and solar industries.