Over the last 50 years, VAT has built up a global leadership position in vacuum valves based on constant innovation and a single-minded focus on quality and reliability.
Reliability refers not only to our products but also to the relationships we have established with our customers. As a business partner of VAT you can expect a fast and competent response to technical or service questions. You can also be assured of total reliability and confidentiality concerning your business and your intellectual property.
VAT is a global company with its headquarters in Haag, near St. Gallen in Switzerland. We are a a major player in the development and manufacture of vacuum valves, modules, bellows, and related services for the semiconductor and vacuum coating industries as well as for the research sector.
We employ over 1,100 people worldwide with a fifth of our staff working in research and product development.
Our customer-facing activities are organized into 3 regions: the Americas, based in Massachusetts and California; EMEA, based in Munich; and Asia. Each region has sales, service and engineering support across the major countries of the region to ensure our customers get the best professional advice, around the clock.
Our products are mainly used in the areas of
- PHOTOVOLTAIC PANEL MANUFACTURING
- COATING OF GLASS AND TOOLS
- SURFACE ANALYSIS
- SPACE TRAVEL SIMULATION