HC Oberflächentechnik GmbH with headquarters in Kerpen, near Cologne, Germany, comprises 19 sites in Europe and in China. The business of the AHC Group is focused on providing functional coating of technical surfaces as a service. Single parts, small and large series are coated meticulously and reliably every day at AHC. Components e.g. for the automotive industry, the mechanical engineering market, the aerospace industry, the oil and gas sector, the medical-technical industry or the electrical and electronic industry are protected against corrosion and wear or given special properties by using patented and in-house-developed processes. Altogether there are more than 40 coating processes and more than 100 process variants offered to their customers by the worldwide acting AHC Group.
For patented coatings, licenses are granted all over the world. Worldwide, together with RIAG Oberflächentechnik AG, AHC covers all the needs for process chemicals for electroless and electrochemical processes for the treatment of metals and plastics.
Process technology is of great importance to the AHC group. Existing processes and applications are optimised and new opportunities are constantly being developed.
AHC consultants support their customers throughout the planning and design stages, assisting them in defining precisely the specification of their requirements as well as selecting the most suitable materials and processes.