APS, a French leader of the surface coating dry, designs, develops, applies and distributes high-tech coatings for industry.
APS works in tier-one and in co-development with European industry leaders for the development of innovative solutions that meet demanding technical and environmental specifications.
The company runs its own R&D department as well as a NADCAP and FAL506 certified metallography laboratory. APS masters several different processes such as liquid and powder manual and automatic projection, tempered-centrifuged, thermal spraying (HVOF, plasma, cold-spray), plating, …
Employing 100 people, APS has three production sites (Paris, Bordeaux and Valenciennes), in which are performed a wide range of coatings for self-lubricating, anti-adhesion, anti-corrosion, and mechanical reinforcement.
APS’s parent company TETRACHIM, partners and distributes in Europe some of the world’s largest chemical manufacturers such as Arkema, DuPont de Nemours, Akzo Nobel, Solvay, etc.