TECHNOTRANS AG

The Company focuses exclusively on products and markets with a high level of expertise and strives for technical and economic leadership in all areas. With only few exceptions, this is the case and market shares of more that 40 % are not unusual.
10/04/2002 ML
History:
April 20, 2007: The Company is a German provider of solutions for offset printing technology and systems for the production of optical storage media. Its print technology products include cleaning systems for computer-to-plate (CTP) developers, dampening solution circulators and ink roller temperature-control units, dampening solution cleaning, ink supply systems, coating circulators for the supply of dispersion and ultraviolet coatings, ecoclean washing agent recycling systems, dryers and spray dampening technology. Its micro technologies products include galvanic deposition stampers used in the injection molding process for producing compact discs and digital versatile discs and production lines encompassing single- or triple-cell electroforming units, preparation units, and clean and waste water systems; as well as, laboratory and analysis technology. The Company also offers support, delivery, assembly, maintenance and training services. It is headquartered in Sassenberg, Germany.
March 2, 2007: Evolution bought Technotrans for perfector.
February 26, 2007: the Company acquired rival.
December 7, 2006: the Company and Media Services Group announced Cooperation Agreement.
-August 8, 2006: the Company announced New CFO.
Technotrans AG is a leading developer and manufacturer of galvanic deposition (use of electrolysis to cover a surface with a metallic layer) and electroforming equipment for the optical media industries and for the micro and nano technology market. The company has its registered office in Sassenberg, Germany. The company was founded in 1970 as FB-Apparatebau Böhnensieker.
The company is also the leading systems supplier to the printing industry. It operates in three divisions, namely, print, services and micro technologies. Print division manufactures cleaning systems for computer-to-plate (CTP) developers, dampening solution circulators and ink roller temperature-control units, dampening solution cleaning, ink supply systems, coating circulators for the supply of dispersion and ultraviolet coatings, ecoclean washing agent recycling systems, and dryers and spray dampening technology. Services division provides support, delivery, installation, maintenance and training. Micro technologies division manufactures galvanic deposition stampers used in the injection molding process for producing CDs and DVDs and for micro and nano structured products. Print and Micro Technologies division were combined into a single segment Technology at the start of 2006.
Technotrans AG has locations in Sassenberg, Gersthofen (Germany), England, France, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Australia, USA, Singapore, China and Japan. The company has manufacturing facilities in Sassenberg (Germany), Gersthofen (Germany), Beijing (China) and Chicago (USA).
The company’s long-time strategic partner is IST Metz GmbH, one of the world’s leading supplier and manufacturer of UV curing systems and UV drying systems. In 2004, the company has partnered with DATARIUS, a world-leading supplier of test equipment, for the employment of Technotrans’ Universal Stamper Checker that complements the established range of DaTARIUS Stamper Analyzers. The Universal Stamper Checker is the industry’s first system to standardize the measurement of stamper mechanical parameters.

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Group or Branch:
GDS AG

Address:
Robert-Linnemann-Strasse 17 48336, SASSENBERG, GERMANY
Phone/Fax:
+49 2583 301 0
+49 2583 301 1030
[email protected]
www.technotrans.de

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