Market & Business Review by Segment
VAT Group is organized and managed in the three segments Valves, Global Service and Industry.
The Valves segment offers the industry’s broadest range of high-precision vacuum valves, both standard and customized products and modules. The segment serves mainly original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and in 2019 comprised three business units: Semiconductors, serving the semiconductor sector; Display & Solar, serving high-end flat-panel display and solar photovoltaic OEMs; and General Vacuum for customers in research and OEMs in various industries. The Valves segment draws from VAT’s manufacturing facilities in Switzerland and Malaysia, plus sales, service, and engineering operations in all major markets.