Surface Technology Systems plc (STS)

Established in 1984, Surface Technology Systems plc (STS) is a specialist supplier of plasma etch and deposition equipment, operating from a 90,000 sq.ft purpose-built headquarters in Newport, UK. In December 2000, STS floated on the London Stock Exchange, and the capital raised was used to further invest in technology and product-related research and development, as well as expanding the after-sales service infrastructure.
The company exports worldwide, through an experienced sales and service operation consisting of direct sales, distributors and agents. The group currently markets in over 30 countries and has an installed base of approximately 800 systems worldwide.