United Vacuum & Materials

the supplier of

EVATEC Process systems

in Scandinavia

(Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway)


UVM - United Vacuum & Materials
UVM is the supplier for EVATEC in Scandinavia

Supplying the scandinavian market with
Thin Film coaters and materials



The Thin Film powerhouse that is leading the Thin film market into the future



evatec history

The know how within Evatec comes from more than 50 years history in thin film deposition.

1946: ”Gerätebauanstalt” founded in Balzers, specialized in making the thin films.

1957: First vacuum process systems production site in Trübbach/ Switzerland with first generation of BAKs built during the 1960s.

1970s: Gerätebauanstalt renamed to Balzers AG and subsequently integrated within Oerlikon-Bührle. Balzers BAK product group grows to enjoy worldwide reputation in the 70s and 80s.

1999: Oerlikon-Bührle becomes Unaxis.

2004: More than 1200 BAKs sold. Unaxis Wafer Processing sells its evaporation Business (BAK systems) to Evatec Ltd., a newly established company in a management buyout (MBO).

2005: Sales double under the first year of new ownership.

2006: Evatec launches third generation platform including new BAK 501, 641 and 761.

2007: Evatec moves to new larger facility. Launch of new BAK1101. Sales now more than 4 times level at date of MBO.

2008: Evatec introduces sputter and plasma source technology and delivers its 100th new machine.

2009: Evatec recertified under ISO 9001 and wins SEF Award for best upcoming company in manufacturing sector.

2010: Evatec signs coperation agreement with plasma process specialist CORIAL SAS to extend technology portfolio for LEDs, MEMS, Silicon & wider Compound Semiconductor processing