VAT Group AG engages in the business of vacuum sealing technology. Its activities include development, manufacture, and distribution of high-end vacuum valves. It operates through the following segments: Valves, Global Services, and Industry. The Valves segment offers vacuum valves for the semiconductor, displays, photovoltaics and vacuum coating industries as well as for the research sector. The Global Services segment offers local expert support to customers, as well as genuine parts, repairs, and upgrade services. The Industry segment refers to the combined activities of Comvat and Sysmec which specializes in production of edge welded bellows and specializes in automating processes, and in the manufacturing parts and mechanical components in the medium service range respectively. The company was founded by Siegfried Schertler on February 19, 2016 and is headquartered in Haag, Switzerland.