Surface coatings and surface technology: Our philosophy

Our inner compass

Our Values are Our Inner Compass.

So we can always know which way to go. Our mission statement defines our shared understanding of values within the AHC Group, characterises our unique corporate culture, gives our thoughts and actions the right direction. Our values are the fundamental basis of our success. They determine how we interact with our customers, colleagues and business partners, how we pursue our goals, take decisions and set priorities.


AHC refines surfaces and provides products, technologies and services of the highest quality along the entire global value chain.


AHC is the leading partner in the field of surface treatment in the world, with the highest problem solving abilities and service levels.

Our values.

Shaping the future together.

Shaping the future together.

Creativity and innovation characterise our actions.

By listening we recognise needs.

We operate as equals and with trust.

Offer opportunities - demand performance.

Offer opportunities - demand performance.

Honesty and respect form the foundation of our success culture.

We encourage and demand potential.

Fairness and clarity are the cornerstones of our communication.

Allow ideas - implement boldly.

Allow ideas - implement boldly.

We see curiosity as a starting point for progress.

We achieve today and ensure the success of tomorrow.

We learn from mistakes.

Joy in success.

Joy in success.

We set ambitious targets with enthusiasm.

We strive for excellence with passion.

We are proud of our successes and talk about them.

To assume responsibility.

To assume responsibility.

We honour and respect the fundamental values of our society.

We are committed to people and the environment.

We stand by our word.