Quality Management

The leading position of SUSS MicroTec with its production divisions for lithography systems, photomask equipment, substrate bonder and microoptics is built on our strong commitment to quality.
Our quality goals are founded on sustainable customer trust, customer value, cooperative partnerships and most of all motivated employees. We focus on delivering high quality products, services and innovative solutions.

Sustainable Customer Trust

We work with the utmost integrity and strive to be open and credible in our communication with customers. We believe that it is our part of the customers´ success to be a reliable source, constantly committed to deliver products and services that meet our customers expectations.

Cooperative Supplier Partnership

We invent and develop processes, products and services to facilitate the success of our customers. Our long-term, cooperative supplier partnerships ensure that products are on-time and delivered to meet customer specifications with the highest quality available.

Motivated Personnel

We promote the growth and development of each employee. It is our believe that each person is a source of quality having clear defined responsibilities for technological developments, production and business processes.

High Quality Product Service

We guarantee that our products and services will meet or exceed the quality expectations of our customers. We utilize industry experts, the latest technology, continuous quality control and improvement processes to achieve world-class results.

Approved Quality

All MicroTec divisions share our strong commitment to quality. Processes are based on effective quality management, subject to continuous improvement programs and have been certified pursuant to ISO 9001.
Suppliers are selected according to pre-determined criteria and are requested to maintain the highest level of quality.
Our development follows stringent concepts, based on customer expectations, international standards and our own rich experiences. Each stage of development is subjected to relevant quality measurements and feedback controls.

Our production operates according to standardized specifications. With the use of the kanban system and sophisticated modular concepts our supply of materials is subject to minimum cycle times on the highest quality.

ISO Certificates

ISO 14001 serves as the framework for our environmental management system. The successful auditing and certification of the environmental management system at the German companies took place in fiscal 2016. Recertification of the then German production companies SUSS MicroTec Lithography GmbH and SUSS MicroTec Photomask Equipment GmbH und Co. KG (merged in May 2022 to form SUSS MicroTec Solutions GmbH & Co. KG) was again successfully implemented in February 2020. The Swiss subsidiary in Hauterive is certified according to IATF 16949:2016.

The SUSS MicroTec group currently holds following certificates
SÜSS MicroTec SE
SUSS MicroTec Lithography GmbH
(Garching & Sternenfels)*
SUSS MicroTec Photomask Equipment GmbH & Co. KG*
Aligner, Bonder, Coater
Photomask Equipment
TÜV SÜD
SUSS MicroOptics SA Micro Optical Devices SQS
SUSS MicroOptics SA Micro Optical Devices SQS

*SUSS MicroTec Lithography GmbH (Garching and Sternenfels) and SUSS Photomask Equipment GmbH & Co. KG were merged in May 2022 to form SUSS MicroTec Solutions GmbH & Co. KG

Environmental Responsibility

SUSS MicroTec is clearly committed to its responsibility towards the environment, including climate protection. Environmental responsibility and sustainability are values in their own right and an integral part of our business model. Our responsibility extends from component purchasing to the recycling of our used machines.

According to our materiality analysis, the two most important environmental aspects are, on the one hand, the reduction of consumption of raw materials and materials used in the production environment and, on the other hand, the reduction of energy use in our manufacturing and administration.

Sustainability

Technological Leadership with Responsibility

Sustainability has a very high priority at SUSS MicroTec. As a technology leader and driver of innovation, we consider ourselves committed not only to first-class products but also to sustainability. In our management decisions, it is always necessary to bring the social, ecological, and economic aspects into harmony. We always strive for a fair and socially responsible interaction with customers, employees, and competitors. In addition, we also apply the same high standards to our suppliers and business partners.