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Company forged in iron moves with the times

The German firm, Decker, started life as an iron foundry more than a century ago and has moved with the times ever since. In the late 1970s it began to supply etching equipment for the newly-emerging semiconductor industry and as this developed, so did Decker. Over the last 30 years it has created customer-specific equipment for wet- chemical cleaning and etching processes in the semiconductor and PV Industry.


No one could ever accuse the Decker company of not knowing what they’re talking about when it comes to the subject of processing silicon and silicon wafers. After all, they’ve taken 100 years to build up their expertise – starting life as an ironworks – to the point where they are first point of contact for customers who want specific, tailor-made solutions.

Decker has profound knowledge in cleaning, etching, recovering and handling, and is also a competent supplier of equipment for the plating and general surface treatment industry. Based in based in Berching, near Nuremburg, the company has more than 50 years experience in wet cleaning and etching equipment for metal parts processing, 30 years experience in cleaning- etching- and handling-equipment for the IT and PV industry and more than 50 years experience in NOx exhaust treatment (scrubber).

Decker today

Today the production programme in this field is focussed on:

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