Founded by Gary Vergason in 1986, Vergason Technology, Inc. (VTI) grew from a fledgling toll coating supplier to an internationally recognized leader in vacuum coatings and equipment. Over the years, we have grown from a 500 square foot addition on the side of Gary’s Father’s barn to a modern 37,000 square foot corporate and manufacturing facility in Van Etten, NY.
VTI delivered the first of several bone implant coating systems in 1988 and the World’s first commercial Press-Side® Rapid Cycle Metalizing System in 1989.
VTI’s cathodic arc Patent pioneered the discrete anode, switched arc arena in 1991. Our Patented CatArc® technology is used today to supply high quality, low temperature thin film coatings and equipment for substrates demanding critical temperature control to maintain high hardness, uniform thickness control, and dimensional stability.
With approximately 200 installed systems Worldwide, VTI has supplied equipment for many types of applications and industries including:
- Automotive, Industrial, and Commercial Lighting
- Solar / Photovoltaics
- Reflective Coatings
- Coatings for RFI, EMI, and ESD Shielding
- Decorative Coatings
- Ceramic Wear Coatings
- Corrosion Resistant Coatings
Being an ISO 9001:2008 Tier 1 Supplier, VTI proudly supports a wide variety of customers and markets.