Technology in focus – at home in Hamburg

The Group’s companies are leaders in the fields of coating, printing and drying technology.


Introduction to the technology holding ATH

Three mid-sized companies under one roof

As a global management holding established in 2003, ATH combines three mid-sized mechanical engineering companies engaged in their own business operations – KROENERT, COATEMA and DRYTEC. Each specialises in a core technology and each one is a leader in its field worldwide ATH promotes a distinctive culture of innovation, thereby ensuring that each of its companies has the necessary technological edge in existing and future-oriented end markets.

ATH has been based in Hamburg since the very beginning, and Hanseatic values such as trust, reliability and openness shape how each of its approximately 300 employees behave and act every day.

The Group companies

The ATH companies at a glance

The three operating Group companies are traditionally active in the converting industry.

KROENERT, DRYTEC and COATEMA service the entire product range of the converting industry – from coating, laminating and printing machines through to drying and moistening systems.




KROENERT has been developed, designed and manufactured customer-specific, turnkey lines in the field of coating technology for web-type materials since 1903.




COATEMA designs and manufactures laboratory and pilot lines whose strength lies in the combination of innovative research, an integrated R&D centre and specialized mechanical engineering.


DRYTEC manufactures turnkey drying and humidification systems as well as special machines that offer a solution for almost every converting product.

Mission statement

Technology Leader

Our companies combine a tradition stretching back more than 100 years with the innovations of the present to meet the challenges of the future. We are a driving force behind the development of coating technology and are regarded as the clear market and technology leader by both our customers and our partners. We successfully apply new and traditional technologies, enriching life and protecting the environment.




100 years of tradition combined with innovations of the present

Our history began with the establishment of Maschinenfabrik Max Kroenert in 1903. Find out about the milestones of our history – from the founding years through to the innovations of the present!




Opportunities & Perspectives

Our high technical level, our modern factory and business equipment and the international client strcuture guarantee an exciting working environment. Team spirit and personal initiative characterize our daily work.



We are ATH

In the ATH Group we have a wide range of professions. Here we would like to introduce you to some of our employees (m/f/d) in detail - your possible future colleagues (m/f/d) .



Your application

We look forward to receiving your application, complete with cover letter, CV and references to jobs (AT) Your contact is Ramona Junuzovic will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.


Your career
with the ATH Group

The companies of ATH Altonaer-Technologie-Holding are very international in their orientation: our skilled specialists might be needed at the headquarters in Hamburg-Bahrenfeld or anywhere in the world, depending on the job profile. You can also look forward to a modern workplace in a cutting-edge technology sector with lots of opportunities to make an active contribution.