Our know-how

Sturdy, resource-saving, versatile and functional - these are the standards APL Hofstetter sets with regards to the coating of printed circuit boards. Due to our longstanding know-how working with immersion tin, we have developed innovative concepts.

Who we are

APL Hofstetter PCB GmbH is an international surface specialist for the European printed circuit board and electronics industry. With our products immersion tin and FinalClean, we are able to offer our customers solutions which are optimally adapted to their requirements.

What we do?

APL Hofstetter not only coats printed circuit boards with a solderable surface; we also look for individual solutions in continuous dialog with our customers – needs-based, fast, and at a competitive price.



Hofstetter PCB AG takes over APL Oberflächentechnik GmbH

Hofstetter PCB AG successfully completed the acquisition of APL Oberflächentechnik GmbH in Lörrach...

Tin layer change by storage/ thermal stress

In chemical tin coating surfaces everyone speaks of diffusion layers. But what are diffusion...

Resource-saving rework of printed circuit boards

The last step of manufacturing pcbs is to coat the surface finish. The surface finish prevents...


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Due to the current situation, we have changed our opening hours.

Our delivery times

Acceptance of goods and delivery is possible at the following times:

Mo. - Th.:    7:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Fr.:    7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.




Our office hours

We can be reached by phone at the following times:

Mo. - Th.:    9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 
Fr.:    9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Our plant closure days

Due to public holidays and maintenance our service is not available on following days:

31.12.2020 until 03.01.2021

02.04.2021 until 05.04.2021

13.05.2021 until 14.05.2021


03.06.2021 until 04.06.2021



Please note that no delivery of goods is possible!

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