The Tantec Group is a privately held company founded in 1974, and is a leading manufacturer of standard and customized Plasma and Corona systems for surface treatment of plastics and metals to enhance adhesion properties. Tantec surface treaters are sold worldwide to end-users and OEM’s through our own branch offices and more than 30 partners worldwide.




Tantec EST Inc. is covering sales and service to the North American customers since 1987, now from a new location in Glendale Heights IL, just outside Chicago.

Tantec GmbH in Wimsheim, and Tantec GmbH Nord in Hamburg, are sales and service offices as well as manufacturing facilities established in Germany in 1995 and 1998.


The Tantec Group is owned by Kim Saabye and Morten Thrane.

  • Founded in Denmark in 1974
  • Headquartered in Lunderskov, Denmark
  • Branch offices in Germany and the USA
  • Represented ay agents in 30 countries worldwide
  • Has delivered more than 4,000 surface treatment solutions over the past 40 years
  • First mover on Plasma and Corona systems for 3D parts systems
  • Global after-sales service
  • In-house free sampling



The Tantec Group is an innovative organization with a high level of know-how, continuously developing new Plasma and Corona equipment to help solving adhesion problems, and to meet high customer demands.