HistoryAuto Technology Company's roots started in the 1940s under the Crown Equipment Company name. In 1965 Crown was purchased by Harshaw Chemical Company. In the 1970s through the 1990s their were multiple mergers with multiple companies including GS Equipment, Gulf Oil, Kaiser Aluminum, Englehard, Atochem and Atotech.
In 2000 the company was purchased by internal management along with an investment group and was known as Auto Technology Company.
In 2002 Auto Technology Company purchases the assets of UES (Unified Equipment Systems) formerly known as the Udylite Equipment business. Auto Technology Company is now capable of producing all Udylite style plating equipment as well as being the only supplier of Udylite style parts made from the original prints, patterns and molds.
In 2009 Auto Technology created an in-house contract test laboratory. This lab is A2LA accredited to the ISO guide 17025. Abilities include all corrosion testing, environmental with hot and cold cycling as well as immersion, SO2, UV