The Company


Elga Europe is an Italian-funded company, whose main scope of activity is the research, development and manufacture of dry film for the printed circuit industry as well as chemical milling and special applications.

The company was set up in 1973 and has been dealing in dry film since 1989. It has also specialized in the production of ultra-pure auxiliary chemicals for the semi-conductor industry, and the processing of copper foil for printed circuits,photo solder and products used in copper and tin coating, besides manufacturing auxiliary products such as degreasing and anti-foaming agents, developer and stripper for dry film.

The company has two business sites, one at via della Merlata 8, Nerviano, Milan, where the Administration headquarters are located, and the other at via Camillo Chiesa 30, Pogliano Milanese, Milan, where the dry-film and ultrapure-chemical manufacturing plant is located.

Considering both sites, the 9,700-sq.mt company premises include office facilities, laboratories and plants located on a total property of 21,500 sq.mt. also has two foreign subsidiaries in Switzerland and the UK.

The production technology for dry film and products for semi-conductors arises from a joint venture with Tokyo Ohka Kogyo. Elga Europe co-operated with the Japanese company from 1990 to 2010.

Elga Europe’s R&D activities have been fully independent since 2003.