N114 W18850 Clinton Drive
Germantown, WI 53022


Recognized worldwide as a driving force behind technological innovation in corona and plasma surface treatment, 3DT manufactures a comprehensive line of surface treatment systems for 3-dimensional parts and film/web applications to improve the adhesion on most materials resistant to adhesives, ink and other media. We work closely with our customers to develop processes and equipment to meet their unique needs. With 28 years in the surface treatment industry, our technology and innovative sytems are unsurpassed in improving bonding. 

3DT’s surface treatment systems improve the adhesion and bonding on a wide variety of substrates, including plastics, polymers, elastomers, rubber, composites, glass, paper, foam and metal. Our systems are designed to meet common adhesion problems within numerous industries and can be incorporated into existing or new production lines, as stand-alone stations, or integrated into semi or fully automated production lines. Designing and developing custom systems for our customers’ unique applications is our strength. 

We provide a comprehensive range of services. These include: process development, design, manufacture, product handling, replacement parts, training and service - all from Germantown, Wisconsin.

3DT is the North American supplier for AFS and SOFTAL. These German companies are leaders in the manufacture of equipment for plasma and corona treatment of film, foil, foam, plastic sheets and boards, as well as hot needle perforation.

The strength of any company lies in its ability to provide excellent customer service. At 3DT we understand the importance of swift, highly competent customer service. Our service team supplies just that! Whether commissioning a new system or assuring systems are up and running, you can count on 3DT’s service professionals.Corona discharge from 3DT's MultiDyne treat a lense.



Erik Kiel


Gary Kohlnhofer
Sales Engineer

Started in:


  • Milwaukee 7

Core Competencies:

Our forte?

Superior and versatile plasma treatment and corona treatment systems created for a wide variety of applications including cleaning, wetting, etching and functionalizing surfaces. 3DT’s systems provide highly improved bonding properties for printing, coating, laminating, painting and adhesive applications as well as enhancing surfaces for cell culture growth. Our line of standard and custom products can be supplied as either stand-alone workstations or as semi – to fully automated systems. All of our products can be conveniently incorporated into customers’ new or existing production lines.

3DT’s surface treatment systems improve the adhesion and bonding on a wide variety of substrates, including plastics, polymers, elastomers, rubber, composites, glass, paper, foam and metal. 

3DT is a leader in the surface treatment industry because only 3DT:

  • Supplies comprehensive surface treatment solutions including single source design, manufacture, installation, and service
  • Provides truly custom-engineered systems
  • Offers a complete line of surface treatment equipment for nearly all 3-dimensional and 2-dimensional (film/web) applications
  • Designs and manufactures complete systems including product handling and automation
  • Manufactures systems that are built in Germantown, Wisconsin, USA with proven technology, robust design and state-of-the-art components
  • Backs up each sale with a knowledgeable, experienced sales and service team dedicated to excellent customer service and your success


Learn more:


Estimated Annual Gross Sales:
$0 - 10 Million

Supplier to the Defense Industry:
Yes, we are a secondary supplier

Number of Employees:

Import: Yes

We import: All of 3DT's systems for 3-dimensional products are proudly made in Germantown, Wisconsin. However, we represent two important German companies in the surface treatment of film, foil and web offering our customers German engineering with stateside sales and service. SOFTAL - corona and plasma surface treatment systems for film, foil, web, foam and plastic boards and their replacement parts. AFS - corona and plasma treatment systems for film, foil, web, foam, plastic boards and perforating systems and their replacement parts.

Export: Yes

Export Countries: We export all over the world and have sales representation in many regions outside of the US. We actively export to Canada, Central and South America, Europe, Australia, South Africa and Asia.


  • Automotive
  • Aviation and Aerospace
  • Defense Industry Supply Chain
  • Energy Systems
  • Food and Beverage
  • Forest Products-Packaging-Lumber
  • Foxconn
  • Lakeshore Manufacturing Cluster
  • Marine Manufacturing
  • Water Industry - Technology or Manufacturing


  • Other: 3DT's systems are built to US NFPA standards.


  • Components, Parts and Hardware
  • Manufacturer / Service
  • Manufacturing: Machinery and Equipment
  • Manufacturing: Paper, Packaging, Netting, Printing
  • Manufacturing: Plastic Injection Molding and Extrusion

Seeking local sources for:

Manufacturing Tier

  • OEM: An original equipment manufacturer, or OEM, refers to a company that makes a final product for the consumer marketplace.



Now Hiring

CNC Machinist and an Electrical Assembler

CNC Machinist: Minimum 2 years of experience with the ability to read mechanical drawings. Candidate should also have experience using precision measurement instruments, conversational programming, and be accustomed to performing a series of machining operations including drilling, boring and milling on products that have close tolerance and finish requirements. Candidates must be motivated individuals who are able to multitask. 3DT LLC is a small company that does not have high production, large quantity runs.

Electrical Assembler: We are seeking an electrical assembler for the manufacture of control panels and power converters. Candiates must possess basic mechanical skills and solid electrical wiring skills. They should be able to read electrical schematics and layouts. A minimum of 2 years experience or a 2 year associate degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred.

3DT LLC is a family-oriented, friendly work environment and offers competitive wages and benefits. Resumes can be submitted to Anne Sacotte via email at Accounting@3DTLLC.com or faxed to 262-253-6977.

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