One of the ten most powerful corporations on the planet, and in their own mind the most powerful, Aztechnology is an entity as brutal as it is powerful. While the daily PR would have the public believing in their benevolence, in the shadows they are known as butchers at best. The history of the company differs greatly from their public facade. Evolved from a cartel of drug lords and the failing Mexican government the company changed the face of the map by merging the two separate groups together under one umbrella. The country changed its name to Aztlan and the corporation was born. As a corporate state and one of the ten AAA rated corps they have the additional power of being extraterritorial. Which in layman’s terms means they are a country unto themselves. With their own army, their own laws and their own way of doing things.
Seattle is the coordination hub for Aztechnology’s North American activities – and that’s a lot of activities, from consumer goods distribution and electronics manufacturing to weapon sales and magical research. With their fingers in everything from snack foods to military hardware their brand is found on things people depend on in their daily lives. This makes them a valuable target for shadowrunners. The word in the shadows is that more than one runner that crossed the corp ended up coming to a nasty, bloody end. However, their long running history of macabre and horrific activities makes information about this corporations inner workings a hot commodity in the black market.
Aztechnology Seattle is protected by a full battalion of their celebrated Leopard Guards. Modeled on an ancient Aztec warrior order, these elite troops are predominantly Awakened or heavily cybered. Rumor is, the guards hold weekly religious observances within the pyramid, featuring blood drinking and sacrifice. Their obsidian bayonets are said to have been christened in the blood of an enemy during their initiation into manhood.