A sustainable alternative to electroplating

Revolutionary new process for metallizing plastic components

Supporting the growing bottling market

Synthetic materials producers choose energy-efficient Oerlikon technology

Maximizing performance with Oerlikon Fairfield

Drilling systems and other equipment for the offshore production of oil and gas have to withstand extreme forces and deliver exceptional performance and reliability in the harshest of environments.

Surface Solutions

Did you know that dedicated thermal spray coatings by Oerlikon Metco in airplane turbines - especially on turbines blades - lead to a global fuel savings of 1 Mio. liters per hour?

Getting energy efficiency and performance onto the road

Electrically powered vehicles are energy-efficient, emission-free and are setting the benchmark in terms of emotional response. To operate at maximum efficiency, these cars need transmission systems geared to vehicles with several – and smaller – engines. Oerlikon Graziano supplies innovative gear and drive concepts for this market.

Surface Solutions Segment

The combination of Oerlikon Balzers and Oerlikon Metco under one umbrella is a perfect fit of technologies, business models and market access for the benefit of our customers

Lighting the world

Lighting the world

When it comes to lighting our cities, LEDs (light-emitting diodes) are the light source of the future Oerlikon’s Advanced Technologies Segment plays an important role in propelling LEDs into even more applications: the Segment’s thin-film technology delivers efficient solutions for key manufacturing steps. This allows LED market leaders to produce cost-efficiently and continuously develop their products to ever higher performance.

90 years of experience

90 years of experience

Producing food for a growing number of people requires large and efficient machinery, such as tractors and harvesting equipment. The Drive Systems Segment looks back on 90 years’ experience in the gearing and drive systems industry. 70 % of all agricultural tractors built worldwide today rely on solutions from the Drive Systems Segment to change or synchronize transmission speed.

Winning the Nobel Prize

Winning the Nobel Prize

In large underground caverns in the Geneva region, particle physicists are uncovering the last secrets of our universe. There, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) is operating the world’s largest particle accelerator – the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum has a long-standing relationship with CERN, supplying the institute with state-of-the-art vacuum pumps as well as highly reliable leak detection systems.