Group InformationOn the following pages, we provide you with the most important information about our corporation. Here you will find details about our global set-up, data on the longstanding history of the company and explanations on our business strategy. An overview of our operating units and our competitors is available under segments.
Oerlikon is one of the world's leading companies in the field of plant construction, as well as high-tech components and machines. Our main activities are constructing production plants for solar modules, thin film coating applications and vacuum technology. We also have leading expertise in the areas of textile machines and high-tech drive technology products. Products and plants of Oerlikon help our customers to become top of their sector.
The Oerlikon Corporation operates in over 150 locations worldwide in 38 countries and focuses on the markets in Europe, Asia and the U.S. Thanks to our global presence; we are in close proximity to our customers and can benefit from the advantages of a global value added chain. The particular expertise required for a specific product can be drawn from within the Oerlikon network, ranging from research and development to sales and customer support.