Annual Report 2017

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Leading technology & engineering Group. Oerlikon engineers materials, equipment and surfaces to enable customers’ products to have high-performance functions and an extended lifespan. The Group is committed to continually investing and delivering valued technologies, products and services for customers to meet challenges in their markets. For instance, Oerlikon helps cars and airplanes use less fuel, makes tools last longer and saves energy in the manufacturing of textiles.

Webcast FY 2017

Industrial markets

The demand for Oerlikon technologies is fueled by the need for better performance, efficiencies and sustainability.

Market perspectives

2017 at a glance

Oerlikon reported positive performance in 2017.

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Key Competencies

  • Advanced Materials
  • Surface Solutions
  • Materials Processing

We engineer and process materials and surfaces to give products desired and improved functions. We help cars and airplanes use less fuel, make tools last longer, and improve the manufacturing of textiles. Our technologies enable manufacturers do things they simply couldn’t do before and advance industrial innovation.

This is what Oerlikon does

Serving our customers locally

Oerlikon has a strong global footprint with over 180 sites in 37 countries. The Group is strongly committed to research and development, which is reflected by its 55 production and R&D sites worldwide. Together with its sales and services network of more than 175 sites, Oerlikon operates in close proximity to its customers, improving customer interaction, response times and satisfaction.

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