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Historical Milestones

Historical Milestones

From our beginnings in 1946 until today: check out our history.

1946 - 2016: From an idea to a global technology leader

For 70 years, Oerlikon Balzers has stood for pioneering developments and global technology leadership in thin-film coatings. We live our passion for surface solutions with a unique combination of sustainability, innovative drive, entrepreneurial spirit and tradition. This benefits our customers and our environment – yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Explore 70 years of Oerlikon Balzers

Balzers' first PVD hard coating for tools, BALINIT® A, was officially "born" on September 1st 1978. Since then, Oerlikon Balzers has been an unprecedented success story, ranging from pioneering the world of coatings to being a market leader.

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Alessandra Doëll
Head of Communications
P: +423 388 7500
F: +423 388 5419
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Oerlikon Surface Solutions AG Pfaeffikon, Branch Balzers
Iramali 18
9496 Balzers
Liechtenstein
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