Balzers, Liechtenstein, 16 April 2018 - Oerlikon Balzers, a world leading supplier in surface solutions, celebrated its 20th anniversary in Jundiai, Brazil, by organizing a special event to thank customers and business partners for their loyalty. The event included a factory tour in which Oerlikon Balzers showcased its latest technology and product innovations.
In 1998 Oerlikon Balzers started its operations in Latin America with the first coating centre in Brazil and has since then continuously invested in this country. 20 years have passed now and over this period Oerlikon Balzers has built great partnerships with customers to offer them the best surface solutions and services, and this way contributed to develop this industry sector.
Oerlikon Balzers employs nearly 100 people in Brazil and operates coating centres in Jundiai and in Sao José dos Pinhais in the southern Brazilian state of Paraná. The company’s priority is to be close to the customers and serve their needs with passion, and constantly train employees to better serve its customers and further improve their experience. Over all these years, Oerlikon Balzers Brazil has also focused on the health, safety and protection of its employees and visitors, setting the standard in this respect for the Brazilian industry.
Marc Desrayaud, Head of Balzers Industrial Solutions, said in his opening speech: “We are very grateful that our customers trust Oerlikon Balzers products and services. We have seen Brazil’s potential over the 20 years we have operated here, and we will continue to invest and strive to give our customers nothing but the best every day.” During the event, Oerlikon Balzers showcased the new BALINIT coatings that will be shortly introduced to the Brazilian market and reaffirmed its commitment to delivering the highest quality.
“Premium surface treatments such as BALINIT HARD CARBON, BALINIT CROMA PLUS, BALINIT ALTENSA and BALTHERM PRIMEFORM have recently been launched and the results are very impressive. Despite economic uncertainties we have performed well and supplied coatings of the highest quality in recent years. Brazil is a key market for our strategy and we will continue to work diligently with our customers”, said Pietro Buccheri, Head of Sales and Operations for Brazil, Argentina and Mexico.