从 1946 年我们的创始直至今日：阅览我们的历史。
巴尔查斯首款应用于工具的 PVD 硬质涂层——BALINIT® A——正式在 1978 年 9 月 1 日诞生了。从那时起，欧瑞康巴尔查斯便开始了史无前例的成功，从世界涂层的先驱，到市场的领军者。
BALINIT® B 氮化钛涂层问世。
BALINIT® DLC 碳涂层的问世。 Oerlikon-Bührle Holding 公司易名为“Unaxis”。
BALINIT® CNI 氮化铬涂层问世
新一代涂层“Generation 6”问世。 巴尔查斯庆祝 BALINIT®诞生 25 周年。 波兰，葡萄牙和荷兰的首家涂层中心
“Generation 6”的第二款铬铝基涂层：BALINIT® HELICA. 用于大体积涂层的新涂层系统 RS 90。 阿根廷和加拿大的首家涂层中心 高级 BALINIT® 碳涂层：BALINIT® DLC STAR
捷克共和国的首家涂层中心。 2006 年 9 月 1 日，巴尔查斯改称欧瑞康巴尔查斯涂层，并致力于承继其百年工业历史和欧瑞康公司的传统优势。
收购位于德国的 hartec 集团——一个 PVD 涂层专家。Hartec 以其用于塑料的装饰性和功能性涂层的独特环保 PVD 技术而闻名。
S3p® 是工业化的以及经济上可行的巴尔查斯 HiPIMS 解决方案。 推出快速、精确、灵活、紧凑的新涂层系统 INGENIA. 市场引入了BALINIT® PERTURA ——用于所有钻削应用的一站式涂层，提高了生产率和工艺可靠性。 第一座脉冲等离子体扩散（PPD）工厂的涂层中心在亚洲的韩国釜山扩展和实施。 在重庆和济南开设第八和第九家中国涂层中心，并在肯杰任科兹莱开设第三家波兰涂层中心。
2014 年 6 月3日，欧瑞康宣布成功从苏尔寿公司收购美科。 美科和欧瑞康现有的涂层业务的结合，在表面处理事业板块CEO—Roland Herb 的领导下，将成为表面处理解决方案的全球技术领导者。
在有众多荣誉嘉宾和客户出席的盛大开幕式上，欧瑞康巴尔查斯开设了他们第一个面对汽车领域的欧洲涂层技术中心。 Veľká Ida 的新工厂位于斯洛伐克主要城市 Košice 附近，是欧瑞康巴尔查斯汽车市场整体战略的一部分。
新的 INNOVENTA mega 也重新定义了生产率的基准。现在是产品组合中最大的涂层系统，实现了铣刀或钻头等工具极高的吞吐量：正常情况下平均批次处理时间少于 5 小时。它可以容纳高度为 1 米或以上，摆动直径为 96 厘米 的工件。允许的负载重量高达 3000 公斤，它是用于涂层大体积模具或圆锯片的理想平台。 INNOVENTA mega 可以实现 BALINIT 涂层的所有功能，也可以实现各种应用的定制涂层设计。此外还有快速调试，简易的可操作性和高水准的可重复生产性等特点。最关键的是，INNOVENTA mega 理想的补充了巴尔查斯更紧凑的 INNOVA 和 INGENIA 系统。
1946 年，“工具制造研究所”在巴尔查斯成立。Max Auwärter 教授，列支敦士登 Franz Josef 二世和企业家 Emil G.Bührle 萌生了革命性的想法-在薄膜涂层领域开发生产工艺并且自己制造工业实施所需的设备。因此，工艺和设备首次合体，同时得到供应和销售——一个70 多年以来异常成功的业务模式。
欧瑞康巴尔查斯在韩国的光州开设了第五个客户中心。“韩国是一个名副其实的欧瑞康巴尔查斯成功故事。在繁荣的光州成立这个新中心将会使我们能够为成型工具/家用行业以及汽车行业的客户提供更好的短期交付服务”，欧瑞康表面处理事业板块的工具解决方案业务单元的负责人 Marc Desrayaud 说。
DMX's expertise allows us to further strengthen our position as market leader in the market of high-precision medical components as well as in the rapidly growing market of forming tools. Those are our two key market segments.
For JIMTOF Oerlkon Balzers launch INNOVENTA kila. INNOVENTA kila has the preferred coating system size for most production requirements and perfectly masters smaller to larger quantities. The successor of the best-selling INNOVA meets all your expectations with compelling elegance. It's the perfect coating system for tools, and also R&D. Entirely compatible with the INNOVENTA family.
Oerlikon deepens partnership with Airbus: Oerlikon Balzers receives Qualified Supplier status for BALINIT C coatings on copper alloys.
On 12 October, Oerlikon Balzers India, a leading provider of surface solutions, inaugurated its largest Indian production centre in Manesar in the presence of Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein and Dr Doris Frick, the Ambassador of Liechtenstein in Switzerland. The new facility represents a further major commitment by Oerlikon Balzers to the Indian market as it continues to grow, and this significant investment in the future and in India will allow Oerlikon Balzers to serve its customers across various industries even more effectively.
Oerlikon, a leading provider of surface solutions, has signed and closed a targeted acquisition in Germany to expand its plasma nitriding service offering for customers and to strengthen its position in the automotive market. Härterei Dipl.- Ing. Peter Eicker KG (Eicker), a specialised heat treatment supplier for the automotive industry, will now operate under the Oerlikon Balzers brand.
primeGear is an all-round service package consisting of detailed analysis, consultation and tailored solutions for production. From treating tools and establishing optimal machining/ environmental conditions to the basic materials and designs, Oerlikon Balzers’ experts determine the crucial improvements which can be made in the production chain.
Oerlikon Balzers, a leading provider of surface solutions, has inaugurated its second production centre in Veľká Ida, Slovakia. The new plant marks another stage in Oerlikon’s growth strategy in the automotive industry, a major investment which meets the highest quality and environmental standards and offers automotive manufacturers state-of-the-art heat treatment processes. Together with the service centre opened in 2015, the Veľká Ida plant now represents Oerlikon Balzers' largest and most important site for coating and heat treating of automotive components.
The Oerlikon Group, a leading global technology provider of market-leading technologies and services, announced the inauguration of a new production plant in Nagoya, Japan, on June 7. The company will leverage synergies to further strengthen the excellent market position of Oerlikon Balzers and Oerlikon Metco Friction Systems in Japan’s top car manufacturing industry area.
Coating specialist Oerlikon Balzers opened its new plant in Bielefeld with a two-day event attended by guests – both customers and experts – from the areas of politics and the economy. The coating centre combines the expertise from three previous locations on a floor space of 6,000 square metres with cutting edge surface technologies for machining, forming and plastics processing. Customers from many different sectors are to benefit, from the automotive and pharmaceutical industries to tool making.
Oerlikon has acquired Sucotec AG, a Swiss manufacturer specializing in CVD (Chemical Vapour Deposition) equipment for the tools market. The acquisition enhances the range of products and services provided by Oerlikon Balzers, which focuses on PVD (Physical Vapour Deposition) and PACVD (Plasma Assisted Chemical Vapour Deposition).
Oerlikon has acquired DIARC Technology Oy, a provider of surface engineering technologies and services in Finland. The acquisition will enhance the range of technologies provided by Oerlikon Balzers in the automotive and precision components industries and expand its portfolio of surface treatments.
METAPLAS.DOMINO kila flex的双门设计，使其具有极高的灵活性，可实现快速装载和卸载，并可升级为自动装载和卸载。
欧瑞康巴尔查斯在EMO 2019展会上推出了针对工具市场的三种不同尺寸的新型CVD（化学气相沉积）设备：SUCOTEC kila、mega和giga。SUCOTEC是对欧瑞康巴尔查斯现有的以PVD（物理气相沉积）和PACVD（等离子体辅助化学气相沉积）技术主导的产品和服务范围的补充。
针对高品质的螺纹加工刀具，欧瑞康巴尔查斯将展示其全新的高性能BALIQ AUROS涂层，通过将极其光滑和耐磨的 AlCrN 基涂层与顶部涂层相结合，来防止刀具表面和工件之间的冷焊， 最终优化性能并提高工艺的可靠性。
The first Surface Solutions Symposium for Precision Components attracted 75 attendees, among them customers and industry thought leaders, who met to network and share their perspectives on what will shape the future of component coatings across a number of different industries.
Ceramic seal discs in sanitary fittings, pneumatic valves, ceramic shafts and pump bearings as well as components in pumps and compressors are exposed to extreme friction over a long period of time. To keep these devices running reliably for longer, Oerlikon Balzers has developed BALINIT MILUBIA and BALINIT NALUBIA; hydrogen-free hard carbon coatings that protect components against wear from frequent use and at elevated temperatures.
in 2019, Oerlikon Balzers opened two new customer centres in Sweden, the first in Eriksberg on 28 May and the second in Köping a day later. With these two new customer centres, Oerlikon Balzers is pursuing its strategy of being as close as possible to its customers, which shortens delivery times and routes, improves customer service and helps the company reduce its carbon footprint.
Oerlikon Balzers has celebrated the 15th anniversary of its first Chinese customer centre in Suzhou. The company started production in China back in 2004 with 20 employees and has grown rapidly over the years, today boasting 13 customer centres and several hundred employees. The management invited the team members from the very beginning for a special anniversary dinner to celebrate their unique contribution over the last 15 years.
On 7 May 2019, Oerlikon Balzers laid the foundation stone for its new Competence Centre in Bisingen, Germany. Once open in April 2020, components made from plastic, primarily for the automotive sector, will be metallised with a chrome look using sustainable ePD technology on a site covering several thousand square metres. More than 100 new jobs will be created at the Bisingen Competence Centre, which will enable Oerlikon Balzers to meet the high demand and ever increasing requirements of its customers from the automotive sector.
On 4 April 2019, Oerlikon Balzers opened a new customer centre in Querétaro, Mexico. At the opening ceremony Oerlikon Balzers Mexico also celebrated its 20-year anniversary with customers and guests of honour. This new site represents another key milestone in Oerlikon Balzers’ growth strategy, as it allows the company to respond to the increased demand from the automotive industry for its sustainable highquality coatings and heat treatments.
Oerlikon Balzers held the Grand Opening Ceremony with guests of honour and customers to inaugurate its new coating centre in Dongguan, China. A much larger production space was required in Dongguan in order to process the rapidly growing order volume of recent years. Oerlikon Balzers started its coating business in China in 2004. The new customer centre is now the second largest in China.
Oerlikon Balzers introduced its new BALIMED portfolio, comprising seven highly advanced coatings that meet the demanding requirements of today’s medical instruments and components industry. These low-friction and wear-resistant ThinFilm coatings offer higher cost efficiency and contribute to improved patient outcomes thanks to their biocompatible, antimicrobial and chemically inert properties.
Oerlikon has acquired D-Coat GmbH, a leading provider of diamond coating technology in Germany. The acquisition expands Oerlikon Balzers’ portfolio of surface treatment technologies, especially for cutting tools applied in the aerospace and automotive industries.
Now that the new site has been commissioned, we can offer job coating of plastic injection moulded components for a wide range of industries, including the automotive, consumer goods and household appliance sectors: Metallised plastic coatings based on our ePD technology. As well, the Bisingen Competence Centre will mainly be responsible for the sale of INUBIA coating systems and will provide support for interested customers when designing, setting up and commissioning their own coating facilities. This includes coating and product development, as well as conceptual design of overall production processes.
Oerlikon Balzers has received qualification from Airbus for its RS 50 coating system, which uses the latest carbon coating technology. The RS 50 is located in Ferrières-en-Brie near Paris, a major Aerospace certified production facility of Oerlikon Balzers. The coating system has been selected and approved by Airbus to secure REACH-compliant PVD coatings with BALINIT C.
Three key factors can impair performance of industrial gas turbine compressors: Solid Particle Erosion (SPE), Water Droplet Erosion (WDE) and corrosion of turbine blades. If undetected, these problems will reduce efficiency and increase costs for operators of power generation plants. BALINIT PROTEC from Oerlikon Balzers, is a REACH-compliant coating specifically developed to make industrial gas turbine compressors significantly more efficient and protect against corrosion and erosion.
Oerlikon Balzers has introduced BALIMED TICANA, a PVD coating specifically designed for dental abutments and instruments that meets the stringent requirements of modern dentistry. The innovative coating is the same colour as human gums, which makes it discreet, and it also offers functional properties that help ensure patients get the very best long-term healthcare. The new BALIMED TICANA coating represents another step forward in Oerlikon Balzers’ growth strategy in the medical industry.
Oerlikon Balzers has received Nadcap Merit Status for all the coating technology used in its customer centre Ferrières-en-Brie, France. The Merit Status means a less frequent audit schedule and is “a sign of trust in the ongoing commitment to quality”, according to the Performance Review Institute, which administers Nadcap.
Oerlikon Balzers has opened a new application support centre in Uppsala, Sweden, for the pre- and post-treatment of cutting tools for the automotive industry. Not only does the new location give customers an information and consulting centre: it also serves as a training centre for new employees and apprentices, so that Oerlikon Balzers staff can keep up-to-date with the latest pre- and post-treatment technology and offer first-class service to customers around the world.
Oerlikon Balzers India has received GreenCo Silver Certification from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and has been awarded first prize (Platinum) in the Quality Excellence competition organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI). These awards recognise Oerlikon Balzers’ contribution towards an ecologically sustainable business model and to improving the customer experience by providing quality goods and services in India.
Oerlikon Balzers has received the Bosch “Best Supplier of Surface Treatments” award for 2019. The company was recognised for providing excellent quality with its high-end coatings applied to precision components for the world’s leading automotive supplier.
Oerlikon Balzers has introduced its new BALORA portfolio of coatings which offers revolutionary properties for applications in high-temperature environments, such as in the aerospace and power generation markets. The first coating from the new portfolio, BALORA PVD MCrAlY, represents the next generation of high-density MCrAlY coatings, which use Oerlikon Balzers’ proven PVD Arc surface and equipment technologies to form an outstanding barrier against oxidation and hot corrosion inside the hot section of turbines.