Balzers, Liechtenstein, 24 January 2017 – Oerlikon Balzers has been awarded the status of Preferred Supplier by Bosch Mobility Solutions, the largest division of the Bosch Group, for the third year in a row.
The international automotive component manufacturer‘s Preferred Supplier Award is only given to its most strategically important suppliers, and the criteria the individual departments must fulfil to win the award are very strict.
Oerlikon Balzers has supported the Bosch Group for over 20 years with innovative surface solutions for optimizing automotive components. Special coating technologies have enabled consumption and emissions from combustion engines to be reduced by up to 15%.
The Bosch Group regards Oerlikon Balzers as an important strategic partner with whom it can overcome complex technical challenges and transform the developed technology into successful series production.
“To develop the optimum coating solutions for every requirement we work very closely together with Bosch Mobility Solutions. This requires a great deal of mutual trust. This award is testament to this team spirit and the respect our two businesses have for each other”, said Wolfgang Konrad, Head of Business Unit Automotive Solutions at Oerlikon Balzers.