Pfäffikon SZ, May 13, 2009 - On August 8, 2007, the Board of Directors of OC Oerlikon Corporation AG, Pfäffikon approved a share buyback program of a maximum of 2.59% of the share capital to start on August 9, 2007. This program has come to its end on May 12, 2009 (date of the ordinary General meeting 2009). Within the framework of this share buyback program, the Company acquired a total of 289 954 registered shares (2.05% of the company's share capital) at market price. The last shares were bought in February 2008. OC Oerlikon Corporation AG, Pfäffikon currently holds a total of 1 329 164 of its own shares. This amounts to 9.40 % of the issued share capital and the votes.