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Portfolio Changes

Oerlikon’s portfolio is in transformation. We are executing along the strategic path we have outlined in 2015 to become a surface solutions and advanced materials company. Here you will find an overview of the acquisitions and divestments we have completed in the past years.

  • October 2018 - Härterei Dipl.- Ing. Peter Eicker KG

    Sector Surface treatments for automotive industry
    Oerlikon Segment Surface Solutions
    Initial consolidation n/a
    Purchase price not disclosed
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year n/a
    Number of employees n/a
    Press release Link
  • April 2018 - AC-Automation GmbH & Co. KG

    Sector Automation solutions for textile industry
    Oerlikon Segment Manmade Fibers
    Initial consolidation n/a
    Purchase price not disclosed
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year n/a
    Number of employees 60
    Press release Link
  • April 2018 - DiSanto Technology Inc.

    Sector AM contract manufacturer
    Oerlikon Segment Surface Solutions
    Initial consolidation n/a
    Purchase price not disclosed
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year n/a
    Number of employees n/a
    Press release n/a
  • March 2018 - Sucotec AG

    Sector Surface Engineering Technologies
    Oerlikon Segment Surface Solutions
    Initial consolidation n/a
    Purchase price not disclosed
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year n/a
    Number of employees n/a
    Press release Link
  • February 2018 - DIARC Technology OY

    Sector Surface Engineering Technologies
    Oerlikon Segment Surface Solutions
    Initial consolidation n/a
    Purchase price not disclosed
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year n/a
    Number of employees n/a
    Press release Link
  • October 2017 - DiaPac LLC and Diamond Recovery Services Inc.

    Sector Surface Materials Solutions
    Oerlikon Segment Surface Solutions
    Initial consolidation Nov. 2017
    Purchase price not disclosed
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year n/a
    Number of employees n/a
    Press release Link
  • September 2017 - Primateria AB

    Sector Pre- and post-treatment solutions for tool optimization
    Oerlikon Segment Surface Solutions
    Initial consolidation n/a
    Purchase price not disclosed
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year n/a
    Number of employees n/a
    Press release Link
  • August 2017 - Oerlikon Balzers Sandvik Coating AB

    Sector PVD coating services
    Oerlikon Segment Surface Solutions
    Initial consolidation n/a
    Purchase price not disclosed
    Oerlikon stake 100% (former JV; Balzers acquiring 49% stake from Sandvik)
    Sales volume per year n/a
    Number of employees n/a
    Press release n/a
  • May 2017 - Scoperta Inc.

    Sector Advanced materials development
    Oerlikon Segment Surface Solutions
    Initial consolidation n/a
    Purchase price not disclosed
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year n/a
    Number of employees n/a
    Press release Link
  • April 2017 - Ashwoods Electric Motors (minority stake)

    Sector Electric motors
    Oerlikon Segment Drive Systems
    Initial consolidation n/a
    Purchase price not disclosed
    Oerlikon stake Minority stake
    Sales volume per year n/a
    Number of employees n/a
    Press release n/a
  • April 2017 - Teknoweb Materials s.r.l.

    Sector Disposable nonwovens market
    Oerlikon Segment Manmade Fibers
    Initial consolidation n/a
    Purchase price not disclosed
    Oerlikon stake Minority stake
    Sales volume per year n/a
    Number of employees n/a
    Press release Link
  • February 2017 - Recentis Advanced Materials Inc.

    Sector Coating materials
    Oerlikon Segment Surface Solutions
    Initial consolidation n/a
    Purchase price not disclosed
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year n/a
    Number of employees n/a
    Press release Link
  • December 2016 citim GmbH

    Sector Additive manufacturing
    Oerlikon Segment Surface Solutions
    Initial consolidation 01.01.2017
    Purchase price not disclosed
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year (FY2015) CHF 12 million 
    Number of employees 120
    Press release Link
  • December 2016 - Depots Metalliques Sous Vide (DMX)

    Sector PVD coating services
    Oerlikon Segment Surface Solutions
    Initial consolidation 01.01.2017
    Purchase price n/a
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year n/a
    Number of employees 17
    Press release Link
  • December 2016 - GK Drive System

    Sector Transportation
    Oerlikon Segment Drive Systems
    Initial consolidation n/a
    Purchase price n/a
    Oerlikon stake 51% (JV with Kenway Automotive Drivelines (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.)
    Sales volume per year n/a
    Number of employees n/a
    Press release n/a
  • April 2016 - Truetzschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers GmbH

    Sector Staple fibers technology
    Oerlikon Segment Manmade Fibers
    Initial consolidation n/a
    Purchase price not disclosed
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year (FY2013) n/a
    Number of employees n/a
    Press release Link
  • November 2015 - Laser Cladding Services, LLC.

    Sector Laser cladding services
    Oerlikon Segment Surface Solutions
    Initial consolidation n/a
    Purchase price not disclosed
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year (FY2013) n/a
    Number of employees n/a
    Press release Link
  • June 2014 - Metco

    Sector Coating technology
    Oerlikon Segment Surface Solutions
    Initial consolidation 01.06.14
    Purchase price CHF 1b
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year (FY2013) n/a
    Number of employees 2 500
    Press release Link
  • January 2013 - Rox

    Sector Coating technology
    Oerlikon Segment Coating
    Initial consolidation n/a
    Purchase price n/a
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year (FY2012) n/a
    Number of employees 11
    Press release Link
  • January 2011 - hartec GmbH (Germany)

    Sector Coating technology
    Oerlikon Segment Coating
    Initial consolidation

    01.01.2011

    Purchase price n/a
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year (FY2005) n/a
    Number of employees

    30

    Press release Link
  • October 2007 - VST Keller GmbH & Co KG (Germany)

    Sector Coating technology
    Oerlikon Segment Coating
    Initial consolidation 31.10.2007
    Purchase price n/a
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year (FY2005) n/a
    Number of employees 100
    Press release Link
  • April 2007 - Silas (Germany)

    Sector Laser technology
    Oerlikon Segment Solar
    Initial consolidation 01.04.2007
    Purchase price CHF 13m
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year (FY2005) CHF 5m
    Number of employees 21
    Press release Link
  • December 2006 - Exitech Ltd. (United Kingdom)

    Sector Laser technology
    Oerlikon Segment Solar
    Initial consolidation 14.11.2006
    Purchase price CHF 6m
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year (FY2005) CHF 15m
    Number of employees n/a
    Press release Link
  • September 2006 - Saurer AG (Switzerland)

    Sector Manmade Fibers
    Oerlikon Segment Textile, Drive Systems
    Initial consolidation 01.11.2006
    Purchase price CHF 1.844m
    Oerlikon stake 85,9% (2007: 99,45%)
    Sales volume per year (FY2005) CHF 2.980m
    Number of employees 12 560
    Press release Link
  • June 2006 - Novalux Inc. (USA)

    Sector Laser technology
    Oerlikon Segment Components (Optics)
    Initial consolidation 13.06.2006
    Purchase price CHF 14m
    Oerlikon stake 21%
    Sales volume per year (FY2005) n/a
    Number of employees n/a
    Press release Link
  • June 2006 - Textile department of Day International (USA)

    Sector Textile components
    Oerlikon Segment Textile
    Initial consolidation 01.06.2006
    Purchase price n/a
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year (FY2005) EUR 37m
    Number of employees 270
  • March 2006 - Star Cutter Company (USA)

    Sector PVD Coating
    Oerlikon Segment Coating
    Initial consolidation 01.05.2006
    Purchase price CHF 10m
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year (FY2005) CHF 11m
    Number of employees n/a
    Press release Link
  • February 2006 - Temco Components GmbH (Germany)

    Sector Textile components
    Oerlikon Segment Textile
    Initial consolidation 01.02.2006
    Purchase price n/a
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year (FY2005) EUR 12m
    Number of employees n/a
  • January 2006 - Fairfield Manufacturing (USA)

    Sector Drive systems
    Oerlikon Segment Drive Systems
    Initial consolidation 01.02.2006
    Purchase price n/a
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year USD 230m
    Number of employees 1 650
  • December 2005 - Fincarde Gruppe (Italy)

    Sector Nonwovens
    Oerlikon Segment Textile
    Initial consolidation 01.01.2006
    Purchase price n/a
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year (FY2005) EUR 13m
    Number of employees

    n/a

  • December 2005 - Heberlein, Enka tecnica and Electrotex (Switzerland/Germany)

    Sector Filament
    Oerlikon Segment Textile
    Initial consolidation 01.01.2006
    Purchase price

    n/a

    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year (FY2005) EUR 30m
    Number of employees n/a
  • October 2005 - Snecma Raumfahrtstechnik (France)

    Sector Precision mechanism for space technology
    Oerlikon Segment Components (Space)
    Initial consolidation 23.01.2006
    Purchase price CHF 8m
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year (FY2005) CHF 4m
    Number of employees n/a
    Press release Link
  • June 2005 - ERMAFA Kunsstofftechnik Chemnitz GmbH (Germany)

    Sector Filament
    Oerlikon Segment Textile
    Initial consolidation 01.07.2005
    Purchase price n/a
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year (FY2005) EUR 6m
    Number of employees n/a
  • May 2005 - Dr. Ernst Fehrer AG (Austria)

    Sector Nonwovens
    Oerlikon Segment Textile
    Initial consolidation 01.09.2005
    Purchase price n/a
    Oerlikon stake

    100%

    Sales volume per year (FY2005) EUR 30m
    Number of employees 180
  • January 2005 - Autefa Automation GmbH (Germany)

    Sector Textile Automation
    Oerlikon Segment Textile
    Initial consolidation 01.01.2005 (51%); 01.10.2005 (9%)
    Purchase price n/a
    Oerlikon stake 60%
    Sales volume per year (FY2005) EUR 30m
    Number of employees 90
  • February 2004 - M&J Fibretech A/S (Denmark)

    Sector Textile nonwovens
    Oerlikon Segment Textile
    Initial consolidation 02.02.2004
    Purchase price n/a
    Oerlikon stake 100%
    Sales volume per year (FY2005) n/a
    Number of employees n/a

     

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