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Churerstrasse 120

Pfäffikon, 8808


Phone: 41 58 360 96 96

Fax: 41 58 360 91 96

OC Oerlikon Corporation AG, together with its subsidiaries, develops and supplies production systems, components, and services for selected information technology markets and industrial applications worldwide. Segments The company operates through six segments: Coatings, Vacuum, Textile, Drive Systems, Advanced Technologies, and Solar. Coatings Coating segment supplies metal coatings that improve the performance of tools and precision components, offering coating services at approximately 80 centers worldwide. Oerlikon Balzers operates as a supplier of plasma-enhanced coatings for tools and precision components. The coating service is offered at a network of approximately 90 coating centers in 31 countries worldwide. Vacuum Vacuum segment develops application- and customer-specific systems for the creation of vacuums and extraction of processing gases. Leybold Vacuum offers a range of modern vacuum components, for industrial manufacturing and analytical technology, and also for research & development applications. Textile Textile segment develops and manufactures textile machinery. Oerlikon Barmag engages in the production of texturing machines, as well as spinning lines for nylon, polyester and polyprophene fibers. In additional to plant design and spinning and texturing systems, its core competencies include the production of associated components, such as pumps, winders and godets. Oerlikon Neumag engages in the production of BCF carpet yarn and synthetic staple fibers. The business unit also offers a range of technologies for the production of nonwoven products worldwide. Oerlikon Saurer supplies system solutions and service packages. The Oerlikon Schlafhorst business unit provides machine and system solutions for the production of staple fiber yarns. The company offers a range of ringspinning products. Oerlikon Textile Components’s product portfolio includes qualitydetermining components for all spinning applications and the nonwoven industry. Drive Systems Drive Systems segment manufactures gears and other components for power transmission, mainly in motor vehicles. Oerlikon Graziano operates in the power transmission field. The company focuses on the major markets automotive, off-highway and industrial and also the zero emission sector, providing mechatronic driveline systems as well as single gearing components. Oerlikon Fairfield provides engineered gear and drive solutions for off-highway and industrial original equipment manufacturers worldwide. Advanced Technologies Advanced Technologies segment develops applications and technologies, from which the highest precision and accuracy is required. In the field of space travel, payload fairings and satellite structures are manufactured (Business Unit Space). Solar Solar segment supplies equipment for mass production of solar panels. Oerlikon Solar offers field proven solutions for the mass production of thin-film silicon solar modules. Dispositions As of January 26, 2009, the company sold the ESEC business unit to the Dutch company BE Semiconductor Industries NV. In October 2008, the company sold the Optics business located at Balzers to its local management (MBO). This included the whole optical coating business together with relevant technical equipment and customer and supplier relations. As of November 26, 2008, the company sold the Optics business located at Golden, Colorado, USA, to Ocean Optics, Inc. This included the whole optical coating business. In January 2009, the company sold the Wafer Etch business of the Segment Advanced Technologies through a management buyout. In the Oerlikon Coating segment the business Blu-ray/DVD was sold to Singulus Technologies AG as of January 31, 2008. In 2008, the company sold the Magnetic Media Equipment Business.


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