1978 marked the official beginning of the development and marketing of the BALINIT® PVD coating. In 1983, the first coating centre outside Liechtenstein was opened in Italy. The first centre in America followed just one year later and in 1987, the first centre in the Asian region began its operations in Japan. Oerlikon Balzers currently produces in more than 100 coating centres in 35 countries across Europe, America and Asia. A unique network which is being extended constantly. Oerlikon Balzers coats hundreds of thousands of tools and precision components every day. Oerlikon Balzers is part of the Swiss Oerlikon Group. Oerlikon represents cutting-edge technology in machine and plant construction and offers leading solutions for thin-film coatings, vacuum systems, textile production and drive and precision technology.

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  • Year established 1946
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  • Surface treatment - machinery and equipment
  • Surface coating
  • Plasma coating system
  • PVD coating systems
  • Hard material layers
  • PVD coating
  • Vacuum coating
  • Sputter systems
  • Systems for surface engineering, complete
  • Contract tool coating
  • metallisation of plastic materials
  • Surface treatment of metals
  • Vacuum coating systems
  • Titanium carbonitride (TiCN) coating
  • coatings for plastics
  • Surface treatment
  • airtight components
  • spreading plastic materials
  • thermal processing
  • Surface pretreatment
  • PVD coating machine
  • pvd coverings
  • surface treatment systems
  • spray techniques
  • surface treatment of metals
  • Surface finishing of plastics
  • plastic metallization
  • plasma treatment
  • metallization
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