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Founded Year



Acq - P2P | Acquired



About Oerlikon

Oerlikon (SWX: OERL) operates as a global engineering company. It develops production systems, components, and services for high-technology products, and provides turnkey solutions for the manufacturing of protective coatings for precision tools and components, and equipment for textile production and propulsion technology. Oerlikon serves customers in aerospace, automotive, general industries and tooling, energy, apparel and industrial textiles, and agriculture sectors. The company was founded in 1906 and is based in Pfaffikon, Sweden.

Headquarters Location

Churerstrasse 120

Pfaffikon, CH-8808,


+41 58 360 96 96

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Oerlikon Patents

Oerlikon has filed 441 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Coatings
  • Aerodynamics
  • Fluid dynamics
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Related Topics




Chromates, Oxidizing agents, Thin film deposition, Coatings, Chromium compounds


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Related Topics

Chromates, Oxidizing agents, Thin film deposition, Coatings, Chromium compounds



Latest Oerlikon News

The Global Market for Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) Coatings 2023: Featuring Acree Technologies, Nanotec, Nippon, OC Oerlikon, and Teer Coatings, and TOCALO

Jan 6, 2023

News provided by Share this article Share this article Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) coating is a single layer of hard carbon, deposited using highly specialised coating methods. DLC coatings are used to modify the surfaces of materials and improve the tribological and other properties. DLC coatings have many advantages because of their low cost and their abilities to provide diamond-like properties to different surfaces. DLC coatings can be deposited on nearly all metals, metal alloys, and also on non-metals such as silicon, glass, ceramics, plastics, etc. DLC can be deposited at low (<_00c_ substrate="substrate" /> Desirable properties include:

Oerlikon Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Oerlikon founded?

    Oerlikon was founded in 1906.

  • Where is Oerlikon's headquarters?

    Oerlikon's headquarters is located at Churerstrasse 120, Pfaffikon.

  • What is Oerlikon's latest funding round?

    Oerlikon's latest funding round is Acq - P2P.

  • Who are the investors of Oerlikon?

    Investors of Oerlikon include Dana Incorporated.

  • Who are Oerlikon's competitors?

    Competitors of Oerlikon include Air Liquide.

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