With the opening of the new location in the rapidly growing industrial region of Guelph near Toronto in Canada, the Surface Solutions segment Oerlikon will significantly strengthen its position in the Canadian market – a market in which a number of strategic and globally oriented customers of the segment located are.
“Since the acquisition of Metco about a year ago, the integration is very well advanced, and the Surface Solutions segment was able to expand its position as a technology leader in surface solutions. The opening of the first joint Surface Solutions Service Center is an important milestone in implementing the segment strategy, which aims to offer customers the full range of technologies and services for surface solutions. In addition, the step confirms the potential and the value that can segment our Surface Solutions for our customers provide, “says the CEO of Oerlikon, Brice Koch.
From the new and larger branch from the segment wants Surface Solutions provide to our customers with a complete portfolio of both brands: Oerlikon Balzers and Oerlikon Metco. The service center will offer including with Dünnflimbeschichtung (PVD) and nitriding Nachschleifservices a total solution for tool preparation. In addition, the complete range is offered in the field of thermal spraying. “By both coating technologies – both thin film technology and thermal spraying – offer, we have a unique selling point in the market for surface solutions. Thanks to the first joint center, we can not only offer the advantages of both technologies, but also improved services and more efficient care, “says Roland Herb, CEO of Surface Solutions segment our Canadian customers. (Pd)