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Oerlikon is a company that engineers materials, equipment, and surfaces. The company operates through two segments: Surface Solutions and Manmade Fibers. The Surface Solutions segment supplies PVD coatings, specialized components, and surface engineering products and services. The Manmade Fibers segment offers filament spinning and texturing systems for the manufacture and processing of polyester, polyamide, and nylon. It also provides production systems for bulked continuous filament carpet yarns, synthetic staple fibers, and nonwoven fabrics. In addition, this segment is also involved in the engineering, construction, and maintenance of polycondensation systems.

TypePublic
Founded1906
HQFreienbach, CH
Websiteoerlikon.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)10,692(-3%)
Job Openings87
Revenue (FY, 2017)CHF2.8 B(+23%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)CHF10.6(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Oerlikon

Roland Fischer

Roland Fischer

Chief Executive Officer
Philipp Müller

Philipp Müller

Chief Financial Officer
Helmut Rudigier

Helmut Rudigier

Chief Technology Officer
Anna Ryzhova

Anna Ryzhova

Chief Human Resources Officer
Gerhard Pegam

Gerhard Pegam

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Audit & Finance Committee
Markus Tacke

Markus Tacke

CEO, Surface Solutions Division
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Oerlikon Office Locations

Oerlikon has offices in Freienbach, Brügg, Langenthal, Wohlen and in 114 other locations
Freienbach, CH (HQ)
120 Churerstrasse
Brügg, CH
Erlenstrasse 39
Langenthal, CH
Aarwangenstrasse 92
Wohlen, CH
Rigackerstrasse
Córdoba, AR
Av. Pablo Ricchieri 4240
San Andres, AR
Av. de los Constituyentes 1561
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Oerlikon Financials and Metrics

Oerlikon Revenue

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Oerlikon's revenue was reported to be CHF2.85 b in FY, 2017 which is a 22.1% increase from the previous period.
CHF

Revenue (H1, 2018)

1.3b

Gross profit (H1, 2018)

400.0m

Gross profit margin (H1, 2018), %

31.5%

Net income (H1, 2018)

111.0m

EBIT (H1, 2018)

128.0m

Market capitalization (22-Sept-2021)

3.5b

Closing stock price (22-Sept-2021)

10.6

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

778.0m

EV

3.2b
Oerlikon's current market capitalization is CHF3.5 b.
Annual
CHFFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

2.7b2.3b2.8b

Revenue growth, %

(13%)22%

Cost of goods sold

1.9b1.7b2.1b

Gross profit

768.0m632.0m773.0m
Half Year
CHFH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

1.2b916.0m1.3b

Cost of goods sold

853.0m618.0m869.0m

Gross profit

316.0m298.0m400.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

27%33%32%
Annual
CHFFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

840.0m751.0m871.0m

Accounts Receivable

405.0m369.0m447.0m

Prepaid Expenses

12.0m16.0m16.0m

Inventories

360.0m353.0m431.0m
Half Year
CHFH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

756.0m691.0m778.0m

Accounts Receivable

392.0m403.0m345.0m

Prepaid Expenses

20.0m25.0m23.0m

Inventories

378.0m389.0m345.0m
Annual
CHFFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(418.0m)388.0m152.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

180.0m175.0m191.0m

Inventories

41.0m7.0m(59.0m)

Accounts Payable

(59.0m)(54.0m)91.0m
Half Year
CHFH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Net Income

43.0m47.0m111.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

89.0m94.0m104.0m

Inventories

(20.0m)(68.0m)(71.0m)

Accounts Payable

(28.0m)20.0m6.0m
CHFFY, 2015

Revenue/Employee

194.6k

Debt/Equity

0.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.6 x
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Oerlikon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Disanto Technology IncMay 31, 2018
Sucotec AGMarch 01, 2018
DIARC Technology OyFebruary 19, 2018
Primateria ABSeptember 29, 2017
Scoperta Inc.May 01, 2017
citim GmbHDecember 30, 2016
DMX SASDecember 28, 2016
Laser Cladding ServicesNovember 23, 2015
AM Munich Research Institute GmbH
citim AM LLC
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Oerlikon Revenue Breakdown

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Oerlikon revenue breakdown by business segment: 48.4% from Surface Solutions, 25.6% from Drive Systems and 26.0% from Manmade Fibers

Oerlikon revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 37.7% from Asia/Pacific, 38.7% from Europe, 18.9% from North America and 4.7% from Other

Oerlikon Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Oerlikon Online and Social Media Presence

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Oerlikon Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    69/100

  • CEO Rating

    C+

    68/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    65/100

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Oerlikon News and Updates

Opportunities in the Global Aerospace Ceramics Markets to 2026, Featuring Key Players 3M, Corning Inc., Hexcel, Honeywell International, Oerlikon Metco, and Saint-Gobain

Dublin, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Aerospace Ceramics: Global Markets to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Second-Quarter and Half-Year 2021 Results

We are pleased to deliver a strong second quarter and half-year peformance, confirming our strategy and the actions we took over the past two years,” said Dr. Roland Fischer, CEO Oerlikon Group.

High-speed pumps master complex PUR applications

Whether in the construction industry or in automobile building, in sports and leisure or in manufacturing furniture, for insulating or for sound-proofing, polyurethane has become an integral part of our everyday lives. Its applications are as diverse as the respective manufacturing processes are com…

Oerlikon Balzers signed a ten-year contract with MTU Aero Engines to coat next generation aero engine components to improve efficiency

Oerlikon Balzers, a leading surface solutions brand of the Oerlikon Group, has signed a ten-year contract with MTU Aero Engines to apply MTU’s owned erosion-resistant coating ERCoatnt on aerofoil components of next generation GTF aero engines used in the Airbus A320neo aircraft. The coating will hel…

Acquisition of INglass S.p.A. successfully closed

Oerlikon announced today that it has successfully closed the acquisition of the Italian company INglass S.p.A. and its innovative hot runner systems technology operating under its market-leading HRSflow business.

Join our webinar on 30 June, 14:00 CET and learn more about the #materials and #surfacesolutions from Oerlikon

The powerhouse of innovation in Motorsports: Surface solutions and additive manufacturing from Oerlikon. Join our webinar on 30 June, 14:00 CET and learn more about the #materials and #surfacesolutions from Oerlikon and how they improve performance and increase the lifetime of your components.
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Oerlikon Blogs

Prof. Dr. Sanjay Sampath: The Precision Pioneer

“Everyone should teach, because then they’ll know their subject better.” The post Prof. Dr. Sanjay Sampath: The Precision Pioneer appeared first on Oerlikon Blog - Without limits.

MTC3: Taking a reality check on AM industrialization

Exploring the opportunities and challenges in additive manufacturing The post MTC3: Taking a reality check on AM industrialization appeared first on Oerlikon Blog - Without limits.

Artificial intelligence meets power

A German start-up and Oerlikon AM help athletes attain optimal training results The post Artificial intelligence meets power appeared first on Oerlikon Blog - Without limits.

Eyeglasses = Temples + rims (or even less)

Designer Sven Götti relies on BALINIT C from Oerlikon Balzers The post Eyeglasses = Temples + rims (or even less) appeared first on Oerlikon Blog - Without limits.

Collaboration, not competition

Additive manufacturing would be a terrible reality TV theme The post Collaboration, not competition appeared first on Oerlikon Blog - Without limits.

A small step for man …

Oerlikon at the Paris Air Show: tradition, innovation and cooperation The post A small step for man … appeared first on Oerlikon Blog - Without limits.
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Oerlikon Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Oerlikon founded?

    Oerlikon was founded in 1906.

  • Who are Oerlikon key executives?

    Oerlikon's key executives are Roland Fischer, Philipp Müller and Helmut Rudigier.

  • How many employees does Oerlikon have?

    Oerlikon has 10,692 employees.

  • What is Oerlikon revenue?

    Latest Oerlikon annual revenue is CHF2.8 b.

  • What is Oerlikon revenue per employee?

    Latest Oerlikon revenue per employee is CHF266.3 k.

  • Who are Oerlikon competitors?

    Competitors of Oerlikon include Applied Nano Surfaces, Oxford Advanced Surfaces and Kennametal.

  • Where is Oerlikon headquarters?

    Oerlikon headquarters is located at 120 Churerstrasse, Freienbach.

  • Where are Oerlikon offices?

    Oerlikon has offices in Freienbach, Brügg, Langenthal, Wohlen and in 114 other locations.

  • How many offices does Oerlikon have?

    Oerlikon has 121 offices.