Oerlikon Balzers is the leading global supplier of PVD coatings and other surface technologies which decisively improve the performance and service lives of metalworking and plastics processing tools as well as precision components. These proprietary coatings developed by Oerlikon Balzers and marketed under the BALINIT® brand are extremely thin and very hard. They significantly reduce wear and friction.
Oerlikon Balzers also develops coating processes, manufactures and markets coating systems and turnkey production lines, and offers contract coating services through its dynamically growing network of currently about 90 coating centres in Europe, the Americas, and Asia. In Russia, the coating centre is established at the city of Elektrostal (60km to the East from Moscow), with purpose to produce coatings on various types of tools supplied by customers.