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OC Oerlikon Corporation AG _________________________________________________________________________________ OC Oerlikon Corporation AG: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile Reference code: BRAE026CP10-Q4 Published: Jun 2010 Business Review John Carpenter House 7 Carmelite Street London EC4Y 0BS United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0) 20 7936 6400 Fax: +44 (0) 20 7336 6813 ___________________________________________________________________________________________ OC Oerlikon Corporation AG - SWOT Profile Page 1 OC Oerlikon Corporation AG __________________________________________________________________________________________ OC Oerlikon Corporation AG - Company Overview OC Oerlikon Corporation AG (Oerlikon) develops production systems, components, and services for high-technology products. Oerlikon, through its subsidiaries, provides turn-key solutions for the manufacturing of thin film silicon solar modules; protective coatings for precision tools and components; systems for producing vacuums and conveying process gases; and equipment for textile production. It also offers solutions for propulsion technology, and aerospace and production systems for nanotechnology applications. The company operates its business through six reportable segments, namely, Solar, Coating, Vacuum, Textile, Drive Systems and Advanced Technologies. Oerlikon has operations in 37 countries across the Europe, the US and Asia. Oerlikon is headquartered in Pfaffikon, Switzerland. Financial Performance The company reported revenues of (Swiss Francs) CHF 2,877.00 million during the fiscal year ended December 2009, a decrease of 37.89% from 2008. The operating loss of the company was CHF 589.00 million during the fiscal year 2009, as compared to an operating loss of CHF 59.00 million during 2008. The net loss of the company was CHF 592.00 million during the fiscal year 2009, as compared to a net loss of CHF 425.00 million during 2008. OC Oerlikon Corporation AG - Key Facts OC Oerlikon Corporation AG, Key Facts Churerstrasse 120, Pfaeffikon, , Ticker Symbol, Stock Corporate Address: OERL (Virt-X) 8808, Switzerland Exchange Telephone + 41 58 3609696 No. of Employees 16,386 Fax + 41 58 3609196 Financial Year End December URL www.oerlikon.com Revenue (in CHF Million) 2,877.00 Alternative Energy , Technology Industry and Communications Revenue (in USD Million) 2,639.45 Locations Switzerland, Switzerland Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research ___________________________________________________________________________________________ OC Oerlikon Corporation AG - SWOT Profile Page 2 OC Oerlikon Corporation AG __________________________________________________________________________________________ OC Oerlikon Corporation AG - Business Description OC Oerlikon Corporation AG (Oerlikon) is one of the leading providers of innovative and high tech engineered products and solutions. The company develops and supplies production systems, components, and services for selected information technology markets and industrial applications worldwide. The company has classified its operations under six reportable segments, namely, Solar, Coating, Vacuum, Textile, Drive Systems and Advanced Technologies. Until the fiscal year 2008, the company operated its Advanced Technologies segment as Component segment. Under its Solar segment, the company provides equipment solutions and end-to-end manufacturing lines for the production of thin film silicon solar modules. Oerlikon also offers IEC certified and field proven production solutions for thin film silicon solar modules. The products offered under this segment include automated turnkey lines, laser systems, PECVD, LPCVD, special metrology and encapsulation machinery. Oerlikon Solar maintains sales and service centers throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Oerlikon through its Coating segment supplies metal coatings. This segment is operated through Oerlikon Balzers. This segment supplies plasma-enhanced coatings for tools and precision components. The coating services are offered through a network of approximately 85 coating centers in 32 countries worldwide. Oerlikon Balzers has several production sites, service centers and business offices in Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Finland, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and Thailand. The company's Vacuum segment is engaged in the development of application and customer specific systems for the creation of vacuums and extraction of processing gases. Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum offers a range of modern vacuum components for industrial manufacturing and analytical technology applications as well as for research and development applications. The company, through Oerlikon Textile, is involved in the development and manufacture of textile machinery. It also offers solutions ranging from plant design for the production of man-made and non woven fibers to facilities for ring spinning, rotor spinning, winding, twisting or embroidery. The company covers the entire value added chain in the textile sector. Furthermore, the company's Drive Systems segment provides gears and gearing solutions. Oerlikon Drive Systems is a subsidiary that operates through two business units, namely, Oerlikon Graziano and Oerlikon Fairfield. Oerlikon Graziano operates in the power transmission field. These systems find their applications in automotive, off-highway and industrial sectors. Oerlikon Fairfield provides engineered gear and drive solutions for off-highway and industrial original equipment manufacturers worldwide. The company's Advanced Technologies segment offers product solutions in space exploration, optics and the semiconductor industry. This segment also develops and manufactures payload fairings for launch vehicles through its space business unit. During the fiscal year 2009, the company divested its business units Oerlikon Space, Esec and Optics together with wafer-etch operations in St. Petersburg, US. The company developed satellite structures, mechanisms, structures and Electro-Optical Systems through its Oerlikon Space business unit, manufactured lasers, micro-displays or lighting modules for the automotive industry through optics business unit, and developed wire bonder and die bonder through its Esec business unit. Through its Oerlikon Systems’ wafer etch business unit, it produced a wide range of chip assembly equipment. The company’s products also find their applications in Information Technology and automobile industry. It provides lightning systems, drive systems and coating technology for the automobile industry. It conducts its research and development activities through centers such as CERN in Geneva and the Laboratory for Laser Energetic in the US. Recently, the company announced that it is focusing on development of operational businesses by restructuring group financing year end March. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ OC Oerlikon Corporation AG - SWOT Profile Page 3 OC Oerlikon Corporation AG __________________________________________________________________________________________ OC Oerlikon Corporation AG - Major Products and Services OC Oerlikon Corporation AG is a provider of wide range of energy products and technology. Major products of the company include the following: OC Oerlikon Corporation AG, Major Products and Services Products: Solar Technology Products Coating Technology Products Vacuum Technology Products Advanced Technology Products Textile Industry Products Drive Systems Products Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research ___________________________________________________________________________________________ OC Oerlikon Corporation AG - SWOT Profile Page 4 OC Oerlikon Corporation AG ______________________________________________________________________
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