OC Oerlikon Corporation AG: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile by BusinessReview

VIEWS: 67 PAGES: 24

Business Review’s OC Oerlikon Corporation AG contains a company overview, key facts, locations and subsidiaries, news and events as well as a SWOT analysis of the company.

More Info
									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

______________________________________________________________________
								
To top