Oerlikon products improve the performance of thousands of items from transmissions to tires, carpeting to semi-conductors, and earthmoving machinery to industrial tooling. Segments operating in the Americas
include Drive Systems, Vacuum, Manmade Fibers, Surface Solutions and Advanced Materials.
Approximately 20 % of Oerlikon revenue is derived from the Americas, primarily in the USA. And, with an increased emphasis on emerging growth markets including Brazil, the commitment to the Americas remains a top priority within Oerlikon.