Oerlikon Balzers opened a second production facility in Slovakia. The new plant provides automotive manufacturers state-of-the-art heat-treatment processes that offer very good friction properties and outstanding corrosion resistance, and it marks another stage in the company’s growth strategy in the automotive industry. Oerlikon Balzers now employs nearly 300 specialists between the two facilities.

The area surrounding the production plants is one of the most important industrial centers in Slovakia and is a hub for automotive component manufacturers.