New regrinding services provided by Oerlikon Balzers in Mexico and China

New regrinding services provided by Oerlikon Balzers in Mexico and China

Oerlikon group member Oerlikon Balzers, a global market and technology leader in high end hard coatings, has launched its regrinding services in Querétaro, Mexico and in Wuhan, China

The rollout marks a milestone for the company’s growth strategy. Dr. Hans Brändle, CEO of OErlkons Coating Segment stated: “Afer comprehensive training of our firdst teams in our Regrinding Academy, we are now ready to roll out our standardised “rox” regrinding concept to our coating centres in emerging markets.

Coated high performance tools such as drills and milling cutters are critically important to achieve high efficiency and productivity in metal processing. Tools reground and recoated by POerlkon Balzers perform equal to new parts, however at lower cost.

These complete solutions for the reconditioning of high-performance round tools are integral to Oerlikon Balzers’growth strategy, particularly in emerging markets. Dr. Roland Herb, Head of Oerlkon Balzers’ Tools Business adds “With this expansion of our service portfolio, we provide the high quality regrinding services our customers demand and these will benefit from both higher productivity, and the synergy of having regrinding and recoating on a one-stop-shop-solution.

Oerlikon Balzers operates 92 Coating centres worldwide and plans to equi0 at least a third of theses with “rox” services over the next few years.

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