Oerlikon's Drive Systems Segment Underline Investment in China Bus Market


High-tech solutions for low floor city buses at Bustec 2015 in Shanghai



Shanghai (China) – Oerlikon’s Drive Systems Segment, with its brand Oerlikon Graziano, will participate to Bustec 2015, the China International Bus Technology Exhibition, in Shanghai from May 27-29, at SNIEC, Hall E1 – Booth 2081. The participation to BUSTEC is an important joint activity with the Chinese partner CVC to promote the brand image and to present the products developed for the bus market in China.



Oerlikon’s Drive Systems Segment today is considered a “global drive systems provider” and a preferred partner for the design, testing and manufacturing of drive solutions. The low floor city bus market is growing in China and the Company will present to BUSTEC its range of drive axle systems for city bus applications, together with its Chinese partner CVC. The collaboration between the two firms started two years ago; being an important local partner, CVC is the right channel to promote the axles to the right market, thanks to more than 20 years’ service experience in the bus market, and a strong network with the fleet companies and bus OEMs as well.



The brand Oerlikon Graziano is well known for its bus axles that are robust, reliable and with a high performing design improved and consolidated through more than 20 years of development and application to thousands of city bus running in Europe. Easy maintenance and serviceability and low noise level are other important features very appreciated by the customers.



Bustec 2015 will exceed an exhibition area of 42,000 square meters and gather experts from over 20 countries and regions. More than 300 companies, nearly 15,000 overseas visitors and consumer groups will be attracted to visit Bustec 2015 with a larger scale, more exhibitors and more comprehensive display range. The joint participation to BUSTEC betweeen Drive Systems and CVC will enhance the brand awareness in Chinese market and is a very good opportunity for the two Companies to check concrete opportunities from the fleet companies and from the bus OEMs.



Visit us @ Bustec Shanghai - SNIEC, Hall E1 – Booth 2081



For further information please contact:



Stella Roagna

Head of Global Communications Marketing

Drive Systems Segment

Oerlikon Graziano

T +39 011 9570 206

stella.roagna@oerlikon.com



Siegfried Xu

Head of Sales

Oerlikon Drive Systems Suzhou Co., Ltd

T: +86-21-5288 5811

siegfried.xu@oerlikon.com



About Oerlikon

Oerlikon (SIX: OERL) is a leading global technology Group, focusing on providing market-leading technologies and services for surface solutions, manmade fibers manufacturing, drive systems and vacuum pumps and components in growth markets. These cutting-edge technologies benefit customers by improving their product performance, productivity, efficient use of energy and resources, and also by contributing to a more sustainable environment. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 15 500 employees at more than 200 locations in 36 countries and sales of CHF 3.2 billion in 2014. The company invested CHF 121 million in RD in 2014 and has over 1 300 specialists developing innovative and customer-oriented products and services.



About Oerlikon’s Drive Systems Segment

Oerlikon’s Drive Systems Segment, a part of the Swiss-based Oerlikon Group (SIX: OERL), is a leading supplier of high-precision gear, drive and shifting solutions. Under the market-leading brands of Oerlikon Graziano and Oerlikon Fairfield, the Segment provides high-tech drive products and systems for a wide range of applications, from sports cars, hybrid and electric vehicles to machinery and equipment for the agriculture, construction, mobility (on-/off-highway, city buses), energy and mining sectors. Known for its excellent manufacturing, engineering and innovative expertise, the Segment has the know-how and capabilities to lead the full deployment of a development program from conceptual and simulation phases to mass production of complete mechatronic driveline systems as well as single gearing components. In 2014, the Segment generated sales of CHF 779 million and has a team of over 5 000 employees, operating its own production facilities in China, India, EMEAR and the Americas and serving customers worldwide.



Visit us online: www.oerlikon.com/drivesystems

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