Oerlikon Group has reported a 23% sales increase to CHF 628 million in Q2 2021 compared to the same period in 2020.

Polymer Processing Solutions Q2 sales increased by 25%, and Surface Solutions by 22%, the company said.

In the first half of 2021, sales were up 15.1% to CHF 1 196 million. The company expects its 2021 sales to be around CHF 2.65 billion.

 ‘We are pleased to deliver a strong second quarter and half-year peformance, confirming our strategy and the actions we took over the past two years,’ said Dr Roland Fischer, CEO of Oerlikon Group. ‘In view of our strong business momentum and the acquisitions of INglass and Coeurdor, we are increasing our guidance.’

This story uses material from Oerlikon, with editorial changes made by Materials Today.