Oerlikon Balzers, a provider of surface solutions for the metal and plastics processing industry, has recently started production at its new customer center in the east of Los Angeles, California. The new coating center is the largest in the western USA and is equipped with the latest coating technology, allowing Oerlikon Balzers to supply coating services for the precision components industry and for cutting, plastic/aluminium injection and metal forming tools. Oerlikon Balzers’ new coating center in Rancho Cucamonga, in the greater Los Angeles area, will serve many important industries along the west coast of the USA, including the aerospace, consumer parts, energy, medical, plastic and tooling industries. Oerlikon Balzers has therefore invested in the latest machinery and technology in order to deliver high-quality products and additional services. The proximity to customer sites on the western seaboard will allow Oerlikon Balzers to offer faster delivery times. A wide range of coatings is available for applications in precision components, cutting, forming, aluminium die casting and plastics processing.