Oerlikon Graziano S.p.A.

Company Profile




corso IV Novembre 53, 10098 Rivoli, Torino, Italy

Business Overview

-The Company manufactures high-performance transmission components and systems for the automotive, off-highway and industrial market.

-The Company is a market leader in high-performance transmission technologies. It is also one of the world’s largest global manufacturers of custom gears and shafts.




-The Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Oerlikon Group and belongs to its Drive Systems business segment.


Automotive Transmissions
-Six-speed transaxles for high performance cars
-Manual/automated manual transmission systems
-Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT)
-Power transfer units for 4WD/FR cars
-Rear differential modules for 4WD/FR cars
-Synchronizers for heavy duty truck transmissions
-Rear drive axles
-Spur gears
-Helical gears
-Bevel gears
-Crown and pinion gears

Electric Vehicle Applications
-Transaxles and transfer cases for the light commercial EV
-Transfer cases for full-electric zero-emission vehicles
-Hybrid powershifting automated manual transmissions
-Inline epicyclic transmissions
-1-speed transmissions
-1-speed transaxles
-2-speed electric drives
-2-speed automated manual transmissions
-4-speed electric drives
-Brushless DC motor drives
-Vocis Modular Controllers (VMC)
-Transmission and driveline controllers
-High speed data loggers

Gear & Drive Solutions
-Power shift clutch modules for agricaltural vehicles
-Synchronizers for heavy duty truck transmissions


1951 Founded Graziano as a family company.
1963 Opened headquarters in Cascine Vica.
1992 Became part of Saurer AG.
1996-1997 Began production of components for automotive market
1999 Founded Graziano Transmissioni India.
2001 Acquired Magnetto Group Gear Division
2006 Opened plant in Cerveny Kostelec, Czech Republic focused in gear manufacturing and automotive AWD transmissions.
Acquired Fairfield Manufacturing, a US-based market leader in the manufacture of custom gears and special drive solutions.
2007 Merged into Oerlikon Group as Oerlikon Drive Systems.
2012 Sold Poretta plant and Garessio plant in Italy.
2015 Inaugurated the third plant at Sanand in Gujarat, India.
Oct. 2017 Acquired Primateria in Sweden and signed an agreement to acquire the assets of DiaPac and Diamond Recovery Services (DRS) in the US.

Supplemental Information 1

>>>Business Report through FY ended Dec. 31, 2010
>>>Business Report through FY ended Dec. 31, 2014

>>>Oerlikon Graziano S.p.A. Publications

Archives of Past Exhibits

Note: A figure in brackets ( ) indicates a loss

*Oerlikon Drive Systems includes Oerlikon Graziano and Oerlikon Fairfield.