Heraeus is a globally active family-run technology enterprise

Heraeus is a globally active family-run technology enterprise

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Production of platinum wires

60 million tons of nitric acid is produced each year, most of it for fertilizers. Since the beginning of the 20th century, nitric acid has been obtained by burning ammonium over catalytic gauzes of fine platinum wires. Heraeus has driven the development of the catalyst significantly. Due to the continuous development of catalyst systems, production of nitric acid has steadily increased over the last few decades. Today’s producers are using gauzes made with platinum-rhodium alloys with diameters of up to six meters.

High value solutions for our customers strenghten their competitiveness

High value solutions for our customers strenghten their competitiveness

Understanding customers. Shaping the value process.

Production of conductive polymers

Innovative Clevios™ PEDOT conductive polymers from Heraeus are used in a broad range of electronic applications, including capacitor, antistatic and touch technologies. Heraeus produces both the PEDOT base polymer materials and conductive formulations, many of which are customized. From applications laboratories in Japan and Germany together with trial plant facilities through to full production, Heraeus provides a complete materials “scale-up pathway” and manufacturing package for the electronics industry.

We focus on electronics, environment, health, industrial applications and further fields

We focus on electronics, environment, health, industrial applications and further fields

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Quartz glass lenses for micro lithograpy

Quartz glass (SiO2) is one of the purest technical materials used in industry today. Natural quartz sand contains 99.99% SiO2. Heraeus uses complex processes to purify the raw material to 99.999%-pure natural quartz sand. Even higher quality quartz glass with a purity of 99.99999% is produced from synthetic raw materials. This quartz glass is needed for such purposes as manufacturing lens blanks for the production of microchips (micro lithograpy).

Our capital: 12,500 employees in more than 110 subsidiaries

Our capital: 12,500 employees in more than 110 subsidiaries

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Heraeus – Open Space. For Open Minds.

The success of Heraeus is driven by our employees. With their expertise, entrepreneurial spirit and “nothing is impossible” attitude, our professionals have delivered valuable and innovative solutions to our customers for the past 160 years. Every day, our people bring fresh thinking and bold ideas to their work, creating value for our customers all over the world.

About Heraeus

About Heraeus

Heraeus

Heraeus, the technology group headquartered in Hanau, Germany, is a leading international family-owned company formed in 1851.

We provide high-end solutions to our customers to lastingly strengthen their competitive position. Our activities focus on a number of markets: chemical and metals, energy and the environment, communications and electronics, health, mobility, and industrial applications.

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Precious Metals Prices

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21.04.2015

Earth Day 2015: Platinum comes full circle

21.04.2015

Earth Day 2015: Platinum comes full circle

Earth Day 2015: Platinum comes full circle

Heraeus’s precious metals cycle is a prime example of sustainable resource utilization, in keeping with this year’s Earth Day motto: “Cradle to Cradle.”

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20.04.2015

Heraeus Precious Metals Update

20.04.2015

Heraeus Precious Metals Update

Heraeus Precious Metals Update

After a decline at the beginning of the week, the gold price has recovered but with some oscillations. The closing price 1204.15 $/oz on Friday was marginally higher than the starting price of 1200 $/oz.

Silver started at 16.43 $/oz it finally closed weaker at 16.22 $/oz.

After an opening price of 1170 $/oz in the last week the platinum price initially fell only to close the week at a price of 1165 $/oz.

To the latest market report, 13 - 19 April 2015

19.11.2014

Heraeus Innovation Award 2014

19.11.2014

Heraeus Innovation Award 2014

Heraeus Innovation Award 2014

Winners are a new conductive adhesive and an innovative recycling process

Heraeus presented the internal Innovation Award for the 12th time

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