Precious metals and technology

Precious metals and technology

Heraeus

Katharina Holzer trained as a Chemical Technician at Heraeus

„It always makes me proud to discover Heraeus materials in products of daily life. For example in solar cells installed on our neighbor’s roof or in catalytic converters in my friends’ cars. It makes me realize that actually everyone gets in touch with Heraeus products eventually – often without knowing it.“

World market leader in sensor and measurement systems for steel industrie

World market leader in sensor and measurement systems for steel industrie

Heraeus Electro-Nite

Song Jiangjiang works as a Technical Engineer at Heraeus Electro-Nite

„At our Electro-Nite site in Shanghai, I support our customers during the installation and commissioning of sensors and measurement systems. This gives me the opportunity to fully utilize my talents and continuously improve my skills every day.“

Bone cement and biomaterials for elective orthopaedic and trauma surgery

Bone cement and biomaterials for elective orthopaedic and trauma surgery

Heraeus Medical

Dr. Ekaterini Copanaki works at the Development Center of Heraeus Medical

„In collaboration with the innovation department, I developed a method for coating cementless arthroplasty with antibiotics. During the operation, we create a thin protective layer on the implant. This reduces the risk of infection and improves patient safety.“

Skilled partner for processing precious metals and other innovative materials

Skilled partner for processing precious metals and other innovative materials

Heraeus Materials Technology

Robert Schlegel supported Heraeus Materials Technology during his internship

„HMT creates highly specialized products and precious metals. Examples include bonding wires, gold and aluminum strips and special adhesives for different business sectors, like the telecommunications, semiconductor and automobile industries. The tasks during my internship were fittingly diverse.“

Specialty light systems and lamps for industrial, environmental and health applications

Specialty light systems and lamps for industrial, environmental and health applications

Heraeus Noblelight

Ameya Nalavde works as a Sales Analyst at Heraeus Noblelight

„I am a Sales Analyst in our Gaithersburg (USA) office. The most enjoyable part of my job is that I get the opportunity to interact with both my peers and colleagues in other departments within Heraeus while also regularly interacting with our customers. Critically thinking and problem solving with my colleagues are essential aspects of always pleasing the customer.“

Precious metals and special metals for industrial products

Precious metals and special metals for industrial products

Heraeus Precious Metals

Cecilia Strüber works as a Machining Technician at Heraeus Precious Metals

„As a machining technician, I fashion components for medical devices from precious metals. Those components are later installed in products such as pacemakers.I operate two lathes to make electrodes and other components. It is important that I meet high quality standards because we make components for machines that help save lives. Everything has to be just right.“

Materials specialist for the manufacture and processing of high-purity quartz glass

Materials specialist for the manufacture and processing of high-purity quartz glass

Heraeus Quarzglas

Evan Green works as a Research & Development Scientist at Heraeus Quarzglas

„My journey into Research and Development began when I took an internship with Heraeus working on an R&D project around optics, measuring stress and defects in glass tubes. After my internship, I joined the team in 2011. I work on an R&D team based in Buford (USA) where I have the freedom to explore new ideas.“

About Heraeus

About Heraeus

Heraeus

The Hanau-based precious metal and technology group Heraeus is a globally active family-run enterprise with a history of more than 160 years.

We provide high-end solutions to our customers to lastingly strengthen their competitive position. Our areas of competence include precious metals, materials and technologies, sensors, biomaterials and medical devices, quartz glass and specialty light sources.

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Precious Metals Prices

30 Day Price Chart $/oz

13.10.2014

Heraeus Precious Metals Update

13.10.2014

Heraeus Precious Metals Update

Heraeus Precious Metals Update

After Gold started into the week with significant losses the metal recovered in the following days and closed with a plus of 2.7%.

As already indicated in our last report Silver could break through its downward trend in the reporting period which was accompanied by weak stock markets and thus the metal established itself over the 17.00 $/oz mark.

Platinum started at a 5-year low last Monday and traded around 1,185 $/oz in the reporting period.

Precious Metals Update - 2014, October 6th to 12th

11.06.2014

Heraeus acquires heating systems expert Vulcan Catalytic Systems Ltd.

11.06.2014

Heraeus acquires heating systems expert Vulcan Catalytic Systems Ltd.

Heraeus acquires heating systems expert Vulcan Catalytic Systems Ltd.

Heraeus Noblelight, the specialty light sources business group that is part of the Heraeus precious metals and technology group, has concluded an asset deal to acquire the business activities of US-based Vulcan Catalytics Systems Ltd.

The American company manufactures gas catalytic infrared systems for especially for industrial powder coating processes.

Press release Heraeus Noblelight

08.05.2014

Heraeus plans resurgence after two slow financial years

08.05.2014

Heraeus plans resurgence after two slow financial years

Heraeus plans resurgence after two slow financial years

The Hanau-based Heraeus precious metals and technology group finished financial year 2013 with satisfactory results despite some lower numbers. This was announced by the Heraeus Holding GmbH Board of Management at a press conference on annual results held in Frankfurt on May 8.

Heraeus had total product revenue of €3.6 billion (10 percent less than in 2012).

Press release