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

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15.12.2014

Heraeus Precious Metals Update

15.12.2014

Heraeus Precious Metals Update

Heraeus Precious Metals Update

With a gain of 2.50% Gold passed the best weekly development since June of this year.

With a weekly gain of 4.50% Silver closed the week at 17.08 $/oz.

Platinum opened the week at 1,219 $/oz and moved with an increase of 0.90% throughout the week in order to close at 1,234.50 $/oz at the end of the week.

Our next Report will be published on 12 January 2015. Therefore we wish you and your families a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Precious Metals Update - 2014, December 8th to 14th

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

Press release

14.10.2014

Heraeus Opens Greater China Regional Headquarters in Shanghai

14.10.2014

Heraeus Opens Greater China Regional Headquarters in Shanghai

Heraeus Opens Greater China Regional Headquarters in Shanghai

The leading precious metals and technology group eyes opportunities in one of its key markets.

Aimed at creating win-win situations for its customers, partners and employees.

Press release