Heraeus, the technology group headquartered in Hanau, Germany, is a leading international family-owned portfolio company. The company’s roots go back to a family pharmacy started in 1660 . Today, the Heraeus group includes businesses in the environmental, electronics, health and industrial applications sectors. Customers benefit from innovative technologies and solutions based on broad materials expertise and technological leadership.
Heraeus, the technology group headquartered in Hanau, Germany, is a leading international family-owned porfolio company formed in 1851.
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Heraeus Global Business Units
The Heraeus Group is organized under the umbrella of Heraeus Holding in Global Business Units (GBUs). These units are market-oriented and functionally structured.
Heraeus Comvance is the world’s largest manufacturer of synthetic fused silica for use in the telecommunications industries. With its sites in Germany and the US, the product portfolio includes high purity fused silica tubes for core rod manufacturing, large RIC cylinders as cladding for telecom fibers and preform manufacturing services.
Heraeus Conamic is one of the technology leaders and materials specialists for the manufacture and processing of high purity fused silica and high-end materials like ceramics and composites. With locations in Europe, USA and Asia, Heraeus Conamic offers fused silica and ceramic products ranging from semi-finished goods to complex system components to custom-tailored solutions.
Heraeus Electronics is a leading manufacturer of materials for the assembly and packaging of devices in the electronics industry. The company develops material solutions for the automotive, power electronics and advanced semiconductor packaging market and offers its customers a broad product portfolio - from materials and material systems to services.
Heraeus Electro-Nite has been the global leader in the field of molten metal measurement technology for almost 50 years. The metallurgy industry benefits from complete measuring systems and customer-specific samplers for a wide variety of analysis tasks.
Heraeus Epurio is the technology and market leader in essential materials for capacitor, display, and photoresist applications, producing CleviosTM, the pioneering standard for conductive polymers with over 30 years of demonstrated success; and ultra-pure specialty chemicals, which are a critical component in the semiconductor industry.
Heraeus Medical focuses on medical products for surgical orthopedics and traumatology. The company is the industry leader in the field of bone cements and was several times awarded the TOP 100 Award for being one of the most innovative German medium-sized enterprises.
Heraeus Medical Components
Heraeus provides expert, comprehensive medical component manufacturing services, meeting a broad range of functional demands. Specializing in metallurgical answers to device design challenges, Heraeus’ long history in precious metals and alloying are combined with world leading manufacturing experience.
Heraeus Nexensos is one of the global market and technology leaders for high-precision temperature sensor technology and your expert for the production of platinum temperature sensors and heaters.
Heraeus Noblelight is one of the global market and technology leaders in the field of special purpose lamps and modules in the ultraviolet to infrared wavelength range for industrial, scientific and medical applications.
Heraeus Photovoltaics is a global leading manufacturer for metallizations pastes of solar cells, provides advanced products and excellent services for PV industry.
Heraeus Precious Metals
Heraeus Precious Metals is a world leader in precious metals services and products as well as in trading precious metals used in industrial processes. This unit brings together all the activities in the precious metals cycle, from trading to precious metals production to recycling.
In addition to this, several start-ups devote themselves to new markets and business models. To be able to act more agilely and profit from cross-linked thinking and interdisciplinary research and development, Heraeus promotes these business ideas independently from Global Business Unit structures.
Heraeus Additive Manufacturing
Heraeus Additive Manufacturing develops and qualifies high-performance metal powders for 3D printing and the associated printing parameters. The specialists also process special materials such as precious metals and refractory metals into ready-to-use components and optimize them according to customer requirements.
Amorphous metals combine unique material properties such as high strength, elasticity and corrosion resistance. Heraeus AMLOY develops amorphous alloys and uses them to produce amorphous components, for example by injection molding or 3D printing.
Heraeus Battery Technology
The highly porous carbon additive Porocarb® from Heraeus Battery Technology increases the performance of lithium-ion batteries. By improving the ionic pathways, it increases, for example, the performance of electric vehicles and power tools.
Heraeus Printed Electronics
Heraeus develops digital printing methods that enable space-saving printing of metallically conductive systems. This innovation in particular contributes to the shielding of components, e.g. in mobile phones.