About Heraeus

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.

In the 2019 financial year, Heraeus generated revenues of €22.4 billion with approximately 14,900 employees in 40 countries. Heraeus is now one of the top 10 family-owned companies in Germany and holds a leading position in its global markets.

At a Glance

Facts and Figures at a Glance 2019 2018
Total revenue € 22.4 bn € 20.3 bn
Employees at year-end (including staff leasing) 14,883 14,903
Total research and development expenditure* 7 % 7 %

*Based on revenues excl. Precious Metals