Heraeus is present in Greater China (Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong) for more than 40 years and started business in 1974 with the foundation of a precious metals sales office in Hong Kong. Today Heraeus employs more than 2600 people in around 10 locations across the region.
In Greater China, Heraeus follows one of its main business principle: Being close to the customer. From our base in Shanghai, we offer the region’s nearly 20 sites strategic support, functional competencies and shared services to support Heraeus’ business growth in Greater China.
83 percent of Heraeus’ value creation in China is for Chinese customers. Greater China thus became one of the top three markets for the company, providing around 30 percent of its global revenues.