About Heraeus

Heraeus, the technology group headquartered in Hanau, Germany, is a leading international family-owned company formed in 1851. With expertise, a focus on innovations, operational excellence and an entrepreneurial leadership, we strive to continuously improve the businesses of our customers around the world.

We create high-quality solutions for our customers and strengthen their long-term competitiveness by combining material expertise with technological know-how. Our ideas are focused on important issues such as the environment, energy, health, mobility and industrial applications. Our portfolio ranges from components to coordinated material systems which are used in a wide variety of industries, including the steel, electronics, chemical, automotive and telecommunications industries.

In the 2016 financial year, Heraeus generated revenues without precious metals of €2.0 bn and a total revenue of €21.5 bn. With approximately 12,400 employees worldwide in more than 100 subsidiaries in 38 countries, Heraeus holds a leading position in its global markets.

In 2016, the Foundation for Family Businesses named Heraeus as one of the “Top 10 Family Businesses” in Germany.

About Medical Components

Heraeus Medical Components - Together we Improve Lives

Taking medical device component designs to reality

Since the 1850s when Wilhelm Carl Heraeus successfully melted platinum, the Heraeus companies have been transforming metals and alloys into useful products. Heraeus focuses our metallurgical knowledge and technical experience on your medical component, assembly, or accessory device. Integrity and reliability are at the core of our business relationships.


By controlling manufacturing from the very start at metal alloying and refining, we maintain the highest standards at each step of the fabrication and assembly process.


Heraeus’ depth of experience with metals, alone and in combination other materials, offers unrivaled technical solutions to your medical device component development and manufacturing.

Heraeus provides expert, comprehensive medical component manufacturing services, meeting a broad range of functional demands. Our committed teams worldwide are equipped to take on the most challenging projects, presenting solutions from materials selection and design to final assembly, even in some cases to finished device. Specializing in metallurgical answers to device design challenges, Heraeus’ long history in precious metals and alloying are combined with world leading manufacturing experience. The result is the highest quality solutions for Heraeus customers.

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