New Precious Metal Factory in Nanjing, China

Heraeus precious metals factory in Nanjing, the world’s most advanced precious metals factory so far, was opened in September 2018 in the Nanjing Jiangbei New Material Science and Technology Park. The $120 million factory covers an area of 84,000 square meters and has over 200 highly qualified employees. With 70% automated production processes, the Nanjing factory integrates precious metals recycling and new precious metals materials production and is committed to becoming a smart factory that implements Industry 4.0, providing value-added products with low energy consumption and emissions.

Latest standards, codes and regulations by the PRC nation, Jiangsu province, Nanjing city and Nanjing Chemical Industry Park

  • Certificates: HWOL, ISO 14001 and ISO 18001
  • Standards: Latest EHS standards, codes and regulations by the PRC nation, Jiangsu province, Nanjing city and Nanjing Chemical Industry Park
  • Material flow: Optimized material flow and precious metal tracking from receiving, warehousing, production, packing and delivery
  • SAP based supply chain
  • Hazardous Waste: HW management incl. management of cross province transportation; daily report in Jiangsu province EPB HW management IT system
  • Emissions, Pollutants and Environmental: Regularly inspected by EPB departments and inspection teams
  • Monitoring: All monitoring as required by Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) permit, including waste water and exhaust gas monitoring

Cooperation with Nanjing Tech University

Based on shared resources, complementary advantages, and the pursuit for actual improvements and mutual success, Heraeus and Nanjing Tech University have reached strategic cooperation in production, education and research to better utilize their technological and industrial edges. This is also Heraeus’ way to contribute to the local community and fulfill its social responsibilities as a corporate citizen.

About Nanjing and the Nanjing Jiangbei New Material Science and Technology Park

The Nanjing Jiangbei New Material Science and Technology Park, where the Heraeus precious metals factory is located, is one of the top 3 chemical parks in China. It is home to the manufacturing facilities of over 90 companies, both Chinese and international ones, and will have a total size of 100 km2 in the long-term. The park was founded in 2001 and is based in Nanjing, China. Nanjing, with over 8 million inhabitants, is the second-largest city in Eastern China. It is located approximately 300 km northwest of Shanghai.


Heraeus Precious Metals Factory in Nanjing



We combine all activities related to our comprehensive expertise in the precious metals loop –from trading to precious metals products to recycling.

Precious Metals Services

Precious Metals Services

It is important for you to have precious metals available as soon as you need them. Heraeus offers several services and supplies precious metals in various industries.

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