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 2015 financial year, Heraeus generated revenues without precious metals of €1.9 bn and a total revenue of €12.9 bn. With approximately 12,500 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 Heraeus Photovoltaics

The global needs for energy both in the consumer and industrial sector are constantly rising. Solar energy makes a significant contribution in satisfying these needs, and at the same time reducing the carbon footprint.

About Hereaus Photovoltaics

With competence in material technology and manufacturing capabilities, Heraeus is dedicated to serving and supporting the current major PV technologies:

  • Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaics
  • Thin Film Photovoltaics
  • 3rd Generation Photovoltaics

Our paramount goal is to enable customers to achieve increased cell and module efficiency.

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