About Heraeus

A globally leading technology group, Heraeus is headquartered in Hanau, Germany. Founded in 1851, it is a family-owned portfolio company which traces its roots back to a pharmacy opened by the family in 1660. Today, Heraeus combines businesses in the environmental, energy, electronics, health, mobility and industrial applications sectors.

In the 2018 financial year, Heraeus generated revenues of €20.3 billion with approximately 15.000 employees in 40 countries. Heraeus is one of the top 10 family-owned companies in Germany and holds a leading position in its global markets.

With technical expertise, a commitment to excellence, a focus on innovation and entrepreneurial leadership, we are constantly striving to improve our performance. We create high-quality solutions for our clients and strengthen their long-term competitiveness by combining unique material expertise with leadership in technology.

About Heraeus Photovoltaics

Heraeus Photovoltaics is your sustainable partner for products and solutions along the entire PV value chain.

As global market leader in the metallization paste business, Heraeus Photovoltaics’ R&D efforts aim primarily for optimizing solar cells, the key link in the photovoltaic value chain. By developing new applications and solutions for photovoltaic solar energy, we contribute to render solar cell production more efficiently. Based on a firm leadership position in the photovoltaic silver paste sector, Heraeus Photovoltaics in addition provides a PV total solution with synergistic solution bundles for the entire PV value chain. Our mission: improve customer’s solar cell efficiency and yield.

2019 Value Chain

Our contribution to the solar industry: Efficiency. Customized.

  • Broad product portfolio from ingot, over cell to module level
  • Advanced metallization products for today’s and next generation cell and printing technologies to enable high cell efficiencies, based on more than 45 years of experience in developing and manufacturing silver paste
  • Local manufacturing and supply capabilities in all key markets
  • Fast customization with short sample lead times
  • Technical service centers in all key markets for global collaboration with our partners along the entire PV value chain
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