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 2017 financial year, Heraeus generated revenues of €21.8 billion. With approximately 13.000 employees in 40 countries, the FORTUNE Global 500-listed company holds a leading position in its global markets. Heraeus is one of the top 10 family-owned companies in Germany.

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 Quarzglas

Heraeus Quarzglas counts itself among the technology leaders and materials specialists for the manufacture and processing of high-purity fused silica.

Our customers can rely excellent performance products as we excel in all key processes for producing natural fused quartz and synthetic fused silica for the semiconductor and telecommunications industries as well as applications for the optical, chemical, and lamp industries. With locations all around the globe, our experts provide and support our customers with products ranging from semi-finished goods to complex system components to custom-tailored products and solutions.

Being the world’s largest manufacturer of synthetic fused silica for use in the telecommunications industries, Heraeus has significantly contributed to the optical data transmission technology.

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