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 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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