Heraeus, the technology group headquartered in Hanau, Germany, is a leading international family-owned company formed in 1851. In the 2016 financial year, the FORTUNE Global 500 listed company 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 40 countries, Heraeus holds a leading position in its global markets.
The Global Business Unit Heraeus Precious Metals is a leading provider of precious metals services and products. We combine all activities related to our comprehensive expertise in the precious metals loop – from trading to precious metals products to recycling.
Laboratory equipment from Heraeus made from platinum and platinum alloys, such as dishes and crucibles or special equipment for X-ray fluorescence analysis, are well known around the world. Based on our extensive materials expertise we are able to produce complex components, as well as semi-finished products for various industrial applications.