Heraeus is a globally active family-run enterprise with a history of more than 160 years. We provide high-end solutions to our customers to lastingly strengthen their competitive position. Our areas of competence include precious metals, materials and technologies, sensors, biomaterials and medical devices, quartz glass and specialty light sources.
Currently Heraeus holds more than 5,200 patents. Over 600 R&D employees in 25 development centers around the world are producing the innovations that are the hallmark of our company. In the financial year 2013 Heraeus generated product revenues of €3.6 bn and precious metal trading revenues of €13.5 bn. With more than 12,500 employees in over 110 subsidiaries worldwide, Heraeus holds a leading position in its global markets.