Heraeus

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.

The Global Business Unit Heraeus Precious Metals is a leading provider of precious metal services and products. We combine all activities related to our comprehensive expertise in the precious metal loop – from trading to precious metal products to recycling.

The business line Functional Materials is an expert for mechanical processing of precious metals and their alloys. The product range varies from contact products, PGM-fabrications and semi-finished materials to high-tech materials and compounds. Their fields of application are sliding and switching contacts, spark plugs, bushings, glass tools, labware, wires and materials for probe needles as well as master alloys, TC-balls, pen points and irradiation sources.

Company profile

Headquarters

Hanau, Germany

Revenue

1B+ USD

Number of employees

1000+

Year founded

1851

Type

Manufacturer and Distributor

Industries

Glass, Electrical Contacts, Semiconductor, Labware

Quality certifications

ISO 9001, IATF 16949 Environment Certification: ISO 14001

Certifications

ISO 9001

, IATF 16949

, ISO 14001

Grades provided by the supplier

Grade Shape Equivalent Materials Standard / Norm 

AgCu20

Strip, Wire

Silver

AgCu3

Strip, Wire, Profile

Silver

Hera 277

Strip, Wire

AuPdAg, Gold

Hera 648

Strip, Wire

PdAgCuPtAu, PAlladium

ASTM B540

Hera 649

Strip, Wire

PdAgCu, PAlladium

ASTM B563

IrRh10

Sheet, Wire, Rod

Iridium

IrRh2.5

Sheet, Wire, Rod

Iridium

Platinum (Pt)

Sphere, Sheet, Wire, Rivet

Platinum

Platinum DPH

Sphere, Sheet, Wire, Rivet

Pt DPH

Platinum DPH-Advanced

Sphere, Sheet, Wire, Rivet

Pt DPH-Advanced

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Locations

Germany

Heraeus Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG

Heraeusstraße 12-14

63450 Hanau

+49 6181 35 3524

China

Heraeus Metals Technology

No. 1 Guangzhou Road Minhang District 201108 District

201108 Shanghai

+86 2133575558

United States

Heraeus Precious Metals North America LLC

15524 Carmenita Road

90670 Santa Fe Springs

+1 562 483-1873