W. C. Heraeus GmbH    

 

Address:

Heraeusstr. 12 - 14

Hanau, D-63450

Germany

Phone:
49 06181 350

Company description

Manufacturing: Precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum as well as the platinum group metals palladium, iridium, osmium, rhodium, ruthenium and rhenium are central W. C. Heraeus operations. The company is among the leaders in the worldwide precious metals business, with activities extending from the processing of the ore through materials research and development, the manufacturing of semifinished products, analysis and recycling, right up to trading with precious metals. Industrial applications focus on markets with high development potential, such as automotive electronics, the production and processing of integrated circuits, and in medical engineering. The handling of precious metals has resulted in industrial expertise with special metals like tantalum, niobium and beryllium. A consortium of business in Europe, North America and Asia maintains production capacities for all stages of precious metal extraction and processing. The major markets are: automotive, chemical industry, tile manufacturing, glass and ceramic industry, semiconductor and electronics industry, laboratory industry, lighting technology, aerospace, medical technology, measurement and control technology, petrochemistry and the environment, pharmaceuticals, X-ray technology, jewellery industry, writing utensil industry, telecommunications

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News and information about W. C. Heraeus GmbH

US Patent Issued to W. C. Heraeus on April 21 for "Medical Lead with Filler Layer" (Minnesota Inventors)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; April 21, 2015; 400 words
...ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 21 -- United States Patent no. 9,014,816, issued on April 21, was assigned to W. C. Heraeus GmbH (Hanau, Germany)."Medical lead with filler layer" was invented by Jacob E. Markham (Vadnais Heights...
US Patent Issued to W. C. Heraeus on Jan. 28 for "Melting Method for Producing an Inclusion-Free Ta-Base Alloy" (German Inventors)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; January 28, 2014; 448 words
...ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 28 -- United States Patent no. 8,636,825, issued on Jan. 28, was assigned to W. C. Heraeus GmbH (Hanau, Germany)."Melting method for producing an inclusion-free Ta-base alloy" was invented by Herwig...
US Patent Issued to W. C. Heraeus on Dec. 10 for "Connection Element for Conduction Coil" (German, American Inventors)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; December 10, 2013; 384 words
...ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 10 -- United States Patent no. 8,606,370, issued on Dec. 10, was assigned to W. C. Heraeus GmbH (Hanau, Germany)."Connection element for conduction coil" was invented by Christoph Vogt (St. Paul, Minn...
US Patent Issued to W. C. Heraeus on Nov. 26 for "Stimulation Electrode" (German Inventors)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; November 26, 2013; 381 words
...ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- United States Patent no. 8,594,808, issued on Nov. 26, was assigned to W. C. Heraeus GmbH (Hanau, Germany)."Stimulation electrode" was invented by Heiko Specht (Hanau, Germany), Frank Kruger...
US Patent Issued to W. C. Heraeus on Oct. 29 for "Joined Dissimilar Materials" (Minnesota Inventors)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; October 29, 2013; 356 words
...ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 29 -- United States Patent no. 8,569,625, issued on Oct. 29, was assigned to W. C. Heraeus GmbH (Hanau, Germany)."Joined dissimilar materials" was invented by Todd W. Slininger (St. Paul, Minn...
US Patent Issued to W. C. Heraeus on Sept. 10 for "Method of Producing an Electrical Bushing with Gradient Cermet" (German Inventors)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; September 10, 2013; 418 words
...ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 10 -- United States Patent no. 8,528,201, issued on Sept. 10, was assigned to W. C. Heraeus GmbH (Hanau, Germany)."Method of producing an electrical bushing with gradient cermet" was invented by Jens Troetzschel...
US Patent Issued to W. C. Heraeus on July 23 for "Method for Sintering Electrical Bushings" (German Inventors)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; July 23, 2013; 481 words
ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 23 -- United States Patent no. 8,494,635, issued on July 23, was assigned to W. C. Heraeus GmbH (Hanau, Germany)."Method for sintering electrical bushings" was invented by Jens Troetzschel (Bruchkoebel...
US Patent Issued to W. C. Heraeus on April 9 for "Producing an Alloy with a Powder Metallurgical Pre-Material" (German, American Inventors)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; April 9, 2013; 439 words
ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 9 -- United States Patent no. 8,414,679, issued on April 9, was assigned to W. C. Heraeus GmbH (Hanau, Germany)."Producing an alloy with a powder metallurgical pre-material" was invented by Herwig...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 334419 - Other Electronic Component Manufacturing

325510 - Paint and Coating Manufacturing

325998 - All Other Miscellaneous Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing

326130 - Laminated Plastics Plate, Sheet (except Packaging), and Shape Manufacturing

331419 - Primary Smelting and Refining of Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum)

331492 - Secondary Smelting, Refining, and Alloying of Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum)

332312 - Fabricated Structural Metal Manufacturing

332322 - Sheet Metal Work Manufacturing

332618 - Other Fabricated Wire Product Manufacturing

332812 - Metal Coating, Engraving (except Jewelry and Silverware), and Allied Services to Manufacturers

332813 - Electroplating, Plating, Polishing, Anodizing, and Coloring

332999 - All Other Miscellaneous Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing

334413 - Semiconductor and Related Device Manufacturing

334417 - Electronic Connector Manufacturing


 

SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 3679 - Electronic Components, NEC industry report

2851 - Paints, Varnishes, Lacquers, Enamels and Allied Products industry report

2899 - Chemicals and Chemical Preparations, NEC industry report

3083 - Laminated Plastics Plate, Sheet, and Profile Shapes industry report

3339 - Primary Smelting and Refining of Nonferrous Metals, Except Copper and Aluminum industry report

3341 - Secondary Smelting and Refining of Nonferrous Metals industry report

3444 - Sheet Metal Work industry report

3449 - Miscellaneous Structural Metal Work industry report

3471 - Electroplating, Plating, Polishing, Anodizing, and Coloring industry report

3479 - Coating, Engraving, and Allied Services, NEC industry report

3496 - Miscellaneous Fabricated Wire Products industry report

3499 - Fabricated Metal Products, NEC industry report

3674 - Semiconductors and Related Devices industry report

3678 - Electronic Connectors industry report

3821 - Laboratory Apparatus and Furniture industry report

3911 - Jewelry, Precious Metal industry report