Heraeus acquires business unit polymers (CLEVIOS) from H.C.Starck GmbH

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Heraeus, Hanau, Germany
Heraeus, the precious metals and technology group is a global, private company with over 155 years of tradition. Our businesses include precious metals, sensors, biomaterials and medical products, dental products, quartz glass, and specialty light sources. With product revenues of € 2.6 billion and precious metal trading revenues of € 13.6 billion, as well as more than 12,300 employees in over 110 subsidiaries worldwide, Heraeus holds a leading position in its global markets.

Acquired Asset

CLEVIOS Conductive Polymers
This division based in Leverkusen, Germany, and operating on a global scale with operations in USA, Thailand and Japan, develops and sells liquid polymer chemicals under the brand name CLEVIOS. Due to the highly conductive nature, these chemicals are used in a wide range of applications, primarily in the electronics industry.


H.C.Starck GmbH, Goslar, Germany
H.C. Starck is an international group of companies with more than 2,700 employees at 13 production sites in Europe, North America and the Far East. The companies produce refractory metals & advanced ceramics as powder and or fabricated products.


Heraeus has seen many decades of success with metallic materials in the fields of the electronics and semiconductor technology. By purchasing CLEVIOS, Heraeus makes a targeted addition to its product portfolio and further expands its position as a leading global supplier of high-quality coating materials used in the electronics industry, among others.

Year: 2010
Transaction value: Not published
Industry: Industrial products
Business field: Mergers & Acquisitions

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