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.
In the 2018 financial year, Heraeus generated revenues of €20.3 billion with approximately 15.000 employees in 40 countries. Heraeus is one of the top 10 family-owned companies in Germany and holds a leading position in its global markets.
With technical expertise, a commitment to excellence, a focus on innovation and entrepreneurial leadership, we are constantly striving to improve our performance. We create high-quality solutions for our clients and strengthen their long-term competitiveness by combining unique material expertise with leadership in technology.
The SCHMID Group encounters us daily. Either through smartphones, solar modules or modern energy storages. SCHMID masters processes which are needed in the most different industrial sectors and builds machines and automation systems perfectly tailored to the requirements. The company group with its headquarters in Freudenstadt (Germany) has 1200 employees worldwide. Manufacturing sites in Germany, China, Turkey and USA as well as sales and service locations worldwide ensure our local presence. SCHMID conducts basic research and brings the technologies into mass production. Thus the company founded in 1864 provides affordable technical progress. By always entering into new fields of application, four business units developed taking advantage of many synergistic effects: Electronics, Photovoltaics, Automation and Energy Systems. Company data: Headquarters: Freudenstadt (Germany) Staff members worldwide: 1200 Group members: 14 companies Production locations: in Germany, China, Turkey and USA with a total production surface of 71.000 m² Overall performance 2015: over €140 Mil. Year of foundation: 1864 Certified: DIN EN ISO 9001
Founded in 1986 and based in Montpellier, France, Semco Technologies is one of the most advanced engineering companies specialized in the development and manufacture of photovoltaic and semi-conductor capital equipment backed by disruptive technology:
SEMCO Technologies primary mission is to deliver leading-edge industrial and technological solutions to the renewable energy industry. We are committed to deliver innovative and cost-effective products and services on time that meet our customer requirements through continual improvement of quality and work practices.
SGL Carbon is a technology-based company and world leader in the development and production of carbon-based solutions. Its high-quality materials and products made from specialty graphite and composites are used in future-oriented industrial sectors: automotive, aerospace, solar and wind energy, semiconductor and LEDs as well as in the production of lithium-ion batteries, fuel cell and other energy storage systems. In addition, SGL Carbon develops solutions for chemical and industrial applications.
In the field of photovoltaics SGL Carbon provides graphite and carbon composites solutions along the entire value chain from poly silicon production, graphite hot zones for mono and multi Si crystallization furnaces down to carrier systems for wafer processing.
VON ARDENNE develops and manufactures industrial equipment for vacuum coatings on materials such as glass, wafers, metal strip and polymer films. These coatings give the surfaces new functional properties and can be between one nanometer and a few micrometers thin, depending on the application.
Our customers use these materials to make high-quality products such as architectural glass, displays for smartphones and touch screens, solar modules and heat protection foil for automotive glass.
We supply our customers with technologically sophisticated vacuum coating systems, extensive expertise and global service. The key components are developed and manufactured by VON ARDENNE itself.
Systems and components provided by VON ARDENNE make a valuable contribution to protecting the environment. They are vital for the manufacturing of products that help decrease energy consumption or generate energy from renewable resources.