Facts and Figures

At a Glance

Facts and Figures at a Glance 2018 2017 Change
In total revenue € 20.3 bn € 21.8 bn - 7.1 %
Employees at year-end (including staff leasing) 14,903 14,098 + 5.7%
Total research and development expenditure 7 % 6 % + 1 %

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Heraeus – a company in transition

Fiscal year 2018 was marked by digital transformation, the modernization of the production landscape, and a number of lean and excellence initiatives. The Group rolled out new services with the digitalization of the precious metals business and set an industry benchmark for efficiency and customer orientation. Moreover, Heraeus continues to invest in research and development as well as in modernizing and expanding its sites. All the initiatives share a commitment to consistent market and customer orientation. The highlights of 2018 were the dedication of the world’s most modern precious metals factory in Nanjing, China, and the opening of fiftyONE, the new innovation and communication center in Hanau.

Heraeus 2018
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