4 Press releases

Weaker Overall Economic Development and Declining Demand Strain H.C. Starck Business in 2013

  • 2014: Improved overall sentiment in all key markets expected
  • Expansion of tungsten business to become the world’s largest independent tungsten provider

Munich, April 3, 2014. H.C. Starck, one of the leading manufacturers of customer-specific powders and components made from technology metals and advanced ceramics, experienced a challenging fiscal year in 2013. After two years of strong growth, the company posted sales of 703.9 million euros in 2013, below the previous year’s figure of 862.9 million euros. As of December 31, 2013, the company had 2,834 employees worldwide (2012: 2,926).


H.C. Starck Announces Technical Symposium on “Tantalum in Anti-Corrosion Applications” (TaCORR)

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H.C. Starck is pleased to announce the launch of a new technical symposium dedicated to the application of tantalum in the chemical processing industry.

The “Tantalum in Anti-Corrosion Applications” (TaCORR) symposium will be held at the Hotel Contessa in San Antonio, Texas on Monday, March 10th from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. More

H.C. Starck Ceramics expands color selection for zirconium oxide blanks

Selb/Germany, February 19, 2014 – Two colors have been added to the successful product line of highly translucent zirconium oxide blanks made of STARCERAM® Z-Med TransColour zirconium oxide. Produced exclusively in Germany according to the highest quality standards, these zirconium oxide blanks are immediately available in eight standard colors for use in dental technology. More

H.C. Starck’s Newton Facility Awarded Industry Week’s 2013 Best Plants

Newton, Mass., January 28, 2014 – H.C. Starck’s Newton, MA site has been awarded Industry Week’s 2013 Best Plants. The award demonstrates H.C. Starck’s manufacturing excellence and its outstanding team who delivered extraordinary results in the face of strong global competition, cost reduction directives and increased customer demand. More