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10 Press releases
08/01/2016

H.C. Starck powder divisions adopt new corporate legal structure

  • Tungsten Powders, Tantalum/Niobium Powders, and Surface Technology & Ceramic Powders Divisions become independent limited liability companies (GmbHs)
  • Clear divisional positioning serves as basis for individual strategic alignment
Munich, August 1, 2016. H.C. Starck, one of the leading manufacturers of customer-specific powders and components made from technology metals and advanced ceramics, is optimizing the corporate legal structure of its powder divisions, Tungsten Powders, Tantalum/Niobium Powders, and Surface Technology & Ceramic Powders. 
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08/01/2016

Dmitry Shashkov, Head of Fabricated Products Division, is leaving H.C. Starck

Munich, August 1, 2016. Dmitry Shashkov, President and CEO of the Fabricated Products Division, is leaving H.C. Starck as of August 1, at his own request to pursue new opportunities. Mark Confroy, currently the COO of the Fabricated Products, will take over as head of the Division in the interim. More
05/30/2016

H.C. Starck increases revenues despite weak raw materials markets

  • 4 percent gain in revenues in 2015 fiscal year
  • Positive, sustainable development in tantalum and niobium powders
  • Expansion of company management: Dr. Jens Knöll named as Chief Operating Officer
Munich, 30th May 2016. H.C. Starck, one of the leading manufacturers of customer-specific powders and components made of technology metals and technical ceramics, performed well in 2015 despite a difficult market environment. The company increased its revenues from the previous year to 815.2 million euros (2014: 785.9 million). By December 31st 2015, the company employed a total of 2,679 employees worldwide (2014: 2,678). More
05/18/2016

CEO Dr. Andreas Meier leaves the H.C. Starck Group

Dr. Engelbert Heimes, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, temporarily assumes position

Munich, Germany, May 18, 2016. Dr. Andreas Meier, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board, will leave the H.C. Starck Group on May 20, 2016, to devote himself to new business tasks as Operating Partner at Advent International in the future. In this capacity, he will continue to be available as an advisor to H.C. Starck. Dr. Andreas Meier asked the H.C. Starck Supervisory Board and assembly of shareholders to be relieved of his duties. The boards reluctantly accepted his request. More
05/12/2016

15th Anniversary of H.C. Starck GmbH & abcr GmbH partnership

Goslar, May 12th, 2016 – The division Surface Technology and Ceramic Powders of the H.C. Starck GmbH – a leading provider of thermal spray powders, ceramic powders and metal powders – and abcr GmbH – an experienced distributor of chemical products – proudly look back upon 15 years of successful collaboration. More
05/12/2016

H.C. Starck Invests in Powder Processing Technology for Additive Manufacturing

NEWTON, Mass., USA, May 12, 2016 – H.C. Starck announces its investment in state-of-the-art processing capabilities to manufacture specialized refractory metal powders for additive manufacturing. With this new technology, H.C. Starck’s Fabricated Products Division (FPR) now offers spheroidized refractory metal powders with tailored chemistry and particle size distribution. The company‘s core competencies – molybdenum, tantalum, niobium, and tungsten in pure and alloyed powder forms, will take advantage of this innovative process. More