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8 Press releases

H.C. Starck will continue to meet Tantalum demand

Goslar, November 26, 2008 - The H.C. Starck Group announced today that it regrets the decision of Talison Minerals Pty. Ltd. to suspend mining at the world's largest tantalum operation in Wodgina, Australia in early December 2008. More

BAYMETEC® is now AMPERTEC™ - Ultra High Purity Materials

Leverkusen, October 15, 2008: The consistency of high purity materials for the semiconductor and lighting industries is becoming ever more important. H.C. Starck delivers a comprehensive range of ultra pure products to these industries, but from October 2008 we will offer the materials under a new name.

H.C. Starck continues to focus on growth and restructures its service support functions

- Management presents restructuring plans to supervisory board
- H.C. Starck continues to invest in projects to enhance high performance
- Company takes steps to adapt to changed market conditions More

H.C. Starck Canada Inc. on expansion course

Goslar, July 21st, 2008 – The H.C. Starck Group, the world’s leading supplier of refractory metals, ceramics and fabricated parts, has earmarked several million dollars for an investment project at its Canadian production site in Sarnia, Ontario. The project is addressing the increasing demand for premium quality tungsten powders in North America. Within a time span of approximately 15 months, the company will construct a new building, install state-of-the-art equipment, and hire additional technical staff. Site enabling works started on July 21st, 2008. More

Statements regarding business progress during 2007

Goslar, 9 May 2008 – following a very successful financial year in 2006 H.C. Starck again achieved good results in 2007 and was able to increase sales in core business further. However as compared to the previous year the overall sales of the H.C. Starck group decreased to EUR 905 million as a result of the sale, respectively the conscious disposal, of the less profitable business sectors. In the year 2007 H.C. Starck GmbH achieved sales of EUR 572 million.

H.C. Starck to sell its silica sol business to Akzo Nobel

Goslar, May 9, 2008 - The H.C. Starck Group has sold its silica sol business in Leverkusen to Akzo Nobel Chemicals GmbH, Düren. The acquisition price was not disclosed. More