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8 Press releases

Edmar Allitsch appointed new member of the H.C. Starck Executive Board

Munich, December 2, 2013. As of December 1, 2013, Edmar Allitsch will join the Executive Board of the H.C. Starck group. In his function, he will lead the company’s Tungsten, Surface Technology as well as Ceramic Powders business.

H.C. Starck Publishes First Sustainability Report

Munich (Germany), October 9, 2013. H.C. Starck, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of technology metals and advanced ceramics, is publishing its first sustainability report, thus strengthening its profile as responsible corporate citizen in the specialty chemicals industry.

Dr. John van Put, Member of the Executive Board and responsible for the Advanced Metals and Ceramic Powders business, leaves H.C. Starck

Munich (Germany), 09/20/13. Dr. John van Put, Member of the Executive Board and Head of Business Segment Advanced Metal and Ceramic Powders (AMCP), will be leaving H.C. Starck effective October 1, 2013. The Supervisory Board approved his release from his contract. CEO Dr. Andreas Meier takes over the interim responsibility for the AMCP business.

H.C. Starck Supports ASM Materials Camp for Teachers and Students

Newton, Mass., September 16, 2013 - H.C. Starck participated in the ASM Materials Camp for teachers, the first ever held in New England at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. During the workshop, teachers acquired the basics of Materials Science technology including hands-on, discovery-based experiments using metals, ceramics, polymers and composites materials.

Masan Group and H.C. Starck to Establish Tungsten Chemical Joint Venture

Ho Chi Minh City/Munich, July 29, 2013 – H.C. Starck, a leading worldwide manufacturer of technology metals and one of the biggest companies in the global tungsten industry, and Nui Phao Mining Company (“Nui Phao”), a subsidiary of one of Vietnam’s largest private sector business groups, Masan Group Corporation (HOSE: MSN, “Masan Group”), have announced the signing of definitive agreements to establish a joint venture for the production of value-added tungsten chemicals in Vietnam. More

H.C. Starck receives third EICC certificate for its “conflict-free” tantalum supply chain

Munich, July 8, 2013. H.C. Starck, a leading manufacturer of technology metals and advanced ceramics, announced today that its tantalum supply chain has been declared free of “conflict minerals” for a third consecutive year following an independent audit. The audit was conducted by a third party auditor assigned by the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) as part of the Conflict-Free Smelter (CFS) Validation Program. More