HS Advanced Materials Co., Ltd. is now Heraeus Korea

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May 1st, 2022 - Heraeus Conamic, a leading-edge material specialist for the manufacturing and processing of the industry’s highest purity fused silica, announced in November 2021 it has acquired the Korean company HS Advanced Materials Co., Ltd. (HSAM), a converter and distributor of semi-finished quartz materials for the semiconductor and other industries. Effective May 1st, 2022, the former business of HSAM is fully integrated into Heraeus Conamic and operates under the company name Heraeus Korea Corporation.

Christoph Fark, President Heraeus Conamic, said: “The semiconductor market in Korea is a driving force in the global semiconductor industry and is expected to grow significantly. Since the acquisition of HSAM in November 2021, we have already made huge progress in strengthening our presence as a supplier of quartz base materials in Korea. By operating under the roof of Heraeus Korea effective May 1st, 2022, our Korean business will benefit even more from the reputation and strength of the Heraeus Group.”

“We are very pleased to announce the legal integration of former HSAM business into Heraeus Korea. This represents a major step towards long-term success, both for our customers and for Heraeus Conamic,” adds Michael Werth, President Heraeus Conamic.

Products & Competencies

The Heraeus Conamic quartz business in Korea offers semi-finished quartz products to quartz fabricators in Korea and worldwide. The product portfolio includes all quartz base materials from Heraeus and Heraeus’ joint venture Shin-Etsu Quartz Products, e.g.: quartz rings, ingots, plates, rods and tubes.

The quartz conversion capabilities include various technologies, such as:

  • Wire saws
  • Band saws
  • Core drilling
  • Lathe cutting
  • Grinding