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Ravindra-Heraeus sets up first pyrometallurgy smelter in India for precious metal catalyst recycling.

Udaipur, March 01 2019

Ravindra-Heraeus, India’s leading precious metals service provider, has set up the first pyrometallurgical smelter (Plasma Metal Recovery System) in India. The Indo- German joint venture is notably investing to satisfy Indian customer request by expanding its precious metals recycling capacity.

The new technology, featuring a capacity of about 1,500 tonnes per year of auto catalysts and equivalent, will allow Ravindra-Heraeus to recycle Platinum Group Metals from the growing number of spent automotive emission, insoluble aluminia-based catalysts and a wide range of diverse high-melting oxides-based catalysts per year.

“Our new plasma facility underlines our market leadership in India in precious metals processing. We will be the only fully integrated Precious Metals refiner in India, offering pyro- und hydrometallurgy in our facility. This will allow us to offer new services to our customers in the whole country,” said Shailesh Choksi, Managing Director Ravindra Heraeus Pvt Ltd.

About Ravindra-Heraeus

Ravindra Heraeus is one of India’s most renowned companies for precious metals products. Established in 1994, the Joint Venture is equally owned by the Ravindra Choksi family and Heraeus Holding. We are specialized in the manufacturing of high-tech precious and specialty metal products and solutions. Our comprehensive refining services cover various types of precious metals containing material and make us the leading partner for your business.

About Heraeus

A globally leading technology group, Heraeus is headquartered in Hanau, Germany. Founded in 1851, it is a family-owned portfolio company which traces its roots back to a pharmacy opened by the family in 1660. Today, Heraeus combines businesses in the environmental, energy, electronics, health, mobility and industrial applications sectors. In the 2017 financial year, Heraeus generated revenues of € 21.8 billion. With approximately 13.000 employees in 40 countries, the FORTUNE Global 500-listed company holds a leading position in its global markets. Heraeus is one of the top 10 familyowned companies in Germany.

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Mr. Shailesh R Choksi

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Ravindra Heraeus Pvt.Ltd.

A-196(A), ‘F” Road, M.I.A, Madri,

Udaipur – 313 001 (India)

Phone: +91 294 3044222

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