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Heraeus Medical USA – Your Expert in Orthopedics

Bringing Joy Back to Patients‘ Lives

We restore mobility from severe osteoarthritis or bone disease and prevent the devastating effect of musculoskeletal infection. This is achieved by providing the most effective long-term fixation method for joint replacement and a broad range of cutting-edge therapeutic options.

Living in a culture of openness and curiosity, experienced by our employees worldwide.

  • We are customer-oriented and have a valued partnership approach.
  • We have an open-minded culture and work in effective cross-functional teams.
  • We empower people to take responsibility and foster personal development.
  • We deal with all business challenges through full dedication.

Heraeus Medical as Part of a Family-Owned Company

The Heraeus Group is a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company, headquartered in Hanau, Germany. The company’s roots go back to a family pharmacy started in 1660.

Today, Heraeus bundles diverse activities in the Business Platforms Metals and Recycling, Healthcare, Semiconductor and Electronics as well as Industrials. Customers benefit from innovative technologies and solutions based on broad materials expertise and technological leadership.

In the 2022 financial year, the group generated revenues of €29.1 billion (US$30.6 billion*) with approximately 17,200 employees in 40 countries. Heraeus is one of the top 10 family-owned companies in Germany and holds a leading position in its global markets. (* calculated with 2022 average exchange rate, 1€ = 1.0530 US$)

With over 450 employees globally and sales distribution in over 90 countries Heraeus Medical provides bone cements and biomaterials for surgical orthopaedics and trauma surgery.
Products of Heraeus Medical contribute significantly to improving clinical outcomes – in the areas of ​

  • Implant fixation and spine​
  • Infection management​
  • Regenerative orthopaedics

Sustainability: Our Commitment for a Better World

For tomorrow‘s future.

Sustainability has never been as present as it is today. This is also the case at Heraeus Medical, where the implementation and integration of sustainable initiatives and approaches is a top priority.

The company's commitment is defined as an integral part of its corporate goals and growth strategy.

Plant watered by water can

In the last ten years, few topics have received as much attention as the subject of sustainability. Recently, sustainability efforts and the integration of the Sustainability Management System into Heraeus Medical GmbH's business operations have been awarded Gold status by EcoVadis.

The evaluation focuses on four thematic areas:

  • Environment
  • Labour and human rights
  • Ethics
  • Sustainable procurement

In all areas, we received a consistently high score well above the industry benchmark. This makes Heraeus Medical one of the top 5% of companies evaluated by EcoVadis.

ecovadis gold label for sustainability

A Look Behind the Scenes of our Production Site

In this video you will learn more about our production site in Wehrheim, Germany, and see how our proven bone cements are produced. All PALACOS® cements are manufactured in a single facility in Wehrheim, Germany and undergo 130 automated quality checks throughout production.

The original PALACOS® polymers, the exact formulation, which has remained unchanged for decades, as well as the high production standards at our production site in Wehrheim contribute to outstanding product properties and performance of our products.

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