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07/07/2017

Michael Schwarzkopf is new Chairman of the Plansee Group Supervisory Board

Dr. Michael Schwarzkopf, long-standing Chairman of the Plansee Group Executive Board, has moved to the Supervisory Board. His former colleagues on the...

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07/07/2017

Plansee Group remains on track for success

In the 2016/17 fiscal year, which ended on 28 February 2017, the Plansee Group achieved consolidated sales of 1.17 billion euros.

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03/24/2017

Neue Produktionslinie für Medizintechnikprodukte

Breitenwang/Reutte, 23. März 2017 – Plansee baut für zehn Millionen Euro eine neue Produktionslinie für Medizintechnikprodukte. Der offizielle...

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03/24/2017

Tungsten Industry - Conflict Minerals Council (TI-CMC) board meeting in Towanda

This week GTP hosted the annual TI-CMC board meeting in Towanda. Board members from 4 smelters and representatives from the Refractory Metals...

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01/16/2017

Ceratizit acquires tool manufacturer in California

After the acquisition of Becker Diamantwerkzeuge (diamond tools), Ceratizit now takes over the US manufacturer Best Carbide. This is already the...

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01/09/2017

Ceratizit acquires Becker Diamantwerkzeuge

On January 9, 2017, the Ceratizit Group has acquired the German company Becker Diamantwerkzeuge. Becker produces extremely wear resistant tools for...

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07/07/2016

Plansee Group expands business worldwide

Breitenwang/Reutte, July 7, 2016 – In the 2015/16 fiscal year, which closed on February 29, 2016, the Plansee Group achieved consolidated sales of...

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05/19/2016

Cooperation with the TUfast Racing Team

The Plansee Group supports the TUfast Racing team from the Technical University of Munich and produces various components for the gasoline-powered...

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02/26/2016

Rohstoffe sind Zukunft!

Vom 1. März bis 31. Mai 2016 lädt die Montanuniversität Leoben erneut zu der Ausstellung „Rohstoffe sind Zukunft“ ein.

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02/18/2016

Plansee opens new production line

Mysore, February 18, 2016 – Plansee High Performance Materials (HPM) has opened a new production line in Mysore today. Here components and spare parts...

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10/27/2015

livingmetals and CSR report

livingmetals, the magazine of Plansee Group, as well as the corporate social responsibility report are available now.

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10/05/2015

New source of tungsten

GTP, the tungsten powders division of Plansee Group, has recently started receiving tungsten ore concentrate from the Drakelands Mine in...

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09/09/2015

Ceratizit strengthens tool business in India

Ceratizit, the hard materials specialist within the Plansee Group, has acquired a majority share in Indian solid carbide tool manufacturer Cobra...

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07/02/2015

Plansee Group increased sales again

Plansee Group increased consolidated sales in the fiscal year 2014/15, which ended on 28 February 2015, to 1,26 billion euros.

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06/16/2015

GTP acquires hardmetal recycling expert Tikomet

Global Tungsten & Powders (GTP), the tungsten powders division of Plansee Group, acquires Tikomet Oy. Tikomet is one of the leading producers of...

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06/01/2015

Ceratizit acquires tool manufacturer

Ceratizit, the hard materials specialist within the Plansee Group, has acquired the German tool manufacturer Klenk.

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01/26/2015
Hilde Schwarzkopf, Shareholder and Member of the Supervisory Board of Plansee Group.

Hilde Schwarzkopf passed away

It is with great sorrow that we inform you of the passing of Hilde Schwarzkopf, Shareholder and Member of the Supervisory Board of Plansee Group. Mrs....

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01/25/2015

Security training for guests

Security training for guests

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11/25/2014

Ceratizit acquires Italian drawing tool manufacturer VAN-Dies

Breitenwang/Reutte, 25. November 2014 – Ceratizit Italia will take over the Italian drawing tool manufacturer VAN-Dies at the end of the year.

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10/14/2014

Plansee expands production in Korea

Breitenwang/Reutte, 14th October 2014 – The Plansee Group is building a new plant in South Korea. Today, Plansee and the political representative of...

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09/15/2014
Cold rolling mill - Teaser

Perfectly flat

Plansee’s new cold-rolling mill represents a technological milestone in the cold forming of molybdenum sheet.

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09/15/2014
Target production - Teaser

Fine art

The Plansee HPM Group improves its customer service with shorter, guaranteed delivery times.

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09/15/2014
Group magazine »livingmetals« - Part of our corporate culture

livingmetals and CSR report

For the first time the Plansee Group has integrated the reports on compliance and the responsibility of the Plansee Group towards People, Society and...

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09/10/2014

Lehrbeginn bei der Plansee-Gruppe

Breitenwang/Reutte, 10. September 2014 – 33 Jugendliche starten ihre Ausbildung bei der Plansee-Gruppe in Reutte.

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08/27/2014

Global Tungsten & Powders Announces Strategic Cobalt Partnership with Umicore

Global Tungsten & Powders, a division of the Plansee Group, has entered into a strategic partnership with Umicore for tolling GTP’s cobalt...

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07/02/2014
Plansee Reutte - Luftaufnahme

Continued growth for the Plansee Group

Reutte, July 3, 2014 – In the 2013/14 fiscal year (ending February 28, 2014), the Plansee Group increased its sales volume by 17 percent and realized...

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04/14/2014
Armin Hofmann und Gerald Theurl von der HTL Lienz haben für die Präsentation ihrer Abschlussarbeiten beim Tiroler Technik-Contest „Be the Best“ jeweils ein zweimonatiges Praktikum bei der Plansee-Gruppe gewonnen.

Plansee vergibt Praktika

Armin Hofmann und Gerald Theurl von der HTL Lienz haben für die Präsentation ihrer Abschlussarbeiten beim Tiroler Technik-Contest „Be the Best“...

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04/11/2014
Ceratizit, the Plansee Group’s carbide specialist, has acquired a majority interest in Californian tool manufacturer Promax.

CERATIZIT purchases Californian tool manufacturer

Breitenwang, Reutte, Austria, April 11, 2014 – Ceratizit, the Plansee Group’s carbide specialist, has acquired a majority interest in Californian tool...

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02/05/2014
EICC / GeSI

Conflict-free tungsten procurement confirmed by EICC/GeSI

Following an audit conducted in December 2013, the audit committee of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and the Global...

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07/04/2013
Plansee Reutte - Luftaufnahme

Second most successful year: The Plansee Group continues to expand

In spite of the flagging economy, the Plansee Group plans to continue expanding. At the same time, the company intends to become more productive and...

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07/02/2013

GTP Suspends Colombia Tungsten Sourcing After Questions Raised

Towanda/Pennsylvania, USA, 2 July 2013 – Global Tungsten & Powders Corp. (GTP) has received information suggesting that the integrity of its tungsten...

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06/11/2013

Plansee Seminar: materials for megatrends

Once again, the Austrian town of Reutte has become a major focus for the international scientific community. The 18th Plansee Seminar, which opened...

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12/06/2012
Collimator Close-up

Plansee investiert für die Medizintechnik

Offizielle Eröffnung einer weiteren Halle bei Plansee Composite Materials in Lechbruck: Das metallverarbeitende Unternehmen schafft Platz, um der...

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11/12/2012
Urban Mining - Die Stadt als ewige Rohstoffquelle

Urban Mining - Die Stadt als ewige Rohstoffquelle

Weltweit werden Rohstoffe immer knapper und teurer. Lange wurden diese Bodenschätze in die Industrienationen geliefert und für beispielsweise...

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10/03/2012
Group magazine »livingmetals« - Part of our corporate culture

Kundenmagazin livingmetals veröffentlicht

Seit mehr als 90 Jahren beschäftigt sich die Plansee-Gruppe mit der Herstellung von Hightech-Produkten aus den Werkstoffen Molybdän und Wolfram.

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10/03/2012
Sustainability report - We do care

Sustainability report: We do care

You want to know what we do for our employees, the environment and the society?

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10/03/2012
Dr. Wolfgang Köck - Lecture EUMICON

Schonender Umgang mit Rohstoffen

Die Plansee-Gruppe war Sponsor des diesjährigen Rohstoffkongresses Eumicon in Leoben/Österreich. Dr. Wolfgang Köck, Geschäftsführender Direktor der...

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08/13/2012
Günther Wirth (GW) - Headquarters Balzheim

Investment in Günther Wirth

The CERATIZIT Group will invest in a 50% share of the tool manufacturer Günther Wirth (GW). With this step CERATIZIT complements its product line with...

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07/05/2012
Plansee Reutte - Luftaufnahme

Plansee Group realizes sales of 1.5 billion euros

The Plansee Group realized sales of more than 1.5 billion euros in the last fiscal year. “Despite the global uncertainties caused by government debts,...

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06/19/2012

EUMICON 2012. The biggest date in the European resources sector calendar.

Resource-efficient extraction, and sustainable, secure and affordable access to raw materials are pivotal issues – not just for the mineral resources...

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12/16/2011

Plansee Group sells PMG

The Plansee Group has sold its PMG division to asset-management company VVG, who are headquartered in Essen, Germany. The agreement to buy the PMG...

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11/25/2011
Metalltechniker für span(n)ende Aufgaben gesucht

Metalltechniker für span(n)ende Aufgaben gesucht

Noch bis zum 24. Februar 2012 haben 30 Mädchen und Jungen die Chance, einen der begehrten Ausbildungsplätze bei der Plansee-Gruppe am Standort...

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10/28/2011

Deutsche Rohstoff AG and GTP co-operate closely

GTP and the Heidelberg Deutsche Rohstoff AG (DRAG) have signed an offtake agreement for tungsten concentrates. The DRAG will produce the concentrates...

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10/24/2011

Plansee grows in Korea

Plansee is further expanding its presence in the booming Asian market with the acquisition of Korean company TCB Korea Co., Ltd. The purchase...

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07/07/2011
Dr. Michael Schwarzkopf

Sales increase by 46 percent: Plansee Group achieves best ever figures

The Plansee Group realized record sales of 1.24 billion euros in the last fiscal year. “We recovered from the downturn that was caused by the...

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03/28/2011
Chilean company, Molibdenos y Metales SA (Molymet)

Plansee Group acquires minority ownership of the Chilean company Molibdenos y Metales S.A.

The Plansee Group, one of the worldwide leading companies for powder metallurgical products made from high performance materials such as molybdenum...

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10/08/2010

CERATIZIT Group expands in Asia

After signing a joint venture agreement with CB Carbide on October 1, 2010, the CERATIZIT Group will hold a 50-percent stake in the Taiwan based...

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07/08/2010

Acquisition of Wolfra-Tech: Plansee Group strengthens activities in India

PLANSEE High Performance Materials intends to acquire a majority stake in Wolfra-Tech Pvt. Ltd, and has recently signed a letter of intent to this...

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07/08/2010
Dr. Michael Schwarzkopf

Focus on increasing innovation and flexibility

The 2009/10 fiscal year saw the Plansee Group implement a range of initiatives in response to the drop in demand triggered by the global economic...

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03/25/2010
PLANSEE interconnects - Key component for high-temperature fuel cells

A key component for high-temperature fuel cells

PLANSEE’s interconnects are making a significant contribution to clean, reliable, affordable energy generation as a component in Bloom Energy’s...

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09/30/2009

Realignment of PMG Group

The PMG Group, the specialist manufacturer of sintered automotive parts, today announced a change in its ownership structure. The decision was taken...

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07/09/2009
Dr. Michael Schwarzkopf

Plansee Group increases sales in the last fiscal year

The 2008/09 fiscal year saw the Plansee Group’s consolidated sales rise by two percent, to a total of 1.1 billion euros. The Group continued to...

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05/25/2009

Shaping the future development of growth industries

Today sees the opening of the 17th Plansee Seminar. The event will include contributions from prestigious scientists and industry experts from all...

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05/25/2009

Plansee Seminar: „Innovation as a basis for future growth”

Reutte again will be a centre fo the scientist community: Today the 17 Plansee Seminar has opened, the world’s largest conference dedicated to powder...

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02/18/2009

Powder Metal community gathers in Reutte

The 17th Plansee Seminar, the world’s most prestigious conference on powder metallurgical refractory metals and hard materials, will take place at the...

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09/03/2008

Neue Niederlassung: WNT Türkei

Mit der Gründung der Niederlassung WNT Türkei in Istanbul zum 1. September 2008 erschließt Ceratizit, ein Unternehmensbereich der Plansee-Gruppe,...

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08/01/2008

US-Pulverspezialist GTP gehört nun zur Plansee-Gruppe

Nach Freigabe durch die Kartellbehörden hat die Plansee-Gruppe mit Wirkung zum 1. August 2008 die US-Business Unit Global Tungsten & Powders (GTP) von...

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07/03/2008
Dr. Michael Schwarzkopf

Plansee Group continues to grow: Sales reach over one billion euros for first time ever

Plansee Group's consolidated sales rose by 11 percent to a total of 1.079 billion euros in the 2007/08 fiscal year. Its number of employees increased...

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04/23/2008

Plansee Group acquires US powder expert GTP

The Plansee Group has signed an agreement to purchase the Global Tungsten & Powders (GTP) business unit from Osram. The activities are part of the US...

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04/15/2008

Environmental report published

The Plansee Group recently published the first-ever environmental report on activities at its largest production site in Reutte, Austria.

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04/08/2008

The fascination of light: the core for the new 25 Euro coin from Plansee

For the sixth time now, the Austrian Mint "Münze Österreich“ is issuing a bimetal 25 Euro coin in cooperation with Plansee.

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07/11/2007

CERATIZIT acquires US company Newcomer Products

Ceratizit, the Plansee Group’s hardmetals and tools division, acquired the US company Newcomer Products, Inc. The agreement was signed on July 10,...

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07/05/2007
Plansee Reutte - Luftaufnahme

Plansee continues to expand its international presence

The 2006/07 fiscal year saw the Plansee Group’s consolidated sales rise by 13 percent, to a total of 971 million euros, and its number of employees...

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12/01/2006
Headquarters Electro-Graph, Carlsbad 50 kilometers north of San Diego.

Plansee-Gruppe stärkt Marktposition in Nordamerika

Die Plansee Hochleistungswerkstoffe mit Sitz in Reutte/Österreich wird die in Carlsbad/Kalifornien ansässige Electro-Graph Inc. übernehmen. Eine...

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11/20/2006

"Klein Shanghai" in Breitenwang

Bei der 55. Jubilarehrung in der Unternehmensgeschichte der Plansee-Gruppe wurden am Freitagabend im Walter-Schwarzkopf-Haus insgesamt 112 Jubilare...

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07/06/2006

Plansee Group celebrates 85th anniversary with record sales

The Plansee Group has announced record sales in its 85-year history. In the 2005/06 fiscal year the Group’s con-solidated sales increased by 26%,...

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12/15/2005

CERATIZIT is expanding to Eastern Europe

New sales subsidiaries in Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic

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11/23/2005

PLANSEE got the KNEWLEDGE National Award

The national award for the “Encouragement and Development of Life Accompanying Learning in the Occupational Context” is a distinction granted by the...

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07/07/2005
Dr. Michael Schwarzkopf

New Turnover Record for PLANSEE

In the 2004/2005 business year, which ended on 28 February, the PLANSEE Group was able to maintain its long-term growth, with consolidated group...

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