History

2017

Global Business Unit Heraeus Precious Metals (HPM), a member of the Heraeus Group, acquires 100% of the shares of Argor-Heraeus

2016
Argor-Heraeus celebrates its 65th birthday and for the occasion publishes a book narrating the company’s history
2015

Official opening of Argor-Heraeus America Latina in Santiago de Chile

2013

Official opening of the second production facility in Mendrisio, Switzerland

2006
Establishment of Argor-Heraeus Italia, Cavenago (MB) Italy
2005

Establishment of Argor-Aljba in Mendrisio, Switzerland

2004

Opening of an office in Santiago de Chile
Establishment of Argor-Heraeus Deutschland

2002

Share participation of Münze Österreich

1999

Acquisition of 100% by Heraeus and the Argor-Heraeus Management.
Subsequent share participation of Commerzbank International

1988

Opening of new headquarters in Mendrisio, Switzerland

1986

Setting up of joint venture between UBS and the German Heraeus group: establishment of Argor-Heraeus SA

1973

Acquisition of 100% of company by UBS

1951

Establishment of Argor SA in Chiasso, Switzerland