From the experts of advanced ceramics

CeramTec – The Ceramic Experts

With over a century of development experience and production expertise, CeramTec is a leading supplier of advanced ceramics and engineers these materials for use in a wide area of applications. The current portfolio covers well over 10,000 different products and a wide variety of ceramic materials. Worldwide, more than 3,500 employees are active at The Ceramic Experts.

Who we are and what we do


employees worldwide


million € revenue in 2019


production sites in Europe, the USA and Asia


products and components are manufactured by our experts


materials help us to realize fascinating applications


CeramTec, then still known as "Thomaswerke", was founded

About Us

This great application diversity is possible thanks to advanced ceramics, also referred to as technical ceramics, engineering ceramics or industrial ceramics. These terms cover a variety of different and in part highly specialized ceramic materials with unique mechanical, electrical, thermal and biochemical properties and property combinations.

Advanced ceramics from CeramTec, as an international manufacturer and supplier, are used in the Automotive, Mobility & E-Mobility | Electrical Engineering & Electronic Applications | Power Engineering & Environmental Technology | Mechanical & Plant Engineering | Medical Technology and in many other applications. Correctly selecting the required ceramic materials, adjusting and adapting Advanced Ceramics to meet the respective requirements in the field of application, and optimally designing and manufacturing parts and components to take advantage of the special material properties of ceramics are core competencies of the ceramics experts and specialists at CeramTec.

With more than 3,500 employees and production sites and subsidiaries in Europe, America and Asia, CeramTec as manufacturer and supplier has a worldwide presence.


CeramTec Worldwide

The CeramTec Group is represented worldwide by its many subsidiaries. With over 3,500 employees worldwide and production sites and subsidiaries in Europe, America and Asia, CeramTec has an international presence.

CeramTec Group

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Our Investors

On March 8th, 2018 CeramTec was acquired by a Consortium of funds led by BC Partners, in which PSP Investments and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan also hold a stake.


Our Mission

The CeramTec Group aims to achieve profitable growth and become the global market leader. We view management policy as the cornerstone of our business activities. Our goal is to be profitable while conserving energy and protecting natural resources.

Our Mission

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Team, Teamwork, together, hands, hand in hand

Our Values

The CeramTec values were forged in our everyday work and in numerous dedicated workshops. Over 100 employees worldwide – from the USA, China, Malaysia, the UK and Germany – were actively involved in the discussions and the development of our values.

Our Values


CeramTec’s commitment to quality is an integral part of the company’s management policy – developing, manufacturing and selling products made of advanced ceramics in a manner that is cost-effective, ensures high quality and safety and is environmentally friendly.


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Investor Relations Portal

Disclosed information on the performance of the CeramTec Group is available in the CeramTec Investor Relations Portal. This portal is a restricted access area, the IR data is accessible with a verified account only.

Investor Relations Portal

CeramTec versus COVID-19

In these times, people in many areas of life, but especially in medicine and care, are surpassing themselves and doing incredible things for all of us. We at CeramTec do everything we can to support them with our products in the best possible way.


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Old CeramTec factory in Lauf

Our history

From its beginnings to today’s CeramTec: The CeramTec company resulted from the acquisition of Hoechst CeramTec AG by Cerasiv GmbH in 1996 and today it proudly reflects on over a century of company history.


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