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Plansee company headquarters in Reutte

Founded in Austria over a century ago, Reutte remains home to the global headquarters of Plansee High Performance Materials. A major part of the firm's manufacturing operations are also based here.

As an innovation partner, together with our customers we develop sustainable solutions for the high-tech world and continually push the boundaries of what is technologically feasible. Established in Reutte, Austria, in 1921, today we are a global enterprise with a workforce of roughly 3,500 people at 28 sites around the world.

Our core competences at Plansee in Reutte:


Plansee SE - Headquarters

Metallwerk-Plansee-Str. 716600 Reutte
Tel:+43 5672 600 0Fax: +43 5672 600 500
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At a glance

    In the beginning there was light!

    What began 100 years ago with tungsten wire for incandescent lamps has grown ever larger.

    More about Plansee's 100-year history

    Our materials boast properties that few or no other materials possess. Find out more:

    W-based Metal Matrix Composites
    Metal Matrix Composites
    W-based Metal Matrix Composites

    Everything from a single source – from the powder to the final product

    In Reutte, we cover the entire production chain, from producing the powder through to machining ready-to-install final products. As well as systems for the manufacture and processing of refractory metals, we also operate state-of-the-art coating systems and analytical equipment. Around 90% of the semifinished products that we process throughout the world at Plansee originate from Reutte.

      Mixing alloys
      Heat treatment
      Mech. processing
      Quality assurance
    OxideMolymet (Chile) is the world's largest processor of molybdenum ore concentrates and our main supplier of molybdenum trioxide. The Plansee Group holds a 21.15% share in Molymet. Global Tungsten & Powders (USA) is a division of the Plansee Group and our main supplier of tungsten metal powder.
    Products and areas of application

    Components from Plansee are used in many everyday products such as smartphones, tablets, and computers; in high-tech devices such as computer tomographs; and in luxury items such as high-quality chronographs.

    Molybdenum and tungsten in thin film technology

    Products for imaging X-ray technology

    Research & development

    From the high-performance material to the high-performance product

    Research and development play a key role at Plansee. Our materials experts specialize in improving materials and recombining the properties of individual materials. They continuously strive to increase the performance limits of our materials and perfect the interplay between material knowledge, technological expertise, and extensive application know-how. At the company headquarters, 150 materials scientists, engineers, and designers develop new material and product solutions for our customers.

    Our experienced experts simulate the behavior of materials in manufacturing and application processes, examine chemical and physical processes, and test our findings by means of concrete tests in collaboration with our customers.

    Learn more about our projects

    Our promise of quality and our responsibility

    Plansee delivers nothing but top quality customized to your needs. All of our employees know this. Our quality team creates the necessary framework and documents the results. 

    We are also conscious of our responsibility towards our customers, employees, and the environment. We take the health and safety of our employees very seriously. We protect the environment and make responsible use of raw materials and energy. 

    To our certifications

    As a sustainable company aware of our responsibilities, we exercise due diligence in sourcing our raw materials. Adherence to this obligation is verified by the RMI Downstream Assessment Program of the Responsible Minerals Initiative.