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Plansee has been producing strong products made of the high-performance materials molybdenum and tungsten for 100 years. Our materials make the engineered world easier, safer, and better to live in. Our mission is to pave the way for new high-tech applications for our customers with these materials. Since Plansee was founded in 1921, the Breitenwang/Reutte site has been the powerhouse of the international Plansee Group. Most of the production capacity and all central service areas are located here.

Our core competences at Plansee in Reutte:

  • Manufacture, processing, and marketing of refractory metals molybdenum and tungsten
  • Research and development play a key role at Plansee. Experienced experts continuously strive to increase the performance limits of our materials and perfect the interplay between material knowledge, technological expertise, and extensive application know-how.
  • Complex components for numerous industries - in particular medical technology, consumer electronics, and semiconductor production
  • Production of semifinished products
Austria, 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
    Materials

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

    Molybdenum
    4295.94
    Mo
    Molybdenum
    Molybdenum
    Tungsten
    74183.84
    W
    Tungsten
    Tungsten
    Tantalum
    73180.95
    Ta
    Tantalum
    Tantalum
    W-based Metal Matrix Composites
    W-MMC
    Metal Matrix Composites
    W-MMC
    Production

    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.

      Oxide
      Reduction
      Mixing alloys
      Pressing
      Sintering
      Forming
      Heat treatment
      Mechanical processing
      Quality assurance
      Recycling
    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.

    Plansee Seminar

    Hosting powder metallurgy in Reutte

    Every four years since 1952, the Plansee Group has been hosting the world's largest specialist conference for the powder metallurgical manufacture of high-performance materials – the Plansee Seminar.

    Participants from 35 nations

    Around 500 researchers and users come along to hear the greatest minds in powder metallurgy present previously unpublished research results. The next Plansee Seminar will take place in 2022.

    Go to the Plansee Seminar

    Our promise of quality

    Plansee only delivers top quality. All of our employees know this. Our quality team creates the necessary framework and documents the results. We are conscious of our responsibility towards our customers, employees, and the environment.

    We provide high-quality products that are tailored to your application. We take the health and safety of our employees very seriously. We protect the environment and make responsible use of raw materials and energy.