CERATIZIT Luxembourg S.à r.l.


Staff number : >=250

Turnover : Group turnover: >800 M€

Description of activities

CERATIZIT – A passionate pioneer in the hard metal industry

For over 95 years, CERATIZIT has been a pioneer developing exceptional hard material products for cutting tools and wear protection. The family owned company, headquartered in Mamer, Luxembourg, develops and manufactures highly specialized tungsten carbide cutting tools, inserts and rods. The CERATIZIT GROUP is the market leader in several wear part application areas and develops successful new types of hard metal, cermet and ceramic grades used for instance in the wood and stone working industry.

With over 6,000 employees at 27 production sites and a sales network of over 60 branch offices, CERATIZIT is a global player in the hard metal industry. The leader in material technology is continuously investing in R&D and holds over 600 patents. Innovative hard metal solutions from CERATIZIT are used in machine and tool manufacturing and many other applications including automotive, aerospace and oil and gas.


Products and services

  • powder metallurgy
  • cutting tools
  • wear parts
  • wood machining solutions
  • stone working solutions
  • carbide rods
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Trading area

Luxembourg, Greater Region, Europe, International

International locations

Greater Region, Europe, North America, South America, Asia

Additional information

CERATIZIT has been given the certification norm ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004

Research, Development and Innovation (RDI)

R&D investments (in % or by thousands of euros) : 3% of annual turnover

Industrial property

  • Patent applications filed per year: 2
  • Number of worldwide patents: > 600


Technological/technical capabilities

  • Powder metallurgical processes
    • mixing and granulation
    • shaping (die pressing, isostatic pressing, extrusion, metal injection molding etc.)
    • sintering
  • Types of coating and surface treatment process :
    • Grinding
    • EDM
    • PVD
    • CVD
    • Galvanic
  • Testing methods
    • chemical properties
    • physical properties
    • technological properties
    • metallurgical methods


  • equipment for powder metallurgical processes
  • equipment for physical and analytical testing methods
  • CVD-coating
  • PVD-coating
  • Tool machines

Business sector(s)

  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Materials and surface treatment
  • Technology Watch
  • Aeronautics and space
  • Automation
  • Measuring and testing devices
  • Other industrial (printing, paper, wood, etc)
  • Energy
  • Chemical and parachemical industry
  • Mineral, glass and ceramic products
  • Metallurgy and metal works


CERATIZIT Luxembourg S.à r.l.
101, route de Holzem; L-8232; Mamer; LUXEMBOURG
Phone: +352 31 20 85 1
Fax: +352 31 19 11
Email: info@ceratizit.com
Site: http://www.ceratizit.com

R&D Contact

Mr LANNERS Jacques
Chairman of the Executive Board
Phone: +352 31 20 85 1
Email: Jacques.Lanners@ceratizit.com

R&D Contact

R&D Manager
Phone: +352 31 20 85 1
Email: Ralph.Useldinger@ceratizit.com

  • Updated 05-09-2017