Electrical Contact Materials

Discover the Power of Precision with Our Fine Engineered Precious Metal Technology

Choksi Heraeus Electrical Contact Materials

As Choksi Heraeus, we’re not just a provider; we’re a partner invested in delivering value, fostering growth, and driving innovation in your precious metals needs. Welcome aboard, let’s shape the future of the precious metals industry together!

Welcome to Choksi Heraeus, your trusted partner in the precious metals industry, uniquely positioned to cater to your distinct business needs.

Founded in 1952 by visionary entrepreneur Ravindra Choksi, our India-based company has created a legacy in understanding and delivering value in precious metals. Our roots trace back to the scenic city of Lakes & Places “Udaipur”, a location that offers superior connectivity to India’s major hubs.

At Choksi Heraeus, strength lies in our team of 335 dedicated employees as of 2023, operating on a production floor of a staggering 130,000 square feet. This sizeable space allows us to undertake large-scale operations, focusing on efficiency and precision, to create significant value in precious metals for our Worldwide customers.

In 1994, we expanded our horizons through a significant milestone; a joint venture with Germany’s revered family-owned enterprise, Heraeus. This partnership introduced us to a global landscape, with Heraeus being an industry leader in the industrial precious metals and recycling business. As of 2022, Heraeus is home to over 17,200 dedicated employees worldwide.

For our customers, both existing and potential, this partnership with Heraeus fuels the power behind our offerings. You gain from our ready access to state-of-the-art R&D facilities, ensuring the solutions we provide are not just cutting-edge, but highly customized to your needs. Moreover, with the comprehensive sales support from Heraeus Precious Metals, we ensure a smooth customer service experience, reinforcing our client-first approach.

As Choksi Heraeus, we’re not just a provider; we’re a partner invested in delivering value, fostering growth, and driving innovation in your precious metals needs. Welcome aboard, let’s shape the future of the precious metals industry together!

Quality Engineering

At Choksi Heraeus, top-tier engineering and stringent security measures are our priorities. We ensure continuous improvement and efficient customer service. Our rigorous process, from raw materials to finished products, comprises numerous quality checks to maintain high accuracy.

Our advanced testing laboratory performs various quality assurance methods including:

  • Microstructure Analysis
  • Chemical Analysis with ICP/XRF methodologies
  • Electrical Conductivity testing
  • Plating Thickness Measurement
  • Contact Resistance Measuring
  • Micro-Vickers & Rockwell Hardness Testing
  • Profile Projectors
  • Tensile/Compression Testing
  • Ultrasound Scanning
  • Visual Inspection with Microscope Measuring
  • Optical Auto-Sorting.

Our collaboration with Heraeus facilitates access to leading-edge testing and R&D facilities for technological innovation. With extensive industry experience, impactful collaborations, a dedicated workforce, and modern infrastructure, we ensure our products not only meet but often surpass stakeholder expectations in safety, quality, and efficiency.

Quality and Environment Management Systems

Quality Management System

Environment Management System

Automotive Quality Management System

Sustainable Innovation 

Choksi Heraeus is committed to reduce its CO2 emissions by photovoltaic systems at its headquarter in Udaipur generating approx. 80% of the required energy. An off-site solar park is currently planned in Rajasthan which will additionally deliver 1.1 MW electricity by 2025.

Our decarbonization roadmap is ambitious. We want Choksi Heraeus to be carbon neutral by 2025 and achieve a net zero greenhouse gas emission by 2033.

The Processing of precious metals requires high energy consumption. Choksi Heraeus has already made efforts to reduce the electrical energy consumption by 13% through the installation of LED lights ,optimization of furnace temperatures and regulating motor speeds at ideal state. We will continue our efforts to increase our energy efficiency and reduce our CO2 footprint at Choksi Heraeus. Besides these accomplishments, we take our responsibility seriously and strive to make the world a better place.

Corporate Social Responsibility

The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) undertakings of Choksi Heraeus are diverse in nature and scope. We collaborate with partners to nurture projects and ensure long-term impacts, e.g. regarding Educational Infrastructure, water and sanitation, sports and culture, as well as women’s empowerment.

Choksi Heraeus cares about people and our planet.

The following are examples of previous Choksi Heraeus’ CSR initiatives:


  • Plantation campaigns: planting 1000 trees
  • Installation of roof top solar panels at schools
  • Cleaning of lakes
  • Environmental awareness campaigns in schools
  • Construction of classrooms
  • Distribution of green boards, furniture and education kits
  • Donating for hospital beds



Refining of Industrial Scraps & Spent Catalysts

At Choksi Heraeus, we understand the immense value locked within industrial scraps and spent precious metal catalysts. We practice efficient and economic processing of these materials in our leading-edge refinery. Our well-refined process guarantees a high recovery rate of precious metals, thus significantly reducing waste and maximizing profit. This is key in promoting sustainable management of resources, contributing to not only economic growth but also environmental protection.

Our facilities are equipped with modern technology that underpins our research and development efforts, focusing on improving our recovery methods to bolster operational efficiency. We are committed to providing solutions that ensure every precious metal we handle is optimally utilized and any waste, minimized effectively.

Analytical Services

At Choksi Heraeus, we take pride in our highly experienced and skilled personnel, their sophisticated methods, and the state-of-the-art equipment available to them. These form the foundation of our meticulous sampling and accurate analysis, services that are crucial to optimizing the recovery and refining processes.

We employ several different methods to deliver top-quality results. These include: 

  • Classical wet-chemical methods
  • Oxygen Analyzer (OA)
  • Inductive Coupled Plasma Emission (ICP)
  • X-ray Fluorescence (XRF)

The diversity of our methods allows for more detailed and accurate analyses, resulting in superior quality control, process optimization, and enhanced recovery rates. At Choksi Heraeus, we continually scout for and implement innovative technologies, striving to set the bar progressively higher in the precious metals industry.

Process Overview

Equipment & Processes

  • Microstructure analysis
  • Induction melting
  • Extrusion
  • Powder pressing
  • Sintering
  • Rolling/drawing
  • Annealing
  • Slitting
  • Stamping
  • Tool shop
  • CNC machining
  • Silver refining
  • Silver powder manufacturing