The factory will increase Heraeus' recycling capacity of precious metals in China from 700 to 3,000 metric tons annually, and quadruple its annual capacity to process innovative materials. China is the world's largest consumer of platinum group metals. It accounts for a quarter of global demand.
The Memorial Hall of Iris Chang, the author of The Rape of Nanking, opened to the public on April 7 in Huai'an, Jiangsu province. This is the world's second memorial hall themed on the Nanjing Massacre and the first one to honor Iris Chang.