Established in 1995 and headquartered in China, Vital Materials has vertically integrated industrial and commercial operations located in Asia, Europe, North and South America, with over 3,500 employees worldwide.

Vital Materials evolved rapidly since our founding, yet we remain focused in the areas of rare-metals-based advanced materials and resource recycling. We are the world's leading manufacturer of selenium and tellurium products as well as being a key producer of gallium, indium, germanium, bismuth, and cadmium products for diverse end markets and hi-tech applications including semiconductors, displays, electronics, photovoltaics, LED, infrared materials, acousto-optics, thermoelectrics, photosensors, radiation detectors, pharmaceuticals, feed additives, glass, ceramics, and metallurgy.
Vital Materials' substantial investment in R&D continuously expands our portfolio of products and services as a valued solution provider for our customers. Our ongoing development of clean technologies reflects our position as a leader in environmental responsibility. Both of these initiatives enable us to fulfill our motto, "Working for a Better World," while we continue to grow and evolve sustainably as a responsible materials technology firm.

Vital Materials is a global rare and minor metals advanced-materials-manufacturing technology group. Our broad product portfolio includes 7 core minor metals Selenium, Tellurium, Germanium, Cadmium, Indium, Gallium and Bismuth, plus their oxides, alloys, and compounds. Vital provides a broad portfolio of Rare Rare products in the form of metals, chemicals, and alloys. They are used in a wide variety of end markets and industrial applications.

Vital Materials has made considerable investment in manufacturing plant and processes to treat complex waste containing rare metal, precious metal, and other specialty metals. We offer recycling solutions for production waste, by-products, and end-of-life products.

Selenium Products
Tellurium Products
Bismuth Products
Cadmium Products
Indium Products
Gallium Products
Germanium Products
Cobalt Products
Other Metal Products and Alloys
Low Melting-Point Alloys

The Infrared Business Unit of Vital Materials is engaged in the research and development, production, sales and recovery of infrared laser materials for laser systems and thermal imaging systems.

We are committed to providing high quality infrared materials, high precision infrared laser optical components and solutions for global customers.

Our products include lenses and components for infrared thermal imaging and industrial laser applications, made from:


   -Zinc Selenide

   -Zinc Sulfide

   -Gallium Arsenide


   -Chalcogenide Glass

Vital Materials operates a full range of crystal growth equipment, advanced production and processing equipment and precise measuring equipment.


Market and Applications for Infrared, Laser and Detector Materials

Our infrared, laser and detector materials have a wide variety of uses. In material processing, they work in high power CO2 Lasers, and laser marking system. For thermal imaging, our infrared materials are used in security, surveillance, maintenance and firefighting. Our detector materials are used in medical imaging applications such as PET scans, X-rays, Gamma ray detectors and Nuclear Medicine. Aerospace companies use our infrared materials in scientific research and high energy physics.

Comprehensive Solutions and Services

We design comprehensive solutions and follow through with processing, polishing, coating and other external assistance services:

Grinding, Polishing and coating service provided by our production line

Processing services, according to your requirements

Product testing services like purity testing, surface inspection, transmittance measurement, resistivity testing, etc. We can also develop testing solutions according to your specific needs.

Recycling and purification services for rare materials like Germanium and selenium, Arsenic and Antimony.

Vital Materials Semiconductors manufactures a product line of III-V compound semiconductor substrates, Metal Organic sources, specialty gas, PBN ceramic and high purity metals for microelectronic and optoelectronic applications. We are a vertically integrated manufacturer with ISO certification. Vital Materials counts a number of the world's leading semiconductor firms among its customers. We utilize the highest quality raw materials, excellence in research, precision growth systems and strict quality control systems to produce substrate wafers, metal organic sources, specialty gases and high purity metals. These products are widely used in the radio frequency (RF) device market and photoelectric device market.

Markets and Applications:
RF device (HBTs, HEMTs, BiFETs)
Telecom, WLAN, 5G Wireless, Cell Phone, Satellite

Photonics, Light Quantum (LD, VCSEL)
Datacom (Fiber optic, Coherent Transmission, Data Center Interconnects), 3D Sensing & LiDAR (Automotive, Drone), Facial Recognition, Human–Machine Interaction

Lighting (LED)
Interior Lighting, Automotive Lighting, LED screen, Mini-LED, Micro-LED (VR/AR)

Solar cell, CPV
Solar cars, Satellite, Drone