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  • Sustainably produced metals
    for the technologies of the future
  • Optimizing processes and
    plants with expertise
  • Extracting more metals from
    a wide range of raw materials
  • Our diversity
    is our strength
  • Our refined
1 Input
  • Concentrates that contain copper
  • Concentrates that contain precious metals/nickel
  • Scrap metal
  • Alloy scrap
  • Electronic scrap
  • Industrial residues
  • Slimes and dusts
  • Copper and copper-nickel electrolysis
  • Copper processing
  • Precious metal refining
  • Intermediate product processing
  • Additional, non-precious metal processing
4 Output
  • Antimony
  • Bismuth
  • Copper
  • Gold
  • Iron silicate
  • Lead
  • Nickel
  • Platinum metals
  • Selenium
  • Silver
  • Tellurium
  • Tin
  • Zinc
  • Sulfuric acid
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To enhance readability, this magazine accompanying the Annual Report is written from the perspective of the Aurubis Group.

Photo: Aurubis: Teaser for Our smelter network at a glance, smelting furnace
Photo: Aurubis: Teaser photo expertise a person in a protective coat takes something out of the melting furnace with a shovel
Photo: Aurubis: Two men in work clothes and helmets repair something in an Aurubis workshop
Photo: Aurubis: Compressed scrap metal lying in the yard of an Aurubis plant
Photo: Aurubis: Economies of scale, shell of a high hall, excavators lifting building materials

Our smelter network — an overview

Our unique, efficient smelter network enables us to capitalize on our value chain more fully than ever before and sustainably increase our productivity.

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Our unique metallurgical expertise is the result of many decades of experience processing metals. This knowledge builds the foundation of the innovative power we use to fully leverage market potential. Comprehensive training and education help us secure the expertise of tomorrow.

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Through new investment projects and facility maintenance and modernization, we’re optimizing our smelter network and focusing on efficiency and sustainability to continue responsibly producing metals in the future.

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More metals

We’re improving our material flows, optimizing our processing methods, and boosting our capacities with new, state-of the-art technologies. The result: a diversified portfolio with maximum use of our resources. A sustainable approach is our answer to the rising demand for raw materials.

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Aurubis’ business model is extremely capable of expansion and growth. Because we are developing a modular approach to new processes, allowing us to transfer and implement them independently of location. Because one of our smelter network’s strengths is how we can flexibly react to internal and external demands. Because we think locally and act as a network.

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The Aurubis Group Annual Report, featuring the separate Non-Financial Report, and the Aurubis AG Financial Statements are available here.

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