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What went on during the anniversary year? From an official public ceremony to an employee event – 2016 was fittingly celebrated in the Group.

150 Years of Copper Production in Hamburg – 150 Years of Aurubis: The company celebrated its anniversary with events throughout the entire year. 


Start of the year
To kick off the anniversary year, each employee in Hamburg and at the production sites around the world received a small anniversary gift.

Official ceremony on April 28 
On the founding date, April 28, Aurubis celebrated with guests from the worlds of politics and business, investors, analysts, customers, the media, suppliers and business partners in the Cruise Center Hamburg Altona near the company’s initial site. 
On this day, all employees in the Group received a printed copy of the anniversary history book.

Employee celebration on May 28
There was a large employee celebration for Group HQ staff, their family members and retirees on May 28 on the Aurubis Hamburg plant premises.

Other events
Two smaller events for German and European politicians in Berlin and Brussels rounded off the external celebrations in the course of the year.

Activities during the anniversary year
In 2016 all of the national and international activities, such as the Annual General Meeting, LME Week, trade fairs and exhibits, Capital Market Day and shareholder dialogue events, took place under the motto “150 Years of the Future”.

Additional anniversaries in the Group
Aurubis Lünen, the Group’s largest recycling center, celebrated its 100th anniversary, while Aurubis Finland looked back at 50 years of company history. 


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