Our Group headquarters and largest site is located in the southern part of Hamburg. We have production and sales sites in more than 20 countries on three continents and employ around 7,200 people.
Supplemented by subsidiaries and holdings, we occupy central market areas along the entire value chain of our metals – from copper concentrates to semi-finished products and, in the architectural sector, even to the end product.
Segment MRP (Metal Refining & Processing)
Hamburg is home to our biggest site. More than 2,000 employees produce cathodes, wire, continuous cast shapes, precious metals, and specialty products such as sulfuric acid and iron silicate stone. Today, the plant is one of the most modern and environmentally friendly copper smelters in the world.
Our plant in Olen, Belgium, is a central location of the Group for the Western European markets. Around 500 employees produce anodes, cathodes, wire rod, and specialty wire there.
Aurubis Belgium nv/sa
Phone: +32 14 24-3308
With approximately 450 employees, Metallo Belgium operates a wide range of processes and technologies to recycle and refine complex, low-value recycled materials into non-ferrous metals, metal products, and minerals. The company was founded in 1919 as Metallo-Chimique N.V. and is currently the largest tin recycler in the world.
Metallo Belgium N.V., Beerse
Nieuwe Dreef 33
Phone: +32 14 609 511
Aurubis Italia, the only producer of copper wire rod in southern Italy, is located in Avellino, Italy. About 100 employees produce wire rod and wire there.
Aurubis Italia srl
Nucleo Industriale Pianodardine
Phone: +39 825 625507
Our Group's recycling center is located in Lünen near Dortmund and processes complex recycling materials. Around 650 employees produce anodes, cathodes, iron silicate sand, and associated products there.
The site in Pirdop, Bulgaria, is our link to the Southeast European market. The company employs over 845 people and produces copper anodes, copper cathodes, and sulfuric acid.
Aurubis Bulgaria AD
Phone: +359 728 6 23 03
With around 90 employees, Metallo Spain focuses exclusively on complex and low-value recycled materials for the production of black copper, solder, and Elmix®. The company was founded in 1991 as Elmet S.L.U. and is currently a role model and pioneer in sustainability in the broader Basque Country area.
Metallo Spain S.L.U., Berango
Arana Bidea 20
48640 Berango, Vizcaya
Phone: +34 94 668 91 00
Segment FRP (Flat Rolled Products)
In Pori, Finland, we produce an extensive portfolio of rolled copper and copper alloy products for building construction and civil engineering. With the NordicCopper product range, architects can also bring individual solutions to life.
Aurubis Finland Oy
Phone: +358 2 626 6111
At our US plant in Buffalo, around 650 employees produce copper and brass sheet, which is used in the manufacture of numerous products such as roofing copper and brass hose nozzles.
Aurubis Buffalo Inc.
70 Sayre Street
New York 14207-2299 Buffalo
Phone: +1 716 879 6700
Our slitting center in Mortara, Italy, offers a comprehensive range of services and produces strip in all desired formats.
Aurubis Mortara S.p.A.
Via Enrico Fermi 52
Phone: +39 384 90156
At our slitting center in Smethwick near Birmingham in the UK, around 30 employees produce customized strip from copper and copper alloys.
Aurubis UK Ltd.
B66 2NN Smethwick/Birmingham
Phone: +44 121 555 1199
The Stolberg site near Aachen produces copper and copper alloy products for the world market. It has been part of the Aurubis Group since 2002 and, with about 400 employees, produces strip, foil, and shaped wire for many different applications.
Aurubis Stolberg GmbH & Co. KG
Zweifaller Strasse 150
Phone: + 49 2402 1241-0
In Zutphen, the Netherlands, we produce an extensive portfolio of copper and brass strip with around 330 employees.
Aurubis Netherlands B.V.
7202 CM Zutphen
Phone: +31 575 59 45 94
One of our slitting centers has been located in Dolný Kubín, Slovakia, since 2007. Here, strips made of copper and copper alloys are tailored. The location in Slovakia allows customers in Central Europe to be supplied quickly and flexibly.
Aurubis Slovakia s.r.o.
026 01 Dolný Kubín
Subsidiaries and shareholdings
With over 100 employees, Deutsche Giessdraht in Emmerich on the Rhine is the specialist for the production of wire rod. Founded in 1975 as a joint venture between Norddeutsche Affinerie AG (40 %), Hüttenwerke Kayser (20 %), and Codelco Kupferhandel GmbH (40 %), Aurubis has held 100 % of the shares in Deutsche Giessdraht since 2019.
Deutsche Giessdraht GmbH
46446 Emmerich am Rhein
At RETORTE in Röthenbach on the Pegnitz, nearly 40 employees manufacture selenium products for the glass and animal feed industries. The site was founded in 1949 and has been part of the Aurubis Group since 1974.
Sulzbacher Straße 45
90552 Röthenbach an der Pegnitz
Schwermetall Halbzeugwerk GmbH & Co. KG, based in Stolberg near Aachen, is a 50 % subsidiary of Aurubis AG and Wieland-Werke AG, respectively. With around 300 employees, the company is one of the most important companies in the region and is also a leading global manufacturer of pre-rolled strip made of copper and copper alloys.
Schwermetall Halbzeugwerk GmbH & Co. KG
Breiniger Berg 165
Peute Baustoff in Hamburg, with 12 employees, specializes in the production and sale of aggregate building materials made of iron silicate products, which are used in traffic construction – especially in hydraulic engineering and road construction.
Peute Baustoff GmbH
In the field of e-waste recycling, E.R.N. in Hamburg ensures that recyclable raw materials are preserved for the material cycle. The company offers its customers detailed solutions for various waste problems.
E.R.N. Elektro-Recycling Nord GmbH
Cablo GmbH is a joint venture between Aurubis AG (40 %) and TSR Recycling GmbH & Co. KG (60 %). At the Fehrbellin site in Brandenburg and in Gelsenkirchen in North Rhine-Westphalia, mainly waste from cable production and scrap cable is recycled for the recovery of copper granules and plastics.
Phone: +49 209 3842 000