Aurubis has a far-reaching network for sourcing recycling raw materials. Purchasing activities are managed centrally by Supply Chain Management.
The Group’s recycling center is located in Lünen (Germany). The purchasing activities for secondary raw materials such as recycling materials, copper scrap and other scrap are supported by a broad network of purchasing offices.
Furthermore, Aurubis has additional partners in this sector with its subsidiaries:
E.R.N. Elektro-Recycling Nord GmbH in Hamburg (Germany) operates crushing and separating facilities as a certified waste management company. Non-ferrous metal and precious metal fractions are recovered from used, previously dismantled electrical and electronic devices, which are delivered to the steel and aluminum industry as well as within the Aurubis Group to the copper smelters in Hamburg and Lünen.
Cablo Metall-Recycling und Handel GmbH in Fehrbellin (Germany) specializes in recycling used cable made of copper and aluminum and produces high-quality metal granules tailored specifically to customer needs. The company also fabricates plastic parts from cable insulation.