Aurubis is the leading integrated copper group and the world’s largest copper recycler, producing some 1 million t of copper cathodes each year and from them a variety of copper products. Aurubis has about 6,400 employees, production sites in Europe and the USA and an extensive service and sales system for copper products in Europe, Asia and North America.
The history of Aurubis is characterized by dynamics and flexibility; the company was already founded as a stock corporation in 1866. Today, thanks to Aurubis’ wide range of services, the group ranks among the global leaders in the industry. The core business is the production of marketable copper cathodes from copper concentrates, copper scrap and recycling raw materials. These are processed within the Group into continuous cast wire rod, shapes, rolled products as well as special wire made of copper and copper alloys. Precious metals and a number of other products, such as sulfuric acid and iron silicate, round off the product portfolio.
Customers of the Aurubis Group include companies in the copper semis industry, the electrical engineering, electronics and chemical industries as well as suppliers of the renewable energies, construction and automotive sectors.
The Aurubis Group is oriented to growth and to increasing corporate value. The main focus of the strategy is on strengthening business, utilizing growth opportunities and practicing a responsible attitude when dealing with people and handling resources and the environment.
The Group’s Code of Conduct defines the values observed by all personnel.
Aurubis shares are part of the Prime Standard Segment of the Deutsche Börse and are listed in the MDAX and the Global Challenges Index (GCX).