Aurubis to offload copper downstream business to KME parent company

Europe's biggest copper producer, Aurubis, is planning to offload part of its downstream business to focus on primary copper smelting and recycling, it said on Monday August 9.

The Germany-based company will sell a portion of its flat-rolled copper product operations to Intek Group, which fully controls KME, a leading player in the European copper and copper alloy semifinished-product industry.

Operations to be sold include Aurubis' plant in Zutphen in the...

Published

Julian Luk

August 09, 2021

17:28 GMT

London