GLOBAL MARKET SUCCESS
With 300 employees, a yearly output of approximately 200,000 tonnes and an average annual turnover of €370 million, Schwermetall Halbzeugwerk GmbH & Co. KG is one of the most important companies in the region – and a leading manufacturer of pre-rolled copper and copper alloy strips.
Thanks to tradition and innovation
Since it was foundede in 1972, our company has continued an almost 500-year tradition in copper and brass production in Stolberg. Our state-of-the-art production facility and innovative manufacturing methods enable us to produce approximately 1,000 tonnes of pre-rolled strips every day.
A wide range of applications
From smartphones to game consoles, press fasteners to zippers, photovoltaic modules to LED lights, cars to washing machines – there is a lot more of us in many everyday objects than you might think.
Promoting young talent
As a fast-growing company, we see qualified training and the promotion of young professionals as a major investment in the future.
With strong partners
Schwermetall Halbzeugwerk GmbH & Co. KG is owned in equal share by Aurubis AG and Wieland-Werke AG.
This is the basis that allows Schwermetall Halbzeugwerk GmbH & Co. KG to successfully operate on the national and international market. The high level of vertical integration and our technical knowledge at all points along the production process ensure that all product requirements are met.
High-tech for best results
From our melting and casting furnaces, the vertical DC-casters to milling, rolling and slitting lines– the high level of automation ensures the best reproducibility of our products and therefore our high quality level.
We work with coil weights of up to 25 tons which enables us to achieve a high level of productivity with minimum energy consumption.
Our products are the tailor-made basis for the end-products of our customers – and that in a wide range of applications: In the electrical and electronics industries, as well as in telecommunications and automotive production. From the construction sector to coin production. In many sectors you find a piece of Schwermetall.