Company profile

Metals for Progress

Aurubis Olen is part of the Aurubis Group. The company site in Olen is specialized in the production of copper anodes, copper cathodes, Aurubis Rod, Aurubis Foxrod and Aurubis Bars & Profiles.

With our copper products, we lay the solid foundation for the gigatrends of the future: digitization, e-mobility, ... A strong team of more than 630 colleagues gives the best of themselves every day. Together we aim for a green future full of sustainable possibilities and solutions. 


As a leading industrial company and employer, we take responsibility: for the environment, the surroundings of our production site, the regions where our raw materials come from, our business partners and our employees.

This responsibility is reflected in our corporate strategy: “Growth - Efficiency - Responsibility”. Our mission is to create value from raw materials and recycled materials in a responsible way.


What does Aurubis stand for? Have a look at our image film & find out!  

Some facts & figures

Aurubis Olen has a rich history of more than 100 years in Olen. The company underwent several name changes over the years. It started as Compagnie Industrielle Union in 1908, before becoming Métallurgie, Union Minière and Umicore, leading to the independent entity Cumerio in 2005. In 2009, Cumerio was acquired by the German company Norddeutsche Affinerie. The two companies merged to form a new company, Aurubis.

  • More than 100 years of expertise
  • A strong local anchorage in Olen 
  • Continuous investment in sustainability and safety 
  • Stable employer for the region
  • 1 large team with +600 employees
  • Reliable partner for local initiatives and organizations