Aurubis AG engages in the production of copper, copper products, and precious metals. It operates through the following segments: Primary Copper, Recycling and Precious Metals, and Copper Products. The Primary Copper segment produces copper cathodes, copper concentrates, sulphuric acid, iron silicate, and other specialty products. The Recycling and Precious Metals segment produces copper cathodes from recycling raw materials, precious metals, and other by-metals. The Copper Products segment processes cathodes into copper products used in the electrical engineering, automotive, mechanical engineering, telecommunications, and construction industries. The company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany.