Aurubis is celebrating the 150th anniversary of its founding on April 28 under the motto “150 Years of the Future” The predecessor of Aurubis AG, Norddeutsche Affinerie AG was entered in the Hamburg Commercial Register on April 28, 1866. Aurubis now produces over 1 million tons of copper cathodes annually and employs around 6,300 staff worldwide.
Martin Schulz as honorary guest
Olaf Scholz, Mayor of Hamburg, will attend the celebrations in the company headquarters on Peute island and cut an anniversary cake for the employees to kickstart the festivities. The official celebration will be held in the evening at the Cruise Centre Altona with guests from industry and politics as well as customers and business partners.
Martin Schulz, honorary guest and President of the European Parliament, will be the keynote speaker following a welcoming address by Prof. Heinz Jörg Fuhrmann, Chairman of the Aurubis AG Supervisory Board, and Erwin Faust, Executive Board Spokesman.
Finnish site in Pori celebrates 50th anniversary
Celebrations for employees, their families and retirees will be getting underway on May 28th. An extensive festive program will be held on the premises of Aurubis Hamburg and the firm will also celebrate with staff in other locations on different dates. The Aurubis site in Lünen will turn 100 years old this year while the Finnish site in Pori is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
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