Germanium sourcing & supply

Our advanced refining processes support the recovery and refining of Germanium from a wide variety of concentrates and industrial by-products originating from various industries.

Both pyro-metallurgical and hydro-metallurgical processes are available to refine any type of primary material containing Germanium with Ge concentration levels as low as 0.3%.

Our processing capacity exceeds several thousands of tons of primary material annually.

We offer you:

  • A sustainable and environmentally friendly solution for all germanium-containing primary material
  • State-of-the-art technology to support complex recovery & refining processes and ensure high-value proposals for your material
  • In-house certified analysis expertise and facilities
  • Profound knowledge about logistical requirements and regulations
  • Treatment of your materials according to the strictest EHS requirements and highest industry standards

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