At affinia METALS, everything is customized for you – just like a well-tailored suit.

Our services cover the entire cycle of precious metal recycling. All of our processes are set up in a way that we can always react with the highest flexibility to our customers’ needs. affinia METALS offers its customers precious metal recycling from a single source.


Flexible, fast, and secure. With its headquarters in Hürth, affinia METALS offers the perfect starting point to quickly refine your autocatalysts, industrial catalysts, and electronic scrap.


  • We can pick up raw materials anywhere in Europe using our own vehicle fleet
  • GPS tracking of all logistics processes
  • Network of international transport companies for global pickups
  • Extensive insurance coverage for transportation and storage
  • Support on import and customs questions

Environmental consulting

Solutions from A to Z. We offer our customers comprehensive support on all environmentally related topics. Our team is available to answer all of our questions and to support you with all the information needed.


  • Expertise and consulting on international waste disposal guidelines
  • Support in preparing waste documentation
  • Help on permitting questions
  • Consultation on classifying waste materials


Fair, transparent, and on equal footing. An expert team of industry specialists and a comprehensive database guarantee a fair and transparent purchasing processing for materials containing precious metals. We always base our rates on the daily precious metal prices when purchasing catalysts, electronic scrap, and other raw materials.


  • We purchase all marketable materials (autocatalysts, industrial catalysts, electronic scrap, concentrates, special metals, etc.)
  • Absolute transparency
  • Fair daily prices
  • Comprehensive database as purchasing basis

Trading and supply chain

Customer-oriented calculations and strategy. We make sure to obtain the best possible value for our customers. Our expertise on precious metal recycling and trading makes us a partner you can rely on.


  • Precious metals trading on global metal exchanges
  • Years of experience in precious metal trading
  • Securing the best prices for our customers
  • Supply chain consulting for the most efficient use of metals


Precision you can build on. At affinia METALS , a laboratory equipped with the most modern technology and a professional team ensure to determine precious metal content with absolute precision. Every sample represents your entire lot of material, therefore it calls for the highest accuracy, that we apply to every analysis that we produce.


  • The most precise results from our modern in-house laboratory
  • Collaboration with external certified laboratories
  • Testing and analysis of individual catalyst types on a large scale

International network

Represented on every latitude and longitude. affinia METALS is a global company. Both the company and our team of specialists have developed unique relationships in many different areas of the industry for decades.


  • Global partners
  • Comprehensive services for international customers
  • Excellent expertise on smelters and refineries worldwide - secure procedures due to long-term relationships