Chimet is a leading company at international level in the recovery and refining of precious metals.


In 1976 Chimet inaugurated its first production site in Badia al Pino, followed in the 80s by the inauguration of a second production site in Vicomaggio, both in the province of Arezzo, showing the bond that has always existed between these business activities and this territory.
In fact, the acronym Chimet stands for “Chimica Metallurgica Toscana” (Tuscan Metallurgical Chemistry), and it still underlines an attachment to the traditional production processes that have been used throughout the centuries for the processing of gold and other precious metals.
In recent years the company has developed its Ecological Division, a business activity that was started-up for the management of waste disposal in compliance with the most recent regulations on the protection of the environment.
Its numerous collaborations with Universities, Research Centres, and public entities, as well as continuous and significant scientific and technological investments, have allowed Chimet to guarantee its customers the best possible results in the recovery of precious metals.
Chimet’s organisational structure has 5 divisions:


Chimet’s core business is the recovery and refining of metals that fully satisfy the global market.
Chimet’s long standing has allowed the development of closed-loop processing, where industrial waste is transformed in precious metals, without any dispersion whatsoever, or damage to the environment.


Chimet’s waste has some of the most innovative and efficient waste disposal systems in the world. Emissions monitoring is conducted in real time and data are available to the public after the validation of ARPAT.


Who said?

"..the objective is to reduce the production of waste, and just like the incentive for the separation of rubbish for disposal purposes, these are important signals of a correct environmental policy, although rubbish should also be eliminated..."
Matteo Renzi, Major of Florence

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