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Recovery and refining

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Circular Economy

Chimet sees sustainability as the key to maintaining its position as a leading company providing an industrial service based on a closed cycle of the recovery, refining and production of precious metals and precious metal-based chemicals.
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Chimet with you

“Chimet with You” was created to support projects with a greater social value, including assistance for the elderly, disadvantaged families, people with reduced mobility and schools, but also cultural, recreational and sports initiatives.

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Chimet is the leading international company in the recovery and refining of precious metals. Chimet’s historical departments are the Ash melting-refining and Precious Metals Trading Office, although in recent years the company has followed policies regarding recovery and recycling that have led to the establishment of the Ecological and Waste Disposal Division. The business, which now has fifty years of experience behind it, started off as an internal Division of Unoaerre, the first goldsmith company in Arezzo and the most important company of its kind in the world.


Chimet’s mission is clear and precise: to recover and refine precious metals from waste made by the industrial manufactures, so as to facilitate the recycling in the production production of goldsmiths, catalysts, thick film and chemical products. At the same time, the company undertakes to dispose with the utmost care, in compliance with current legislation, the wastes that derive from recovering processes. The regfining process can last from three days to some weeks and allows Chimet to recover and refine tons of precious metals (gold, silver, platinum, palladium, ruthenium, iridium, rhodium) waste from electronic, photographic, galvanic, pharmaceuticals, chemical, petrochemical and goldsmith industries.


Gold and silver by Chimet are «good delivery» certified:
our gold and silver bars satisfy the strict conditions of London Bullion Market Association LBMA.

This Organisation has established an environmental management system according to EMAS Regulation in order to promote the continuous improvement of its environmental performance and to publish an environmental statement. The environmental management system has been verified and the environmental statement has been validated by an accredited environmental verifier. The Organization is registered under EMAS and therefore is entitled to use the EMAS Logo. This certificate is valid only if the Organization is listed into the national EMAS Register.

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Proactive Monitoring Cerificate Platinum
Proactive Monitoring Cerificate Palladium


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