Nickelhütte Aue GmbH

A first-class range of products

Nickelhütte Aue GmbH is one of the leading companies when it comes to the sustainable recycling of non-ferrous metals or transformers, energy generation and the smelting of alloys. This is backed by more than 400 years of experience and our vision of a future in which raw materials are not wasted, but recycled. We are thus making our contribution to protecting the climate.

Industry Solutions


We ensure the recovery of raw materials from spent batteries and guarantee greater independence from the raw-materials market.

Chemical, oil and gas industries

We process the metal-containing waste materials produced and convert them into raw materials for reuse.

Electrical industry

The industry needs a wide range of non-ferrous metals and their alloys.

Metalworking industry

We take care of metallic waste and supply secondary materials without loss of quality.

Energy generation and storage

We dismantle, recycle and dispose transformers, returning recyclable materials to circulation.

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Recycling Services

Recycling Products


New brand identity for the JACOB METAL GROUP has been honoured with the German Design Award

December 16, 2022

Everyone is talking about the circular economy, but the JACOB METAL GROUP embodies it – and has done for decades. Today it is one of the world’s leading family-run businesses in metal recycling. But all that has been under the radar until now: amidst growing competition both on the market and for skilled workers, it was time to forge an international umbrella brand – but without relinquishing the individual strengths of each company. In cooperation with the agency zebra | group

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Saxon company wins the German Sustainability Award

December 7, 2022

Aue-Bad Schlema, 7 December 2022 – The metal recycling company Nickelhütte Aue has been honoured with the German Sustainability Award (GSA) 2023 in the Resources transformation field. Put forward for the title by a team of experts from the foundation behind the award, the internationally active company and member of the JACOB METAL GROUP came out on top of the field of around 150 participating companies.

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We complete the cycle

A consistent circular economy needs a consistently high quality of raw materials. We help ensure that, because processing requires experience and equipment of the highest standard, as well as proper and professional processing. That’s why Nickelhütte Aue is the right choice.

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Careers at Nickelhütte Aue

Today, the recycling industry is one of the fastest-growing and most innovative sectors in Germany. Committed employees form the backbone of the success of Nickelhütte Aue. Become part of our team, and help shape a sustainable future with us.

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