RETORTE at a glance

  • Founded in 1949 as RETORTE Ulrich Scharrer GmbH.
  • Since 1951 the company has been headquartered in Röthenbach a. d. Pegnitz in the Nuremberg metropolitan region (Bavaria).
  • Since 1974 the company has been a 100% subsidiary of Norddeutsche Affinerie (now: Aurubis AG) specialized in selenium metal and chemicals.
  • The company was renamed RETORTE GmbH Selenium Chemicals and Metals in 2007.
  • Production is located at the sites in Röthenbach a. d. Pegnitz and Kirchheim, Germany, as well as in Joinville, Brazil.
  • The most important sectors are animal feed, glass, metallurgy and the electro-optical industry (e.g. medical technology, solar industry).
  • Today, the company delivers to every continent. Exports make up more than 90% of sales.
  • Our products are exported directly or via distributors.
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