Down-stream processing

As much as 40% of copper cathodes produced in the Polish smelters of KGHM is processed into copper wire rod and oxygen-free copper products attracting buyers from all over the world. 

KGHM, in response to the demand of the modern technologies markets, offers processed high quality products - copper wire rod and oxygen-free copper wire. These products have application in the production of professional cables, thin and ultra-thin wires or bunches of wire used in electronics, energy sector, automotive industry, telecommunications, construction industry and many others.

Rolled and smelted materials having excellent, stable parameters are produced in "Cedynia" Copper Smelter and Rolling Mill in Poland. The production meets the demand of the most challenging markets.

In 2016, after almost 37 years of activity, 6th million tonne of wire rod was produced in "Cedynia".