We are Nyrstar
Nyrstar is a global multi-metal business that can meet the demand for zinc, lead and other metals and products for many generations to come. We have a market leading position in zinc and lead and have mines, smelters and other operations in Europe, the Americas and Australia.
A rich history of more than 150 years
Nyrstar has been producing high quality zinc, lead and other base and precious metals for more than 150 years now. As experts in our field, we’ve been a constant factor in the areas in which we operate. As an employer of choice and as provider of high quality products for the market.
Further historical facts and anecdotes are available on the history section on our sites’ pages on this website.
Nyrstar's management has a strategy aimed at positioning the business for a sustainable future as a leading metals processing business. Through its deep market insight and unique processing capabilities, Nyrstar aims to generate superior returns by extracting the maximum value inherent in the mineral resources and by-products it processes.
150years global presence
2ndlargest zinc metal producer
7 daysfrom concentrate to metal
Our vision & values
At Nyrstar, we produce significant quantities of essential resources, such as zinc and lead.
As a global metals and mining company, we believe it is crucial to conduct our operations competitively and with high skills, but also through responsible conduct and a sustainable supply chain. This means we carry out our business according to high ethical standards and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Meet the members of Nyrstar's Management Committee
We have market leading positions in zinc and lead: essential resources that are fueling the rapid urbanisation and industrialisation of our changing world