Valcambi is a precious metals refining company located in Balerna, Switzerland. They refine gold, silver, platinum and palladium into various forms including cast and minted bars, rounds, coins, and other semi-finished casting products.
Valcambi’s headquarters and refining operations are located at Balerna in south-eastern Switzerland. We are 15 minutes drive from Lugano to the north, and half an hour from Milan in Italy to the south. The closest international airport is Milan Malpensa, a 30 minutes drive from the plant across the border from Italy into Switzerland.
Founders and philosophy
The founders of Valcambi were a group of private Swiss investors who have had an interest in the precious metals business for over 50 years. European Gold Refineries Holding SA (EGR) today owns one hundred percent of Valcambi. Till July 2015 EGR was owned by Newmont Mining (60.6%) and private investors (39.4%). Today EGR is itself owned by Global Gold Refineries Ltd (GGR) incorporated in Switzerland which belongs to REL Singapore PTE Ltd in Singapore (95%) and Rajesh Exports Limited (5%) a stock market listed company (NSE / BSE) in Bangalore, India (www.rajeshindia.com).
Throughout its 54 year history Valcambi has focused solely on the business of precious metals refining. The success and the reputation of the company are built on our philosophy of remaining committed to our employees, to our Clients and to the industry that we service.