History

1995

- Foundation of Accurec

1997

- Inauguration of plant Mülheim for recycling of nickel-cadmium batteries

2001

- Installation of second furnace – expanding from 500 to 1,000 t/y

2004

- Diversification to recycling of NiMH batteries

2010

- Installation of furnace 3 & 4, expansion of capacity to 4,000 t/y NiCd and NiMH

2011

- R&D Li-Ion portable batteries

2013

- R&D automotive Li-Ion batteries

2015

- Start construction Lithium-battery recycling facility in Krefeld / North-Rhine-Westphalia

2016

- Opening plant and new headquarter of Accurec in Krefeld

2020

- Expansion waste treatment permit, new building logistics and sorting, expansion battery storage area

Accurec´s annual numbers in a nutshell

(2019)

12,2 Million kg/y of NiCd batteries recycled
0,3 Million kg/y of NiMH batteries recycled
2,5 Million kg/y of Lithium batteries recycled
5,1 Million kg/y of collection and sorting mixed household batteries in Germany