About us

Experience and innovation create added value

Welcome to the Cendres+Métaux Group.  For over 130 years, our customers have placed their trust in the ability of Cendres+Métaux to turn precious materials into high-quality products with the greatest precision.

This combination of experience and innovation results in successful solutions. We monitor our customers' projects from development to the finished, packaged product and are therefore able to also offer a comprehensive range of market services.

The Cendres+Métaux Group is headquartered in Biel/Bienne, the Swiss watchmaking centre and employs a total of around 400 people worldwide.

The group of companies is divided into three areas of business:

  • Cendres+Métaux Management Ltd provides financial, HR and IT services for all Cendres+Métaux Holding Ltd group companies.
  • Cendres+Métaux is a trusted partner of many customers in dentistry and medical technology worldwide.
  • Our expertise in the luxury goods and industrial fields is provided by Cendres+Métaux Lux Ltd and Queloz SA.


High quality is the common link in all of our activities and the template for all of our operating processes. As a result of this drive for quality, we hold the statutory approvals required for our areas of business and can substantiate the operation of our management system with a range of certificates. As processors of precious metals, we are also certified according to the regulations of RJV, the Responsible Minerals Assurance Process (RMAP) [formerly the Conflict-Free Smelter Program (CFSP)] and COC.

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