Rosen Plevneliev and Joachim Gauck visit Aurubis Bulgaria

On June 24, as part of his official state visit to Bulgaria, Germany's President Joachim Gauck and his wife has visited Aurubis' plant in Pirdop, accompanied by Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev.

Erwin Faust, CEO of Aurubis, and Tim Kurth, CEO of Aurubis Bulgaria, greeted them and showed them around the works.

After being welcomed with Bulgarian honors by little girls in traditional local costume, both presidents took their seats to follow an overview of the Aurubis Group and its activities in Bulgaria.

Both presidents were very interested in the subsequent guided plant tour, including a view of liquid copper in the anode casting wheel, as well as a discussion about environmental investments in the works.