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CBMM is the world's leading supplier of niobium and niobium technology. Fully integrated from the mine to the final customised products, CBMM also provides expert technical support to customers in the most sophisticated steel and technological segments around the globe.

Headquartered in Brazil, CBMM has a technology subsidiary in Switzerland, commercial subsidiaries in Europe, Asia and North America, and an extensive worldwide network of strategically positioned supply warehouses.

The World's Leading Niobium Producer

CBMM was founded in 1955 in Araxá, Minas Gerais, Brazil, the site of a large niobium ore deposit. Decades of investment in niobium technology, niobium applications and customer service have earned CBMM the position of the world's leading niobium producer and the sole company present in all niobium market segments. The company’s team of over 1,800 highly trained, dedicated professionals is committed to providing cutting-edge niobium products to over 300 customers in 50 countries around the globe.

A Sustainable Enterprise

A commitment to the environment, employees and the community that dates back to CBMM’s earliest days has solidified the company’s reputation as a sustainable enterprise. In addition to numerous certifications and honours, including being the first mining and metallurgy company in the world to earn ISO 14001 certification, CBMM's mission is sustainable:

Expand the use of niobium technology, transforming a natural resource into solutions to build a better world.

Visit CBMM’s website to learn more.

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