In its 10-year history, Innovative Metal Recycling IMR made a name for itself as the leading metal recycling company in Germany. Since our foundation in 2008, we have grown fast and been able to continuously expand and improve the range of services and products for our customers and suppliers. More growth also resulted for us in a steadily increasing number of employees whom we have always felt committed to. One of the main objective of IMR is to become, short term, one of the leading employees brands in Krefeld and Siegen. For that reason, IMR is meanwhile participating in a multitude of business and social initiatives at a community level and continuously expands its offer for social togetherness and the health of its employees.
This includes 48 staff in sales/administration, 96 vocational employees and 10 apprentices.December 2020
IMR is awarded „One of the best apprenticeship companies of the region“.November 2020
dhi Rohstoffmanagement GmbH shares were sold on 31 December 2019.December 2019
This includes 45 staff in sales/administration, 91 vocational employees and 8 apprentices.December 2019
Relocation has been completed!November 2019
for excellent HR Marketing and the employer branding campaignOctober 2019
Agentur für ArbeitMarch 2019
That includes 38 administrative and 89 vocational employees, plus 2 apprentices.December 2018
On May 27, 2018, we are celebrating our 10th company anniversary
Introduction of our operational health management.January 2017
We take over our first industrial apprentices who completed their study program with us.January 2017
We take over our first two commercial apprentices who completed their study program with us – they will go into payroll accounting and into financial accounting.January 2016
The processing systems shredder, float sink systems, eddy current separators, screening plant and the large shears are starting into operation.January 2013
Official inauguration ceremony of the Krefeld location.
Concerning the newspaper article in WAZ
dhi Rohstoffmanagement GmbH is founded by Deutsche Edelstahlwerke GmbH (51%), by IMR Innovative Metal Recycling GmbH (24,5%) and Eisen- & Stein-Gesellschaft mbH Horn & Co. (24,5%).August 2012
Another location of IMR is inaugurated in Siegen, with an overall area of 11,000 sq m. The location is directly on the company premises of Deutsche Edelstahlwerke.
Newspaper article from Der Westen
The City of Krefeld grants IMR an extended permit according to the German Emissions Control ActJanuary 2012
Moving to the new administrative building at Hentrichstrasse 68.
The reloading and transshipment area for non-ferrous metals is also moved from Duisburg to Krefeld.
The property of IMR GmbH with its neighbouring companies in June 2011
The reloading and transshipment area for stainless steel is transferred to Hentrichstrasse.February 2011
The City of Krefeld grants IMR the permit according to the German Emissions Control Act (BImSchG) for 15,000 square meters. The foundation stone has been laid for the start of operations.January 2011
The registered office is officially moved from Overath to Krefeld at Hentrichstrasse to
a 50,000 sq m large property which is gradually converted according to our purposes.a
In Krefeld, 2,500 sq m ground with rail connection is leased for use as a reloading and
transshipment area for stainless steel.
In Duisburg, 5,000 sq m ground is leased for use as a reloading and transshipment
area for non-ferrous metals.
On May 27, 2008, IMR Innovative Metal Recycling GmbH is founded initially with its
registered office in Overath.