Contact partner

Florian Hansel
Florian Hansel
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About us

Founding of Mesatex as production center on loan basis and as UMS – Urban Mining Solutions GmbH development and testing center.

UMS – Urban Mining Solutions GmbH (, our mother company, is a German machine builder founded in

  • 1991
    as RETEK Goslar Recycling GmbH as spin-off from German ore mining company PREUSSAG AG – Germany, first solutions for recycling of WEEE development of delamination systems for compound materials to recover and separate metals.
  • 2007
    Take over by E-Waste Solutions Inc. Canada, driven by Alfred Hambsch former owner and president of GEEP – Canada (Global Electric and Electronic Processing Inc., Barrie, Ontario, Canada).
  • 2008
    Renaming to RETEK Engineering GmbH, adaptation of technology to compound materials like e.g. mixed metal scrap, ASR, aluminum scrap etc.
  • 2013
    Renaming to UMS – Urban Mining Solutions GmbH. Fully licensed German "Entsorgungsfachbetrieb".

Mesatex is a subsidiary of
UMS - Urban Mining Solution GmbH

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