First Metalshub Summit Marks a Milestone for the Metals and Mining Industry

Metalshub, the world's leading provider of supply chain solutions for the metals and mining industry, has successfully hosted its first-ever Metalshub Summit. The event was held in Essen, Germany, on the 6th and 7th of September, 2023, at the historic UNESCO World Heritage site, the Zeche Zollverein.

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The metals and mining industry is undergoing its most immense transition in history: Catering to an increasing demand for sustainably produced metals. Metalshub brought together 130 industry and technology experts to discuss shifting towards a more sustainable and digital industry. The Metalshub Summit provided a forum for steel mills, foundries, metal producers, refractory producers, traders, and tech companies to converge, deliberate, and share insights on the latest advancements, challenges, and opportunities.

"We are immensely pleased with the success of the inaugural Metalshub Summit. The event provided a collaborative space for industry visionaries to exchange ideas and drive conversations that will ultimately influence the trajectory of the metals and mining industry," remarked Sebastian Kreft, Co-Founder and CEO at Metalshub. "The enthusiasm displayed by all participants truly underscored the significance of this event."

The Metalshub Summit featured, to name a few, industry executives such as Dr Alexander Becker (CEO, GMH Group), Matthew Chamberlain (CEO, London Metals Exchange), Ansgar Juechter (Head of Steelworks/Direct Reduction Plant, ArcelorMittal), Javier Giacchio (Procurement, Logistics & Warehouse Director, Cogne) and Luisa Orre (Chief Procurement Officer, H2 Green Steel) who delivered insightful keynotes, engaging panel discussions and networking opportunities. Attendees gained valuable insights into navigating the evolving landscape of supply chain innovation, technology integration, and sustainability practices - ultimately equipping them to make informed decisions in an ever-changing market.

As the curtain falls on the first edition Metalshub Summit, the team at Metalshub expresses sincere gratitude to all participants, partners and employees who contributed to making this event a resounding success. Ultimately, the Summit has underlined Metalshub's three principles – Digital Transformation, sustainability, and transaction-based price discovery. Plans for future summits are already in motion, intending to foster continued dialogue and collaboration to shape the metals and mining industry's trajectory for the upcoming years.

About Metalshub

Metalshub is a leading software provider for the metals and mining industry, unlocking supply chain value across the market. By leveraging advanced technology and market expertise, Metalshub provides secure, efficient, and transparent solutions for buyers and sellers to connect, negotiate, and close deals. With its innovative solutions, Metalshub empowers businesses to optimise supply chains, make informed decisions, and drive growth in the digital era. For more information, visit