Document


 
Form SD
Specialized Disclosure Report
 For Conflict Minerals
 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM SD
 
SPECIALIZED DISCLOSURE REPORT
CONFLICT MINERALS
 
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BioTelemetry, Inc.
(Exact name of the registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware000-5503946-2568498
(State or other jurisdiction of(Commission(IRS Employer
incorporation or organization)File Number)Identification No.)
 
1000 Cedar Hollow Road
Malvern, Pennsylvania
19355
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)

 
 
Cody Wm. Cowper, Vice President, Legal & Corporate Secretary (610) 729-7000
(Name and telephone number, including area code, of
the person to contact in connection with this report.)
 
Check the appropriate box to indicate the rule pursuant to which this form is being filed, and provide the period to which the information in this form applies:
 
x  Rule 13p-1 under the Securities Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13p-1) for the reporting period from January 1 to December 31, 2019.
 





Section 1 - Conflict Minerals Disclosure
Item 1.01 Conflict Minerals Disclosure and Report
Conflict Minerals Disclosure
This Specialized Disclosure Report on Form SD and the Conflict Minerals Report, filed as Exhibit 1.01 hereto, are publicly available at investors.gobio.com/corporate-governance/* as well as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s EDGAR database at www.sec.gov.

Item 1.02 Exhibit
The Conflict Minerals Report required by Item 1.01 is filed as Exhibit 1.01 to this Specialized Disclosure Report on Form SD.

Section 2 - Exhibits
Item 2.01 Exhibits
Exhibit 1.01 - Conflict Minerals Report as required by Items 1.01 and 1.02 of this Specialized Disclosure Report on Form SD.

* The reference to BioTelemetry, Inc.'s website is provided for convenience only, and its contents are not incorporated by reference into this Form SD and the Conflict Minerals Report nor deemed filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.





SIGNATURE
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
BioTelemetry, Inc.
May 28, 2020By:/s/ Heather C. Getz
Name:Heather C. Getz, CPA
Title:Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer


Document
Exhibit 1.01
BioTelemetry, Inc.
Conflict Minerals Report for the year ended December 31, 2019
This Conflict Minerals Report of BioTelemetry, Inc. for the year ended December 31, 2019, is provided pursuant to Rule 13p-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Rule”). The Rule was adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) to implement disclosure and reporting requirements pursuant to Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. As permitted by the Rule and in accordance with guidance issued by the SEC on April 29, 2014, this report has not been subject to an independent private sector audit.
1. Introduction
BioTelemetry, Inc. (hereinafter “BioTelemetry,” the “Company,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) provides remote cardiac monitoring, centralized core lab services for clinical trials, remote blood glucose monitoring, and original equipment manufacturing that serves both healthcare and clinical research customers. BioTelemetry operates under two reportable segments: Healthcare and Research. The Healthcare segment is focused on remote cardiac monitoring to identify cardiac arrhythmias or heart rhythm disorders and to monitor the functionality of implantable cardiac devices. The Research segment is engaged in centralized core laboratory services providing cardiac monitoring, imaging services, scientific consulting and data management services for drug and medical device trials.
This report has been prepared by the management of BioTelemetry.
In accordance with the Rule, this report is available on our website: investors.gobio.com/corporate-governance/.
2. Supply chain description and Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry
2.1 General information on BioTelemetry’s supply chain
The hardware provided by BioTelemetry largely consists of electronics. Our supply chain is complex with multiple tiers of suppliers, and we are a remote downstream participant. For manufacturing, BioTelemetry purchases customized and standardized components from several global providers as well as from local and regional suppliers, either off-the-shelf or in accordance with BioTelemetry’s design or specifications. Certain types of components are produced in-house. The production of printed circuit boards and molded plastic components is mostly outsourced to manufacturing services companies. Final configuration of products is largely done in-house and on-demand. This consists of assembling and testing modules and integrating them into complete units.
2.2 Overview of BioTelemetry’s Conflict Minerals Program and Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry
BioTelemetry gathers conflict minerals information from our suppliers. Through this we know that many of our products contain tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (“3TG”) that are necessary to the functionality of those products.
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As part of BioTelemetry’s commitment to responsible sourcing, human rights and sustainability, it is our goal that the 3TG in our products should not, directly or indirectly, finance or benefit armed groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo or adjoining countries (collectively, the “DRC”). At the same time, we aim to continue supporting responsible mineral sourcing in the region. BioTelemetry’s efforts with respect to 3TG are aligned to the work of the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (“CFSI”) and our aim is to improve the traceability in our supply chain.
BioTelemetry does not ban materials from the DRC or avoid using 3TGs. We have a program team and utilize outside advisors to fulfill compliance with the Rule, perform the Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry and report on 3TG. This team is responsible for BioTelemetry’s 3TG implementation work and senior management is regularly informed about matters relating to 3TG.
BioTelemetry relies on its first-tier suppliers to provide information on the origin of 3TG contained in components and parts included in BioTelemetry’s products. This includes sources of 3TG that are supplied to them from sub-suppliers. Our first-tier suppliers are similarly reliant upon information provided by their upstream suppliers. Certain of BioTelemetry’s large hardware suppliers are also SEC registrants and subject to the Rule.
The identification of first-tier suppliers of BioTelemetry that are in scope under the Rule involves different regions, business units and production sites that are part of BioTelemetry’s global organization. The sourcing organization has an important role in leading and coordinating the work. Suppliers identified to be in scope are first-tier suppliers of BioTelemetry supplying (i) products containing 3TG that BioTelemetry contracts to manufacture, (ii) materials, parts, components and other products, containing 3TG, that are incorporated into or included in a product manufactured by BioTelemetry, or (iii) materials used in the production of BioTelemetry’s products where 3TG becomes part of the final product. Suppliers of products that BioTelemetry does not contract to manufacture (i.e. products purchased “off the shelf”) and not included in, or incorporated into, a BioTelemetry product have been considered out of scope for purposes of the Rule. In our annual inquiry, we survey first-tier suppliers identified to be in scope and analyze and follow up upon responses as we deem appropriate. Accordingly, during 2019, BioTelemetry conducted a reasonable country of origin inquiry to determine the origin of the 3TG in BioTelemetry’s products.
BioTelemetry believes that industry cooperation is one of the best ways to address issues related to 3TG in an efficient and transparent way. BioTelemetry is engaged and actively cooperates with supply-chain participants and supports the 3TG industry initiatives such as the CFSI driven by the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (“GeSI”) and the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (“EICC”).
In accordance with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (“OECD”) Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas and the related Supplements for gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten (the “OECD Guidance”), we support the CFSI’s audit of smelters’ and refiners’ due diligence activities. In our internal processes, we use information obtained using CFSI’s Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry Data for BioTelemetry.
We have identified the following products that may contain Conflict Minerals necessary to the functionality or production of products manufactured, or contracted to manufacture, by our consolidated legal entity, Universal Medical, Inc.: Pacetrak Plus, Pacetrak ENR, Pacetrak Speaks, Heartrak Smart, Heartrak Smart AF, Heartrak 2, and Heartrak ECAT2.
We have identified the following products that may contain Conflict Minerals necessary to the functionality or production of products manufactured, or contracted to manufacture, by our consolidated
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legal entity, Braemar Manufacturing, LLC: DL800, DL900, DTXT, PORT/DOCK, ER9, ER920W, C5, PSITECIII, EZPUMP, BTP-1000S, BTP-1000M, Heartrak Smart AF, Heartrak 2, Heartrak ECAT 2, TELCARE BGM, ePatchTM, MCT-1LP and ECG Mini Patch.
3. Due Diligence
BioTelemetry has processes in place for the purpose of exercising due diligence in the supply chain. The design of the due diligence processes conforms substantially to the OECD Guidance as it relates to “downstream” purchasers of products and components. Our position in the supply chain is remote. We do not have a direct relationship with mining companies or with 3TG smelters and refiners, nor do we perform direct audits of these entities that provide our supply chain with 3TG. We rely upon industry efforts to influence smelters and refiners to be audited and certified through CFSI’s Conflict Free Smelter Program.
The due diligence processes have been described below under sub-headings corresponding to the five-step framework of the OECD Guidance.
3.1 Maintain strong management systems
The first step relates to strong management systems. As mentioned above, BioTelemetry has established a program team for reporting on 3TG and compliance with the Rule. This team is responsible for the 3TG implementation work and senior management is regularly informed about matters relating to 3TG. Controls include, but are not limited to, supplier requirements relating to 3TG as described above and are integrated in our template supplier agreements.
With respect to 2019, identification of smelters/refiners in our supply chain was made via the use of due diligence tools created by the CFSI, including the EICC/GeSI Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (the “Template”). The Template is a supply chain survey designed to identify the smelters and refiners that process the necessary 3TG contained in our supply chain. The information from our suppliers, in combination with information from the CFSI, helps BioTelemetry to obtain information on the origin of minerals processed. Data obtained was reviewed and analyzed by BioTelemetry.
We have grievance mechanisms, notably a whistleblower tool, managed by an external service provider, for the reporting of alleged violations of laws or the Code of Business Ethics that relate to corruption, questionable accounting, or auditing matters that seriously affect vital interests of the Group or Compliance, in general. Violations reported through the whistleblower tool are handled by BioTelemetry’s Group Compliance Forum, consisting of representatives from BioTelemetry’s Group Function Legal Affairs and Group Function Human Resources. Information regarding incidents is reported to the Compliance and Audit Committees. Reports include measures taken, details of the responsible Group function and the status of any investigation.
3.2 Identify and assess risk in the supply chain
In the second step, risks are identified and assessed. Downstream companies should, with help from their first tier suppliers, identify smelters and refiners in the supply chain.
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In BioTelemetry’s 2019 survey, first tier suppliers identified to be in scope were requested by BioTelemetry to provide information on 3TG in their supply chain through completing and submitting the Template. Suppliers were provided with support material, including the generally available instructions and training illustrating the use of the tool that is available on CFSI’s website. To ensure sufficient quality, a high response rate and to minimize risks, the responses received were continuously analyzed and followed up as deemed appropriate. The data obtained was saved, reviewed and analyzed by BioTelemetry. Supplier responses were reviewed against criteria developed to determine which responses required further engagement with our suppliers. These criteria were developed to identify whether the responses from suppliers were incomplete and where further inquiries were necessary. Suppliers were contacted via e-mail or telephone to improve the quality of responses and increase the response rate.
We have had a risk based approach focused on suppliers with incomplete data since they are typically deemed to constitute a higher risk. As part of the risk mitigation efforts, additional efforts were mainly targeted at suppliers that are awarded large parts of our business on an ongoing basis.
3.3 Design and implement a strategy to respond to identified risks
Under the third step companies are encouraged to design and implement a strategy to respond to identified risks. Due diligence within BioTelemetry is an on-going process, both proactive and reactive, where suppliers are continuously evaluated against BioTelemetry’s requirements to ensure that these requirements are systematically incorporated in the suppliers’ processes.
We continuously work to improve our due diligence processes with respect to 3TG, mainly focusing on the quality of data received from suppliers surveyed. This includes communication and collaboration with suppliers for purposes of improving the response rate of surveyed suppliers and improving the reliability and quality of the information provided. As described above, we have a risk based approach when reviewing and following up supplier responses and we generally prioritize suppliers that we frequently purchase from.
3.4 Independent third party audit of smelters’/refiners’ due diligence practices
The fourth step focuses on analysis of smelters’/refiners’ due diligence practices. We support the Conflict Free Smelter Program (“CFSP”) as well as the development and implementation of due diligence practices and tools such as the Template. Due to the structure of our supply chain, there can be many tiers of suppliers between BioTelemetry and the smelters and refiners in the supply chain. We analyze the received data on smelters and refiners and compare such information against the list of facilities that have received a “conflict free” designation from the CFSP. Via the CFSI we also can access information on country of origin and due diligence information on the 3TG sourced by such facilities.
3.5 Report annually on supply chain due diligence
The fifth step encourages reporting on supply chain due diligence. We have a public statement on 3TG on our external website and strive to continuously increase 3TG awareness within BioTelemetry and among suppliers. BioTelemetry’s public statement on the sourcing of 3TG is available on our website: invetstors.gobio.com/corporate-governance/.
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In accordance with the Rule, we make our Conflict Minerals Policy available on our website: investors.gobio.com/corporate-governance/.
4. Due diligence results - 2019
For the calendar year 2019, our inquiries were made on the supplier level. Inquiries also include responses where suppliers were unable to specify the smelters or refiners used for components supplied to us and certain responses included names of smelters or refiners that we believe may have been misidentified as smelters or refiners that we believe are not operational. Such names have not been listed among identified smelters and refiners.
The response rate among suppliers surveyed in 2019 was 84%. A higher response rate was achieved in the group of suppliers that are awarded a larger part of our business. Among the supplier responses, we identified approximately 296 unique smelters as potential sources of 3TG that were reported to be in the supply chain at some point during the 2019 calendar year. The following table presents, by mineral, the percentages of identified smelters or refiners in our supply chain that have been verified as conflict-free or pledged or committed to CFSI validation.
MetalIdentified smelters verified as CFSP conflict-free, or the smelter pledged or committed to CFSI validationNumber of identified smelters for each metal
Tantalum
100.0%40
Tungsten
91.5%43
Tin
75.9%44
Gold
67.3%107
We have determined that seeking information about 3TG smelters and refiners in our supply chain represents the most reasonable effort we can make to determine the locations of origin of the 3TG in our supply chain. A list of identified smelters, by mineral, is contained in “Annex I.”
During 2020, we expect to continue to review and evolve our due diligence processes with respect to 3TG. As part of these efforts, we expect to collaborate with suppliers for purposes of further improving the supplier response rate and the reliability and quality of information provided.
Due to the size, breadth and complexity of our products, and the constant evolution of our supply chain, the process of successfully tracing all of the conflict minerals used in our products back to their country of origin will require additional time and resources. We are committed to implementing processes to improve the quantity and quality of responses from our supply chain and to verifying the accuracy and completeness of the information we receive directly from suppliers or which is otherwise available to us through industry and other initiatives.
Our ability to make determinations about the presence and source of origin of 3TGs in our products depends upon a number of factors including, but not limited to, (i) the respective due diligence efforts of our tier one suppliers and their supply chain, as well as their willingness to disclose such information to us, and (ii) the ability and willingness of our supply chain to adopt the OECD Guidance
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and other initiatives or guidance that may develop over time with respect to responsible sourcing. The failure to obtain reliable information from any level of our supply chain could have a material impact on our ability to provide meaningful information on the presence and origin of 3TGs in our products’ supply chain with any reasonable degree of certainty. There can be no assurance that our suppliers will continue to cooperate with our diligence inquiries and our requests for certifications or to provide us with the documentation or other evidence that we consider reliable or in a time frame sufficient to allow us to make a reasonable and reliable assessment following appropriate further diligence measures, as may be required.
5. Forward-Looking Statements
Certain of the matters discussed in this report, including in particular our due diligence processes with respect to 3TG, include forward-looking statements. Readers of this document are cautioned that our forward-looking statements are not guarantees of our future actions, which may differ materially from the expectations expressed in the forward-looking statements. We expressly disclaim a duty to provide updates to these forward-looking statements after the date of this filing to reflect events or changes in circumstances or changes in expectations or the occurrence of anticipated events.
The information included on any websites that appear in this report and other materials referenced to is not incorporated by reference in this report.

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Annex I
MetalSmelter or Refiner NameSmelter Country
GoldAdvanced Chemical CompanyUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldAida Chemical Industries Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldAllgemeine Gold-und Silberscheideanstalt A.G.GERMANY
GoldAlmalyk Mining and Metallurgical Complex (AMMC)UZBEKISTAN
GoldAngloGold Ashanti Corrego do Sitio MineracaoBRAZIL
GoldArgor-Heraeus S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldAsahi Pretec Corp.JAPAN
GoldAsaka Riken Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldAurubis AGGERMANY
GoldBangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines)PHILIPPINES
GoldBoliden ABSWEDEN
GoldC. Hafner GmbH + Co. KGGERMANY
GoldCCR Refinery - Glencore Canada CorporationCANADA
GoldCendres + Métaux S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldChimet S.p.A.ITALY
GoldChugai MiningJAPAN
GoldDSC (Do Sung Corporation)KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldDODUCO Contacts and Refining GmbHGERMANY
GoldDowaJAPAN
GoldEco-System Recycling Co., Ltd. East PlantJAPAN
GoldOJSC Novosibirsk RefineryRUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldHeeSung Metal Ltd.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldHeimerle + Meule GmbHGERMANY
GoldHeraeus Metals Hong Kong Ltd.CHINA
GoldHeraeus Precious Metals GmbH & Co. KGGERMANY
GoldInner Mongolia Qiankun Gold and Silver Refinery Share Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldIshifuku Metal Industry Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldIstanbul Gold RefineryTURKEY
GoldJapan MintJAPAN
GoldJiangxi Copper Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldJohnson Matthey Inc. (USA)UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldJohnson Matthey LimitedCANADA
GoldJSC UralelectromedRUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldPan Pacific Copper Co Ltd.JAPAN
GoldKazzincKAZAKHSTAN
GoldKennecott Utah Copper LLCUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldKojima Kagaku Yakuhin Co., LtdJAPAN
GoldKyrgyzaltyn JSCKYRGYZSTAN
GoldLS-NIKKO Copper Inc.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldMaterionUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldMatsuda Sangyo Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldMetalor Technologies (Suzhou) Ltd.CHINA
GoldMetalor Technologies (Hong Kong) Ltd.CHINA
GoldMetalor Technologies (Singapore) Pte., Ltd.SINGAPORE
GoldMetalor Technologies S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldMetalor USA Refining CorporationUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldMet-Mex Penoles, S.A.MEXICO
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MetalSmelter or Refiner NameSmelter Country
GoldMitsubishi Materials CorporationJAPAN
GoldMitsui Mining and Smelting Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldMoscow Special Alloys Processing PlantRUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldNadir Metal Rafineri San. Ve Tic. A.S.TURKEY
GoldNihon Material Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldOhura Precious Metal Industry Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldOJSC "The Gulidov Krasnoyarsk Non-Ferrous Metals Plant" (OJSC Krastsvetmet)RUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldPAMP S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldPrioksky Plant of Non-Ferrous MetalsRUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldPT Aneka Tambang (Persero) TbkINDONESIA
GoldPX Precinox S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldRand Refinery (Pty) Ltd.SOUTH AFRICA
GoldRoyal Canadian MintCANADA
GoldSamduck Precious MetalsKOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldSEMPSA Joyeria Plateria S.A.SPAIN
GoldZhaoyuan Gold GroupCHINA
GoldSichuan Tianze Precious Metals Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldSOE Shyolkovsky Factory of Secondary Precious MetalsRUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldSolar Applied Materials Technology Corp.TAIWAN
GoldSumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldTanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.JAPAN
GoldThe Refinery of Shandong Gold Mining Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldTokuriki Honten Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldTorecomKOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldUmicore Brasil Ltda.BRAZIL
GoldUmicore S.A. Business Unit Precious Metals RefiningBELGIUM
GoldUnited Precious Metal Refining, Inc.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldValcambi S.A.SWITZERLAND
GoldWestern Australian Mint (T/a The Perth Mint)AUSTRALIA
GoldYamamoto Precious Metal Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldYokohama Metal Co., Ltd.JAPAN
GoldZhongyuan Gold Smelter of Zhongjin Gold CorporationCHINA
GoldZijin Mining Industry CorporationCHINA
GoldUmicore Precious Metals ThailandTHAILAND
GoldGeib Refining CorporationUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldMMTC-PAMP India Pvt., Ltd.INDIA
GoldKGHM Polska Miedź Spółka AkcyjnaPOLAND
GoldSingway Technology Co., Ltd.TAIWAN
GoldAl Etihad Gold Refinery DMCCUNITED ARAB EMIRATES
GoldEmirates Gold DMCCUNITED ARAB EMIRATES
GoldT.C.A S.p.AITALY
GoldREMONDIS PMR B.V.NETHERLANDS
GoldKorea Zinc Co., Ltd.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldMarsam MetalsBRAZIL
GoldTOO Tau-Ken-AltynKAZAKHSTAN
GoldSAAMPFRANCE
GoldL'Orfebre S.A.ANDORRA
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MetalSmelter or Refiner NameSmelter Country
Gold8853 S.p.A.ITALY
GoldItalpreziosiITALY
GoldSAXONIA Edelmetalle GmbHGERMANY
GoldWIELAND Edelmetalle GmbHGERMANY
GoldÖgussa Österreichische Gold- und Silber-Scheideanstalt GmbHAUSTRIA
GoldAU Traders and RefinersSOUTH AFRICA
GoldBangalore RefineryINDIA
GoldSungEel HiTechKOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldPlanta Recuperadora de Metales SpACHILE
GoldSafimet S.p.AITALY
GoldDS PRETECH Co., Ltd.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldEco-System Recycling Co., Ltd. West PlantJAPAN
GoldAtasay Kuyumculuk Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S.TURKEY
GoldCaridadMEXICO
GoldYunnan Copper Industry Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldDaye Non-Ferrous Metals Mining Ltd.CHINA
GoldRefinery of Seemine Gold Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldGuoda Safina High-Tech Environmental Refinery Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldHangzhou Fuchunjiang Smelting Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldHunan Chenzhou Mining Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldHunan Guiyang yinxing Nonferrous Smelting Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldHwaSeong CJ CO., LTD.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldJSC Ekaterinburg Non-Ferrous Metal Processing PlantRUSSIAN FEDERATION
GoldKazakhmys Smelting LLCKAZAKHSTAN
GoldL'azurde Company For JewelrySAUDI ARABIA
GoldLingbao Gold Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldLingbao Jinyuan Tonghui Refinery Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldLuoyang Zijin Yinhui Gold Refinery Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldNavoi Mining and Metallurgical CombinatUZBEKISTAN
GoldPenglai Penggang Gold Industry Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldSabin Metal Corp.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldSamwon Metals Corp.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldShandong Tiancheng Biological Gold Industrial Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldGreat Wall Precious Metals Co., Ltd. of CBPMCHINA
GoldTongling Nonferrous Metals Group Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldMorris and WatsonNEW ZEALAND
GoldSAFINA A.S.CZECH REPUBLIC
GoldGuangdong Jinding Gold LimitedCHINA
GoldFidelity Printers and Refiners Ltd.ZIMBABWE
GoldShandong Humon Smelting Co., Ltd.CHINA
GoldInternational Precious Metal RefinersUNITED ARAB EMIRATES
GoldKaloti Precious MetalsUNITED ARAB EMIRATES
GoldSudan Gold RefinerySUDAN
GoldFujairah Gold FZCUNITED ARAB EMIRATES
GoldTony Goetz NVBELGIUM
GoldAbington Reldan Metals, LLCUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldGCC Gujrat Gold Centre Pvt. Ltd.INDIA
GoldSai RefineryINDIA
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MetalSmelter or Refiner NameSmelter Country
GoldModeltech Sdn BhdMALAYSIA
GoldDegussa Sonne / Mond Goldhandel GmbHGERMANY
GoldPease & CurrenUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldState Research Institute Center for Physical Sciences and TechnologyLITHUANIA
GoldAfrican Gold RefineryUGANDA
GoldNH Recytech CompanyKOREA, REPUBLIC OF
GoldQG Refining, LLCUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldDijllah Gold Refinery FZCUNITED ARAB EMIRATES
GoldEco-System Recycling Co., Ltd. North PlantJAPAN
GoldCGR Metalloys Pvt Ltd.INDIA
GoldSovereign MetalsINDIA
GoldAGoSIGERMANY
GoldElemetal Refining, LLCUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GoldL’Orfebre S.A.ANDORRA
GoldMorris and Watson Gold CoastAUSTRALIA
GoldSchone Edelmetaal B.V.NETHERLANDS
GoldShare Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumAsaka Riken Co., Ltd.JAPAN
TantalumChangsha South Tantalum Niobium Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumExotech Inc.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TantalumF&X Electro-Materials Ltd.CHINA
TantalumGuangdong Zhiyuan New Material Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumJiuJiang JinXin Nonferrous Metals Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumJiujiang Tanbre Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumLSM Brasil S.A.BRAZIL
TantalumMetallurgical Products India Pvt., Ltd.INDIA
TantalumMineracao Taboca S.A.BRAZIL
TantalumMitsui Mining & SmeltingJAPAN
TantalumMitsui Mining and Smelting Co., Ltd.JAPAN
TantalumNPM Silmet ASESTONIA
TantalumNingxia Orient Tantalum Industry Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumQuantumCleanUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TantalumYanling Jincheng Tantalum & Niobium Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumSolikamsk Magnesium Works OAORUSSIAN FEDERATION
TantalumTaki Chemical Co., Ltd.JAPAN
TantalumTelex MetalsUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TantalumUlba Metallurgical Plant JSCKAZAKHSTAN
TantalumChina Yunnan Tin Co Ltd.CHINA
TantalumHengyang King Xing Lifeng New Materials Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumD Block Metals, LLCUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TantalumFIR Metals & Resource Ltd.CHINA
TantalumJiujiang Zhongao Tantalum & Niobium Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumXinXing HaoRong Electronic Material Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumJiangxi Dinghai Tantalum & Niobium Co., Ltd.CHINA
TantalumKEMET Blue MetalsMEXICO
TantalumH.C. Starck Co., Ltd.THAILAND
TantalumH.C. Starck Tantalum and Niobium GmbHGERMANY
TantalumH.C. Starck Hermsdorf GmbHGERMANY
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MetalSmelter or Refiner NameSmelter Country
TantalumH.C. Starck Inc.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TantalumH.C. Starck Ltd.JAPAN
TantalumH.C. Starck Smelting GmbH & Co. KGGERMANY
TantalumGlobal Advanced Metals BoyertownUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TantalumGlobal Advanced Metals AizuJAPAN
TantalumResind Industria e Comercio Ltda.BRAZIL
TantalumJiangxi Tuohong New Raw MaterialCHINA
TantalumPower Resources Ltd.NORTH MACEDONIA
TantalumCP Metals Inc.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TinChenzhou Yunxiang Mining and Metallurgy Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinAlphaUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TinDowaJAPAN
TinEM VintoBOLIVIA
TinFenix MetalsPOLAND
TinGejiu Non-Ferrous Metal Processing Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinGejiu Zili Mining And Metallurgy Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinHuichang Jinshunda Tin Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinGejiu Kai Meng Industry and Trade LLCCHINA
TinLiuzhhou China TinCHINA
TinMSCMALAYSIA
TinMetallic Resources, Inc.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TinToboca/ ParanapenemaBRAZIL
TinMineração Taboca S.A.BRAZIL
TinMinsurPERU
TinMitsubishi Materials CorporationJAPAN
TinNankang Nanshan Tin Manufactory Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinO.M. Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd.THAILAND
TinOperaciones Metalurgicas S.A.BOLIVIA
TinPT Mitra Stania PrimaINDONESIA
TinPT Refined Bangka TinINDONESIA
TinPT Timah Tbk KundurINDONESIA
TinPT Timah Tbk MentokINDONESIA
TinRui Da HungTAIWAN
TinSoft Metais Ltda.BRAZIL
TinThaisarcoTHAILAND
TinGejiu Yunxin Nonferrous Electrolysis Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinWhite Solder Metalurgia e Mineracao Ltda.BRAZIL
TinYunnan Chengfeng Non-ferrous Metals Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinYunnan Tin Company, Ltd.CHINA
TinMagnu's Minerais Metais e Ligas Ltda.BRAZIL
TinMelt Metais e Ligas S.A.BRAZIL
TinO.M. Manufacturing Philippines, Inc.PHILIPPINES
TinResind Indústria e Comércio Ltda.BRAZIL
TinMetallo Belgium N.V.BELGIUM
TinMetallo Spain S.L.U.SPAIN
TinThai Nguyen Mining and Metallurgy Co., Ltd.VIETNAM
TinHuiChang Hill Tin Industry Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinGuanyang Guida Nonferrous Metal Smelting PlantCHINA
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MetalSmelter or Refiner NameSmelter Country
TinGuangdong Hanhe Non-Ferrous Metal Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinChifeng Dajingzi Tin Industry Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinTin Technology & RefiningUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TinMa'anshan Weitai Tin Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinYunnan Yunfan Non-ferrous Metals Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinCNMC (Guangxi) PGMA Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinEstanho de Rondonia S.A.BRAZIL
TinElectro-Mechanical Facility of the Cao Bang Minerals & Metallurgy Joint Stock CompanyVIETNAM
TinNghe Tinh Non-Ferrous Metals Joint Stock CompanyVIETNAM
TinTuyen Quang Non-Ferrous Metals Joint Stock CompanyVIETNAM
TinAn Vinh Joint Stock Mineral Processing CompanyVIETNAM
TinSuper LigasBRAZIL
TinModeltech Sdn BhdMALAYSIA
TinPongpipat Company LimitedMYANMAR
TinDongguan CiEXPO Environmental Engineering Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinPrecious Minerals and Smelting LimitedINDIA
TinGejiu City Fuxiang Industry and Trade Co., Ltd.CHINA
TinElmet S.L.U.SPAIN
TinSizer Metals PTESINGAPORE
TungstenALMT CorpJAPAN
TungstenKennametal HuntsvilleUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TungstenGuangdong Xianglu Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenChongyi Zhangyuan Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenFujian Jinxin Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenGlobal Tungsten & Powders Corp.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TungstenHunan Chunchang Nonferrous Metals Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenJapan New Metals Co., Ltd.JAPAN
TungstenGanzhou Huaxing Tungsten Products Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenKennametal FallonUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TungstenTejing (Vietnam) Tungsten Co., Ltd.VIETNAM
TungstenWolfram Bergbau und Hutten AGAUSTRIA
TungstenXiamen Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenXinhai Rendan Shaoguan Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenGanzhou Jiangwu Ferrotungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenJiangxi Yaosheng Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenJiangxi Xinsheng Tungsten Industry Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenJiangxi Tonggu Non-ferrous Metallurgical & Chemical Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenMalipo Haiyu Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenXiamen Tungsten (H.C.) Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenJiangxi Gan Bei Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenGanzhou Seadragon W & Mo Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenChenzhou Diamond Tungsten Products Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenH.C. Starck Tungsten GmbHGERMANY
TungstenNui Phao H.C. Starck Tungsten Chemicals Manufacturing LLCVIETNAM
TungstenH.C. Starck Smelting GmbH & Co. KGGERMANY
TungstenJiangwu H.C. Starck Tungsten Products Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenHunan Chuangda Vanadium Tungsten Co., Ltd. WujiCHINA
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MetalSmelter or Refiner NameSmelter Country
TungstenNiagara Refining LLCUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TungstenGanzhou Haichuang Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenHydrometallurg, JSCRUSSIAN FEDERATION
TungstenUnecha Refractory metals plantRUSSIAN FEDERATION
TungstenPhilippine Chuangxin Industrial Co., Inc.PHILIPPINES
TungstenXinfeng Huarui Tungsten & Molybdenum New Material Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenACL Metais EireliBRAZIL
TungstenWoltech Korea Co., Ltd.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
TungstenMoliren Ltd.RUSSIAN FEDERATION
TungstenHunan Litian Tungsten Industry Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenKGETS Co., Ltd.KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
TungstenFujian Ganmin RareMetal Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenLianyou Metals Co., Ltd.TAIWAN
TungstenCNMC (Guangxi) PGMA Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenHunan Chenzhou Mining Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenJiangxi Minmetals Gao'an Non-ferrous Metals Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenChina Molybdenum Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenJiangxi Dayu Longxintai Tungsten Co., Ltd.CHINA
TungstenJSC "Kirovgrad Hard Alloys Plant"RUSSIAN FEDERATION

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