331423 Secondary Smelting, Refining, and Alloying of Copper

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following manufacturing activities:

  1. recovering copper and copper alloys from scrap and/or
  2. alloying purchased copper.

Establishments in this industry make primary forms, such as ingot, wire bar, cake, and slab from copper or copper alloys, such as brass and bronze.