Platinum has long been one of the most versatile precious metals with applications across a variety of industrial and manufacturing settings, as well as jewelry making and precious metals bullion production. Its rarity in the Earths crust combined with growing demand make platinum a good choice for metals investors.
Platinums malleable nature and highly unreactive nature make it the perfect metal for use in a variety of applications in the modern world. It has long been used in the production of catalytic converters used with internal combustion engines. Other uses include laboratory equipment and electrical contacts.
Minted ingots such as these are made with the greatest precision. From original cast platinum, these bars are fed into stamping presses to cut the precise shape and then given detailed engravings with the assistance of computer-controlled engravers.
Valcambi Suisse was founded in 1961 as Valori & Cambi and has operated as Valcambi Suisse since 1968 when Credit Suisse acquired a controlling interest in the young refinery.