OrthoMetals | metal recycling for crematoria worldwide

On the day that the management of our family business is turned over to the next generation, we have launched our new and improved website. With this website we hope to service you even better if you are already our client. If you are not...

2015 - On the 5th of september 2015 the management of the family owned business OrthoMetals has been transferred to the next generation. Jan-Willem Gabriëls, Hidde Verberne, Hilgo Gabriëls and Nienke Verberne are now forming the management....

2013 - Our new sorting facility in Meppel (The Netherlands) has been opened in 2013. We are proud to professionalize our recycling process further in at our new location....

Since the foundation of the company was laid in early 2005 OrthoMetals has had a focus on delivering a trusted and respectful service to our clients. Over the years the company has grown to six employees serving over 500 crematoria spread out over three continents. After...

2012 - On september 11th 2012, one of the founders of OrthoMetals, Jan Gabriëls has passed away. We are very thankful that Jan is part of our history and his thoughts will live on in our company....

Jan Gabriëls – 9th February 1948 - 11th September 2012 On September 11th 2012 Jan Gabriëls, my co-founder and the man who envisioned the recycling of metals remaining after cremation, passed away at the age of 64. For more than 20 years we have worked together building...

2012 - The family business is now complete, with the joining of Hidde Verberne, son of Ruud Verberne. Hidde has a history in logistics and transport and his knowledge and experience is very valuable to OrthoMetals....

Dignity Pet Crematorium has become the first pet crematorium in the world to recycle orthopaedic implants from pets to help raise funds for charity. The scheme was originally set up by the Institute of Cemetery & Crematorium Management (ICCM) who contracted the company OrthoMetals to collect...

2010 - Daughter of co-founder Ruud Verberne, Nienke Verberne, has joined our family business OrthoMetals after a few years of work experience. Next to collection and sorting in our facility, Nienke is responsible for office and finance....