• Global leader in the production of molybdenumGlobal leader in the production of molybdenum
  • Highest quality and consistency productsHighest quality and consistency products
  • Customer-focused leader and industry promoter of molybdenumCustomer-focused leader and industry promoter of molybdenum
  • Capacity to produce 30 million pounds of molybdenum annuallyCapacity to produce 30 billion pounds of molybdenum annually
  • Reliable and innovative specialty products supplierReliable and innovative specialty products supplier
  • Diversified global marketer of a broad range of high-value productsDiversified global marketer of a broad range of high-value products

Climax Molybdenum
Leading the World in Molybdenum Technology

Climax Molybdenum Co., a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, is the world's leading molybdenum producer and supplier. Founded in 1916, our global operations include both primary and byproduct molybdenum mines. Integrated global operations and local customer care provide our worldwide partners with the most reliable supply and highest quality molybdenum and rhenium products.

For detailed information about our metallurgical, chemical products and metal powder products, please contact our sales offices in Europe, Asia and the Americas.



Climax has a long history of providing
high-quality metallurgical products to various industries.

Climax is the world's leading producer of molybdenum chemical products. The following chemical products are produced at one or more of our manufacturing operations in the United States and Europe.

  1. Ammonium Heptamolybdate
  2. Ammonium Octamolybdate
  3. Ammonium Dimolybdate
  4. Calcined Pure Molybdic Oxide
  5. Sublimed Pure Molybdic Oxide
  6. Sodium Molybdate
  7. Molybdenum Disulfide

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  9. Ammonium Perrhenate
  10. Rhenium pellets