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Video: “Lighter vehicles with the new Hydro automotive line”

Stefan Knabben, sales director of Hydro's Laminated Products plant in Grevenbroich, Germany, is excited about the idea of providing even more advanced aluminum to Europe's leading car manufacturers: “With this material, manufacturers will be able to produce more and reduce CO2 emissions from cars in the future ”.

Facts about Hydro's new automotive line

On May 4, Hydro will open its new state-of-the-art line in Grevenbroich, Germany, which will produce aluminum for parts for the automotive industry and help to reduce the weight of millions of new cars every year. 

  • Production capacity: 150,000 tons per year
  • Investment: 130 million euros
  • Customers: Mercedes-Benz, Audi, BMW, Peugeot, Citroën and others
  • Production line: 190 meters long, 55 operators, five shifts
  • Energy efficiency: 36% less energy consumption compared to other production lines

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