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Hydro at a glance

We are the only 360° company in the global aluminium industry, with operations in 40 countries all over the world. By combining local expertise, worldwide reach and unmatched capabilities in R&D, our 35,000 employees create innovative aluminium solutions throughout the value chain.

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Headquartered in Norway, Hydro is rooted in more than a century of expertise in hydropower, development of technology and product innovation. We are present within all market segments for aluminium, from production of the primary metal to recycling and repurposing it. Our sales and trading activities throughout the value chain serve more than 30,000 customers.

From extracting the bauxite and refining the alumina to producing primary metal and offering specialized products to a wide range of industries, our commitment remains the same: To strengthen the viability of our customers and communities through innovative and sustainable aluminium solutions. 

Key facts

  • Legal name: Norsk Hydro ASA
  • Founded: 1905
  • Business areas: Hydro Bauxite & Alumina, Hydro Aluminium Metal, Hydro Rolling, Hydro Extrusions, Hydro Energy
  • Number of employees: 34,000
  • Company presence in around 40 countries worldwide
  • President and CEO: Hilde Merete Aasheim

Key fi­gures, 2019

  • Revenue: NOK 149,766 million
  • Underlying EBIT: NOK 3,359 million
  • Net income from continuing operations: NOK (2,370) million

For more financial information, see Hydro's annual report 2019