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More Hydro aluminium extrusion sites achieve ASI certification

Seven more of Hydro’s aluminium extrusion operations in Europe have achieved certification according to the ASI Performance Standard, which recognizes the responsible production, sourcing and stewardship of aluminium.

Extrusion profiles from Raeren, Belgium

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) has just certified Hydro’s extrusion operations in:

  • Ghlin, Belgium (remelter)
  • Raeren, Belgium
  • Atessa, Italy
  • Feltre, Italy (including remelter)
  • Ornago, Italy
  • Drunen, Netherlands (including remelter and Pole Products)
  • Harderwijk, Netherlands

“This is an important accomplishment by our extrusion team in Europe, and very good news for their customers, who want sustainable materials from companies that do business the right way,” says executive vice president Egil Hogna, who leads Hydro’s Extruded Solutions business area.

“We have directed all our operations toward ASI certification, because doing business the right way is what our company is about.”

Leading the aluminium extrusion industry

With the latest group of certifications, Hydro now has 16 aluminium extrusion and fabrication facilities certified according to the ASI Performance Standard. The others:

  • Nenzing, Austria
  • Lichtervelde, Belgium (extrusion)
  • Lichtervelde, Belgium (aluminium tubing)
  • Toulouse, France
  • Bellenberg, Germany
  • Rackwitz, Germany
  • Uphusen, Germany
  • Oslo, Norway (Extruded Solutions corporate office)
  • Hoogezand, Netherlands

Extruded Solutions is the largest business area in Hydro with 22,000 employees in 40 countries. It delivers tailored aluminium components and solutions to all industries, from automotive and mass transportation to building and construction, electronics, offshore and maritime. The business area serves more than 30,000 customers across the world.

About ASI

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) is a global, multi-stakeholder, non-profit standards setting and certification organization. It works toward responsible production, sourcing and stewardship of aluminium following an entire value chain approach. To this end, ASI launched its Performance Standard and Chain of Custody Standard in December 2017.

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Therese Rød Holm

Therese Rød Holm

VP Head of Communication and Public Affairs, Extruded Solutions