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Hydro is a leading industrial company committed to a sustainable future. Our purpose is to create more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways.

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Hydro – the energy and aluminium company 

Hydro is a leading industrial company that builds businesses and partnerships for a more sustainable future. We develop industries that matter to people and society. 

Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses, creating a safe and secure workplace for our 34,000 employees in more than 140 locations and 40 countries. 

Today, we own and operate various businesses and have investments with a base in sustainable industries. Hydro is through its businesses present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium, energy, metal recycling, renewables and batteries, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.  

Hydro is committed to leading the way towards a more sustainable future, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways. 

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, 2020

  • Revenue: NOK 138,818 million
  • Underlying EBIT: NOK 6,051 million
  • Net income from continuing operations: NOK 1,660 million

For more financial information, see Hydro's annual report 2020