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Company history

Through it all, three characteristics have remained consistent: the spirit of entrepreneurship, a dedication to innovation and careful nurturing of a system of values. These traits have created the company that Hydro is today.

Viability since 1905

Hydro's history is a journey of evolution, spanning more than a century, many industries and several continents. Let us show you the highlights of our history.

History in brief
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Complete company history

If you want to dig deeper into the stories that founds the company we are today, you can read the complete history through the different periods of Hydro's lifetime.