Business description

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Hydro is a leading worldwide supplier of value-added casthouse products, such as extrusion ingots, sheet ingots, wire rod and foundry alloys. We have substantial equity interests in alumina production and we operate or are partners in modern, cost-efficient primary metal production facilities in Europe, Canada, Australia and Qatar, as well as flexible remelting plants in a range of countries in Europe, the US and Asia. 


We are an industry leader for a range of downstream products and markets, in particular the building, packaging, lithographic and automotive market sectors. We supply high quality, value-added aluminium products and solutions, and have strong positions in markets that provide opportunities for good financial returns.

19249 employees per december 31, 2009


With more than 100 years of experience in hydropower, Hydro is the second-largest power producer in Norway, and the largest privately owned producer.


Updated: October 11, 2016