Business description

extrusion ingots

Hydro is a leading worldwide supplier of primary aluminium, aluminium casthouse products and fabricated aluminium products.

With the Vale acquisition, we now have substantial interests in bauxite and alumina production. We operate or are partners in modern, cost-efficient primary metal production facilities in Europe, Canada, Australia, Brazil and Qatar, and in flexible remelting plants in a range of countries in Europe, the U.S. and Asia.

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

18894 employees per december 31, 2010

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