Business description


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

We have substantial interests in bauxite and alumina including one of the world’s largest bauxite mines and the world’s largest and one of the most cost efficient alumina refineries, both located in Brazil. 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.

22655 employees per december 31, 2011

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