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Hydro has completed the acquisition of Hueck building systems and extrusion business

Hydro completed the acquisition of Hueck on February 28, following approval from competition authorities in Germany and Austria. The acquisition strengthens Hydro’s presence in Germany and other European markets, and creates a solid platform for further growth in Extrusions and Building Systems.

Left: The Hueck factory in the outskirts of Lüdenscheid. Right: The Hueck Systems office in Lüdenscheid. (Photo: Hueck)

“Hueck is in many ways a perfect fit for Hydro Extrusions. With our new colleagues on board, we instantly grow our market share in the important German markets for both Building Systems and Extrusions. We look forward to meeting the people and together we will write new chapters in the history of both companies,” says Executive Vice President of Hydro Extrusions, Paul Warton.

Hydro and Hueck flags

Germany is the largest segment of the European market for building systems and aluminium extrusions. With the acquisition, Hydro will have five extrusion facilities, three recycling facilities and a total of 2,000 employees in the country. This includes 200 technicians who are specialists in creating solutions for windows, doors and facades for the building and construction industry.

Hydro Extrusions is one of Hydro’s strategic growth areas and announced growth investments worth NOK 1.9 billion during 2022.

The transaction was announced on December 8, 2022.

About Hueck

Hueck is based outside of the production site in Lüdenscheid in the Nordrhein-Westfalen region in Germany and employs 500 people. It is a leading European supplier of building systems and has a 12-inch and an 8-inch extrusion press as well as a recycling operation with an annual capacity of 50,000 tonnes.

About Hydro Extrusions

Hydro Extrusions is a world leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries and employing 21,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standard profiles to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.

Asle Forsbak

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Asle Forsbak

Director Communication, Hydro Extrusions


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Line Haugetraa

Head of Investor Relations

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