The Brazilian Aluminum Association (ABAL) was founded in 1970 by several primary aluminium producing and processing companies. The goal was to create a common forum to address issues in the aluminium industry and to promote the interest of the industry before the government and the community in these industry-concerned matters.
Hydro’s Executive Vice President and Head of Bauxite & Alumina Silvio Porto is a board member. Hydro participates through Working Committees and Sector Groups as appropriate. Financial contributions are given as ordinary membership fees.