Facts about Hydro Årdal
- Number of employees: 520
- Production start: 1948
- Annual production: 204.000 tonnes primary aluminium, 220.000 tonnes casthouse products (sheet ingot and foundry alloys), 215.000 tonnes anodes.
- Products/specialties: Primary aluminium, casthouse products, anodes, power production and R&D
We've been operating the plant since 1986. The site also includes a casthouse, delivering sheet ingot and foundry alloys, and carbon production. In addition, Hydro operates one of the industry's leading research centers in Årdal.