Hydro is a global aluminium company with production, sales and trading activities throughout the value chain, from bauxite, alumina and energy generation to the production of primary aluminium and rolled products as well as recycling. Based in Norway, the company has 13,000 employees involved in activities in more than 50 countries on all continents.
European Aluminium has organised a tour of Hydro Aluminium Deeside Ltd in Wrexham especially for Congress participants. With an annual production capacity of 60,000 metric tons, the Deeside plant serves its customers with value added extrusion ingot based on pre- and post-consumer aluminium scrap.
View of the Casting area, with the melting furnace, casting furnace and skimming machine.