-The Company is the global leader in manufacturing aluminum rolled products. In the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, the Company shipped approximately 3,067 kilotons of aluminum rolled products.
-The Company is a subsidiary of Hindalco Industries Limited, the metals flagship company of the Indian multinational company Aditya Birla Group.
-The Company produces aluminum rolled products for the following markets:
- Consumer durables and other
|North America||Europe||Asia||South America|
-Norsk Hydro A.S.A.
-Companhia Brasileira de Aluminio
-The Company is indirectly a wholly owned subsidiary of Hindalco Industries Limited.
-The Company supplies aluminum that is used in the applications listed below.
Rolled aluminum components for automotive bodies
-Body panels and side walls
-Doors, hoods and trunks
-Wings, spoilers and fins
-Crash-resistant passenger compartments
-Platforms to mount drive units and axle modules
-Peripheral energy-conversion areas
Car trim and sealings
-Aluminum fin stocks
- Heat protection tubes
- Air ducts
- Exhaust pipes
- Thermal insulation hoses
- Energy absorption elements
- Tubes for hot and cold air distribution
-Heat protection mats and sleeves
-Energy absorption elements
|2005||The Company was created in 2005 as a spin-off from aluminum producer Alcan Inc.|
|May 2007||The Company was acquired by Hindalco Industries Limited, another veteran of the aluminum business.|
|May 2013||Signed a cooperation agreement with ThyssenKrupp Tailored Blanks for the development of tailored aluminum blanks.|
|May 2013||The company Europe has qualified its rolling and finishing facility in Gottingen, Germany to produce automotive aluminum sheet.|
|Jul. 2013||Announced the opening of its expanded aluminum rolling operations in Pindamonhangaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil.|
|Oct. 2013||Completed two-year, USD 400 million expansion program in South Korea.|
|Oct. 2013||Commissioned USD 200 million expansion of its rolling operations in Oswego, New York, U.S.|
|Dec. 2013||Announced investment of an additional USD 205 million to further expand global manufacturing operations serving the automotive market in U.S. and Germany.|
|Apr. 2014||Groundbreaking ceremony of a new aluminum automotive heat treatment line in Nachterstedt, Germany.|
|Apr. 2014||Signed agreement with Changzhou National Hi-Tech District to build China's first aluminum automotive sheet manufacturing facility with an annual capacity of 120,000 metric tons.|
|Jan. 2018||Announced investment of USD 305 million to locate a new processing plant in Guthrie, Kentucky to produce automotive-grade aluminum sheet.|
|Feb. 2018||Signed binding agreement to acquire operating facilities and manufacturing assets at its Sierre plant that have historically been leased. The EUR 200 million acquisition from Constellium is expected to close in the first quarter of fiscal 2019.|