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Hydro Doubles Extrusion Sites with ASI Certification

Metal News - Published on Mon, 17 Feb 2020

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With 15 more production sites having achieved certification, Hydro is nearing the goal of having all its aluminium extrusion operations in Europe certified to the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Performance Standard. Hydro now has 31 aluminium extrusion and fabrication facilities certified according to the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s Performance Standard. The newly certified sites are:
Albi, France
Châteauroux, France
Lucé, France
Puget-sur-Argens, France (including remelter)
Chrzanów, Poland
Trzcianka, Poland
Avintes, Portugal (including remelter)
La Roca, Spain
La Selva, Spain
Miranda, Spain
Navarra, Spain (including remelter)
Bedwas, UK
Birtley, UK
Cheltenham, UK
Tibshelf, UK (including remelter)

Extruded Solutions is the largest business area in Hydro, with 22,000 employees in 40 countries. It delivers tailored aluminium components and solutions to all industries, from automotive and mass transportation to building and construction, electronics, offshore and maritime. The business area serves more than 30,000 customers across the world.

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) is a global, multi-stakeholder, non-profit standards setting and certification organization. It works toward responsible production, sourcing and stewardship of aluminium following an entire value chain approach. To this end, ASI launched its Performance Standard and Chain of Custody Standard in December 2017.

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Posted By : Nishith Sharma on Mon, 17 Feb 2020
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