Hydro is a fully integrated aluminum company with 35,000 employees in 40 countries on all continents, combining local expertise, worldwide reach and unmatched capabilities in R&D. In addition to production of primary aluminum, rolled and extruded products and recycling, Hydro also extracts bauxite, refines alumina and generates energy to be the only 360° company of the global aluminum industry. Hydro is present within all market segments for aluminum, with sales and trading activities throughout the value chain serving more than 30,000 customers. Based in Norway and rooted in more than a century of experience in renewable energy, technology and innovation, Hydro is committed to strengthening the viability of its customers and communities, shaping a sustainable future through innovative aluminum solutions.
Hydro recognizes that the automotive industry is the fastest-growing market segment for aluminum suppliers. Driving the growth is aluminum's ability to reduce weight, which helps decrease fuel consumption and improves all-around performance in the vehicle. Its corrosion resistance and weldability also make aluminum attractive in automotive segments such as e-mobility, chassis and structural, crash management and powertrain.
Aluminum flies in aviation, it rocks softly on waves, it rolls along roads and railroads, enabling affordable mobility at less weight than with common materials. Hydro is on the of the leading suppliers of aluminum components to the transportation business all around the world.