ASI Welcomes ALRO as Production & Transformation Member
Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced that ALRO has joined as a new Production & Transformation member, bringing the total number of ASI Members to 143. ALRO is one of the largest vertically integrated aluminium producers in Europe by production capacity and is structured in two divisions:
Primary Aluminium with Anode plant, Aluminium Smelter, Casthouse, Aluminium Eco Recycling Facility, repairs and spare parts production units, road and rail transportation and other additional sections. After investing in upgrading its equipment and in new technology, ALRO reached a production capacity of 265,000 tonnes of primary aluminium and 340,000 tonnes of cast aluminium. At the same time, all necessary anodes for the electrolysis of alumina are produced; internally
Processed Aluminium has a processing capacity of 90,000 tonnes of processed aluminium products, depending on the production mix. Currently, a capacity increasing program is being run with a view to reach a capacity up to 120,000 tonnes by 2024.
The aluminium production and processing facilities of the Group are located in Slatina in Romania and currently comprise a smelter, including an anode plant, a casthouse, an aluminium scrap remelting facility, hot and cold rolling mills and an extrusion shop. The Company also owns Alum SA, an alumina refinery based in Tulcea