Hydro continues investing for the automotive industry with EUR 29 million investments in an extrusion press at its plant in Tønder in Denmark. The 12 inch press will serve the European automotive and electric vehicle market. The new 12-inch, 6000-tonne extrusion press will mainly serve automotive customers, adding production capacity and the capability to produce extrusions with larger cross-sections. The new press in Tønder will be used to extrude components for electrical vehicles and hybrids. At the adjacent fabrication center, the profiles from the 12-inch press will be fabricated to advanced components that meet the strict requirements from automotive customers.Hydro Extrusions serves the automotive industry from a network of specialized plants in Europe. The new press in Tønder will share the same setup as the existing 12-inch automotive press at the sister plant in Székesfehérvár in Hungary.The Tønder plant sources low-carbon and recycled aluminium from Hydro and has direct access to Hydro RESTORE recycled aluminium produced at the Sjunnen recycling operation in Sweden. The entire production process in Tønder, including extrusion and fabrication, is based on renewable hydro power from Sweden, and the new press will use the newest technology on the market, which means that its energy consumption will be low.