Hydro Precision Tubing Suzhou is Hydro’s first aluminium extrusion plant in China to be certified according to the ASI Performance Standard. Hydro’s latest ASI-certified site is located in Suzhou Industrial Park, near Shanghai, and employs around 350 people. The plant has enjoyed several expansion projects since opening in 2004 and just broke ground on a new NOK 390 million investment. The new extrusion press will serve China’s automotive and electric vehicle market, and create about 75 new jobs when it starts operation in mid-2023.The Suzhou plant manufactures extruded aluminium tubes and profiles for local and global customers in the automotive, HVACR, marine and industrial industries. Its products are used in HVAC systems and other heating/cooling solutions, which includes drawn precision tube, inner-grooved tube, multi-port extrusions and extruded profiles.