Hydro Aluminium AS Årdal


Hydro’s primary aluminium plant in Årdal produces metal on two prebake lines

  • Number of employees: 567
  • Production start: 1948
  • Annual production: 204.000 tonnes primary aluminium, 279.000 tonnes casthouse products and 172.000 tonnes anodes
  • Products/specialties: Primary aluminium, casthouse products, anodes, power production and R&D

We’ve been operating the plant since 1986. The site also includes a casthouse, delivering sheet ingot and foundry alloys, and carbon production. In addition, Hydro operates one of the industry’s leading research centers in Årdal