Alro Vimetco

  • Established on 1st of March 1961, ALRO is a public company with shares traded at the Bucharest Stock Market and it is also registered to the London Metal Exchange.

    The first batch of aluminium was smelted on 30th of June 1965. And wiht a capacity of 262,000 metric tons of primary aluminium per year, as of 2006, Alro is the largest aluminium smelter in Central and Eastern Europe (excluding Russia).

    Alro's production processes and products have been certified in accordance with international standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 18001 (OHSAS 18001). In January 2006 Alro obtained the integrated environment authorization.

    For the past 40 years Alro has been making an important contribution to supporting Romania's economic development and external trade, providing jobs for about 3,600 people and supporting more than 20,000 family members and workers in ancillary sectors.

    Alro products are known in more than 25 countries.

    Alro strategy for the next 10 years stipulate the following objectives:

    • Transforming Alro into a solid vertically integrated company capable of producing more than one million tons of alumina per year, 450,000 tons of primary aluminium, and up to 120,000 tons of flat aluminium products;
    • Developing partnership with international companies in bauxite mining and delivery to secure sustainable bauxite supplies for alumina production purposes;
    • Setting up a sustainable, electric-power supply base for alumina and aluminium production by entering into competitively priced, long-term electric power supply arrangements with hydro and nuclear plants, as well as by creating its own generating capacity;
    • Enhancing the Company's competitivness on the global market;
    • Increasing the Company value and making it more attractive for portofolio investors.

    ALRO produces and sell:

    • Billets of primary homogenized aluminium alloys
    • Primary aluminium wire rod
    • Primary aluminium and primary aluminium alloy slabs
    • Primary aluminium alloy ingots
    • Aluminium semi-products: plates, sheets, coils.

    ALRO S.A.
    116 Pitesti Street
    230048 - Slatina, Olt
    TEL: +40 21 408 35 00
    FAX: +40 21 408 35 82