Hindalco was started in 1958 and its first aluminium facility was commissioned in Renukoot in Uttar Pradesh, India in 1962. Today, Hindalco Industries Ltd, the metals flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group is an industry leader in aluminium and copper. It is also the world's largest aluminium rolling company and one of the biggest producers of primary aluminium in Asia.
Hindalco Industries Ltd has been a leading integrated producer of aluminium, and is among the industry’s top companies across Asia. The aluminium operation extends from mining of bauxite to the production of primary aluminium and value-added downstream products such as flat rolled products (FRP), extrusions and also customised consumer products such as foils.
With regards to copper, Hindalco has one of the world's largest single-location custom smelters along with a power plant and nearby jetty at its Dahej facility in Gujarat, India. It has extended its presence in copper production across national borders by acquiring the Nifty and the Mt Gordon mines in Australia.
The company is well known for its superior quality and technological expertise and its products are used in several industries, ranging from automobiles to packaging and pharmaceuticals. Hindalco’s products and applications cater to numerous markets and provide for all industrial and commercial requirements, such as automotive and transport, buildings and construction, defence, paints, agrochemicals, railways, consumer durables, etc.
Hindalco: An Industry Leader in Aluminium and Copper
|2011||Bags the prestigious CII – EXIM Bank Business Excellence Award for its ‘strong commitment to excel on the journey towards business excellence’|
|2010||Receives the Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility and the Best Exporter Award by the Container Corporation of India|
|2007||Successfully acquires Novellis and Alcan’s 45 per cent equity stake in the Utklal Alumina Project|
|2005||Signs Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with the state governments of Odisha and Jharkhand for setting up greenfield alumina refining, smelting and power plants|
|2003||Acquires Nifty and Mount Gordon copper mines|
Updated: July, 2014