In Australia, Hydro is present with primary aluminium production and metal products operations

The primary metal plant in Kurri Kurri began operations in 1969. Hydro became owner of the plant through its 2002 acquisition of VAW aluminium AG.

Hydro closed the Kurri Kurri plant's remaining primary metal production in September 2012, and stopped producing casthouse products in October 2012.

Hydro is also part-owner of the primary aluminium plant Tomago Aluminium Company Pty Limited.

If you are interested in casthouse products, please contact our sales office in East Maitland.

Our 50% joint venture with Orkla, Sapa, has operations in Australia. Sapa is the world leader in aluminium solutions within extrusions, building systems, and precision tubing. For more information please consult


Revenue figure from Annual Report 2016 based on customer location. We only list number of employees and locations for companies with an ownership higher than 50%.