Hydro

Join month: January 2015 

Website: https://www.hydro.com

Member class: Production & Transformation


Hydro is a global aluminium company with production, sales and trading activities throughout the value chain, from bauxite, alumina and energy generation to the production of primary aluminium and rolled products as well as recycling.

Based in Norway, the company has 13,000 employees involved in activities in more than 50 countries on all continents. Rooted in more than a century of experience in renewable energy production, technology development and progressive partnerships, Hydro is committed to strengthening the viability of the customers and communities we serve.

 


 

We want to ensure that through a clear set of rules, the aluminum industry and its customer industries are recognized as responsible, sustainable actors, so that we continue can make our contribution to the world of tomorrow. Uniform standards provide insight. They create understanding and reliability and make it easier for all actors, whether legislators, observers or users to properly classify aluminum and its good use. Therefore, we are working closely with the ASI together with important, long-standing customers to define and implement the commitment to sustainable aluminium.

– Hans-Jürgen Schmidt – Head, Product Ecology for Rolled Products at Hydro

Taken from Aluminium Praxis Magazine, translated from German.

Certifications

Performance Standard V2 (2017) Certification scope:
  • The audit scope included all production lines: Extrusion, anodizing, powder coating and thermal break at the Hydro facility in Hoogezand, Netherlands.
Audit scope supply chain activities:
  • Semi-fabrication
 
Performance Standard V2 (2017) Certification scope:
  • Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products consisting of facilities from Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH in Grevenbroich (Germany), Hamburg (Germany) and Rheinwerk/Neuss (Germany), Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products AS site in Holmestrand (Norway) and Karmøy (Norway), and the Hydro corporate office (Norway).
Audit scope supply chain activities:
  • Aluminium smelting
  • Casthouses
  • Semi-fabrication
  • Aluminium Re-melting/Refining

Performance Standard V2 (2017) Certification scope:
  • Hydro Extruded Solutions for activities including ingot casting, rolling of aluminium coils and strips, extrusion, fabrication and surface finishing of aluminium profiles, and manufacture of aluminium tubes. The Certification Scope covers the Hydro sites: Albi (France), Atessa (Italy), Avintes (Portugal), Bedwas (United Kingdom), Bellenberg (Germany), Birtley (United Kingdom), Chateauroux (France), Cheltenham (United Kingdom), Chrzanów (Poland), Drunen including Pole Products (Netherlands), Feltre (Italy), Finspång (Sweden), Ghlin (Belgium), Gloucester (United Kingdom), Harderwijk (Netherlands), Hoogezand (Netherlands), Itu (Brazil), La Roca (Spain), La Selva (Spain), Landen (Belgium), Lichtervelde (Belgium), Łódź (Poland), Lucé (Extrusion) (France), Magnor (Norway), Miranda (Spain), Navarra (Spain), Nenzing (Austria), Offenburg (Germany), Ornago (Italy), Pilar (Argentina), Puget-sur-Argens (France), Rackwitz (Germany), Raeren (Belgium), Sjunnen (Sweden), Székesfehérvár (Hungary), Suzhou (China), Tibshelf (United Kingdom), Tønder Extrusion (Denmark), Tønder Precision Tubing (Denmark), Toulouse (France), Trzcianka (Poland), Tubarão (Brazil), Uphusen (Germany), Utinga (Brazil) Vetlanda (Sweden), Žiar nad Hronom (Slovakia) and the Extruded Solutions corporate office (Norway) and Brazil Division corporate office, Itu (Corporate) (Brazil).
Audit scope supply chain activities:
  • Aluminium Re-melting/Refining
  • Casthouses
  • Semi-fabrication
  • Material Conversion (Production and Transformation)

Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard V1 (2017) Certification scope:
  • Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products Chain of Custody certification includes sites Grevenbroich, Hamburg, and Neuss (Germany), the joint venture site Alunorf (Germany) and outsourcing contractors that handle CoC Material.
Audit scope supply chain activities:
  • Aluminium Smelting
  • Aluminium Re-melting / Refining
  • Casthouses
  • Post-casthouse

Performance Standard V2 (2017) Certification scope:
  • Hydro Aluminium Metal including the smelting, re- melting/refining and casthouse activities at the production sites Årdal (Norway), Azuqueca (Spain), Clervaux (Luxembourg), Commerce (USA), Deeside (UK), Henderson (USA), Lucé (France), Rackwitz (Germany), Husnes (Norway), Høyanger (Norway), Karmøy (Norway), Slovalco (Slovakia) and Sunndal (Norway) and Hydro Aluminium Metal Business Area Corporate Office (Norway). Production of extrusion ingot, slabs and primary foundry alloys.
Audit scope supply chain activities:
  • Aluminium Smelting
  • Aluminium Re-melting/Refining
  • Casthouses

Performance Standard V2 (2017) Certification scope:
  • Hydro Bauxite & Alumina including the Paragominas Bauxite Mine (Brazil), the Alunorte Alumina Refinery (Brazil), the Bauxite & Alumina Commercial Office (Switzerland) and the Corporate Office (Norway).
Audit scope supply chain activities:
  • Bauxite mining
  • Alumina refining

Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard V1 (2017) Certification scope:
  • Hydro Bauxite & Alumina including the Paragominas Bauxite Mine (Brazil), Alunorte Alumina Refinery (Brazil), Bauxite & Alumina Commercial Office (Switzerland) and the Hydro Corporate Office (Norway).
Audit scope supply chain activities:
  • Bauxite mining
  • Alumina refining

Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard V1 (2017) Certification scope:
  • Hydro Aluminium Metal including the smelting, re-smelting/refining and casthouse activities at the production sites Årdal (Norway), Azuqueca (Spain), Clervaux (Luxembourg), Commerce (USA), Deeside (UK), Henderson (USA), Lucé (Casthouse) (France), Rackwitz (Casthouse) (Germany) and Husnes (Norway), Høyanger (Norway), Karmøy (Norway) and Sunndal (Norway) and the functions of the Aluminium Metal Business Area of Hydro Corporate Office (Norway).
Audit scope supply chain activities:
  • Aluminium Smelting
  • Aluminium Re-melting / Refining
  • Casthouses

Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard V1 (2017) Certification scope:
  • Hydro Extruded Solutions for activities including ingot casting, extrusion, fabrication and surface finishing of aluminium profiles, and manufacture of aluminium tubes. The Certification Scope cover the Hydro sites: Avintes (Portugal), Birtley (UK), Bedwas (UK), Cheltenham (UK), Chrzan w (Poland), Feltre (Italy), Finsp ng (Sweden), La Roca (Spain), La Selva (Spain), Ł dź (Poland), Navarra (Spain), Nenzing (Austria), Offenburg (Germany), Ornago (Italy), Rackwitz (extrusion) (Germany), Sjunnen (Sweden), Sz kesfeh rv r (Hungary), Tibshelf (UK), T nder Extrusion (Denmark), T nder Precision Tubing (Denmark), Trzcianka (Poland) and Uphusen (Germany) and Vetlanda (Sweden).

Audit scope supply chain activities:
  • Aluminium Re-melting/Refining
  • Casthouses
  • Post-casthouse

Performance Standard V2 (2017) Certification scope:
  • Production of Primary Aluminium and Aluminium Foundry Alloy at the Albras facility, located in Barcarena, Pará in Brazil.
Audit scope supply chain activities:
  • Aluminium Smelting
  • Casthouses
 
Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard V1 (2017) Certification scope:
  • Production of Primary Aluminium and Aluminium Foundry Alloy at the Albras facility, located in Barcarena, Pará in Brazil.
Audit scope supply chain activities:
  • Aluminium Smelting
  • Casthouses