COMPANY

AMAG is a supplier of primary aluminium and semi-finished aluminium products in selected markets. Thanks to our consistent alignment with the requirements of our markets and the strong customer and quality oriented thinking and acting of our employees we are a reliable and preferential partner. Together with our integrated production facilities in Ranshofen (casthouse and rolling mill), we command a high level of experience and metallurgical competence in aluminium. Our raw material basis is secured through the shareholding in the Canadian smelter Alouette and our access to the aluminium scrap market.

KEY FIGURES


2017

Total shipments
(tonnes)
421,700
Revenue
(mEUR)
1,036.2
EBITDA
(mEUR)
164.5
EBIT
(mEUR)
86.8
Employees1) 1,881

1) Average number of employees (full-time equivalents) including temporary help workers and excluding apprentices. The figure includes a 20 % pro rata share of the labour force at the Alouette smelter, in line with the interest AMAG holds.

AMAG rolling

AMAG rolling is a globally active manufacturer of high quality, rolled aluminium products.

The importance of aluminium in all areas of modern, industrial production, transport and other applications is steadily rising. AMAG rolling has established a position as a specialist among the rolling mill companies. Thanks to constant improvements in our already high quality standards, the company is able to provide products meeting the most stringent demands.


The major share of production is exported to AMAG rolling's main markets in Europe and overseas, where the company is represented by sales companies or agents. Such proximity to customers facilitates rapid and flexible response.

Core competences

  • High degree of flexibility in meeting customer demands
  • High quality standards
  • High technical competence in surfaces, heat-treatment und alloy-developments (especially for high strength qualities)
  • Rollcladding for bright-, aircraft- and brazing products
  • Production of more than 100 different alloys from all alloy families (1xxx to 8xxx)
AMAG-Rolling

Production sites

AMAG rolling sales subsidiaries

Representatives of AMAG rolling

Support by sales subsidiary/representative in another country


AMAG casting

AMAG casting is one of Europe's largest aluminum recyclers at a single location. The company produces rolling slabs for the rolling mill as well as ingots and liquid aluminum for the casting industry.

Core competencies

  • State-of-the-art scrap sampling center
  • Modern, environmental friendly melting capacities
  • Ingot casting machines delivering customized qualities (horizontal direct chill (DC) and bi-part ingot caster)
  • Filling stations for liquid transportation
  • Customized high quality recycling foundry alloys (AMAG TopCast® products)
  • Operation of electromagnetic casting lines (EMC)
  • Slab casting know-how for 1xxx, 2xxx, 3xxx, 4xxx, 5xxx, 6xxx, 7xxx an 8xxx alloys

AMAG metal

As the AMAG Group’s metal trading company, AMAG metal manages the metals flows within the group and thereby represents the interface to the raw materials markets.

 

 

Main tasks:

  • Raw material supply (alumina, aluminium) to group companies.
  • Management of AMAG's interest in the aluminium smelter Alouette.
  • Sale of aluminium products (low-profile sows) from Aluminerie Alouette.
  • Risk management geared to minimizing the effects of price fluctuations on the metals (LME) and currency markets.

Aluminium Austria Metall

AMAG holds an investment in the joint venture aluminium electrolysis Aluminerie Alouette Inc., located in Sept Iles (Quebec/Canada).

Aluminium Austria Metall (Québec) Inc., a 100% subsidiary of AMAG holds a
20% interest in Aluminerie Alouette Inc.

Facts and figures

  • Production total: approx. 600,000 to/year
  • AMAG interest 20 %: approx. 120,000 to/year
  • Partners: Rio Tinto Alcan (40%), Norsk Hydro Aluminium (20%), SGF/Marubeni (20%), AMAG (20%).
  • Employees total: approx. 1,000
  • Products:Primary aluminium in the shape of low-profile sows

 

 

Highlights

  • Excellent cost position
  • Low CO2 emissions
  • Favourable geograhic and logistics location
Alouette - Primary Aluminum from AMAG

HISTORY

1939

Construction of an aluminium plant in Ranshofen by Vereinigte Aluminiumwerke AG Berlin (VAW)

1948

Nationalisation of the aluminium plant in Ranshofen

1950

Construction and commissioning of a rolling and extrusion plant

1979

Construction of a secondary casthouse in Ranshofen. Aluminium scrap recycling activities commence.

1989

Construction of the Aluminerie Alouette Inc. smelter in Sept Iles, Quebec, Canada (AMAG holds a 20% interest); production kicks off 1992

1996

AMAG privatisation

2003

Alouette smelter output ramped up from 243,000 t/y to 550,000 t/y (AMAG share 20 %); completed mid-2005

2012

Construction decision for new hot rolling mill - groundbreaking ceremony April 2012

2014

The new AMAG hot rolling mill starts production.

2015

Groundbreaking ceremony for new cold rolling mill in September 2015

2017

Around 700 guests participate in the festive inauguration of new cold rolling mill on 22 June, 2017.

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