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Hindalco Industries Ltd: A legacy of excellence

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Hindalco Industries Limited, the Aditya Birla Group’s flagship metals company, is a beacon of technological innovation and excellence in aluminium extrusion. With a legacy dating back to the 1950s, Hindalco Extrusions has been at the forefront of the industry, delivering high-quality products and services that have set new benchmarks in the market.

With a long-standing presence, it has established itself as a prominent brand across a wide spectrum of industries, including architectural, electrical, industrial, transport, defence, and consumer durables. Our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with the latest technical infrastructure, setting new benchmarks in the industry. Here’s an introduction to our latest additions:

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SILVASSA Plant: A technological powerhouse

We are proud to introduce our latest addition, the Silvassa plant. This state-of-the-art facility is equipped with cutting-edge technology and machinery, enabling us to produce a wide range of extrusions. Key features:

  • The plant is strategically located at Silvassa, near Mumbai port in the West of India
  • The plant has three press-lines in 7, 8, 10-inch diameter and a total extrusion capacity of 34,000 tonnes
  • It houses India’s first vertical powder coating line and an Anodizing line.
  • The fully automated plant ensures efficient production and high-quality output.
  • Hindalco has a technology partnership with Phoenix Middle East for die manufacturing at its Centralised Die Shop.

KUPPAM Plant: An edge to global competitiveness

Our recent acquisition of the state-of-the-art aluminium extrusion plant in South India has further strengthened our position in the global market. This acquisition brings an integrated facility located at Kuppam, Andhra Pradesh, into the Hindalco fold. The Kuppam plant has an extrusion capacity of 15,000 tonnes and is integrated with advanced value-addition capabilities for surface finishing and fabrication. Key features:

  • Surface Treatment: Powder Coating & PVDF painting, Acid Etching, Caustic Anodizing – Silver/ BZ/ Black, Brush Finish, Bright Nickel & Silver Dip
  • Fabrication: 4 axis & 5axis VMCs, Profile machine centres, Press brakes and CNC bending, Mig Welding lines & one TIG Welding Line, Robotic Welding, Thermal Break & CMM

Billet Cast House: Commitment to quality

The company employs the state-of-the-art Wagstaff casting process, which incorporates AirSlip technology. Hindalco’s 4 casthouses are capable of producing billets in a variety of sizes, ranging from 5 inches to 13.5 inches, catering to diverse industry needs from 1xxx to 7xxx alloy. The total production capacity is 137,000 tonnes. The company’s casthouses are compliant with AS9100, ISO140001, and OHSAS 18001 certifications.

Hindalco Innovation Centre: Strengthening R&D & enhancing customer experience

Hindalco has established state-of-the-art facilities and partnerships to drive new product development and technology solutions. Key areas include strengthening R&D for downstream products, embracing digitalisation, and improving product quality and performance.

Significant achievements include filing patents, publishing tech memos, developing new products, and dedicating resources to environmental benefits. The lab is equipped with all the latest equipment, such as a 3D printer, optical microscope, digital microscope, and micro-hardness tester.

Sustainability and circular economy

Hindalco is ranked as a top player in Sustainability as per the global Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Hindalco is committed to manufacture products that make the world Greener, Stronger and Smarter.

Hindalco Industries Ltd is Asia’s one of the largest primary aluminium manufacturers. Our extrusions are produced from high-quality billets made from in-house metal. We offer a wide range of alloys, including hard alloys and special alloys for the defence and space sectors. Our capabilities extend beyond manufacturing, as we provide end-to-end solutions, from design and engineering to fabrication and finishing.

Standing tall at a total extrusion capacity of 119,000 tonnes, HINDALCO is committed to contribute to the growing demand for high-quality, value-added extrusion products.

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