ALRO continues to support the efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic by contributing with another RON 300,000 to Slatina County Emergency Hospital, Dr. Victor Babeș Hospital and Prof. Dr. Matei Balș Foundation

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 08:45

·  ALRO continues to support the medical staff’s efforts to combat COVID-19 effects by making three donations of RON 100,000 each to Slatina County Emergency Hospital, Dr. Victor Babeș Hospital and Prof. Dr. Matei Balș Foundation

·  These sponsorships will be used to ensure the uninterrupted daily activity of the medical staff through purchases of medical devices and supplies, as well as to acquire specific fire prevention equipment meant to be used in emergencies

· ALRO Group has supported the local and national communities and institutions since the early stages of the sanitary crisis and has donated over RON 1,000,000 to organizations involved in preventing and combating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic

· The Group operates at normal parameters, in safe conditions and has a fully functional distribution chain due to the complex procedures implemented since the onset of the sanitary crisis

Slatina, 16 February 2021– ALRO S.A. (BVB: ALR, “the Company” or “ALRO”), one of the largest vertically integrated aluminium producers in Europe, measured by production capacity, continues to support the efforts to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic at a local and national level through three donations of RON 100,000 each, directed to Dr. Victor Babeș Hospital, Prof. Dr. Matei Balș Foundation and Slatina County Emergency Hospital.

The donations will be used to ensure the ongoing daily activities of the medical staff by repairing and installing oxygen stations, purchasing medical devices and other supplies, as well as to improve the medical act safety and security by increasing fire prevention measures and acquisition of specific equipment required for emergencies.

“Both in business and social responsibility activities, ALRO has assumed long-term sustainable goals and these donations, along with the ones made since the onset of COVID-19 pandemic, represent another tangible step in actively supporting the communities in which we activate and not only”, saidGheorghe DOBRA, CEO of ALRO. “The support offered to the medical system at this moment is a necessary action to control and overcome this critical, unprecedented situation that is affecting all of us”,added Gheorghe DOBRA.

ALRO Group has supported the efforts of communities and institutions involved in preventing and mitigating the effects of the pandemic through donations of over RON 1,000,000, including the current donations, consisting of money, medical and protective equipment. Also, the Company’ management has implemented complex protocols and procedures to maintain business continuity and to operate in safe conditions, at normal parameters, with a fully functional distribution chain.

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Notes to the Editors:

ALRO Group

The companies part of ALRO Group are: ALRO S.A. – manufacturer of aluminium, Alum S.A. – producer of alumina, Sierra Mineral Holdings I, Ltd. – bauxite mining, Vimetco Extrusion S.R.L. – extrusion business line, Conef S.A. – holding and management company, Global Aluminium Ltd. – holding company and Bauxite Marketing Ltd - marketing. Having this structure, the Group created an integrated production chain assuring the raw materials for ALRO.


ALRO is a subsidiary of Vimetco N.V., (the Netherlands), a global, vertically-integrated primary and processed aluminium producer. ALRO is one of the largest vertically integrated aluminium producers, by capacity, in Europe, having an installed production capacity of 265,000 tonnes per annum of electrolytic aluminium, 35,000 tonnes per annum of recycled aluminium and 325,000 tonnes per annum primary cast aluminium.

The main market for ALRO products is represented by the European Union; the Company exports its products to the USA and Asia, as well. ALRO is ISO 9001 certified for quality management and has NADCAP and EN 9100 certificates for aerospace production organizations, ALRO’s products adhere to the quality standards for primary aluminium on the LME, as well as international standards for flat rolled products.

Starting from 18 March 2019, the Index Committee of the Bucharest Stock Exchange approved the inclusion of ALRO (code ALR) in BET, the main index of the market, and in BET-TR, the total return version of BET. ALRO’s shares have been listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange since October 1997 and ALRO represents the first company in the aluminium industry present in these two indices.

Since 16 November 2020, ALRO is a member of ASI (Aluminium Stewardship Initiative), an international association that contributes to enhancing sustainability in the global aluminium sector.

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