Alro has been selected as provider of aluminium products by Airbus

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 08:46

Slatina, 12 August 2016 – Alro SA (BSE: ALR, “The Company” or “Alro”),the largest aluminium producer in Europe (except for Russia and Scandinavia), today announces it has been selected as a provider for aluminium by Airbus, the leading aircraft manufacturer. The agreement is for a multi year period, starting 2017. Under the terms of the Contract, Alro will supply Aluminium Flat Rolled Productsfor aircraft manufacturing.

“We are looking forward to starting this partnership with Airbus and supplying best quality aluminium plates for the aerospace industry”, said Gheorghe Dobra, Alro CEO. “This opportunity is yet another confirmation that the significant investments we made in upgrading our production facilities and extending our portfolio were successful. We are committed to offering our customers the best products available on the market and to meeting all their requirements and specifications in terms of quality, portfolio and terms of supply”.

Alro holds the NADCAP (National Aerospace and Defence Contractor Accreditation Programme) performance certification for conformity with aerospace industry requirements. The certificate was awarded by the NADCAP Management Council, in accordance with SAE Aerospace Standard AS 7003, following the testing of aluminium alloys produced at Slatina for heat treatment, conductivity measurement, tensile testing, hardness and metallography.

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Alro is subsidiary of Vimetco N.V., a global, vertically-integrated primary and processed aluminium producer. Alro is the largest aluminium producer in Continental Europe (except for Russia and Scandinavia) with an installed production capacity of 265,000 tonnes per year.

The main markets for the aluminium manufactured by Alro are within the European Union (Germany, Hungary, Poland, Greece and Romania). Alro also exports to the United States of America and Asia. Alro is ISO 9001 certified for quality management and has NADCAP and EN 9100 certificates for aerospace production organizations, as well as ISO TS 16949 for auto industry production and Alro’s products adhere to the quality standards for primary aluminium on the London Metal Exchange (LME), as well as to the international standards for flat rolled products.

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