According to the company's webpage the Wrexham Industrial Estate plant is an aluminium remelting facility with an "annual production capacity of 60,000 metric tons of extrusion ingot
The audit however, did identify minor nonconformities, two in the potlines, two in extrusion ingot
production, one in raw materials and one in purchasing.
Norsk Hydro purchased the plant, which produces some 75,000 metric tonnes of extrusion ingot
, catering mainly to Taiwanese clients, in March 2008.
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"Concentration on the production of two product lines for primary foundry alloys and extrusion ingot
will also bring about significant productivity gains.
The project's first extrusion ingot
line has been in operation from the beginning of January 2010, and the remaining production lines will be completed and handed over to Qatalum operations in the coming months.
The new contract expands a previous contract between the parties under which Talum already supplies Hydro Aluminium with 50,000 tonnes of extrusion ingot
It will have the capacity to produce value-added products such as extrusion ingot
and primary foundry alloy.