ALRO is part of the international industrial and investment group Vimetco NV, which operates in the aluminium industry.
Alro’s primary aluminium facilities are located in Slatina and currently comprise a smelter and processing facilities, including a cast house, hot and cold rolling mills. The company also owns two other companies: manufacturer of aluminum profiles, Vimetco Extrusion Slatina, and alumina plant Alum SA Tulcea.
Main products: aluminum and aluminum alloy billets & wire rod; sheets, strips and coils of aluminum and aluminum alloys. It is the largest electricity industrial consumer from Romania.
Examples of energy efficiency
In the past years, Alro succeeded to reduce the electricity consumption per tonne of aluminium by over 75%, for flat rolled products, while the natural gas consumption decreased by more than 90%, during this period. The direct electricity consumption for the entire production process of the smelter was 10% lower in 2014, compared to 2003, while the total natural gas consumption was 30% lower.