Alro S.A., the largest aluminium producer in continental Europe (with the exception of Russia and the Scandinavian Peninsula) has been selected as an aluminium supplier by Airbus, the largest manufacturer of airplanes. The agreement has been concluded for a period of several years and begins in 2017. According to the terms of the contract, Alro will supply aluminium flat laminated products for the manufacturing of airplanes.
“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 a NADCAP (National Aerospace and Defence Contractor Accreditation Program) certification for its compliance with the aerospace industry requirements. The certificate has been granted by the NADCAP Board of Trustees, in accordance with the SAE Aerospace Standard, AS 7003, following the testing of Slatina-manufactured aluminium alloys for thermal treatment, conductivity, traction, hardness and metallography.
Alro is a subsidiary of Vimetco N.V., a global producer of a vertically-integrated primary and processed aluminium.
Alro is the largest aluminium producer of continental Europe (with the exception of Russia and Scandinavian
Peninsula), with an installed production capacity of 265,000 tonnes per year. The main markets for the Alro products are the European
Union (Germany, Hungary, Poland, Greece and Romania). The company also exports to the US and Asia. Alro holds certifications for ISO 9001 quality management compliance, NADCAP and EN 9100 for all its aerospace industry production facilities, and the ISO TS 16949 certification for the automotive industry, and its products comply with both the primary aluminium quality standards of the London Metals Exchange and the international standards for flat laminated products.