Primary products

Learn about Aluminum Manufacturing



In Québec, Alcoa Canada Global Primary Products consists of the Baie-Comeau, Bécancour and Deschambault smelters, all of which are ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 17025 certified.


The three Québec smelters of Alcoa Canada Global Primary Products have an annual production capacity of close to one million metric tons of rolling ingot, mainly for the manufacturing of sheet for packaging applications and automotive body parts; T-ingot for foundries that manufacture cast parts, mainly for the automotive industry; billet for extrusions used in the transportation and construction industries; and aluminum rod for electricity transportation.


In addition to the aluminum production of Alcoa Canada Global Primary Products, Alcoa Canada operates processing plants serving industries such as automotive, aerospace, and construction.