La Coruña Smelter

Located in La Coruña, Spain, the La Coruña plant produces primary aluminium through electrolysis in a variety of alloys and shapes, such as slabs, billets, and rods.  About 450 employees work at the La Coruña plant, which has two lines of electrolysis and foundry furnaces. It also produces electro-metallurgic paste for electric ovens.


Start-up – 1961
Production: billets, slabs, rod
Number of employees: 450 direct plus contractors
Production capacity: 110,000 MT / year
Port facilities – La Coruña harbor
Certifications: ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001:1996
Economic spin-offs for La Coruña: US$ 28 M in salaries in 2006 (direct and contractors) + US$ 1,33 M in local taxes in the year