Hindalco becomes ASI member
Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced that Hindalco Industries Ltd has joined as a new Production and Transformation member.
Hindalco Hirakud-FRP Plant is located in Sambalpur district, Odisha, about 325km from Bhubaneswar, has one of the most sophisticated rolling mills in the country.
Spread over 50 acres of land, this plant was conceived on the joint evaluation of the Hindalco and Novelis teams in April 2009.
The project got management approval in September 2009. Hot commissioning of the plant began in October 2012, and commercial production began in April 2013. Hirakud FRP is a low-cost world-class rolling mill complex with a rated capacity of 135 KT per annum.
Currently, Hirakud FRP produces about 22% of the total rolled products of Hindalco.
It specialises in tight tolerance products like Beverage Can Body Stock (CBS), foil stock (for making foil), closure stock (for bottle caps), fan blade stock, electronic panel stock (for making panel body), and other sheet and coils required by the electrical, air conditioning, consumer durables and household sectors.
Sudarsan Dutta, Head Quality, Hirakud FRP Plant, said: “Hindalco Industries ltd., Hirakud FRP, an Aditya Birla Group Company and a world class Flat Rolled Product manufacturing Facility on its way to achieve excellence in processes and sustainable products to create value to its stake holders.”