According to Statisca, the highest peak in Europe in aluminum production was in 2011, when it reached 8.3 million metric tons. There was a decrease in its aluminum production in 2020, where the total volume was 7.5 million tons produced in Europe.
Let’s take a sneak peek at the different aluminium coil manufacturers in Europe.
Alumeco is a global trading company for a wide range of aluminum and metals. It began its business in 1983, with its main headquarters in Odense. The company belongs to the Alumeco Group of companies that specialize in aluminum.
Alumico offers customized and standardized aluminum solutions. They produce 83 categories of non-painted coils with a stucco surface finish.
These aluminum coils are in alloys of EN AW-1050A, EN AW-3003, EN AW-3103, and EN AW-5052. The thickness range consists of 0.5 mm, 0.63 mm, 0.7 mm, 0.75 mm, 0.8 mm, 0.88 mm, 1 mm, 1.5 mm, and 2 mm, with widths from 1000 mm and 1250 mm.
Founded in 2020, Otefal Coating GmbH is a distributor and factory partner for aluminum sheets and coils. Since then, it has emerged as a leader in aluminum in the European market with its product names LuxeCoat liquid and LuxeCoat powder.
This Walzbachtal-based company offers a large selection of anodized, powder-coated, and painted aluminum coils/sheets. These products consist of split lengthways, standard, and crosswise formats with a storage volume of 2,000 metric tons.
Their aluminum anodizing coil has an alloy of EN AW-5005 and temper H44. It has a thickness of 10 to 12 µ. It comes in a natural shade of E6/EV1 with the application of the bandeloxal process.
Hanko is a family business that started in 1978 as an insulation specialist. The company offers customers technical insulation and aluminum solutions. They supply all materials to finish the job to the last details.
Hanko’s aluminum coils come in various variants and dimensions depending on their alloys and temper. Customers can ask for customization for their orders that are all ISO 9001:2015 certified.
Their stock includes 5049 H22, 5052 H34, 3105 H24, 1050A 99.5% HH 3003 (3S) + foil, 3005 H24, 3105 H24 + Foil, 3003 (3S), 5049 H22 Stucco, 5052 H34 + foil, 3005 H24 + foil, 1050A 99,5% HH + foil, and 1050A 99,5% HH Stucco.
ALOXIDE is a brand name for anodized aluminum flat rolled products used for making aluminum sheets, coils, and panels. The company is named Coil S.A. /N.V., with Landen head office and production facilities in Landen, Belgium, and Bernburg, Germany.
It is the largest producer of anodized aluminum coils manufactured in its five production lines in both Germany and Belgium. These factories have a yearly production capacity of 60,000 tonnes.
They work with coils with a gauge from 0.5mm to 3.5mm and a maximum width of 2000mm. They customize aluminum coils for all applications from 1 micron to 25 microns in various textures, colors, and gloss levels.
MIRALU is the most preferred supplier of powder coil coated aluminum, which has a production capacity of over 2,000.000 metric tons. This SME uses powder-based paints in the manufacturing of pre-coated aluminum coils.
The process undergoes continuous fast curing powder paints in their production facility that nestles on a 6,000-square-foot building. MIRALU plans to expand its facilities to meet its customer demands for aluminum coils.
Their products have labels and certifications such as OHSAS 18001, ECCA Premium, ISO 14001, and ISO 9001. The production of this coil-coated aluminum undergoes special coating techniques and tools to produce 100 percent bendable and durable products.
Established in 1945, F. Marques da Silva AS is a leader in the supply and trade of non-ferrous metals. This family business has remained unfazed for over 70 years despite the emergence of new companies in Portugal.
The key to their success in the industry relies on the four core values: high-quality products, great prices, wide product range and dimensions, and quick delivery.
Established in 2006, Martin Metal Product Kft is a merchant wholesaler of metal and minerals in Hungary. Its main headquarters is in Szekesfehervar, with offices in Budapest and Várpalota.
Since its establishment, Martin Metal Product has continued to increase its net sales of non-ferrous semi-finished products. In 2020, its annual sales increased by 3.07 percent and a growth rate of 11.12 percent of its total assets.
MMP offers customers various ISO 9001 certified cold-rolled aluminum strips in coils with a thickness range of 0.15mm to 3.0mm and widths of 25 to 1500mm. These coils come in various tempers and alloys according to their customer specifications.
Founded in 1963, Alro SA is one of the largest aluminum smelter companies in Romania, Eastern, and Central Europe, excluding the Commonwealth of Independent States. It officially began its operation in 1965.
After upgrading its equipment and technology, Alro has a cast aluminum production capacity of 340,000 tonnes and primary aluminum production of 265,000 tonnes.
Their processed aluminum has a yearly production of 90,000 tonnes and expects to increase to 120,000 tonnes in 2022.
Alro produces various aluminum products in multiple dimensions, weights, alloys, and tempers. These products include aluminum alloy coils and sheets and cladded aluminum alloy coils and sheets.
Elval began its business operation in 1973. It is the aluminum rolling division of ElvalHalcor. After more than 40 years in the industry, Elval became one of the world’s leaders in aluminum rolling.
The company has established a global network in 21 countries. Eighty percent of its aluminum production goes to over 60 countries.
It manufactures sustainable and cutting-edge production of wide coils reaching up to 2.5 meters for various applications. Their annual production capacity of aluminum coils is more than 375,000 tons.
Elval’s world-class quality aluminum coils come in alloy series of 1000, 2000, 3000, 4000, 5000, 6000, 7000, and 8000.
Alcotec Aluminum Coil Technology started producing VEOX and precision transformer strips in 2013. They have high-quality VEOX coils and copper and aluminum transformer strips.
Their factory is equipped with high precision longitudinal slitting machines to produce aluminum strips that are low burr or burr-free.
These aluminum coils come in EN AW – 1350/1050 alloys with a thickness of 0.03mm to 3.0mm. The minimum width is 3.0mm and a maximum width of 1250mm.
Alcotec’s aluminum coils are high-temperature resistance with insulation class C. They are mill finish and made of pure aluminum E-Al 99.7 and Al 99.5. The hardness depends on customer requirements.
Have you chosen which among the European companies tops them all? Otefal Coating GmbH is perhaps the best of them all. Their aluminum products undergo a bandeloxal process during the anodizing coil coating. They have different aluminum coil/sheet types, such as powder-coated, anodized, and painted, that go by the brand names of LuxeCoat liquid and LuxeCoat powder.