Hydro completes WMR acquisition

Following approval from the German Federal Cartel Office, Hydro has completed the previously announced acquisition of WMR Recycling GmbH.

April 1, 2015

With effect from April 1, WMR is a fully-owned subsidiary of Hydro, legally named Hydro Aluminium Recycling Deutschland GmbH.

Utilizing x-ray transmission and several other sorting technology elements, the plant is set up to sort 36,000 tonnes of aluminium scrap per year. The plant, which is located in Dormagen, Germany, will supply Hydro's recycling plants in Europe with shredded and sorted post-consumed aluminium scrap.


Updated: October 11, 2016