Video: The brains behind Hydro’s state-of the-art automotive line

On May 4, Hydro’s new EUR 130 million automotive line in Grevenbroich, Germany will be unveiled. Christoph Budde, plant manager at the plant in Grevenbroich talks about the facility that will help lightweight millions of new cars.

April 19, 2017


Hard facts about Hydro new automotive line

On May 4, Hydro is opening a new, state-of-the-art production line in Grevenbroich, Germany, for aluminium parts to the automotive industry that will help lightweight millions of new cars every year
  • Annual capacity: 150,000 tonnes
  • Investment cost: EUR 130 million
  • Customer examples: Mercedes-Benz, Audi, BMW, Peugeot, Citroën
  • Facility: 190 meters long, run by 55 operators on five shifts
  • Efficiency: Facility consumes 36 % less energy than similar production lines

Updated: April 19, 2017