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MANAGEMENT

We are aware of our corporate responsibility. As the board of management, we set a clear path. Our course leads to solid growth and continuous further development. Secure jobs, respectful dealings with one another and long-standing partnerships with our customers form the basis of our corporate principles.

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OUTLOOK2025

What goals are we pursuing?

“The HAI Group has set itself ambitious goals up until 2025. With a clear focus on our defined customer segments and on growth markets, we will continue to increase our turnover while maintaining at least the same level of profitability. In line with our Group strategy, we are planning to grow in particular by offering greater added value to our customers. We are following the chosen path together with our employees and will continue to invest in existing sites and in the technological expansion of our plants.”

CEO Rob van Gils

Chronicle

HAI has a very special history of success. It combines the dynamics and innovative spirit of a young enterprise with the experience of a traditional company – that makes HAI a global player with strong roots in the region.

1939

The Ranshofen site has always been closely linked to aluminium. Aluminium has been produced here since 1939.

1952

An innovative extrusion plant goes into production.

2007

Hammerer Aluminium Industries (or HAI for short) is born: The independent family-owned company takes over the EXTRUSION and CASTING divisions. HAI starts on its expansion course. Modern office premises are built in Ranshofen as the new headquarters: A clear symbol of a young and modern company which points the way in terms of elegance and technology.

2009

A new casthouse goes into production in Romania (HAI Santana S.R.L.) – capacity around 80,000 t/year.

2011

The next important step is taken: A new production shop (PROCESSING II) is built at the Ranshofen site. The new production shop in Ranshofen goes into operation.

2013

RIFTEC GmbH is incorporated into the HAI Group. With this step, HAI expands its in-house technological competence: The Geesthacht-based German company is a pioneer in the field of friction stir welding.

2014

A further important technology transfer is completed with the signing of the 50/50 joint venture with LEAN EXTRUSIONS – polished aluminium profiles under 40 g/m are now possible. The Romanian site is further expanded and the range of cast alloys is extended – capacity approx. 100,000 t/year.
Additional investments are made in the EXTRUSION division: An as-new press (25 MN) is installed and the existing 20 MN press is modernised.

2015

A new extrusion plant in Soest (D) is taken over.

2016

LEAN EXTRUSIONS becomes part of the HAI Group and now operates as a subsidiary of HAI.

Groundbreaking ceremony for new production hall and aluminium extrusion press in Soest.

Facts and figures

Indicators 2016

Turnover

425 Mio.

Employees

~ 1030

Capacity in t

180.000

Casting

Capacity in t

75.000

Extrusion

Expansion of added value, innovation and technology remain the success factors for the HAI Group.

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Location

02.10.2017

Additional orders of over 200 million euros bring Hammerer Aluminium Industries full capacity utilisation until 2020

CEO Rob van Gils: „Our special products are highly sought after in the automotive and rail vehicle industries!“ Good prospects for the 1000-plus employees at the five HAI locations in Austria, Germany and Romania – new specialists wanted Ranshofen, (28/09/2017) – Aluminium specialist Hammerer Aluminium Industries (HAI), based in the Upper Austrian town of Ranshofen, […]
07.07.2017

Ten years of HAI – a reason to celebrate

For precisely ten years now, Hammerer Aluminium Industries (HAI) has been asserting itself as a reliable supplier of complete solutions to the aluminium industry – reason enough for the company from Ranshofen to duly celebrate this anniversary with its employees. Ranshofen, June 2017. „We would like to use the 10th anniversary as an opportunity to […]
23.03.2017

Ten years of HAI – ten years of passion for aluminium

From the recycling process to high-tech aluminium profiles through to finished components: Hammerer Aluminium Industries, aka HAI, is a reliable supplier of complete solutions to the aluminium industry. This year, the company based in Ranshofen is celebrating its tenth birthday. Aluminium has been produced in the Upper Austrian town of Ranshofen since 1939 – ideal […]
02.01.2017

ALUMINIUM 2016 – a review

Lightweight construction is booming and signs are pointing to continued development and growth The ALUMINIUM trade fair is the world’s leading B2B platform for the aluminium industry, providing an overview of the entire aluminium sector with over 1000 exhibitors from more than 50 countries. This is where the „who’s who“ of the industry meet up. […]
02.01.2017

New Investment: 12 € for new production line in Soest

HAI invests in a new production line, thereby continuing on the consistent course of the 3-pillar strategy Investments of € 12 million at the site in Soest and creation of 50 – 60 new jobs CEO Rob van Gils: „We are taking over an existing production line and increasing our group capacity in the extrusion area to […]
01.01.2017

Hammerer Aluminium Industries and Human Benefiz donate 5,000 euros

The Human Benefiz association and Hammerer Aluminium Industries GmbH again demonstrated their strong commitment to helping needy families in the region. “We’ve been supporting social projects for years. At the same time, we choose not to accept gifts from our customers,” said Christoph Aichinger, Sales Manager and Rob C. J. Van Gils, CEO HAI Group, […]
01.10.2016

Groundbreaking ceremony for new 200-metre production hall in Soest

The groundbreaking ceremony in Soest on 19 October marked another important milestone in our Group strategy. We were joined at this event by several leading politicians, business people and journalists. We welcomed many people from the district, the city and the regional office for business development, in addition to our neighbours. The architectural practice and […]