HAI - News - Additional orders of over 200 million euros bring Hammerer Aluminium Industries full capacity utilisation until 2020
02.10.2017

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

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Ranshofen, (28/09/2017) – Aluminium specialist Hammerer Aluminium Industries (HAI), based in the Upper Austrian town of Ranshofen, has secured full capacity utilisation for several years to come with major new orders from the automotive and rail vehicle industries. „New orders received – amounting to more than 200 million euros – in addition to our ongoing business mean that our production halls will be working to capacity until 2020,“ reports Rob van Gils, CEO of HAI.

„Despite the adverse conditions faced after the financial crisis along with difficulties in the solar industry, we’ve done our homework well in recent years. The acquisition of plants in Germany, our focus on the highest product quality, and the expansion of production capacity are now paying dividends,“ explains Rob van Gils.

HAI has risen to become a successful partner throughout Europe in the field of lightweight aluminium construction

„With more than 1000 employees, we have risen to become a reliable and successful partner throughout Europe in the field of lightweight aluminium construction. The positive order situation means that we need even more skilled staff. As a family-owned business, we can consistently pursue our development strategy of healthy and resolute growth over the long term. This is an outstanding prospect for new employees! We always welcome good people!“ says Rob van Gils, addressing the opportunities in personnel development.

Automotive heading at high speed towards electromobility

The transition in the automotive industry away from combustion engines and towards electromobility is taking place at high speed.  „With our lightweight solutions, we are a professional and attractive partner for the transition in the automotive industry. HAI produces for all the leading automotive brands in Europe. Together with our customers, we are acting swiftly, professionally and above all innovatively to continuously further develop and expand the product range,“ says Rob van Gils, explaining the company’s recipe for success.

Hammerer Aluminium Industries employs 1,100 people. Founded in 2007 with its headquarters in the Upper Austrian town of Ranshofen, the company is family-owned, so it can act completely independently of external investors. In its three production divisions of Casting, Extrusion and Processing, HAI registered sales of around 425 million euros in 2016.