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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.

2019

Fit for future: in Ranshofen a new high-end production hall of 4000 m² comes into operation

2018

New company building for Riftec GmbH in Geesthacht

2017

HAI is looking back on ten successful years. The anniversary year is being celebrated accordingly with all its employees. The company will not be resting on its laurels, however:
the new aluminium extrusion press in Soest is being put into operation. Around 60 new jobs will be created. Other milestones this year include the formation of WestAluTec GmbH with HAI’s longstanding partner Faulenbach Eloxal GmbH in Sprockhövel, as well as a 4-million-euro investment in expanding the homogenisation plant in Santana.
A budget of 5 million euros has been approved for the new RIFTEC building, due for construction in 2018. HAI is therefore perfectly prepared for the market challenges to be faced in the coming ten years.

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.

2015

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

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.

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.

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.

2009

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

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.

1952

An innovative extrusion plant goes into production.

1939

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

Facts and figures

Indicators 2018

Turnover

510 Mio.

Employees

~ 1200

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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ELFRIEDE DICKER
Management assistance & Marketing, Ranshofen
Tel.: +43 7722 891 2540
E-Mail: elfriede.dicker@hai-aluminium.com

10.09.2019

HAI Group expands capacity with acquisition of Hydro Extrusion plant in Romania

Chisineu-Cris (09.10.2019) – The official signing was held today for aluminium specialist Hammerer Aluminium Industries’ takeover of the Hydro Cris plant in the Romanian town of Chisineu-Cris. With this acquisition, HAI is systematically expanding its capacity and taking another step forward in the strategic development of all three company divisions: construction, industry and transport. Takeover […]
02.07.2019

HAI now a member of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI)

Ranshofen (02.07.2019)  Aluminium expert, Hammerer Aluminium Industries (HAI) from Ranshofen, became an official member of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) in June 2019. The strictest industrial standards with regard to responsible company management and the fulfilment of high environmental and social standards convinced HAI to become a member of the international initiative. ASI performance standard: […]
09.05.2019

Aluminium expert fit for the future

Ranshofen (9/5/2019) – On 9 May 2019, Hammerer Aluminium Industries (HAI) opened a new production hall in Ranshofen. The Upper Austrian aluminium producer is meeting current and future requirements for leading technological expertise Made in Austria with a pioneering infrastructure. Hall 4.0 meets the challenges of e-mobility Covering an area of 4,000 m2, the production hall […]
24.04.2019

Official opening of the new RIFTEC facility in Geesthacht

12 April 2019 was a great day for RIFTEC GmbH in Geesthacht! – The new building at Mercatorstrasse, which is part of the Geesthacht business park, was officially inaugurated. A great opportunity for the HAI family to celebrate! Together with RIFTEC’s managing directors, Alexander von Strombeck and Axel Meyer, HAI CEO Rob van Gils officially […]
08.01.2019

Hammerer Aluminium Industries awarded leading Austrian enterprise certificate

Globally active aluminium specialist Hammerer Aluminium Industries (HAI), based in the Upper Austrian town of Ranshofen, has been recertified as a leading Austrian enterprise: CEO Rob van Gils accepted the award from Leitbetriebe Austria representative Franz Haigl. Leading enterprises (Leitbetriebe) are exemplary companies committed to sustainable corporate success, innovation and social responsibility, which have passed […]
17.12.2018

German Aluminium Industry Association visits HAI

The Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie e.V. visited Hammerer Aluminium Industries in Ranshofen on 06/12/2018, in the course of a conference.   German Aluminium Industry Association visits HAI Ranshofen On 05/12/2018, the 25 members of the Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie e.V. (GDA)gathered in Salzburgfor a conferenceto promote the active exchange of information between aluminium companies. Based in Düsseldorf, the […]
13.11.2018

HAI expands management team

Dr Michael Heussen joined the management board of Hammerer Aluminium Industries on 1 November 2018 Ranshofen (13/11/2018) – Hammerer Aluminium Industries has grown so consistentlyover recent years that it now sees the need to merge the sales organisation in the Extrusion division with all supporting departments in order to meet all current and future requirements. […]
19.10.2018

HAI impresses at ALUMINIUM 2018 in Düsseldorf, Germany

Hammerer Aluminium Industries was among the exhibitors at ALUMINIUM 2018 in Düsseldorf from 9 – 11 October. The world’s largest aluminium trade fair is an important industry meeting and a firm fixture in the trade fair calendar for extrusion and processing experts. At the world’s largest trade fair for the aluminium industry, visitors at the […]
20.06.2018

HAI Extrusion Germany opens new production hall in Soest

On 15 June 2018, HAI Extrusion Germany GmbH marked the opening of its newly constructed production hall at the Soest facility with a plant commissioning ceremony. With an investment amounting to € 14 million, HAI Extrusion Germany is sending a strong message at the Soest site. New extrusion press line a strategic investment A 3300-tonne aluminium extrusion […]
28.03.2018

HAI at ALUMINIUM 2018 in Düsseldorf 12th world trade fair & congress, 9 – 11 October 2018

ALUMINIUM is the world’s leading trade fair and B2B platform for the aluminium industry. It provides an overview of the entire aluminium sector with over 1000 exhibitors from more than 50 countries. This exhibition is THE must-attend event for the aluminium industry. It connects producers, processors, end users and technology suppliers. International innovations Innovations all […]
09.02.2018

Hammerer Aluminium Industries reacts with large investment package at full capacity

CEO Rob van Gils: „We will be investing 30 million euros in expanding and modernising our facilities in 2018.“ In 2017, record order receipts generated an increase in sales to nearly 500 million euros Ranshofen, (8 Feb. 2018) – Aluminium specialist Hammerer Aluminium Industries (HAI) based in Ranshofen, Upper Austria, will be implementing an investment […]
06.11.2017

WestAluTec – HAI establishes new joint venture

The HAI Group is growing continuously – and thereby strengthening its product portfolio HAI has established a joint venture with German family business Faulenbach Eloxal from Sprockhövel. This company is a specialist in electrolytically oxidised aluminium (Eloxal), with many years of experience in various product segments with customers in Germany and abroad. The newly founded […]
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 […]