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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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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


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.


In January 2020, Hammerer Aluminium Industries is taking over the Hydro plant in the Romanian town of Chisineu-Cris. With two extrusion presses, the new HAI facility offers production capacity of around 22,000 tonnes per annum. Thanks to this acquisition, the companys workforce has grown to approx. 1400 employees at seven locations. With a total of 10 extrusion presses, HAI now has an extrusion press capacity of 100,000 tonnes per annum and an annual foundry capacity of 200,000 tonnes.

In order tofurther pursue the strategic development of the HAI Group a majority stake in the stretch-bending and contract processing specialist ASP was carried out in June. The two companies have already been working closely together for years.


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


New company building for Riftec GmbH in Geesthacht


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


An innovative extrusion plant goes into production.


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

Facts and figures

Indicators 2019


501 Mio.


~ 1600

Capacity in t



Capacity in t



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

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