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Hindalco Industries 

“Market Cap $4.78 B As of May 2014

At a Glance

  • Industry: Aluminum
  • Founded: 1958
  • Country: India
  • CEO: Debu Bhattacharya
  • Website: www.hindalco.com
  • Employees: 20,000
  • Sales: $14.65 B
  • Headquarters: Mumbai

Forbes Lists

#957 Global 2000

  • #650 in Sales
  • #1063 in Profit
  • #943 in Assets
Profile

Hindalco Industries Ltd. produces and markets aluminium and copper products. The company operates it business through two segments: Aluminium and Copper. The Aluminium segment encompass the entire gamut of operations, from bauxite mining, alumina refining and aluminium smelting to downstream rolling, extrusions, foils, along with captive power plants and coal mines. It provides Hydrate & Alumina, Aluminium and Aluminium products. The Copper segment produces copper cathodes, continuous cast copper rods and other by-products, such as gold, silver and DAP fertilisers. Hindalco Industries was founded by Ghanshyam Das Birla and Aditya Vikram Birla on December 15, 1958 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.

Hindalco Industries History

The Hindustan Aluminum Corporation Limited was established in 1958 by the Aditya Birla Group. In 1962 the company began production in Renukoot in Uttar Pradesh making 20 thousand metric tons per year of aluminium metal and 40 thousand metric tons per year of alumina. In 1989 the company was restructured and renamed Hindalco.”

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