India’s aluminium story begins with the Belur plant, located in West Bengal, near the city of Kolkata. The plant was set up in 1938 with a small capacity of 2,500tpa. Today it operates at 45,000tpa and caters to a wide range of industries in India and across the globe.
Its cast house, hot and cold rolling mills, annealing furnaces and finishing lines like slitters, roll former, cut to length, tension leveler (with de-greasing) and circle punching, produce quality flat rolled products such as closure stock for pilfer proof caps, circles for pressure cooker and non-stick cookware, flooring and patterned sheets, foil stock for packaging, corrugated sheets for roofing, lamp caps for bulbs, sheets and plates in various alloys, fin stock for air conditioners, bus bars for electrical conductors, and so on.
The Belur plant has quality and environment certifications and has won state and national awards in environment, water conservation and safety. As a prominent corporate citizen, Hindalco Belur plays a leading community role through initiatives in health, adult education and income-generating schemes for the local community.