The production system and innovation in the primary aluminum industry in Norway has changed a lot in the last 100 years. The aluminum industry in Norway has deep roots and the industry, through many phases, has gradually created a more autonomous path with regards to innovation and production in the industry.
The Norwegian government supported the growth of the aluminum industry by creating institutions and company strategies, thus laying the foundations for the national leaders Hydro and Elektrokjemisk to enter the market.
The aluminum industry is also one of the biggest export industries of Norway. Primary aluminum is being produced at seven places in Norway and Norsk Hydro is the largest company in this market. Norway is also the largest producer of primary aluminum in Western Europe with the majority of it being exported.
Foundries in Norway also produce end-products for industries like shipbuilding, automobile, electronics and others.
Taiyou Research analyzes the Norwegian aluminum industry in its research report Aluminum Industry in Norway 2015. The report covers the following:
An industry definition.
An analysis of the global aluminum industry through an industry profile, regional share analysis, value and volume analysis and an outlook till 2018. The market for aluminum in Europe is also analyzed using the same parameters.
An analysis of the global mining industry through an industry profile, value and volume analysis, industry segmentation and an industry outlook.
The Norwegian aluminum industry is analyzed from 2009 to 2018 through an industry profile, value and volume analysis of the industry, share of Norway in the European aluminum industry and an industry outlook.
A Porter's Five Forces analysis of the Norwegian aluminum industry is included.
Major industry players analyzed in the report include Alcoa Inc., Norsk Hydro and Rio Tinto Plc.
The players are analyzed through a company snapshot, business profile, financial analysis and a SWOT analysis.