The Milestones in the History

7th June 1993 establishment of company
October 1994 capital entry of EBRD and Hydro Aluminium AS
June 1995 first liquid metal produced
June 1997 ISO 9001 Certificate received
December 1998 ISO 14001 Certificate received
November 1999 Slovak Republic Quality Award
December 2000 OHSAS 18001 Certificate received
March 2001 smelter expansion project approved
November 2001 company of year 2001 Award
March 2002 exemplary Tax Payer for 2001 Accolade
December 2002 ISO/TS 16949:2002 Certificate received
April 2003 current increase in the Potroom from 230 kA to 250 kA
August 2003 54 additional reduction cells put into operation, 226 cells in operation
June 2004 the millionth ton of Aluminium produced
September 2004 winner of the competition –The Project of the Year (awarded project: Production Expansion Project)
June 2005 award for a progressive architectonical, construction and technical solution of a New Administrative Building.
October 2006 certificate of “Safe Enterprise” awarded by the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Family SR
November 2006 Information Security Management System Certificate received according to ISO 27001
November 2006 Slovak Republic Quality Award received (based on EFQM Excellence Model)
October 2007 accreditation for the chemical analysis of aluminium and aluminium alloys using optical nuclear-emission spectrography according to ISO/IEC 17025:2005
September 2010 the two millionth ton of Aluminium produced
January 2011 Business Continuity Management System certificate according to BS 25999-1,2 received
November 2011 Validity Extension License received for Certificate of “Safe Enterprise” awarded by the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Family SR
October 2013 Signature of an agreement with Enel – Slovenské elektrárne regarding supply of electric power for the period of eight years starting from January 1, 2014
June 2016 –Energy Management System certificate received according to ISO 50001
October 2016 Three million tonnes of aluminium produced
November 2016 Validity Extension Licence received for Certificate of “Safe Enterprise” awarded by the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family SR
June 7, 2018 25th anniversary of the foundation of the company
September 2018 Certification of the quality management system in the automotive industry according to IATF 16949
December 2018 Approval of the Process Scrap Remelting Project
December 2019 Certification of the occupational health & safety management system according to ISO 45001