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Sapa Profiles Kft - History

 

  • 1941: Foundation Magyar Bauxitbánya Rt and Dürener Metallwerke AG (Berlin)  100% German ownership 
  • 1943 : Start of production (  casting, rolling, tube pulling)
  • 1945-1954 : Soviet and Hungarian JV ( starting extrusion)
  • 1955 :  100%  Hungarian ownership 
  • 1958-1962 :  Big investment I (new casthouse, extrusion building and capacity increase)
  • 1965-1971 : Big investment II (New rolling building and capacity increase )
  • 1975-1983 : Big investment III. ( New extrusion building, anodizing plant was build ) 
  • 1993 : Alcoa acquired a majority stake in Hungary's state-owned aluminum company.
  • 1996 : Alcoa acquired full ownership of the formerly state owned Szekesfehervar Light Metal Works, renamed Alcoa-Kofem
  • 2007 : Joint venture with Sapa
  • 2009: Sapa full ownership, 100% owned by Orkla
  • 2013: Sapa & Hydro extrusion joint venture