Aluminum Bahrain has been consistently ranked as one of the largest aluminum smelters in the world and is known for its technological strength and high-quality aluminum.
Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) consistently ranks as one of the largest and most modern aluminium smelters in the world. Known for its technological strength and innovative policies, Alba enforces strict environmental guidelines, maintains a high track record for safety, and is widely regarded as one of the top performers on a global scale.
It supports numerous community oriented programmes and social activities that have underlined its status as one of Bahrain's leading industrial organisations that remains committed towards upholding its corporate social responsibilities. Alba's inception marks the beginning of Bahrain's strategy to diversify its economic base and reduce its dependence on oil. The aim was to establish an industry that would provide valuable export earnings, develop the country's resources and create training and employment opportunities for a large number of Bahrainis. Alba was therefore incorporated by Charter in 1968 and officially commenced operations in 1971 as a 120,000 tonnes per annum smelter.
Alba today produces more than 1 million metric tonnes per annum of the highest grade aluminium, with products including standard and T-ingots, extrusion billets, rolling slab, properzi ingots, and molten aluminium. Around 34 percent of its output is supplied to Bahrain's downstream aluminium industry, with the rest exported to regional and international customers in the Middle East, Europe, Far East, South East Asia, Africa, and Americas.