The Alu D&T Challenge is sponsored by businesses and organisations representing the complete spectrum of the UK aluminium industry.
The Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) represents the aluminium packaging producers, fillers and reprocessors in the UK.
Our membership comprises the full spectrum of the aluminium packaging ‘loop’. Alupro represents the industry to policy makers and opinion formers in the UK and Europe. We also run campaigns in partnership with other materials, local authorities and leading brands to inspire and encourage people to recycle more, wherever they are. We are delighted to be the project managers for Learning Aluminium and the Alu D&T Challenge.
Alupro was founded by, and has been supported by, the aluminium industry, for 25 years.
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The Aluminium Federation (ALFED) is the trade body that represents the UK aluminium industry.
With members spanning whole lifecycle of aluminium, it plays a key role in supporting its members’ needs. This includes providing technical and commercial services, as well as engagement in political lobbying with the UK Government and at EU level.
ALFED also plays a key role in promoting aluminium as a metal for the future to a wide range of audiences, from schools and colleges to designers, engineers and manufacturers.
Novelis Inc. is the global leader in aluminium rolled products and the world’s largest recycler of aluminium.
The company operates in 11 countries and has approximately 11,500 employees. Novelis supplies premium aluminium sheet and foil products to transportation, packaging, construction, industrial and consumer electronics markets throughout North America, Europe, Asia and South America.
In the UK Novelis operates Europe’s largest dedicated aluminium drinks can recycling plant, in Warrington, Cheshire which has the capacity to recycle every drinks can sold in the UK every year.
Novelis is a subsidiary of Hindalco Industries Limited, part of the Aditya Birla Group, a multinational conglomerate based in Mumbai, India.
Jaguar Land Rover is the largest investor in automotive research, development and engineering in the UK, symbolising British craftsmanship, engineering skills and quality in markets around the world.
The Company is built around two iconic, globally recognised brands. Land Rover is the market leader in luxury sports utility vehicles; Jaguar is renowned for building sports cars and saloons that epitomise performance and seductive design. Jaguar Land Rover is today a solidly profitable, expanding and increasingly international automotive manufacturer. It is pioneering new technologies, opening plants, creating employment and launching breakthrough models for discerning customers.
Hydro is a global aluminium company with production, sales and trading activities throughout the value chain, from bauxite, alumina and energy generation to the production of primary aluminium and rolled products as well as recycling.
Based in Norway, the company has 13,000 employees involved in activities in more than 50 countries on all continents. Rooted in more than a century of experience in renewable energy production, technology development and progressive partnerships, Hydro is committed to strengthening the viability of the customers and communities we serve.
Befesa is a leading international company that provides innovative sustainable solutions for the management and recycling of industrial residues, including aluminium residues to produce high value aluminium alloys.
Befesa manages more than 2.2 Mt of residues, returning nearly 1.3 Mt to the production of new materials through recycling.