Primary operating segments

The group is organised into two major operating divisions, namely Rolled Products and Extrusions which offer different core products and are the basis on which the group reports its primary segment information.

ROLLED PRODUCTS
Semi-fabrication and fabrication of rolled aluminium products


HULAMIN ROLLED PRODUCTS


PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES

Hulamin Rolled Products is a modern, globally-competitive producer of a range of technologically sophisticated sheet, coil and plate products. Focusing on high-quality, tight tolerance and complex products, the Rolled Products business provides customers with a unique mix of technical expertise, high technology manufacturing capability and responsive customer service.

The Rolled Products operation, which is based in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, includes remelting and recycling facilities, direct chill ingot casting, continuous casters, hot, cold and foil rolling mills and a range of further finishing processing lines.

KEY MARKETS

Hulamin Rolled Products is the only aluminium rolling mill in South Africa and supplies customers on all continents, with the majority of its products being exported to customers in North America, Western Europe and the Far and Middle East for use in the packaging, automotive and transportation, engineering, and building and construction markets.

KEY STRATEGIC FOCUS AREAS

  • Operational performance
  • Rolling slab and melting ingot supply
  • Local market growth and opportunities
  • Cost competitiveness
  • Secondary melting processing
  • Threat from imports

HULAMIN CONTAINERS


PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES

Hulamin Containers, a downstream business in the rolled products segment, is South Africa’s leading producer of rigid aluminium foil containers for the catering industry and for household use. Focusing on high-quality aluminium containers, the Containers business provides customers with a unique mix of technical expertise, product development and responsive customer service.

The Containers operation is based in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, with sales and distribution offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

KEY MARKETS

Hulamin Containers supplies the local packaging and container market with a wide range of aluminium foil containers in both standard and custom shapes.

KEY STRATEGIC FOCUS AREAS

  • Operational performance
  • Local and international market growth and opportunities
  • Threat from imports
  • Cost competitiveness

ISIZINDA ALUMINIUM


PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES

Isizinda Aluminium is an aluminium casting facility based in Richards Bay. Its current primary activity is to supply Hulamin Rolled Products with aluminium rolling slab.

KEY STRATEGIC FOCUS AREAS

  • Cost competitiveness
  • Liquid metal supply
  • Developing the aluminium hub in Richard Bay


EXTRUSIONS
Semi-fabrication of extruded aluminium products


HULAMIN EXTRUSIONS


PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES

Hulamin Extrusions is a leading local supplier of aluminium extrusions. The business operates from two plants, one in Midrand, Gauteng and one in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, with a sales office in Johannesburg.

KEY MARKETS

Hulamin Extrusions supplies the local engineering and architectural markets with a wide range of extruded aluminium profiles in both standard and custom shapes. Hulamin Extrusions also holds a 49% share in Almin Metal Industries Limited, a Zimbabwean extrusion-intensive business.

KEY STRATEGIC FOCUS AREAS

  • Billet supply
  • Threat from imports
  • Market opportunities
  • Cost competitiveness
  • Secondary metal supply


GROUP

   Rolled 
Products 
R’000
 
Extrusions 
R’000
 
Revenue  9 237 127  862 222 
EBITDA*   750 542  56 972 
Normalised earnings  356 316  23 973 
Total assets  6 663 575  292 863 

 

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