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Québec’s strength in the industry
The aluminium sector is an industry of strategic significance for the province of Québec and has a major economical impact.
Averaging $6.4B in first processing aluminium exportation annually and with one of the lowest carbon footprints in the world, Québec is a top-tier worldwide exporter. Of the total 30,000 jobs in Québec’s aluminium industry, two thirds (21,000) are allocated in the 1,400 processing companies as well as the equipment and the specialized suppliers, whose turnover amounts to $6.7B.
Benefiting from a multisectoral economy (transport, construction, infrastructure, aerospace, packaging, etc.), Québec’s aluminium industry is made up of international caliber companies as well as an important network of research and development in aluminium, thanks to seven state-of-the-art research centres and companies where innovation is a common value.
The eight smelters in Québec cumulate an annual production of 2.8 tonnes of first fusion aluminium with the lowest carbon footprint in the world.Learn more
Québec’s aluminium industry has more than 1734 companies of first, second and third processing allocated around the province.Learn more
Québec’s equipment and specialized suppliers distinguish themselves with high technology equipment and by providing on-demand solutions to smelters around the world.Learn more
Close to 50 companies recycle and revalue aluminium scrap originating from smelters and processing companies.Learn more
The presence of seven public and private research centres in Québec allows aluminium users to access scientific expertise to develop innovative and performing solutions.Learn more
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