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Austrian Company sets up a foundry in Sohar

Austrian Trade

Great new Salzburger Aluminium AG business in Oman

After a construction period of just 9 month, the Salzburger Aluminium AG (SAG) now starts running a foundry at a new location in Sohar. The joint venture with Takamul Investments will be inaugurated officially on 17th March.

The new location of Sohar already is an industrial centre of great importance. Main aim of SAG Sohar is the production of power rails, especially for the growing aluminium industry in the region. With an increase of aluminium production form now about 2 million tons to 10 million tons, the Middle East is going to be a centre of the world’s aluminium production.

Essential for choosing the location was the availability of fluid aluminium from Sohar Aluminium’s electrolysis, lower transport costs and customs.
With precedent development in Austria, especially regarding conductibility and dimension and the new plant in Sohar SAG has established a world leading position. The company is one of the biggest industrial researchers in Austria.

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