Elkem

Elkem is one of Norway's largest industrial companies, and one of the world's leading suppliers of metals and materials. The company's main products are aluminium, energy and silicon as well as specialised products such as ferrosilicon to foundries, microsilica and carbon. Elkem is part of Orkla Group and has its headquarters in Oslo, Norway.

January 11, 2011 it was confirmed that the company China National Bluestar Group Co. Ltd. (Bluestar) had bought the company for 2 billion USD. The deal excludes 85 percent of the sister company Elkem Energi AS.

The company serves the construction, transport, engineering, packaging, aluminium, chemical and electronic industries. Elkem has 40 factories in Europe, North America, South America and Asia in addition to several hydroelectric power plants.

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