Since beginning life as Star Aluminium in 1933, we've gained over eighty years of experience in the aluminium rolling industry

Our History

Having manufactured aluminium strip since 1933, Bridgnorth Aluminium Ltd has firmly established itself as a trusted supplier of rolled aluminium products. Our knowledge and experience spans many decades, evident in the work we do today.


 20th Century

  • 1933 - Our company began life as Star Aluminium, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alusuisse,  in Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • 1950s - In order to meet increasing demand for our products, the current site in Bridgnorth, Shropshire was purchased
  • 1981 - All activities were transferred from Wolverhampton to our new site in Shropshire
  • 1991 - Our state-of-the-art Litho Centre, still used today, was commissioned

21st Century

  • 2001 - ELVAL, a leading producer of aluminium rolled products, acquired our company from previous owner, ALCAN/Alusuisse. Following the acquisition, Bridgnorth Aluminium Ltd was established
  • 2003 - Our new hot rolling mill came into operation
  • 2004 - Production and sales of lithographic strip reached 40kt 
  • 2007 - Production and sales of lithographic strip reached 50kt  
  • 2009 - UACJ, a Japan-based global aluminium group, became a minority shareholder in Bridgnorth Aluminium Ltd 
  • 2013 - Production and sales of lithographic strip reached 60kt 
  • 2014 - A second casting route, multi-slitting line and R&D Centre were completed in 2014
  • 2016 - The commissioning of our second Litho Centre was successfully completed in 2016

 

Bridgnorth Aluminium Ltd now produces >100,000 tonnes per annum