The primary production of aluminium is only the first link in a long value chain. After primary production comes processing, which produces many semi-finished and finished products for a variety of industries.
The delivery value of aluminium products is upwards of $5 billion, which represents a sizeable revenue for Québec’s economy.
Processors use different processes to exploit aluminium:
In Québec, processors are active in six main industries:
Société de la vallée de l'aluminium
With a focus on business projects, the Société de la Vallée de l’aluminium plays a leading role in helping business people who want to invest in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region’s aluminum sector.
A business network made up of companies involved in aluminium processing in Québec.
Productivité innovation website (in French only)