Hydro’s Extrusion North America business unit has achieved Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Performance Standard V2 certification at 23 of the company’s sites in the United States and Canada.

Hydro have stated that there will be further consideration of ASI Chain of Custody (CoC) certification for these sites, and it will be evaluated in the coming year.

“We are pleased to reach this ASI certification milestone in North America. The speed and breadth of this effort is an excellent reflection of Hydro’s dedication to sustainability and responsible business practices,” says Charlie Straface, President of Hydro Extrusion North America.

“We have seen increased demand from our customers in North America for greener products and greater transparency. With this certification we are sending a clear message to the market: When it comes to sustainability, we are the leader in North America,” says Jerrod Hoeft, who is responsible for the Commercial Transportation & Sustainability segment for Extrusion North America.