A major competitive advantage of Metals Segment of the Group is its in-house R&D, engineering and design resources, which enables the company to develop its scientific ideas and turn them into cutting-edge technologies, state-of-the-art equipment and technically advanced facilities.

Metals Segment’s research takes place at the Krasnoyarsk-based Engineering and Technology Centre and Russian Aluminium and Magnesium Institute, based in Saint Petersburg and Irkutsk. The Group also collaborates with Russia’s leading educational institutions: Moscow and Saint Petersburg State Universities, the National University of Science and Technology and Irkutsk State Technical University. In June 2010, the Metals Segment signed a five-year agreement with the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. The company also places R&D orders with the Russian Academy of Sciences and its regional branches.

R&D in aluminium production

R&D in aluminium production

Unceasingly researching new solutions aimed at boosting the efficiency of aluminium production

Development of new products and technologies

Development of new products

Creating new sustainable solutions for industrial and everyday use