|PRESS METAL BERHAD
|Press Metal Berhad is a Malaysian-based aluminium company with extensive global presence. From
our modest beginnings as a private owned local aluminium extrusion company in 1986, Press Metal
has come a long way to becoming a public listed global integrated aluminium player today – with a
200,000 metric tonnes per annum of remelt capacity and 160,000 metric tonnes per annum of
aluminium extrusion capacity.
Press Metal is the leading aluminium extruder in South East Asia with a 40,000 metric tonnes per
annum of aluminium extrusion capacity, complete with in-house tool and dies shop – offering
customers a quick turnaround services. Additionally, our plant is also equipped with modern surface
finishing facilities that provide an extensive range of surface finishes – anodize, powder coating and
Our subsidiary in Foshan, China i.e. Press Metal International Limited, is one of the biggest exporters
of aluminium products in China for 2007. Sitting on 760,000 square meters of land and with an
investment of USD160 million, this plant currently has an aluminium capacity of 100,000 metric tonnes
per annum generated from its 22 aluminium presses (with size of extrusion presses ranging up to
4,000 metric tonnes), 3 paint lines, 2 PVDF lines, an anodizing line, a bright dip line and a fabrication
plant. It is foreseen that by 2010, this plant would house a total of 40 presses, together with its
extrusion capacity reaching 200,000 metric tonnes per annum.
In addition, Press Metal via its subsidiary in Wuhan has also built an aluminium extrusion plant initially
equipped with 8 extrusion presses, an anodizing line and a paint line to further expand our aluminium
capacity by another 50,000 metric tonnes. This aluminium extrusion plant also complements our
smelter in Wuhan which has a 204 electrolysis cells generating a production capacity of 100,000
metric tonnes of aluminium ingots and aluminium billets. Our Wuhan subsidiary also owns and
operates a power plant with a capacity of 1.2 billion kilowatt for our smelter consumption.