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Sponsors 2023

Platinum Sponsors


Ma’aden is the leading mining and Metals Company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and one of the fastest growing mining companies in the world. Ma’aden is building added value minerals-based industries for gold, aluminum, phosphate, bauxite, copper and other mineral resources.In the aluminium business, Ma’aden’s $10.8 billion joint venture with Alcoa is the largest and most efficient, vertically integrated aluminium complex in the world, using Saudi bauxite to efficiently and reliably produce primary aluminum products such as standard ingot, extrusion billet and rolling slab. Ma’aden Aluminium also produces high quality aluminum rolled products such as can sheet and automotive sheet.From its strategic location in the heart of the Middle East, Ma’aden Aluminium supplies high quality primary and rolled product solutions to customers in local and international markets. It’s fully integrated supply chain offers a safe, secure & sustainable supply of high quality products.

Gold Sponsors

Emirates Global Aluminium

Emirates Global Aluminium was founded in 1975 and has been innovating aluminium to make modern life possible. Today EGA is the world’s biggest ‘premium aluminium’ producer and the largest industrial company in the United Arab Emirates outside the oil and gas industry.

EGA is equally-owned by Mubadala Investment Company of Abu Dhabi and the Investment Corporation of Dubai. It is the largest company jointly owned by the two Emirates.

EGA is an integrated aluminium producer, with operations from bauxite mining to the production of cast primary aluminium. EGA operates aluminium smelters in Jebel Ali and Al Taweelah, an alumina refinery in Al Taweelah and a bauxite mine and associated export facilities in the Republic of Guinea.

EGA’s aluminium is the second largest made-in-the UAE export after oil and gas. In 2022, EGA sold 2.72 million tonnes of cast metal. EGA is the only UAE producer and makes the UAE the fifth largest aluminium producing nation in the world.

EGA has more than 400 customers in over 50 countries. In 2022, value-added products accounted for 78 per cent of EGA’s cast metal sales.

EGA’s aluminium is primarily used in the construction, automotive, packaging, aerospace and electronics industries.

For more information visit www.ega.ae.

Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto, a global leader in metals and mining, is finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs. A fully integrated mining company, Rio Tinto has a unique vantage point in transparency and traceability. Positioned to meet evolving global trends, they have put climate change and the low-carbon transition at the heart of their business strategy. Now, Rio Tinto has taken their technological knowledge and pioneering spirit to the digital space. Powered by blockchain technology, START provides transparency, traceability, and provenance across value chains so customers and end users can see key environmental, social, and governance (ESG) information. START tells the entire story—from mine to market—of sustainable materials from Rio Tinto, allowing users to prove to their stakeholders and customers that they share a commitment to sustainability. Rio Tinto is helping empower consumers to make sustainable choices.

PSI Metals GmbH

PSI Metals is the leading provider of innovative production management software for the metals industry, combining Supply Chain Management, Advance Planning Scheduling and Manufacturing Execution System within one Service Platform (SP). It also specializes in business consulting studies that provide strategic information services, which help metals producers define their digitalization and decarbonization framework. PSI Metals is a subsidiary of PSI Software AG, a publicly traded company that focuses on software for energy, mobility and production management.  

Our end-to-end solutions enable aluminium and steel producers stay competitive by delivering tailored and configurable solutions since 1969. To support all processes such as planning, production, quality, logistics and energy, the PSImetals Service Platform allows sustainable and highly integrated solutions. PSImetals FutureLab investigates and develops the solutions of tomorrow based on PSImetals SP while taking into consideration the latest industry development. Therefore, PSI considers latest developments in the field of digitalization and user empowerment and supports its clients on their decarbonization missions.  

With our global presence in four continents and headquarters in Dusseldorf, Germany, PSI Metals employs more than 300 committed experts that ensure smooth operations of the company in 10 countries.

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba)

At plus-1.6 million metric tonnes per annum (mtpa) (2022), Alba is the world’s largest aluminium smelter ex-China with more than 50 years of excellence in Operations, Safety, Environment and Socio-Economic Development.  

A blue-chip asset of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Alba produces high-quality Aluminium products in the form of Standard and Value-Added Products (VAP)s, which are exported to more than 240 global customers through its sales offices in Europe (Zurich), Asia (Singapore) and subsidiary office in the U.S. Alba is dual listed on Bahrain Bourse and London Stock Exchange and its shareholders are Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company B.S.C. © (69.38%), SABIC Industrial Investments Company (SIIC) (20.62%) and General Public (10%). Alba holds globally-recognised certifications such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 27001, ISO 45001, IATF 16949:2016, ISO 22301:2012 Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) and ASI Performance Standard Certification and EcoVadis Certification.  

As the first aluminium smelter in the Middle East, Alba sits at the heart of a thriving aluminium downstream sector in Bahrain, which accounts for approximately 12% of the Kingdom's GDP. As one of the biggest national companies, it has ensured not only the employment of Bahrain nationals (85% in 2022) but also the enhancement of their capabilities through education, training, and development initiatives at every stage of their career.

Silver Sponsors

London Metal Exchange

The London Metal Exchange is the world centre for industrial metals trading. Most of the world’s global non-ferrous futures business is conducted on the LME’s three trading platforms totalling $13.5 trillion, 176 million lots and 3.9 billion tonnes in 2019.

Participants can transfer or take on price risk against aluminium, copper, nickel, tin, zinc, lead, molybdenum, cobalt, steel scrap, rebar and hot-rolled coil, aluminium premiums and alloys, as well as our suite of gold and silver contracts, LMEprecious.

In December 2019, approximately 1.9 million tonnes of material were held on LME warrant in more than 500 storage facilities in 14 countries across 33 locations globally.

The LME is a member of HKEX Group.

TÜV Rheinland

TÜV Rheinland stands for safety and quality in virtually all areas of business and life. Founded almost 150 years ago, the company is one of the world’s leading testing service providers with more than 21,000 employees and more than 500 locations in 56 countries around the world and annual revenues of around 2 billion euros .

TÜV Rheinland’s highly qualified experts test technical systems and products around the world, support innovations in technology and business, train people in numerous professions and certify management systems according to international standards. 

TÜV Rheinland is your global partner for sustainability audit services to improve your aluminum supply chain and production processes. Our committed team of highly qualified international experts aims to provide you an audit most appropriate for your individual circumstance.


DNV is an independent assurance and risk management provider, operating in more than 100 countries. Through assessment and digital assurance solutions, DNV helps companies build trust and transparency around products, assets, supply chains and ecosystems.    

Whether certifying products, sharing claims or optimizing and decarbonizing supply chains, DNV helps companies manage risks and realize their long-term strategic goals, improving ESG performance and generating lasting, sustainable results.  

Combining sustainability, supply chain and digital expertise, DNV works to create new assurance models enabling interaction and transaction transparency across value chains. Drawing on our wide technical and industry expertise, we work with companies worldwide to bridge trust gaps among consumers, producers and suppliers.  

Driven by its purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, DNV helps tackle the challenges and global transformations facing its customers and the world today and is a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful and forward-thinking companies.

Mitsui Bussan Commodities Ltd

MBCL has maintained continued representation on the LME as a Category II member since 1991.We are a fully  integrated liquidity provider and broker of LME futures, derivatives and  price risk strategies for our global customer base. We are also active on Comex, in Aluminium Premiums, Iron Ore  and  Steel  Swaps

Our  wealth  of experience, drawn from  working with all aspects of industry, allows us to help  identify and  provide effective risk  management solutions and  pricing requirements

MBCL offers trading in forwards, options, cross currency, averaging, arbitrage, as well  as market intelligence, online execution and  client account access. We seek  to provide a complete industry service and  become a preferred counterpart for all your  trading and  risk  management needs

Innoval Technology Ltd

At Innoval, knowledge is our business. As aluminium consultants, we’re here to share our expertise to help you develop products and processes that are better for people and for the planet. We are a collective of expert consultants who work with partners to develop products and production methods that put sustainability, usability and efficiency first. We build long-term relationships to help organisations design, develop and manufacture better products for end-users and the environment. Our aluminium consultants come from a wide range of technical disciplines and their practical experience is varied; we have a huge amount of expertise under one roof.

Istanbul Ferrous and non-Ferrous Exporters Association

İstanbul Mineral and  Metals Exporters’  Association (İMMİB)  is a professional  establishment in affiliation with Ministry  of Trade, Republic of  Türkiye, incorporating 6  exporters’ associations  within its body.  İMMİB represents six big exporter industries in Turkey which are chemicals, steel, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, electronics, minerals, and jewellery. In 2022 the total export value of the 6 sectors represented by İMMİB constitutes 38% of Türkiye's total exports. İMMİB has almost 43.000  member companies  producing and exporting  in these associations.  

İstanbul Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals Exporters’ Association (İDDMİB) is one of the association under the roof of İMMİB General Secretariat. Turkish Aluminium Industry has %40 share at İDDMİB’s export as being the first sector. Turkish Aluminium products are preferred by the world’s leading markets, recognized by specialist retailers and biggest chain stores for their high quality products certified to international standards while enjoying highly competitive prices and on time delivery. Türkiye, keeps pace with latest trends, fashion and Technologies and Turkish companies have being actively participating in the world’s leading exhibitions in Europe, Asia and USA for more than 25 years and and building up their brand “Turkish Aluminium” globally. The industry exports more than half of the production as finished goods. Exports of the Aluminium Industry reached 6,32 billion US$ in 2022. Turkish Aluminium sector makes export to more than 193 countries. There are approximately 1.500 active companies and employ more than 35.000 employees.

Chandi Steel Industries Limited

Chandi Steel Industries Ltd, is an associate of Jai Balaji Group located in West Bengal, India .

Chandi Steel is now emerging as one of the global leaders for manufacturing Cathode Collector Bar, Copper Insert / Onsert Collector Bar, Anode Stub, Pig Iron & Cast Iron. Chandi Steel is a leading manufacturer of Grinding Media Rod & Forged, Machined Products used in railways, defence, automobile and mining industry.

Chandi Steel is committed to manufacture & supply quality products as per customers specification. Chandi Steel is dedicated to continuous improvement of the quality management system.