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Boliden Odda

Major zinc and zinc alloy producer

The Odda zinc smelter, established back in the 1920s, is beautifully located right next to Sorfjorden in western Norway. The primary raw materials are zinc concentrates for zinc production. The secondary raw material is recycled zinc. The annual production capacity is currently 200 ktonnes of zinc. However, investments are underway to reach 350 ktonnes of zinc. The zinc production in Odda are amongst the most climate effective in the world.

Odda in figures

  • Established: 1924
  • Acquired: 2004
  • Operating profit : 133 SEK m (2021)
  • Average number of employees: 310

Did you know that...

The construction and infrastructure industries are the largest users of zinc, but the automotive, transport, electrical and electrical consumer goods industries are also important areas of use for zinc. 

Whether zinc is used in construction materials or coatings for other materials, it is highly recyclable. 

Boliden Odda production, 2021

  • Zinc: 180 ktonnes
  • Sulphuric acid: 122 ktonnes

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Boliden Odda

Eitremsneset, NO-5751 Odda


Boliden Head Office

Boliden Group
Klarabergsviadukten 90
P.O. Box 44, SE-101 20 Stockholm
Tel: + 46 8 610 15 00
Fax: + 46 8 654 80 90