Zimalco is the largest manufacturer of secondary aluminium products in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Specialising in the production of aluminium foundry alloys, powders and deoxidants, Zimalco is also South Africa’s only manufacturer of primary aluminium based master alloys, hardeners and grain refiners.

Zimalco is a division of the Zimco Group (Pty) Ltd, South Africa’s leading producer of industrial and base minerals and a major supplier of zinc and lead-related chemicals and engineering plastics. The Group incorporates some of South Africa’s leading recycling companies including Fry’s Metals (lead, automotive batteries and plastic); Zinchem (zinc and zinc dross) and Zimalco (aluminium and aluminium dross).

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Corporate Social Investment

"Charity begins at home." Zimalco’s Corporate Social Investment (CSI) programme is designed and implemented to enhance the lives of the disadvantaged community in the areas where Zimalco is based.

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News & Media

Zimalco's stand at the AFSA International Aluminium Conference & Exhibition, Cape Town - 16 to 18 March 2016
15 Mar 2016


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AFSA International Aluminium Conference & Exhibition
12 Nov 2015

We are proud to announce that Zimalco is one of the Aluminium Industry sponsors...

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Aachen University, Germany
19 Jun 2014

A group of metallurgy students from Aachen University, Germany visited Zimalco on the 13th...

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