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

ISO 50001:2011 certification
28 Oct 2016

Zimalco has recently been certified to the ISO 50001:2011 Energy Management standard. This certification highlights...

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University of Leoben, Austria
15 Jul 2016

Nine metallurgical students from the University of Leoben, Austria visited Zimalco on the 13th of...

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Most Innovative Company of the Year 2015 award
27 May 2016

On the 27th of May 2016, Zimalco won SEIFSA's Most Innovative Company of the Year...

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