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The aluminum industry chain of Shandong Nanshan Aluminum Co., Ltd. successfully passed the certification of ASI Performance Standard
2019-12-26

Recently, Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) has announced that Nanshan Aluminum passed the certification of ASI Performance Standard successfully. Nanshan Aluminum has fulfilled the commitment of being responsible for procurement and production and corporate governance, and has become the first enterprise in China to pass the certification of ASI Performance Standard, which is specialized in alumina, electrolytic aluminum, re-melting/refining, melting and casting and semi-finished product processing facilities.

As a representative of aluminum processing industry in China, Shandong Nanshan Aluminum Co., Ltd. sticks to the sustainable development concept of "green manufacturing for a better future of the company". It took the lead in joining ASI in July 2018, and became a member of ASI production and conversion processing. Its subsidiary Yantai Donghai Aluminum Foil Co., Ltd. successfully passed ASI Performance Certification and ASI Chain of Custody Certification in January 2019, and became the first company in China to obtain the ASI double standard certification. To promote the sustainable development of the aluminum industry chain and to be responsible for society, Shandong Nanshan Aluminum Co., Ltd. began to promote the ASI certification for the whole industry chain in March 2019, and extended the scope of ASI certification to the aluminum industry chain of alumina, aluminum smelting, re-melting/refining, melting and casting, hot rolling, cold rolling and finishing. The scope of product certification covers metallurgical grade alumina powder, electrolytic aluminum water, slab ingots, hot rolled coils, can stock, aluminum foil products, aviation and automotive plates, etc. In September 2019, it successfully passed the on-site review of DNV-GL audit experts for the ASI Performance Standard System of Nanshan Aluminum industry chain, and became the first company in China to practise and pass the certification of ASI aluminum industry chain.


ASI, as a non-profit organization of multiple stakeholders, is committed to the management of aluminum value chain independent third-party certification projects. The purpose of ASI certification projects is to motivate and support the recognition of ASI Performance Standard in order to provide independent audit for responsible production and procurement of aluminum and corporate governance. The center for ASI certification projects provides review for two voluntary standards: ASI Performance Standard (PS) and ASI Chain of Custody Standard (CoC).

The aluminum industry chain of Shandong Nanshan Aluminum Co., Ltd. successfully passed the certification of ASI Performance Standard. It indicates that the production of its aluminum industry chain from alumina, aluminum smelting, re-melting/refining, melting and casting, hot rolling, cold rolling to finishing has met the requirements of ASI Performance Standard, and Shandong Nanshan Aluminum Co., Ltd. has practiced the sustainable development requirements for governance, environment and society and the highest industry standards, improved its ability in responsible production and procurement, and has actively fulfilled social responsibility. And in this process, company value is enhanced, and the international image of a capable and responsible company with sustainable development is established. It has set an example for promoting China's aluminum industry to achieve high quality and green development.