Jordanian company opens aluminum and copper manufacturing plant in Berrechid worth 95 million dirhams

The Alucop company inaugurated its new establishment specializing in the production of copper and aluminum pipes in Berrechid.

The project aims to recover non-ferrous metal waste, particularly copper and aluminum, by adopting a policy focused on environmental preservation and circular economic development.

This project represents a first step towards national self-sufficiency in this type of products and aims to meet the needs of the national market, ensuring a national supply chain for the automobile and electricity sectors.

This project, whose total cost amounts to 95 million dirhams, has created 110 new direct jobs and generated additional transactions worth more than 700 million dirhams. It is part of the investment agreement signed between the State and the ALUCOP company in November 2020, which is the result of the implementation of a service provision contract for the metal and metal industries sector. mechanical, signed on May 2, 2016.

On this occasion, the Minister of Industry and Trade, Ryad Mzouri, declared: “By inaugurating today the new industrial unit of the Alucop company, we are celebrating an event of great importance for Moroccan industry. It is also a significant moment in the economic development of the company, which reflects the royal vision aimed at creating a new green economy as a real field of growth and dynamism.

He added in this context: “Encouraging the circular economy and developing waste recovery specialties are essential to successfully transition our country towards a green economy that creates wealth and jobs, and to guarantee the sovereignty of the Kingdom in vital natural resources, as well as to strengthen the attractiveness of our regions. »

The new Alucop industrial unit has several production lines making it possible to manufacture copper anodes with an annual capacity of 5,000 tonnes, copper wires with an annual capacity of 4,000 tonnes, copper cylinders with an annual capacity of 5,000 tonnes. annual capacity of 2500 tons, as well as 12,000 tons of brass cylinders and 5,000 tons of aluminum cylinders, copper bars with an annual capacity of 12,000 tons and aluminum alloys with an annual capacity of 20 000 tons.

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