Sapa Extrusions is the subsidiary of Sapa, an international industrial group, which develops and markets value-added aluminum profiles, profile-based components and systems, and heat exchanger strips in aluminum. Sapa has a turnover of approximately 35 billion SEK, with more than 15,000 employees all over Europe, the United States and China. Sapa is among the world leaders within its field. The company s customers are found in the transport, building, engineering and telecom industries. Sapa is part of Norwegian Orkla, listed on the Oslo Exchange. Sapa Technology is the group s joint research and development center that employs over 45 specialists with backgrounds primarily in materials technology, technical physics and chemistry.