BOAL Extrusion launches BOAL BLUE: our more sustainable solutions for aluminium profiles

De Lier, Netherlands – June 13, 2024. BOAL Extrusion, a leader in the aluminium extrusion industry, proudly introduces BOAL BLUE, offering aluminium profiles utilising Low Carbon Aluminium and Recycled Content Aluminium. With this contemporary line, the Company firmly establishes its commitment to environmental stewardship, technological advancement, and takes one further step towards the fulfilment of its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) mission.

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Focus on sustainability 

Aluminium reaffirms its role as a pivotal material in sustainability. Its endless recyclability, preserved quality and increasingly energy efficient production methods, underscore aluminium’s significant contribution to advancing a more circular economy. Central to BOAL’s sustainability strategy is the offering of more sustainable solutions for aluminium profiles, including Low Carbon Aluminium and Recycled Content Aluminium.

BOAL BLUE Low Carbon Aluminium is characterised by a CO2e emission of 4 kg per kilogram of aluminium or less, well below the industry's current average. BOAL BLUE Recycled Content Aluminium, containing over 50% recycled content, allows clients to meet increasingly stringent requirements set in various industries, while contributing to a more sustainable use of earth’s resources. 

"The journey of aluminium from natural clay to a valuable metal highlights the endless possibilities of recycling and sustainability," said Kjell Nilsen, Manager R&D at BOAL Extrusion. "BOAL BLUE is our testament to this journey, emphasising our dedication to not only advancing the industry but also protecting our planet for future generations." 

Diverse industry applications 

BOAL BLUE's introduction is timely, aligning perfectly with the increasing demand for sustainable materials and the evolving regulatory landscape around sustainability. BOAL BLUE is not just about reducing the carbon footprint; it's about offering tangible, eco-friendly choices to industries seeking to lower their environmental impact and embrace sustainability without compromising on quality or performance. 

The versatility of BOAL BLUE extends across every industry sector and each and every profile choice. This versatility not only demonstrates BOAL's capability to meet the specific needs of its clients but also highlights its commitment to stringent environmental standards.

Commitment to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) 

"Selecting BOAL BLUE reflects our support for environmental sustainability and our role in addressing climate change," stated Jelle van der Zwaan, MD of BOAL Extrusion. "This choice echoes our commitment to the low carbon circular economy.”

With facilities in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, BOAL Extrusion ensures fast, reliable local deliveries, reinforcing its position as a trusted partner in sustainable aluminium solutions. The Company's achievement of a Top 50 ESG Risk Rating by Morningstar Sustainalytics, placing it in the top 1% of companies rated worldwide, further underscores its dedication to sustainability. 

BOAL Extrusion invites partners, stakeholders, and the industry at large to explore the opportunities presented by BOAL BLUE and join in their mission to make a significant, positive impact on the environment.

About BOAL Extrusion 

BOAL Extrusion specialises in designing, extruding, finishing and machining aluminium profiles for high-tech greenhouses, the solar industry, construction, transport and many more applications. As a leading partner for customers worldwide, BOAL Extrusion offers over five decades of expertise. Detailed knowledge of the industry value chain provides customers with supply stability and flexibility in planning. Minimising energy consumption and the reuse of resources are vital to the organisation and its customers’ ESG ambitions. 

For more information on BOAL BLUE and to explore how you can contribute to a sustainable future, please contact our team: 

BOAL Extrusion United Kingdom 
Ashby Rd East, Shepshed, Loughborough LE12 9BS, United Kingdom 
+44 (0) 1509 600012 

BOAL Extrusion Netherlands 
De Hondert Margen 12, 2678 AC De Lier, Netherlands 
+31 (0) 174 527 200