About Us

Symetal has been involved in the production of a wide variety of aluminium foil products (from 6 to 200 microns), mainly used in packaging solutions for the food, pharmaceutical and tobacco industries. With more than 40 years’ experience and expertise in aluminium foil rolling and converting processing, Symetal offers tailor-made and innovative, high value-added solutions covering the needs of the most demanding global customers. It is highly export-oriented, with more than 90% of its sales carried out in around 70 countries. Symetal is an aluminium segment subsidiary of ElvalHalcor S.A., a leading global industrial producer of aluminium and copper products for dynamically growing markets.
Symetal owns two state-of-the-art production facilities in Oinofyta, Viotia and Mandra, Attica standing out for their vertical integration and flexibility. The rolling plant (Oinofyta) specialises in the production of plain aluminium foil in various gauges and alloys for a range of usages such as flexible and pharmaceutical packaging, food containers, automotive rechargeable batteries and various technical applications. The unit’s annual production capacity amounts to 52,000 tons.
The converting plant (Mandra) specialises in the conversion of aluminium foil into a number of packaging applications, carrying out aluminium foil coated and/or laminated with paper for products used in food, pharmaceutical and cigarette industries. The unit’s annual production capacity amounts to 27,000 tons. Following the installation of an ultramodern three station lacquering machine, the Mandra plant is recognised as one of the most advanced plants worldwide. A state-of-the-art lacquering production unit has commenced operations in privately-owned facilities in Mandra, being an important auxiliary material for the converting plant. The unit’s annual lacquering production capacity amounts to 2,000 tons.
Being a strategic partner of the largest consumer, food and pharmaceutical packaging manufacturers, Symetal leverages on its technical expertise and implements a continuous improvement and development approach, following a business model which is based on sustainability and ESG principles.
Symetal is certified as per ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 and ISO 50001:2018. The converting plant is further certified as per ISO 15378:2017, ISO 22000:2018, FSSC 22000 (V5.1) and FSC® Chain of Custody FSC-C127612 (FSC-STD-40-004 V3-1), and also an EMAS (Eco-Management and Audit Scheme) registered organisation. Moreover, Symetal has achieved ASI Performance Standard certification demonstrating its commitment to environmental, social and governance performance.
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As a chemical element, aluminium is the third most abundant element on Earth, after oxygen and silicon. It has only been used for 160 years and only for the past 100 years at an industrial level. The breakthrough occurred in 1886, when the electrolytic method of producing aluminium from aluminium oxide (alumina) was invented.
Despite this late discovery, nowadays we can find aluminium practically everywhere. It is widely used in packaging materials, technical applications, transportation or construction. You'll find it in a vast array of products from food containers to chocolate coin wrappers.

The main characteristics of aluminium:
  • It can be easily shaped, rolled, drawn, extruded, welded and therefore it is an ideal metal for construction purposes
  • It is highly resistant to various forms of corrosion
  • It forms a total barrier to light, odour, bacteria and moisture, plus it provides perfect protection and preservation for products
  • It is a good thermal and electrical conductor
  • It is non-toxic and can be used as a protective barrier
  • It is recyclable
The main applications for aluminium:
  • Foil & packaging (food, confectionery, dairy, pharmaceutical, tobacco)
  • Household uses (kitchen foil)
  • Technical applications (heat exchangers, insulation, cable wrap)
  • Automotive and transportation uses
  • Building and construction uses
  • Architecture
  • Lithography
  • Barrier

Human Resources Management is Symetal’s major priority. Our people are highly qualified professionals who work together to achieve common objectives.
We offer our people demanding and challenging tasks along with the appropriate opportunities for development and career advancement, as well as performance related and results-driven remuneration.
At Symetal, we keep our people motivated and expect outstanding technical mastery and executional excellence. We inspire and empower individuals to achieve high expectations, standards and challenging goals.
Our Company is also committed to establishing good working conditions for its personnel, to preserving their health and safety and to establishing a fair relationship with our associates. We believe that through this commitment, we enhance our appeal as an employer of choice.

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