About Speira 

Speira is a leading global manufacturer of advanced rolled aluminium products, producing approximately one milliontonnes per year. Speira operates seven manufacturing facilities and an R&D center across Germany and Norway, including Alunorf, the world’s largest aluminium rolling mill, and Grevenbroich, the world’s largest rolled aluminium finishing mill. Speira has approximately 5,000 employees, principally in Germany and Norway. Speira is proud to serve some of the most well-known companies in the global automotive, packaging, printing, engineering, building Speira operations are built on over a century of aluminium rolling and recycling experience and technical expertise for aluminium products. This, together with a strong entrepreneurial mindset and increased agility in the market, we re-start as Speira.  KPS, Speira’s new owner, is a leading global private equity firm with a successful history of owning large global metals and automotive enterprises.

Meet the partner

My name is Galyna Laptyeva. I am a Senior Scientist at Speira GmbH R&D with 15 years of experience within the aluminium industry. I hold a Masters degree in metallurgical engineering and a PhD in Natural Sciences, both from RWTH Aachen University. My role in HyInHeat is administration and reporting.