Norsk Hydro
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Top 50 rank: N.A.
Rank in Metals: 10 (Previous rank: 13*)
Overall score: 6.33

Address: Drammensveien 260
Oslo, Norway 283
Phone: 47-22-53-8100
Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 10
People management 10
Use of corporate assets 12
Social responsibility 2
Quality of management 11
Financial soundness 14
Long-term investment 14
Quality of products/services 10
Global competitiveness 8
Industry: Metals
Most Admired
1 Alcoa 7.05
2 Baosteel Group 6.94
3 ArcelorMittal 6.89
4 Nippon Steel 6.73
5 POSCO 6.72
6 ThyssenKrupp 6.69
7 JFE Holdings 6.61
8 Nucor 6.54
Rank Company Overall score
9 China Minmetals 6.34
10 Norsk Hydro 6.33
10 Kobe Steel 6.33
12 Tata Steel 6.23
13 Heraeus Holding 6.18
14 United States Steel 6.16
15 Aluminum Corp. of China 5.67
From the March 16, 2009 issue
†Only companies that score in the top half of their industry survey are listed as Most Admired. The rest are listed as contenders.
*This year companies whose industry scores are equal when rounded to two places will receive the same rank. i.e., they will tie. In cases of ties, companies are listed in alphabetical order.
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