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Edvantage group remain provider of choice for Hydro with five year contract


Oslo, Norway - Edvantage group, an e-learning company and Managed Learning Service provider, has signed a five year contract with Hydro, a global supplier of aluminium and aluminium products.

Hydro has a long-standing working relationship with Edvantage group and has been a client for over six years. The new five year contract includes Learning Gateway Enterprise; Edvantage group’s SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) based Learning Management System, and support services.

“We are delighted that Hydro is continuing to work with us for the next five years”, says Sølve Johannessen, Managing Director at Edvantage group Norway. “Over the years we have become more and more of a partner to Hydro on their learning platform. This new contract shows that we have been delivering a quality service throughout this relationship.”

“We have six years experience with Edvantage group’s Learning Management System, Learning Gateway and over 30,000 courses completed, with a multitude of programmes, since the start. It is a reliable and versatile solution that allows us to grow into the future”, says Rolf Norgren, Director of Corporate Human Resources at Hydro.

About Edvantage group
Edvantage group is a Managed Learning Service company providing a single-source for corporate e-learning solutions. The company combines industry expertise, learning systems and software, content and customised services to help clients develop employee skills and improve performance. Edvantage group serves local, multinational and global organisations from offices throughout the Nordic countries, Benelux and the UK. For more information please visit

About Hydro
Hydro is a global supplier of aluminium and aluminium products, with activities in hydropower and solar power.

Key facts
• Legal name: Norsk Hydro ASA
• Founded: 1905
• Business areas: Primary Metal, Metal Markets, Rolled Products, Extruded Products, Energy
• Number of employees: 20,000
• Company presence in 40 countries worldwide
• President and CEO: Svein Richard Brandtzæg

Key figures, 2008
• Revenue: NOK 88,643 million
• Underlying EBIT: NOK 6,009 million
• Net income from continuing operations: NOK (3,267) million


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