Aluminum company Aluminios del Uruguay is engaged in the production of aluminum profiles and Ecoflex flexible packaging. The company has an approximate 40% share of the local profiles market and exports 40-50% of its production, mainly to the nations in the Mercosur trade bloc. The company's flexible packaging unit, meanwhile, accounts for roughly 35% of its production. It has a 20,000m2 facility that focuses on manufacturing, laboratory research, administration and sales; and a production capacity that exceeds 5,000t/y. Aluminios Uruguay was founded in 1935 and is based in Montevideo, Uruguay.