Alcoa Lista is the 6th largest producer of aluminium in Norway. Eramet Kvinesdal makes manganese alloys, which is a key component of steel. Aludyne Farsund supplies components to reputable car manufacturers Jaguar, Porsche and BMW.
More power-dependent industry could be established. Land-based fish farms, data storage developers and battery, hydrogen and ammoniac factories all consider starting production in the area.