Vedanta Aluminium gets ‘punny’ with its latest social media campaign

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1st May 2024: If you thought there’s not much to laugh about when it comes to metals and minerals, think again. In a refreshing departure from stoic Business-to-Business (B2B) conventions, Vedanta Aluminium, India’s largest producer of aluminium, has launched a quirky social media campaign called ComicAL, recontextualising the versatile features of aluminium, often dubbed the ‘Metal of the Future’, in hilarious situations.

Who knew that aluminium, a no-nonsense metal when it comes to delivering high quality and top-end performance in several cutting-edge applications, also has a lighter side (quite literally!). Aluminium is renowned for its high strength-to-weight ratio, which means that even though it is light in weight, it is a heavyweight in the strength department.

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 And funnily enough, aluminium’s strengths now include having a humorous side as well, thanks to Vedanta Aluminium. As part of this distinctive campaign, the company has crafted a series of catchy social media posts guaranteed to have social media users do a double take, shedding light on the remarkable world of aluminium through clever puns and witty
humour.

 For example, picture aluminium foil deftly wrapping up last night’s leftovers accompanied by the caption “Foiled again!” Yes, the company’s pun game is as strong as its aluminium, and the campaign is set to have a ‘see’ change in the way users view aluminium. Social media users may enjoy another one playing on beverage cans, where one glum- looking beverage can is desperately out to seek help, because crushing it for recycling was “soda-pressing” Aluminium is ubiquitous as the material of choice for producing beverage cans, and the post subtly hints at this usage.

 The other posts in the series similarly marry other features and applications of aluminium with a uniquely humorous take. But why the comedic twist from a giant in the global aluminium industry? The answer is simple: laughter is a universal language that brings people together. While aluminium is ubiquitous in its uses, from kitchens to outer space, its
remarkable versatility remains somewhat of a hidden gem for end consumers. Through these side-splitting posts, Vedanta Aluminium aims to educate and entertain its audience in the most amusing way possible.

 Sonal Choithani, Chief Brand & Communications Officer, Vedanta Aluminium, shared her thoughts on this unique campaign, saying, “As leaders in the aluminium industry, Vedanta Aluminium believes in setting the bar when it comes to innovation, not just in terms of our products but also in terms of our audience engagement. Whether it’s pioneering new technologies or launching campaigns to inform and educate our diverse stakeholders, we believe in taking the path less travelled. With this ethos in mind, we have introduced this refreshingly new approach to convey the potential of the ‘metal of the future.’ Aluminium is an integral part of our daily lives, and our latest campaign will undoubtedly make you view this metal from a completely new perspective.”

 The campaign is now live across Vedanta Aluminium’s social media platforms, including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Don’t miss out on the fun – follow, like, and share the giggles with friends and family. Vedanta Aluminium invites its audience to use these posts to spread a lot of laughter with a dash of useful insights too! Vedanta Aluminium, a business of Vedanta Limited, is India’s largest producer of aluminium, manufacturing more than half of India’s aluminium i.e., 2.37 million tonnes in FY24. It is a leader in value-added aluminium products that find critical applications in core industries.

 Vedanta Aluminium ranks 1st in the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment 2023 world rankings for the aluminium industry, a reflection of its leading sustainable development practices. With its world-class aluminium smelters, alumina refinery and power plants in India, the company fulfils its mission of spurring emerging applications of aluminium as the ‘Metal of the Future’ for a greener tomorrow.