Novo Capsule Debuts “Perfect” Single Serve Coffee Capsule Using Aluminium

Novo Capsule Debuts “Perfect” Single Serve Coffee Capsule Using Aluminium

Joint venture aluminium coffee capsule producer Novo Capsule announced this week that it has achieved the purpose of the partnership, namely to produce and market a superior single-serve Nespresso coffee capsule made from 100%-recyclable aluminium. Novo Capsule believes that the type of...


Hydro Closes Deal With Elkem And Altor For Sustainable Battery Materials Firm Vianode

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced yesterday the closing of a deal with Norwegian advanced material solutions provider Elkem and Altor Equity Partners for a stake in sustainable battery materials manufacturer Vianode. Hydro announced the deal this spring, which has Hydro and Altor purchasing 30 percent each of Vianode, and Elkem buying the remaining […]

Constellium To Continue To Buy Aluminium From Rusal Despite Possible Sanctions

European value-added aluminium firm Constellium NV currently has no plans to stop purchasing primary aluminium from UC Rusal despite the near-global condemnation of Russian products due to the country’s invasion of Ukraine in February. Such was the story conveyed to Reuters late last week by a company executive. The unidentified executive told Reuters that aluminium […]

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certifies Gerhardi AluTechnik Under Material Stewardship Standard

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) this week announced the certification of Germany’s Gerhardi AluTechnik GmbH under its ASI Performance Standard V2 (2017) Certification with a focus on Material Stewardship. The Lüdenscheid plant specializes in the production and sale of semi-finished aluminium profiles for clients in the automotive, construction, electronics, mechanical engineering, medical, furniture, and lighting […]

Novelis Opens New Aluminium Customer Solution Center In Suburban Detroit

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. commissioned its new US$35-million automotive Customer Solution Center (CSC) in suburban Detroit yesterday. The new CSC joins Novelis’s other such centers around the world to shorten the time to market of automotive aluminium solutions by collaborating with Tier 1 suppliers and automakers. The new CSC in Novi, Michigan joins […]

European Aluminium Welcomes Relief From EU On High Energy Prices, But Warns More Is Needed

Europe’s aluminium trade group lauded the European Union for its action to turn back high energy prices. However, the European Aluminium Association warned that the measures are only the first step in tackling the problem. The association said that the short-term measures, which include efforts at reducing electricity demand and redistributing financial resources to customers […]