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Constellium Revealed as Premier Aluminium Provider for BMW 5 Series

Constellium Revealed as Premier Aluminium Provider for BMW 5 Series

Amsterdam’s Constellium N.V. revealed yesterday its status as provider of aluminium automotive body sheet and Crash Management Systems for Munich automaker Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) in the construction of its BMW 5 executive car series. The announcement in question identified Constellium...

Events

Finnish Firm Outotec to Buld Anode Rodding Shop for Aluminium Bahrain

Finnish mining operations and technology firm Outotec announced on Thursday that it has signed a contract with Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. to design and deliver an anode rodding shop facility for the firm’s smelter-expansion project. Outotec declined to offer a price for the contract, but it did point out the fact that it is the largest […]

Arconic Sells Venetian Rolling Mill to Italy’s Slim Aluminium

Value-added aluminium manufacturer Arconic Inc. announced the sale of its rolling mill in Fusina, Italy to Italy’s Slim Aluminium SpA on Thursday. According to the relevant press release from Arconic, the sale of the plant, which is located on the outskirts of Venice in northeastern Italy’s Veneto region, comes after a thorough review process and […]

Constellium Fires Up New High-Tech Aluminium Recycling Furnace at Alabama Plant

Dutch rolled and extruded aluminium firm Constellium N.V. debuted a new recycling furnace at its facility at Muscle Shoals, Alabama on Tuesday. According to the firm the new, fully-operational furnace will boost its aluminium recycling capacity by 170 million pounds, or roughly 5.2 billion more used aluminium beverage cans per annum. This added capacity means […]

Aluminium Wheelmaker Superior Purchases UNIWHEELS for US$715 MM

Michigan aluminium wheel manufacturer Superior Industries International, Inc. is soon to acquire German aluminium wheel manufacturer UNIWHEELS AG. According to a press release by Superior, the total purchase price will be US$715 million, and the deal will close at the end of May 2017. The transaction will have Europe’s third-largest supplier of original-equipment aluminium wheels […]