Europe

Egil Hogna To Depart Norsk Hydro Upon Successor’s Appointment

Egil Hogna To Depart Norsk Hydro Upon Successor’s Appointment

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA announced yesterday the departure of executive vice president Egil Hogna at the end of the year. The Oslo native joined Hydro upon its full acquisition of Sapa Group in 2017, becoming the head of its Extruded...

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European Commission Launches Anti-Dumping Investigation Targeting Chinese Aluminium Extruders

Late last week the European Commission announced that it has begun an official inquiry into allegations that aluminium extrusions producers from the People’s Republic of China are dumping their product on the continent’s market, thereby undercutting local producers. The Commission issued the notice on Friday as part of its regularly-published journal. The EC’s investigation is […]

BMW Implements Aluminium Scrap Recycling Program At Plant In Dingolfing

German automaker BMW AG said last week its press shop in Dingolfing is the company’s first-ever site to separate out and recycle aluminium sheet waste generated by the plant. The plant, which is BMW’s largest, required a €6.5 million retrofit to accomplish the goal of fully recycling the entirety of its scrap aluminium waste, but […]

Airbus Names Constellium Its Best Supply Chain Performer

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. said yesterday it has been awarded the “Best Performer Award” by French multinational aviation firm Airbus SAS at its yearly Supply Chain and Quality Improvement Program (SQIP). Per the firm, the award by Airbus was to recognize Constellium’s long-term partnership with the aviation firm, in which it […]