North America

General Motors To Invest US$45 MM In Upgrading Indiana Aluminium Die Casting Plant

General Motors To Invest US$45 MM In Upgrading Indiana Aluminium Die Casting Plant

American automaker General Motors said late last week that it plans to invest US$45 million at its Indiana aluminium die casting facility in order to meet the growing demand for electric vehicles. Per the firm, expansion of the Bedford Casting Operations facility...

Events

Rusal Parent Company Says Report Of Bans On Russian Aluminium “Irresponsible”

En+ Group took the offensive against media reports suggesting that the United States government is considering sanctions on Russian aluminium and other materials this week, asserting that it has been fully compliant with US import regulations. UC Rusal’s parent company spoke through Chairman Christopher Burnham, who characterized the reports of Russian aluminium restrictions as “irresponsible […]

AEC Praises ITC’s Renewal Of Antidumping And Countervailing Duties Against China’s Aluminium Extruders

Trade group American Extruders Council (AEC) lauded the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) unanimous decision this week to extend protections from subsidized aluminium imports from the People’s Republic of China. The ITC’s decision to extend protections for US aluminium extruders came in the five-year sunset review of the protections it enacted in 2017. ITC’s reviews […]

Ball Teams Up With Boomerang Water To Provide Refillable Aluminium Bottled Water

Colorado packaging firm Ball Corporation is joining with Boomerang Water LLC to package drinking water in 100-percent recyclable aluminium water bottles in a bid to reduce the carbon emissions and overall wasted material involved in the drinking water sector. Ball announced the partnership with Boomerang Water earlier this week, saying that Ball would provide aluminium […]

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 […]