Lightweight Asia 2019 Embraces the Lightweight Age

Lightweight Asia 2019 Embraces the Lightweight Age

Under the combined pressures of delivering environmental protection and energy efficiency, the automotive industry is striving to make major breakthroughs in weight reduction and low emissions. This is the backdrop for Lightweight Asia 2019 from 10-12 July in Shanghai, which will provide...


Aluminum Association Hits Record Membership with New Member Companies

Brunswick Corporation, Consolidated Engineering Company, Shapiro Metals and Vesuvius USA Grow the Association’s Membership ARLINGTON, VA — The Aluminum Association announced today the addition of four new member companies – Brunswick Corporation, Consolidated Engineering Company, Shapiro Metals and Vesuvius USA. Brunswick Corporation joins the association as a producer member – a firm that makes or […]

Auto Industry Looks to Aluminum Extrusions for Increased Performance and Cost-Effective Solutions

Automakers are employing an effective way to slim down electric vehicles, just as they have lightened their traditional combustion-engine lineup. They’re using more high-strength aluminum to provide the needed lightweighting. And they intend to continue to use the distinct capabilities of extruded solutions to make their vehicles more energy efficient, without sacrificing performance or aesthetics. […]

SOHAR Aluminium Showcases World-Class Facilities to 200 Experts Attending ARABAL 2017

Muscat, November 12th 2017 – Concluding this year’s three-day Arab International Aluminium Conference & Exhibition (ARABAL), 200 delegates toured Sohar Aluminium’s facilities to get a first-hand look at the company’s ever growing production capacity, cutting-edge technology, environmental stewardship, and rigorous safety standards. Sohar Aluminium is Oman’s first Greenfield smelter and the fourth largest primary aluminium […]

Matmatch: Making Materials Research a Snap

Finding the best materials to use in your project is one of the most important tasks you’re faced with in the course of your undertaking. Unfortunately, it also tends to be among the most difficult obstacles to overcome. Where do you get up-to-date information on the physical, chemical and thermal characteristics of materials you’re looking […]