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Norsk Hydro Announces NOK150 Million Investment In Advanced Automotive Aluminium Production Equipment At Husnes Plant

Norsk Hydro Announces NOK150 Million Investment In Advanced Automotive Aluminium Production Equipment At Husnes Plant

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced yesterday the planned upgrade of equipment at Hydro Husnes that will allow it to offer advanced aluminium products to automotive manufacturing customers. Hydro says the NOK150 million (US$17.6 million) investment will consist largely of the...

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Constellium Opens Automotive Aluminium Plant In Zilina, Slovakia

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. yesterday commissioned its new Automotive Structures facility in Zilina, Slovakia. The facility is dedicated to producing aluminium Crash Management Systems and Body Structure components for the Eastern European automotive manufacturing market. Constellium says the 56,000 ft2 plant contains cutting-edge implements for forming, machining, welding, and heat-treating aluminium […]

Novelis Inks Partnership With Impression Technologies To Develop Aluminium HFQ Hot Stamping Technique

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. yesterday announced a new partnership with Impression Technologies to collaborate on research into new and innovative uses of hot stamping aluminium, especially through use of Impression’s proprietary Hot Form Quench (HFQ) process. Novelis says HFQ is a one-of-a-kind technology that is used to design and manufacture components […]

Novelis To Establish Global Network Of Automotive Aluminium Innovation Centers

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. yesterday announced plans to establish a worldwide network of Customer Solution Centers (CSCs) in an effort at fostering greater cooperation between and among itself and automakers in ushering in the next generation of vehicle design. Per the firm’s press release, the CSCs will house researchers, designers, and […]

Gränges Plans SEK400-Million Expansion To Finspång Plant

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB announced yesterday a SEK400-million (US$43.87 million) project to improve efficiency and increase capacity at the firm’s operations at Finspång. Per the firm’s press release, the project includes the purchasing of land and buildings, an upgrade of the site’s rolling mill, and relocation of existing machinery. The planned expansion is […]

Novelis Breaks Ground On US$180-Million Expansion At Automotive Aluminium Plant In Changzhou

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. broke ground on Wednesday on the US$180 million expansion of operations at its plant in Changzhou, People’s Republic of China. Per the firm’s announcement, the expansion at its automotive aluminium manufacturing facility in Changzhou will double the site’s production capacity to 200 thousand metric tons of heat-treated […]