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Constellium To Provide Aluminium Auto Body Sheet And CMS For Citroën And Peugeot Commercial And Passenger Vehicles

Constellium To Provide Aluminium Auto Body Sheet And CMS For Citroën And Peugeot Commercial And Passenger Vehicles

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. revealed yesterday that it has been chosen to be a supplier of aluminium auto body sheet for a pair of Groupe PSA’s new automotive offerings, the Peugeot Partner and Citroën Berlingo Van. Constellium says...

Constellium Inks Deal To Supply Aluminium Sheet To Audi For Fifth-Generation A6

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced yesterday the sealing of a deal to provide German automaker Audi AG with auto-body sheet for the company’s new fifth-generation Audi A6. Per the firm, Audi will be provided with two different proprietary aluminium alloys designed specifically for the automotive sector. The A6’s C8 generation will […]

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 […]