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

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...

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Constellium Debuts New R&D Capabilities At Brunel University

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. revealed yesterday the opening of an expansion to the University Technology Center (UTC) at London’s Brunel University as well as the debut of a new on-campus research and development center, the Advanced Metals Processing Centre (AMPC). Per Constellium, the AMPC’s newest capabilities include freeform 3D bending, electromagnetic […]

Novelis to Invest US$180 MM in Automotive Aluminium Plant in Eastern China

In a bid to capitalize on the ever-expanding market for automotive aluminium, Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced on Wednesday that it will invest US$180 million in Jiangsu, China. Per the firm, the investment at its facility in Changzhou will involve the addition of a continuous annealing solution heat (CASH) treatment line, […]

Constellium to Provide Aluminium for Redesigned Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Luxury Sedan

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. will be the supplier of aluminium auto body sheet to Mercedes-Benz for the upcoming third generation of the firm’s CLS-Class of midsize luxury sedans. Constellium made the announcement yesterday, explaining that it has been chosen to supply coils for the outer trunk lid panels and fenders for […]

Groundbreaking At Braidy’s Ashland Plant to Occur This Spring

Eastern Kentucky aluminium firm Braidy Industries Inc. updated residents of the Kentucky town in which it is building a new aluminium rolling mill that the firm expects the first shovel of dirt to be turned on the project in the coming spring. While addressing the Ashland Breakfast Kiwanis Club on Tuesday, senior vice president of […]

Purdue Scientist Develop Aluminium Alloy with Strength Rivaling Stainless Steel

Scientists at Purdue University say they have developed a new aluminium alloy with strength comparable to stainless steel. According to researchers at the university’s School of Materials Engineering, altering the metal’s crystal lattice by introducing distortions known as “stacking faults,” or omitting a layer in the crystal’s atomic structure, can add strength to the metal […]