aluminium automotive industry

Novelis To Supply Toyota With Aluminium Auto Body Sheet For Fifth-Gen RAV4

Novelis To Supply Toyota With Aluminium Auto Body Sheet For Fifth-Gen RAV4

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced yesterday an agreement with Toyota Motor Corporation to supply it with premium aluminium auto body sheet for the redesigned 2019 Toyota RAV4. As Toyota’s top-selling vehicle and the best-selling non-pickup-truck in the United...

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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 […]

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 Expands Automotive Aluminium Offerings At Czech Republic Plant

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced to the world yesterday its plans to expand operations at its plant in Decin, Czech Republic in an effort at meeting the ever-rising demand for aluminium profiles the firm’s customers continue to present it. Constellium’s plans for the site include a new casthouse and extrusion press, […]