aluminium automotive industry

Constellium Sends Ten Millionth Aluminium Component to Ford Motors

Constellium Sends Ten Millionth Aluminium Component to Ford Motors

Amsterdam aluminium extruder Constellium NV celebrated the delivery of its ten millionth part to Detroit’s Ford Motor Company. According to Constellium, in addition to continuing to supply aluminium structural components for the Ford F-150 light truck, the firm is slated to supply...

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Kentucky UACJ Automotive Aluminium Plant to Undergo $3.3MM Expansion

Citing an increased demand for automotive aluminium, UACJ subsidiary UACJ Automotive Whitehall Industries (UWH) is planning a US$3.3-million expansion at its Paducah, Kentucky, facility. The plant, which produces precision aluminium parts for automotive applications, came under UACJ’s roof after being purchased last year. It will undergo a 56,000-ft2 expansion to make room for new machining […]

Flying cars – from design fantasy to production reality

Good news for aluminium technology? Given that the automotive and aviation sectors both remain major markets for aluminium technologies worldwide, any development that spans both – such as flying cars – is worthy of note. Although cars that fly, or alternatively road-able aircraft and hovercars, have for years featured prominently in fantasy and science fiction […]

Novelis Boasts 53% Increase in Recycled Content Use in Latest Sustainability Report

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. released its sustainability report for FY 2016 today. According to the report, the firm achieved a recycled aluminium input of fifty-three percent for the year, which is a twenty-three-percent improvement over baseline levels. Novelis says that the significant improvement, which is measured against average inputs from fiscal […]