aluminium extruded products

Vimetco Debuts €10 MM Automatic Aluminium Extrusion Line

Vimetco Debuts €10 MM Automatic Aluminium Extrusion Line

Romanian aluminium company Alro SA (Alro Slatina) said this week that its downstream subsidiary Vimetco Extrusion has produced the first extruded aluminium from its new €10 million automatic aluminium extrusion line in Slatina. The new 7” press extrusion line is the site’s...

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Vimetco To Invest €10 MM In New Automated Aluminium Extrusion Line Built By Presezzi

Romanian aluminium producer ALRO S.A.’s downstream subsidiary Vimetco Extrusion said Tuesday that it will soon begin a €10 million program to increase high- and very-high value-added aluminium products by installing new machinery produced by Italy’s Presezzi Extrusion spa. The investment in question will consist of a new automated 7” extrusion line capable of extruding profiles […]

Aluminum Extruders Council Calls For End To Trump Section 232 Tariffs

The Aluminum Extruders Council yesterday called upon the Trump Administration to end Section 232 tariffs on imported aluminium, noting the damage the penalties they say were misapplied has done to the domestic aluminium industry. The AEC began by citing its optimism in the new tariffs. However, after over four dozen aluminium industry executives testified to […]

Kiwi Aluminium Extruder McKechnie Completes NZ$18 Million Equipment Upgrade

New Zealand aluminium extrusion firm McKechnie Aluminium Solutions Limited announced last week the completion of a NZ$18 million investment in new machinery at its plant in Taranaki that it hopes will help it “leapfrog” into the future of aluminium manufacturing. The investment, which took the company three years to complete and several months to commission, […]

Kobelco Opens Expansion At Kentucky Extruded Aluminium Automotive Parts Plant

Kobe Steel, Ltd’s U.S. subsidiary Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. (KPEX) inaugurated a new aluminium extrusions plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky on Wednesday. The plant, which is one of two operated by Kobelco in Bowling Green, manufactures and sells aluminium extrusions and fabricated products to buyers in the United States. The plant runs an […]

Norsk Hydro Agrees To Sell Romanian Extrusion Plant To Austrian Firm For Undisclosed Sum

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA yesterday announced the signing of an agreement with Austrian firm Hammerer Aluminium Industries (HAI) to sell Romanian extrusion plant Hydro Extrusion SRL. Terms of the transaction were not released, but Hydro indicated that the sale would likely be complete by year’s end. Hydro indicated that the decision to sell […]