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Kiwi Aluminium Extruder McKechnie Completes NZ$18 Million Equipment Upgrade

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,...

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Dajcor To Establish US$19.6 Million Aluminium Extrusion Operation In SE Kentucky

Kentucky’s Governor Matt Bevin announced plans by Ontario’s Dajcor Aluminum Ltd on Friday to construct a new, US$19.6 million plant in the southeastern reaches of the state. Per local media, Dajcor’s new plant will be located in Coalfields Industrial Park in Perry County. The plant will employ a workforce of 265 upon full ramp-up, producing […]

ASI Certifies Norsk Hydro Extrusion Plants In Germany And Belgium

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced last week the certification of Norwegian aluminium firm Norsk Hydro ASA subsidiary Hydro Aluminium Extruded Solutions’s plants at Bellenberg, Germany and Lichtervelde, Belgium to the organization’s ASI Performance Standards. Per the ASI, Hydro’s extrusions and profiles operations at the above plants have been certified against its standards for responsible […]

Constellium Posts 12 Percent Jump In Revenue During Closing Quarter Of 2018

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. released results for the final quarter and full year of 2018 yesterday, noting a rise in aluminium shipments across both periods that buoyed financial numbers across the board. The fourth quarter saw Constellium ship 370 thousand metric tons, up by 6 percent on the year. Shipments rose […]

Finnish Aluminium Profiles Firm Purso Purchases Dutch Firm Nedal

Finnish aluminium profiles firm Purso Group Oy announced last week the purchase of Dutch competitor Nedal Aluminium B.V. for an undisclosed sum. Purso’s purchase of the Hunter Douglas subsidiary represents its biggest corporate acquisition to date. Purso’s acquisition of Nedal includes a production plant in Utrecht with three extrusion lines dedicated to the production of […]

AEC Welcomes Aluminium Extrusion Transshipment Determination By U.S. Government Against Two Chinese Firms

American aluminium trade group The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) yesterday greeted the news that the Federal government determined that imports from Chinese firm Sun Bright International Corporation and Fair Importing Corporation constitute illicit transshipment of extruded aluminium into the United States. Earlier this week U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released results of its Enforce […]