Aluminium extrusion

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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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 […]

Sri Lankan Conglomerate To Build Largest Aluminium Extrusion Plant In South Asia

In an effort at capitalizing on the booming demand for such by the country’s construction sector, Sri Lankan multinational conglomerate Hayleys PLC will soon be opening a Rs.2 billion (US$12.5 million) aluminium extrusions plant on the island nation. The plant, which will become South Asia’s largest when opened, will be the result of an upgrad […]

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, […]

Sapa to Restart Aluminium Extrusion Plant in Wales

Norway’s Sapa AS announced yesterday that it is reopening its once-shuttered aluminium extrusion plant in Bedwas, southern Wales. Closed since 2014, the Bedwas plant will be retooled and utilized for the manufacture of lightweight aluminium body structures. Citing a growing need for lightweight automotive components, Sapa plans to invest £9.6 million (US$12.97 million) in the […]

Zhongwang Acquires German Alumnium Extrusion Firm ALUnna

The world’s second largest aluminium extrusion firm China Zhongwang Holdings Ltd announced yesterday that it now holds a controlling interest in German aluminium extrusion firm Aluminiumwerk Unna AG (ALUnna). Although no price for the purchase was given, the deal gives wholly owned German subsidiary Zhongwang Aluminium Deutschland GmbH a 99.72-percent equity interest in ALUnna. According […]