Aluminium extrusion

AEC Praises ITC’s Renewal Of Antidumping And Countervailing Duties Against China’s Aluminium Extruders

AEC Praises ITC’s Renewal Of Antidumping And Countervailing Duties Against China’s Aluminium Extruders

Trade group American Extruders Council (AEC) lauded the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) unanimous decision this week to extend protections from subsidized aluminium imports from the People’s Republic of China. The ITC’s decision to extend protections for US aluminium extruders came in...


Vedanta Debuts New High-Speed Aluminium Billet For Extrusion Market

India’s biggest aluminium producer Vedanta Ltd. debuted this week special “high-speed” aluminium billet customized for use in aluminium extrusions in an online event attended by downstream and other value-added aluminium stakeholders. Vedanta said its new line of aluminium billet is capable of increasing the speed of extruding aluminium by 25 percent. The firm utilized several […]

Norsk Hydro Planning New Aluminium Extrusion Press For Suzhou Plant

Norwegian aluminium firm Norsk Hydro ASA announced this week its plans to install a new extrusion press at its aluminium plant in Suzhou, China. The new NOK390 million (US$45.8 million) press will position the plant to better serve its customers in the burgeoning automotive and electric vehicle sector. In addition to the 12-inch extrusion press, […]

Swisstek Aluminium Installs Array Of Solar Power Cells At Extrusion Plant In Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan aluminium extruder Swisstek Aluminium Limited announced this week the installation of solar power generation equipment at its factory complex in an effort at promoting the firm’s sustainable production drive. Swisstek installed a rooftop solar array with over 3,000 photovoltaic cells under the Ceylon Electricity Board’s net plus scheme. The solar array is part […]

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 […]