automotive aluminium

Rhenmetall Inks LoI For €22 MM In Aluminium Piston Sales To North American Automotive Buyer

Rhenmetall Inks LoI For €22 MM In Aluminium Piston Sales To North American Automotive Buyer

German metals firm Rheinmetall AG announced last week a new €22 million deal for aluminium pistons destined for the North American auto market. Specifying the buyer as only “a well-known carmaker,” Rheinmetall said it signed a letter of intent with the unnamed...


Novelis To Establish Closed Loop Automotive Aluminium With Nissan Plant In UK

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis said this week that it is the new aluminium body sheet to Nissan for its all-new Qashqai SUV. Novelis said that the partnership would create a closed-loop recycling system in Europe. The firm will be supplying Nissan with aluminium sheet for the hood and doors of the strong-selling C-segment SUV. […]

AMAG Inks Closed-Loop Aluminium Partnership With Audi Hungaria

European cast and rolled aluminium supplier AMAG Austria Metall AG announced this week a partnership with AUDI Hungaria Zrt to develop an aluminium closed-loop system between its factories. Per the press release, waste aluminium generated at Audi’s plant in Györ will be delivered to AMAG’s plant in Ranshofen for recycling back into its primary aluminium […]

Gränges’ Finspång Automotive Aluminium Plant Earns Provisional ASI Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) and Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB announced earlier this week that the firm’s Finspång AB plant in Sweden has been provisionally certified against the ASI’s Performance Standard for responsible aluminium production. The plant has been operating for just shy of a century, designing and manufacturing rolled strip and sheet […]

Novelis’ New Aluminium Alloy Up To 40 Percent Lighter Than High-Strength Steel

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis debuted a new automotive aluminium alloy this week that it says is the strongest one it has developed so far. Novelis’ new alloy, the Advanz 7UHS-s701, is formulated for use in safety-critical structural components for passenger vehicles. The firm said components such as the A and B pillar reinforcements and […]