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Gränges’ Finspång Automotive Aluminium Plant Earns Provisional ASI Certification

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...

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Constellium Launches Partnership To Develop Automotive Aluminium Technology

European value-added aluminium firm Constellium revealed yesterday a new partnership with Groupe Renault, ESI Group, Institut de Soudure (Welding Institute), and the University of Lorraine to develop lightweight, recyclable and cost-efficient aluminium solutions for the automotive market. The ~€7 million undertaking, dubbed Project ISA3, intends to develop closed-loop aluminium recycling, which will increase the pace […]

Audi Awarded ASI Chain of Custody Certification For Pair Of Automotive Plants

German automaker Audi AG announced yesterday that it has received the Chain of Custody certification from the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) for sustainable aluminium. Audi is the first automaker to be certified by the ASI under its Chain of Custody standard. Dirk Gross-Loheide, Board Member for Procurement and IT at AUDI AG, elaborated upon the […]

Hyundai Names Rusal Its Long-Term Supplier Of Sustainable Aluminium

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth UC Rusal announced last week that it has been chosen as Hyundai Sungwoo Holdings Co, Ltd.’s preferred long-term supplier of sustainable primary aluminium and aluminium alloys. Through Hyundai Sungwoo, Rusal will be supplying Hyundai Motors Group, which produces the Hyundai and Kia automotive brands. Rusal notes the market share Hyundai commands […]

Jaguar Land Rover Aluminium Recycling Project Could Cut CO2 By 26 Percent

Jaguar Land Rover said last month that a recycling process they developed could cut carbon dioxide emissions by over a quarter. The firm’s REALITY aluminium project is a process developed by the automaker to blend recycled aluminium with primary aluminium to achieve aluminium of a quality matching that of the grade they currently use. The […]

Constellium Alabama Plant Recognized As Top Manufacturer Of 2020 By State Government

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V.’s aluminium rolling facility in Muscle Shoals, Alabama was recognized as the state’s Large Manufacturer of the Year for 2020. The firm noted that the award, which is given by the Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network, was instituted to recognize manufacturers in the state […]