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Gränges And Aurora Labs Ltd Ink Agreement To Discuss Enhanced Cooperation In 3D Aluminium Manufacturing

Gränges And Aurora Labs Ltd Ink Agreement To Discuss Enhanced Cooperation In 3D Aluminium Manufacturing

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB and Australian metal 3D printing developer Aurora Labs Ltd signed a Memorandum of Understanding last week that contemplates increased commercial and research ties between the two firms. Operating through its wholly-owned subsidiary A3D Operations Pty Ltd.,...

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Novelis To Supply Toyota With Aluminium Auto Body Sheet For Fifth-Gen RAV4

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced yesterday an agreement with Toyota Motor Corporation to supply it with premium aluminium auto body sheet for the redesigned 2019 Toyota RAV4. As Toyota’s top-selling vehicle and the best-selling non-pickup-truck in the United States, the fifth-generation RAV4 XA50 will see a redesign of the hood, fenders, […]

Norsk Hydro Announces NOK150 Million Investment In Advanced Automotive Aluminium Production Equipment At Husnes Plant

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced yesterday the planned upgrade of equipment at Hydro Husnes that will allow it to offer advanced aluminium products to automotive manufacturing customers. Hydro says the NOK150 million (US$17.6 million) investment will consist largely of the installation of Low Pressure Casting (LPC) equipment that will produce improved aluminium material […]

Daiki To Build Automotive Aluminium Alloy Plant In South India

A Japanese firm announced plans last week to invest ₹2.5 billion (US$36.1 million) in an aluminium alloy ingot plant to be constructed in South India. Per domestic reporting, Daiki Aluminium Industry Co. Ltd’s subsidiary Daiki Aluminium is planning to build the plant, with a planned nameplate capacity of 84 thousand metric tons per annum, on […]

Icelandic Firm Develops First All-Aluminium Vehicle

An Icelandic firm announced the debut of the country’s first vehicle to be made almost entirely of domestically-produced aluminium earlier this week. Start-up firm Ísar made the big reveal on Wednesday of the eponymous vehicle, of which the first five have already been produced and sold. The firm boasts that the vehicle is substantially lighter […]