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

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...

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Constellium’s Singen Aluminium Casting And Rolling Plant Achieves ASI Chain of Custody Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) and Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced yesterday the certification of the latter’s casting and rolling plant in Singen, Germany to the former’s Chain of Custody standard. As one of Constellium’s largest sites, the Singen plant features a high-grade cold mill and an integrated hot/cold rolling line, […]

Citic Dicastal Opens Second Moroccan Aluminium Alloy Wheel Plant In Kenitra

The People’s Republic of China’s aluminium alloy wheel producer Citic Dicastal commissioned a €350-million manufacturing plant in Northern Morocco last week. The plant’s opening was the second this year by Citic Dicastal in as many years in the North African country. The second product of a project entitled Citic Dicastal Africa, the 7.4-acre plant will […]

EGA To Increase Premium Aluminium Sales To BMW

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced earlier this week its plans to substantially increase its supply to German automaker BMW for use in engine production. According to the firm, the agreement to supply premium aluminium to BMW, which began in 2013, has been extended through 2022 and will require a significant increase in supply. Neither […]

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 […]

Yakazi Develops Stronger, More Conductive Aluminium Wire Using Carbon Nanotubes

Researchers in California say they have developed an alternative for copper wire in automotive applications that is cheaper and lighter than existing solutions – namely, aluminium wire rods strengthened by carbon nanotubes. According to scientists at vehicle wire harness manufacturer Yazaki’s research and development subsidiary YTC America, enhancing aluminium wire with carbon nanotubes helps to […]