automotive aluminium

Constellium Agrees To Buy UACJ’s Share Of Bowling Green Aluminium Auto Body Sheet Plant For US$100 Million

Constellium Agrees To Buy UACJ’s Share Of Bowling Green Aluminium Auto Body Sheet Plant For US$100 Million

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced yesterday the signing of a binding purchase agreement with UACJ Corporation and Tri-Arrows Aluminum Holding Inc. (TAAH), its United States affiliate, to buy TAAH’s 49-percent ownership of Constellium-UACJ ABS, LLC (CUA) for US$100...

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Audi Receives First-Ever Downstream Aluminium Certification From ASI

German automobile manufacturer Audi AG became the first downstream aluminium firm to be certified against ASI’s Performance Standard earlier this week. Audi received certification for its assembly process and sourcing for the aluminium components of high-voltage batteries C-BEV for the Audi e-tron. Global standards and certification organization The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) certified Audi’s plants […]

Novelis Breaks Ground On US$180-Million Expansion At Automotive Aluminium Plant In Changzhou

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. broke ground on Wednesday on the US$180 million expansion of operations at its plant in Changzhou, People’s Republic of China. Per the firm’s announcement, the expansion at its automotive aluminium manufacturing facility in Changzhou will double the site’s production capacity to 200 thousand metric tons of heat-treated […]

Aluminium Demand In Automotive Sector To More Than Double By 2025: Novelis’ Labat

In an interview with Reuters earlier this week, Pierre Labat, vice president of global automotive at Novelis, said that demand for aluminium by the automotive industry is projected to more than double over the course of the next seven years. Labat said in Thursday’s interview that aluminium is increasingly becoming the go-to metal to replace […]

Norsk Hydro Announces US$100 Million Expansion To Automotive Aluminium Plant In Eastern Pennsylvania

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced late last week its plans to expand automotive aluminium production at a plant in Cressonia, Pennsylvania. Hydro’s expansion will consist of a new 96,000-ft2 structure next to existing buildings that will house equipment dedicated to producing aluminium for the automotive market. The US$100 million project will also upgrade […]