automotive aluminium

Constellium Sees 26% Rise in Adjusted EBITDA During Q1

Constellium Sees 26% Rise in Adjusted EBITDA During Q1

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. released results for the first quarter of 2018 late last week, reporting improvements in both shipments and revenue across nearly all segments. Shipments in the quarter totaled 388 thousand metric tons, 4 percent above...

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Auto Supplier Shape Corp. Buys Aluminium Extruder Magnode

Southwest Michigan auto supplier Shape Corporation announced to its investors yesterday the acquisition of southwest Ohio aluminium extruder Magnode Corporation. Although specifics of the deal were not given at the time of the announcement, Shape indicates that Magnode will be come a division of Shape, and that the acquisition will close early in March of […]

Constellium Extends Partnership with Audi to Provide Automotive Aluminium for the A7

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium titan Constellium N.V. revealed yesterday the continuation of a longstanding partnership with Audi AG to supply aluminium Automotive Body Sheet and structural components for the automaker’s latest model, the A7 Sportback. The firm said in a press release that it will be the primary supplier of aluminium Automotive Body Sheet […]

Aleris Opens US$400 MM Aluminium Auto Body Sheet Production Facility in NW Kentucky

Cleveland rolled aluminium firm Aleris International, Inc. opened a new, US$400-million aluminium automotive body sheet production facility at its plant in Lewisport, Kentucky earlier this month. According to the firm’s announcement released yesterday, the Lewisport plant is an effort by the company to capitalize on the current and expected continued growth of aluminium demand in […]

U.S. Trade Reps Seeks Sharp Rise in Regional Aluminium Content Under NAFTA

The Trump Administration is seeking to mandate that aluminium and other materials used in the manufacture of vehicles sold under the auspices of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) originate from North American sources. According to individuals briefed on the matter who spoke to Reuters, United States trade officials made the proposal during Friday’s […]