automotive aluminium

Alcoa and Tri-Arrows Join The Aluminum Association’s Aluminum Transportation Group

Alcoa and Tri-Arrows Join The Aluminum Association’s Aluminum Transportation Group

American aluminium trade group The Aluminum Association announced today that the Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) has grown by two. Pittsburgh’s Alcoa Corporation and Kentucky’s Tri-Arrows Aluminum Inc. have become the ATG’s tenth and eleventh member companies. Heidi Brock, president and CEO of...

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Constellium Opens Automotive Aluminium Plant in Greater Atlanta

European aluminium extruder Constellium N.V. announced the grand opening of its latest automotive aluminium plant, located in the northwestern portion of the U.S. state of Georgia. The plant, which covers 135,000 ft2, resides in White, Georgia, which hosts a population of 670 and is a bedroom community of Cartersville, which is nine miles to the […]

Kobelco to Partner with Novelis in Expansion of Aluminium Operations

Japan’s Kobe Steel, Ltd. is rumored to soon announce a multi-million-dollar partnership with Atlanta’s Novelis Inc. to build an aluminium plant to supply the latter’s processing plants abroad. The Nikkei Asian Review reported yesterday that Kobelco could announce the US$263-million to US$350-million new aluminium plant as early as tomorrow. The proposed plant will be built […]

Constellium Revealed as Premier Aluminium Provider for BMW 5 Series

Amsterdam’s Constellium N.V. revealed yesterday its status as provider of aluminium automotive body sheet and Crash Management Systems for Munich automaker Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) in the construction of its BMW 5 executive car series. The announcement in question identified Constellium as BMW’s premier supplier of automotive body sheet for the 5 series. The […]

Norsk Hydro’s Q1 Numbers Rise with Aluminium Market’s Recovery

Norway’s Norsk Hydro ASA reported first-quarter results on Friday. The quarter’s results were buoyed by higher prices in the quarter, but raw materials costs proved to be a slight drag on the bottom line. Hydro’s first quarter revenue totaled NOK23,026 million, an eight percent increase quarter-on-quarter from last quarter’s NOK21,250 million, and a fourteen percent […]