automotive aluminium

Constellium Opens Automotive Aluminium Plant in Greater Atlanta

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...

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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 […]

Kentucky UACJ Automotive Aluminium Plant to Undergo $3.3MM Expansion

Citing an increased demand for automotive aluminium, UACJ subsidiary UACJ Automotive Whitehall Industries (UWH) is planning a US$3.3-million expansion at its Paducah, Kentucky, facility. The plant, which produces precision aluminium parts for automotive applications, came under UACJ’s roof after being purchased last year. It will undergo a 56,000-ft2 expansion to make room for new machining […]

Norsk Hydro’s Numbers Down in 2016 – Firm Sees Hope in Automotive Aluminium for 2017

Oslo’s aluminium and renewable energy firm Norsk Hydro ASA released its 2016 annual report on Friday. Though numbers were reflective of the challenges the global aluminium faced in the year, comments by the firm’s CEO signaled hope that the company’s focus upon automotive lightweighting would boost the bottom line in the coming years. Hydro’s underlying […]