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State and Federal Lawmakers In Attendance for Groundbreaking of Novelis Automotive Aluminium Plant in SW Kentucky

State and Federal Lawmakers In Attendance for Groundbreaking of Novelis Automotive Aluminium Plant in SW Kentucky

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. played host to an august body of dignitaries on Monday as it broke ground on its new US$305 million automotive aluminium sheet manufacturing plant in Guthrie, Kentucky. The 400,000 ft2 will be the site...

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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 […]

Hydro’s New Line in Germany Produces First Rolled Aluminium

Norsk Hydro’s newest line at Grevenbroich, Germany began to produce rolled aluminium this week following weeks of pre-production trials and testing. The new equipment represents a €130 million investment by Hydro, which is the firm’s largest single capital expenditure in Germany. In addition to the initial marketable rolled aluminium production, the equipment was also used […]

Constellium Opens New Automotive Aluminium Sheet Line in Eastern France

Amsterdam’s Constellium N.V. announced the official opening of its newest finishing line at its plant in Neuf-Brisach, France. The €180 million line is intended to help the firm meet rising demand for aluminium auto body sheet. The almost 800’ line has a production capacity of 100,000 metric tons per annum. It turns out sheet aluminium […]

Novelis to Provide Aluminium for Jaguar XFL

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced this week that it will be supplying aluminium to Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Co., Ltd for its new Jaguar XFL. The XFL is the first Jaguar model to be assembled in the People’s Republic of China. According to the firm, the XFL is the next […]