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Constellium Launches Partnership To Develop Automotive Aluminium Technology

Constellium Launches Partnership To Develop Automotive Aluminium Technology

European value-added aluminium firm Constellium revealed yesterday a new partnership with Groupe Renault, ESI Group, Institut de Soudure (Welding Institute), and the University of Lorraine to develop lightweight, recyclable and cost-efficient aluminium solutions for the automotive market. The ~€7 million undertaking, dubbed...

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Alfa To Sell Off Aluminium Automotive Parts Maker Nemak

Mexican conglomerate Alfa said late last week it is planning to spin off its 75-percent stake in Nemak, a local producer of automotive parts. Alfa is expected to announce the move later this month, which would leave the struggling unit on its own. “We plan a gradual and orderly transition process to make Nemak an […]

Yunhai To Boost Aluminium Alloy A/C Flat Tube Output To 20k MTPA By Year’s End

The People’s Republic of China’s Nanjing Yunhai Special Metals is responding to meet increasing domestic demand for aluminium alloy air-conditioning flat tube by boosting its production capacity by 5 thousand metric tons per annum. At present the Jiangsu plant boasts a production capacity of 15 thousand metric tons per annum, but it is in the […]

Kobelco Opens Expansion At Kentucky Extruded Aluminium Automotive Parts Plant

Kobe Steel, Ltd’s U.S. subsidiary Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. (KPEX) inaugurated a new aluminium extrusions plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky on Wednesday. The plant, which is one of two operated by Kobelco in Bowling Green, manufactures and sells aluminium extrusions and fabricated products to buyers in the United States. The plant runs an […]

Gränges Shanghai Automotive Aluminium Production Plant Gains ASI Certification

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB’s Shanghai production facility is the latest plant to achieve certification against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s Performance Standard. The plant’s production includes aluminium strips and plates used in automotive manufacturing applications. ASI notes the certification’s symbol as an ongoing commitment to environmental, social, and governance responsibility. Gränges’s Shanghai plant boasts […]