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Gränges’ Finspång Automotive Aluminium Plant Earns Provisional ASI Certification

Gränges’ Finspång Automotive Aluminium Plant Earns Provisional ASI Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) and Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB announced earlier this week that the firm’s Finspång AB plant in Sweden has been provisionally certified against the ASI’s Performance Standard for responsible aluminium production. The plant has been operating...

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Gestamp Opens Second Aluminium Automotive Components Plant In Slovakia

Spanish metal automotive components maker Gestamp Automoción opened a new production plant in Nitra, Slovakia last week that is dedicated to the production of aluminium automotive parts. The new €130-million plant will produce aluminium parts primarily for Jaguar Land Rover, which recently began producing units of its Land Rover marque in Slovakia. Gestamp says its […]

Constellium to Provide Aluminium for Redesigned Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Luxury Sedan

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. will be the supplier of aluminium auto body sheet to Mercedes-Benz for the upcoming third generation of the firm’s CLS-Class of midsize luxury sedans. Constellium made the announcement yesterday, explaining that it has been chosen to supply coils for the outer trunk lid panels and fenders for […]

Constellium Agrees to Sale of Leased Assets At Sierre Plant to Novelis

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. and Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. both announced yesterday a plan for Constellium to sell a portion of its operations at Sierre in the Swiss Alps to Novelis for €200 million (US$250 million). The deal will have Constellium transferring ownership of the North Building […]

Novelis to Open US$300 MM Automotive Aluminium Sheet Plant in SW Kentucky

American rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. unveiled plans yesterday to construct and operate a 200-thousand-metric-tons-per-annum automotive aluminium sheet manufacturing facility in Guthrie, Kentucky. Per the firm’s press release, the US$300 million greenfield facility will feature heat treatment and pre-treatment lines for use in producing aluminium sheet for subsequent molding into such automotive parts […]