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

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...

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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 […]

Constellium to Provide Aluminium for Peugeot 3008

Dutch aluminium products firm Constellium N.V. announced yesterday that it will be the supplier of Crash Management Systems and Automotive Body Sheets for French automotive maker Peugeot’s compact sport-utility vehicle (SUV) model 3008. The model, complete with aluminium components, will make its debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show early next month. According to the […]