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Kobelco to Partner with Novelis in Expansion of Aluminium Operations

Kobelco to Partner with Novelis in Expansion of Aluminium Operations

Japan’s Kobe Steel, Ltd. is rumored to soon announce a multi-million-dollar partnership with Atlanta’s Novelis Inc. to build an aluminium plant to supply the latter’s processing plants abroad. The Nikkei Asian Review reported yesterday that Kobelco could announce the US$263-million to US$350-million...

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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 […]

Automotive Sheet Aluminium Producers Fighting to Meet Increasing Demand: Boney

According to Tom Boney, the general manager of automotive for Novelis North America, sheet aluminium suppliers to the automotive industry have a major problem – they are struggling to fill the ever-increasing volume of orders they are receiving from automakers. Boney revealed this state of affairs to an audience at the Center for Automotive Research’s […]