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BMW Implements Aluminium Scrap Recycling Program At Plant In Dingolfing

BMW Implements Aluminium Scrap Recycling Program At Plant In Dingolfing

German automaker BMW AG said last week its press shop in Dingolfing is the company’s first-ever site to separate out and recycle aluminium sheet waste generated by the plant. The plant, which is BMW’s largest, required a €6.5 million retrofit to accomplish...

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Constellium To Provide Aluminium Structural Components For BMW X Model SUV

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. revealed yesterday that it has been chosen as a supplier of aluminium structural components for BMW AG’s newest model, the BMW X Model Sports Activity Vehicles. The company’s contract for supply of aluminium structural components includes the Crash Management System on the X4 and X5, both of […]

The Electric Vehicle Revolution Will Spur Aluminium Demand

In stark contrast to previous editions, electric vehicles were all the rage at this year’s Frankfurt IAA, the world’s largest motor show. Many premium brand announced they would electrify entire series or that their fleets will be a mix of hybrid and battery-powered vehicles. Aiming to catch up to Tesla, European automakers are increasingly favouring […]

Zhongwang Acquires German Alumnium Extrusion Firm ALUnna

The world’s second largest aluminium extrusion firm China Zhongwang Holdings Ltd announced yesterday that it now holds a controlling interest in German aluminium extrusion firm Aluminiumwerk Unna AG (ALUnna). Although no price for the purchase was given, the deal gives wholly owned German subsidiary Zhongwang Aluminium Deutschland GmbH a 99.72-percent equity interest in ALUnna. According […]

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 […]