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Constellium to Provide Aluminium for Peugeot 3008

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...


Jean-Marc Germain Takes Reins at Constellium

Dutch aluminium semi producer Constellium N.V. announced Thursday that Jean-Marc Germain has been appointed as the firm’s Chief Executive Officer by its Board of Directors. Germain begins his new role on Monday, succeeding Pierre Vareille. Vareille announced his retirement earlier this year, but has agreed to stay on in an advisory capacity so as to […]

Constellium Announces New Plant in San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Dutch aluminium semi producer Constellium N.V. announced this week that it is planning to open a new plant in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, for the production of aluminium automotive structural components. According to the firm, this new plant is a response to an uptick in demand for lightweight, high-strength aluminium Crash Management Systems and other […]

Constellium Announces New Sustainability Targets for 2020

Amsterdam’s Constellium N.V. announced new sustainability targets for the year 2020 yesterday. The firm began its strategic direction for sustainability four years ago, establishing four key areas of focus: people, products, operations and responsible business. “In the past years we have defined our sustainability vision, paving the way for our company to do business more responsibly,” explained […]

Consteillium’s Q1 Numbers Down Slightly, But Automotive Sector Offers Hope

Amsterdam’s Constellium N.V. released financials for the first quarter of 2016 yesterday. As with much of the rest of the market, shipments were down slightly for the quarter, and profits for the quarter were thinner due to lower overall aluminium prices. In Q1, the firm shipped 362,000 metric tons, which is down 5% from 381,000 […]

Japanese Firms Ramping Up Automotive Aluminium Offerings

Two major Japanese metals companies are planning to expand their aluminium offerings to take advantage of the emerging trend in consumer vehicle lightweighting for improved fuel efficiency. Kobe Steel is planning to spend approximately US$93 million to assemble aluminium plants in the United States and the People’s Republic of China. The plants will make extruded […]