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Ebbesberg Replaces Vareille as Head of European Aluminium

Ebbesberg Replaces Vareille as Head of European Aluminium

Yesterday European Aluminium announced the ascension of Kjetil Ebbesberg to Chairman, stepping into the position as Pierre Vareille steps down. Vareille, who has been the CEO of Constellium since 2012, was the Chairman of European Aluminium for the past two years and...


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 […]

Constellium to Name Jean-Marc Germain Executive Director

Amsterdam’s Constellium N.V. announced yesterday that the company’s Board of Directors will name Jean-Marc Germain the company’s next Executive Director at the firm’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in June 2016. The Board intends for him to become Chief Executive Officer this summer as well. Germain will replace the retiring Pierre Vareille. Vareille announced his […]

Constellium Announces Tech Center at Brunel University London

Amsterdam’s Constellium N.V. announced the opening of the Constellium University Technology Center (UTC) at Brunel University London today.  The Constellium University Technology Center is, according to the firm, “a dedicated center of excellence for the design, development and prototyping of aluminium alloys and automotive structural components.” The Center will feature industrial size aluminium casting and […]

Constellium Inks Rolled Aluminium Deal with Airbus

Dutch aluminium manufacturer Constellium N.V. announced yesterday that it has come to terms with European multinational aerospace and defense corporation Airbus Group SE to provide aluminium products for several of the firm’s leading projects. It’s the latest agreement in a partnership begun in 2010 with the development of AIRWARE™ technology on the A350 XWB. The […]