extruded aluminium products

Alba Debuts New Aluminium Alloy Tailored for Extrusions

Alba Debuts New Aluminium Alloy Tailored for Extrusions

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) debuted a new aluminium alloy this week. Alba’s new 6060.HE joins its AA6060 aluminium alloy line, which are intended for use in aluminium extrusions. The new aluminium alloy was developed in conjunction with the University of Bahrain and...


ASI Certifies First Norsk Hydro Extrusion Plant In Mexico

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) announced last week the certification of Hydro Precision Tubing Reynosa under its Performance Standard. They Reynosa plant obtained Hydro’s first ASI certification in Mexico. The plant, which is just south of the Rio Grande River, opened in 2006. The 320-strong workforce produces aluminium heat exchange solutions mainly to customers in […]

AEC Releases Updated Aluminium Extrusion Environmental Product Declarations

International aluminium trade organization The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) released its updated Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for Aluminum Extrusions and the corresponding Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) this week. The organization also released a sensitivity analysis that shows stakeholders how they may reduce the carbon footprint of the products they specify. The EPDs, which are certified […]

AEC Praises ITC’s Renewal Of Antidumping And Countervailing Duties Against China’s Aluminium Extruders

Trade group American Extruders Council (AEC) lauded the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) unanimous decision this week to extend protections from subsidized aluminium imports from the People’s Republic of China. The ITC’s decision to extend protections for US aluminium extruders came in the five-year sunset review of the protections it enacted in 2017. ITC’s reviews […]

Vimetco Debuts €10 MM Automatic Aluminium Extrusion Line

Romanian aluminium company Alro SA (Alro Slatina) said this week that its downstream subsidiary Vimetco Extrusion has produced the first extruded aluminium from its new €10 million automatic aluminium extrusion line in Slatina. The new 7” press extrusion line is the site’s third aluminium extrusion line. Vimetco says the new line is part of the […]