extruded aluminium products

ASI Certifies First Norsk Hydro Extrusion Plant In Mexico

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...


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 […]

Vedanta Debuts New High-Speed Aluminium Billet For Extrusion Market

India’s biggest aluminium producer Vedanta Ltd. debuted this week special “high-speed” aluminium billet customized for use in aluminium extrusions in an online event attended by downstream and other value-added aluminium stakeholders. Vedanta said its new line of aluminium billet is capable of increasing the speed of extruding aluminium by 25 percent. The firm utilized several […]

Norsk Hydro Planning New Aluminium Extrusion Press For Suzhou Plant

Norwegian aluminium firm Norsk Hydro ASA announced this week its plans to install a new extrusion press at its aluminium plant in Suzhou, China. The new NOK390 million (US$45.8 million) press will position the plant to better serve its customers in the burgeoning automotive and electric vehicle sector. In addition to the 12-inch extrusion press, […]

Swisstek Aluminium Installs Array Of Solar Power Cells At Extrusion Plant In Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan aluminium extruder Swisstek Aluminium Limited announced this week the installation of solar power generation equipment at its factory complex in an effort at promoting the firm’s sustainable production drive. Swisstek installed a rooftop solar array with over 3,000 photovoltaic cells under the Ceylon Electricity Board’s net plus scheme. The solar array is part […]

Vimetco To Invest €10 MM In New Automated Aluminium Extrusion Line Built By Presezzi

Romanian aluminium producer ALRO S.A.’s downstream subsidiary Vimetco Extrusion said Tuesday that it will soon begin a €10 million program to increase high- and very-high value-added aluminium products by installing new machinery produced by Italy’s Presezzi Extrusion spa. The investment in question will consist of a new automated 7” extrusion line capable of extruding profiles […]