extruded aluminium products

Finnish Aluminium Profiles Firm Purso Purchases Dutch Firm Nedal

Finnish Aluminium Profiles Firm Purso Purchases Dutch Firm Nedal

Finnish aluminium profiles firm Purso Group Oy announced last week the purchase of Dutch competitor Nedal Aluminium B.V. for an undisclosed sum. Purso’s purchase of the Hunter Douglas subsidiary represents its biggest corporate acquisition to date. Purso’s acquisition of Nedal includes a...


Australia to Impose Significant Anti-Dumping Duties on Extruded Aluminium from Vietnam, Malaysia

A notice issued by the Vietnam Competition Authority last week indicates that Australia is preparing to impose significant anti-dumping duties upon aluminium extrusions imported from both Vietnam and Malaysia. According to the notice, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission will soon add duties ranging between 8.5% and 34.2% on extruded aluminium products, which would be well above […]

Production Static but Profits Up for Constellium in Q3

Amsterdam aluminium extruder Constellium reported results for the third quarter of 2016 today. Though production numbers were similar year-on-year, the firm returned better financial numbers than in 2015. According to the firm’s press release, Constellium shipped 377 thousand metric tons of product, which was consistent with the volume shipped in the third quarter of last […]

South African Auto Parts Firm to Build Extrusion Plant in NW Kentucky

South African auto parts manufacturer Hansens Aluminum announced that it will soon build a US$18.4 million aluminium extrusion plant in northwest Kentucky. The plant, which is to be located in Henderson, a city on the commonwealth’s border with Indiana, is planned to have 75,000 square feet of floor space and employ ninety individuals. The firm […]

Dajcor Aluminum Plans C$10 MM Expansion

Ontario’s Dajcor Aluminum Ltd. is planning a C$10 million expansion to its plant in Chatham. The expansion is expected to lead to the addition of 35 new positions at the plant. The firm is receiving governmental aid in the form of a C$1 million from the province’s Southwestern Ontario Development Fund. According to Dajcor, the […]