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Constellium Sends Ten Millionth Aluminium Component to Ford Motors

Constellium Sends Ten Millionth Aluminium Component to Ford Motors

Amsterdam aluminium extruder Constellium NV celebrated the delivery of its ten millionth part to Detroit’s Ford Motor Company. According to Constellium, in addition to continuing to supply aluminium structural components for the Ford F-150 light truck, the firm is slated to supply...


Alcoa Wins Dow Jones Sustainability Award for Fifteenth Consecutive Year

American aluminium major Alcoa announced yesterday that it has been named one of the world’s leading sustainability firms on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), making this year the fifteenth consecutive year in which the firm finds itself on the list. Alcoa was also named the Aluminum Industry Leader on the Dow Jones World Index, […]

Automotive body sheet – bright outlook for aluminium?

The automotive sector remains the dominant global market for aluminium components, especially in North America. While aluminium has been able to largely conquer the drive train and heat exchanger areas of vehicle build, the chassis, body and general equipment and fittings must be regarded as areas for further potential development in lightweight construction using aluminium. […]

Sapa Wins Award, Adds New Members to Executive Team

Oslo’s Sapa AS announced an award and a change to its management team yesterday. Ford Motor Company chose Sapa’s Cressona plant in Pennsylvania to be one of the first plants in the aluminium extrusion industry to receive the firm’s Q1 award. “This is an awesome achievement by our employees in Cressona and our Ford program […]

Aluminium Use in Automobiles to Increase Significantly

Automobile producers are under pressure to satisfy regulatory requirements aimed at 2017 and beyond, where the concern for greenhouse gas emissions has caused fleet-wide Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) targets to double from 2012 to 2025. In light of this, vehicle lightweighting is set to play a critical role in meeting these requirements, resulting in […]