Johan Menckel

Gränges Shanghai Automotive Aluminium Production Plant Gains ASI Certification

Gränges Shanghai Automotive Aluminium Production Plant Gains ASI Certification

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB’s Shanghai production facility is the latest plant to achieve certification against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s Performance Standard. The plant’s production includes aluminium strips and plates used in automotive manufacturing applications. ASI notes the certification’s symbol as...

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Gränges to Reopen NW Arkansas Rolling Mill in Q1 2019 After US$26 MM in Upgrades

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB yesterday disclosed that it will soon restart production at its aluminium rolling mill in Newport, Arkansas. The company will invest around US$26 million in the plant prior to its reopening, primarily to upgrade equipment already on site. Per the company, upgrades should be complete and production will commence by […]

Gränges and Mitsubishi Aluminium Announce North American Auto Parts JV

Rolled-aluminium manufacturer Gränges AB and Japan’s Mitsubishi Aluminum Co., Ltd. announced a new joint venture between the two firms last week. The North American venture will see the two firms cooperate in the production of advanced aluminium materials for use in brazed automotive heat exchangers. According to the announcement, the as-yet named joint venture will […]

Gränges Announces US$110-Million Expansion at Tennessee Aluminium Rolling Mill

Rolled-aluminium manufacturer Gränges AB announced yesterday an investment of US$110 million in a two-year expansion project at its rolling mill in Huntingdon, Tennessee. According to the firm, the move is an effort at meeting the growing demand for rolled aluminium products including light-gauge foil, automotive heat exchangers, and HVAC components. In addition to serving customer […]

Gränges Debuts Expanded Aluminium R&D Center in SE Sweden

Rolled-aluminium manufacturer Gränges AB marked the expansion of its Research and Innovation center yesterday in southeastern Sweden. According to the company, the center now features new office and laboratory areas, and new laboratory equipment. Additionally, Gränges used the opportunity of renovating the facility to revamp the organizational hierarchy, moving research and development into a more […]

Gränges Signs On to UN’s Global Compact

Sweden’s Gränges AB announced yesterday that it will adopt and implement the United Nations Global Compact. The UN Global Compact is a principle-based framework for businesses intended to encourage businesses to adopt policies that are both sustainable and socially responsible. The compact states ten principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment, and […]