Johan Menckel

Gränges Kicks Off Series Of Long-Term Sustainability Goals

Gränges Kicks Off Series Of Long-Term Sustainability Goals

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB announced yesterday an initiative to achieve benchmarks for sustainable production and global competitiveness along the entirety of its value chain. The firm’s press release described a set of five sustainability targets that Gränges expects to meet...

Events

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 […]

Gränges Completes Acquisition of Noranda’s North American Business

Swedish aluminium firm Gränges AB announced last week that their acquisition of Noranda’s North American business had been completed. Gränges acquired the firm during bankruptcy proceedings held at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in St. Louis, Missouri. The bankruptcy court approved the acquisition earlier this month, paving the way for Gränges to acquire Noranda’s US$330 million […]