Paul Warton

Norsk Hydro Planning New Aluminium Extrusion Press For Suzhou Plant

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...


Constellium Expands Automotive Aluminium Offerings At Czech Republic Plant

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced to the world yesterday its plans to expand operations at its plant in Decin, Czech Republic in an effort at meeting the ever-rising demand for aluminium profiles the firm’s customers continue to present it. Constellium’s plans for the site include a new casthouse and extrusion press, […]

Constellium Inaugurates New Automotive Aluminium Plant in North-Central Mexico

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. has opened an Automotive Structures Plant in San Luis Potosí, Mexico that will make aluminium Crash Management Systems and structural components to supply automotive production operations in the country. According to the company’s press release, the 54,000 ft2 facility is equipped with state-of-the-art machinery for forming, machining, […]

Constellium Unveils New 6000-Series Automotive Aluminium Alloy

Amsterdam aluminium extruder Constellium N.V. debuted a new high-strength 6000-series aluminium alloy yesterday. The new alloy, christened Constellium HSA6, is aimed at serving the growing market for lightweight aluminium alloys within the automotive manufacturing sector. Constellium HSA6 is designed for extrusion-based Crash Management Systems, body-in-white structural components, and battery enclosures. The alloy is more malleable […]

Constellium Extends Deal with Robert Bosch for Aluminium ABS Profiles

Amsterdam’s Constellium N.V. announced the signing of a multi-year agreement with Robert Bosch yesterday to provide them Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) profiles for use in automotive applications. The agreement is the continuation of an ongoing partnership with Bosch and Constellium’s plant in Decin, Czech Republic, first forged in 2009. The agreement in question is the […]

Constellium Opens Automotive Aluminium Plant in Greater Atlanta

European aluminium extruder Constellium N.V. announced the grand opening of its latest automotive aluminium plant, located in the northwestern portion of the U.S. state of Georgia. The plant, which covers 135,000 ft2, resides in White, Georgia, which hosts a population of 670 and is a bedroom community of Cartersville, which is nine miles to the […]