rolled aluminium

Gränges and Mitsubishi Aluminium Joint Venture For North American Plant Placed In Limbo

Gränges and Mitsubishi Aluminium Joint Venture For North American Plant Placed In Limbo

A joint venture planned between Sweden’s Gränges AB and Japan’s Mitsubishi Aluminum Co., Ltd. to build a plant in North America to produce advanced aluminium materials for use in brazed automotive heat exchangers has been put on hold indefinitely. Gränges said in...

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Aleris Opens US$400 MM Aluminium Auto Body Sheet Production Facility in NW Kentucky

Cleveland rolled aluminium firm Aleris International, Inc. opened a new, US$400-million aluminium automotive body sheet production facility at its plant in Lewisport, Kentucky earlier this month. According to the firm’s announcement released yesterday, the Lewisport plant is an effort by the company to capitalize on the current and expected continued growth of aluminium demand in […]

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 […]

Tri-Arrows Commits US$125 MM in Building Cold-Rolling Mill at Logan Aluminum

Rolled aluminium firm Tri-Arrows Aluminum, Inc. will soon be starting on the construction of a US$125-million cold rolling mill in western Kentucky. According to a press release disseminated by Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin (R), the new mill will be constructed on the campus of Logan Aluminum Inc., a joint venture between Tri-Arrows and Novelis, in […]

Investments, Start-Up Costs Led to Brutal Q1 for Aleris

Cleveland’s rolled aluminium firm Aleris Corporation released first-quarter numbers yesterday. Though most figures remained steady compared to last year’s first quarter, start-up costs and losses on investments took its toll on the firm’s net profits in the quarter. The firm shipped 199 thousand metric tons in the quarter, down slightly from last year’s first-quarter total […]