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Norsk Hydro Sells Hydro Precision Tubing Lichtervelde To Aurelius Group

Norsk Hydro Sells Hydro Precision Tubing Lichtervelde To Aurelius Group

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA announced earlier this week the sale of its subsidiary Hydro Precision Tubing Lichtervelde (HPTL) to Aurelius Group. The move is part of the firm’s wider strategy of restructuring its Hydro Extrusions business area. The firm said...


Extruded Aluminium a Popular Choice as Nepal Rebuilds

The April 2015 7.8Mw earthquake in Nepal damaged hundreds of thousands of homes across the country. As the Nepalese continue to rebuild, many of them have chosen extruded aluminium doors and windows rather than traditional wood. “Previously wood was the first choice for doors and windows. Owing to high cost, the use of wood is […]

Sapa and Norsk Hydro Agree to New Supply Contract

Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH, a fully-owned subsidiary of Norwegian aluminium company Norsk Hydro ASA, announced yesterday that it has come to an open-ended agreement with Norwegian extruded aluminium provider Sapa AS. The new agreement, which is for Norsk Hydro to provide extrusion ingot to Sapa, is to begin next year. The new agreement between […]

West Texas Ballpark Debuts Throwback All-Aluminium Façade

El Paso, Texas’ Southwest University Park recently debuted a new all-aluminium façade reminiscent of wooden slats of the days of yore. Ball-Nogues Studio’s “Not Whole Fence” surrounds the play of the San Diego Padres’ Triple-A affiliate El Paso Chihuahuas, which is an installation of public art that went from drawing board to reality in under […]