Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced the addition of Turkish aluminium casting firm Cevher Jant Sanayii A.S. With this addition, the ASI’s membership now stands at 190.
Originally founded by Hüseyin Özyavuz in 1955 as a technical school, Cevher accomplished several firsts in the aluminium casting sector. It’s low-pressure casting method has propelled it to the top of the OEM automotive supplier market.
Cevher produced its first aluminium wheel in 1984. At present the firm produces two million aluminium wheels per annum at its 44,000 m2 facility. Cevher utilizes CAS, CAD, CAE, FEA, and casting simulations to design aluminium wheels and CAD/CAM and CNC technologies for producing and designing molds.
Oğuz Ozmen, Cevher’s chief operating officer, succinctly expressed the firm’s reasoning for joining the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative in a related press release.
“In order to enhance our sustainability activities in all fields of our production line.”
The ASI is a worldwide organization dedicated to setting industrial standards and certifications in the aluminium industry. The association attempts to bring together the various stakeholders in the aluminium industry in order to achieve objectives including sustainable production methods, material chain-of-custody procedures, recycling, social impacts related to aluminium production, and production standards.