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February - 2000
Taiwanese Extrusion Press Manufacturers Page 8
   By Andrew Hall
Totally Automated Southern California Extruder Page 16
   By A.I. “Ed” Nussbaum
ET 2000 Preview: Overview Page 26
ET 2000: Abstracts Page 28
Index/Exhibitor Profiles Page 56
AEC International Technology Exchange Tour—Spain Page 70
   By Michael E. Rodriguez
Fourth International Conference on Spray Forming Page 72
   By F.H. “Sam” Froes
V International Aluminum Recycling Seminar Page 80
   By R.P. Pawlek
April - 2000
Primary Aluminum Smelters of the World: Nameplate Capacities/Shut Down Capacities on a Temporary Basis Page 8
   By Rudolf P. Pawlek
The Primary Aluminum Industry 1999/2000 Page 12
   By Rudolf P. Pawlek
Best Practice: Its Importance for Primary Aluminum Smelters Page 28
   By David Moison, Metal Strategies International, LLC
Extrusion Billet Casthouse at SAPA in Vetlanda Page 34
   By A.I. “Ed” Nussbaum
Magnesium Die Casting: From Ingots to Automotive Parts Page 44
   By Håkon Westengen, Norsk Hydro Research Centre
Australian Magnesium Projects: Update Page 54
   By Robert E. Brown
The 9th Int’l Arab Aluminum Conf. and Exhibition: Arabal’99 Page 58
   By Andrew Hall
5th Int’l Conference and Exhibition: Aluminium of Siberia 1999 Page 72
   By Michael Kogan
Fifteenth Int’l Titanium Association Applications Conference Page 76
   By F.H. “Sam” Froes
Directory of Aluminum Smelting Equipment Mfgrs. and Suppliers Page 80
Magnesium at NADCA Congress and Exposition Page 103
   By Robert E. Brown
June - 2000
Integrated Extrusion Systems Page 10
   By Roger A.P. Fielding
Academia and Associations: A-List Resources for Extruders Page 28
   By Anna Henry
Southwest Aluminium Fabrication Plant Page 36
   By Dieter Achenbach, DIAC/HM
Technological Principles of Maximizing Strength in the Case of Production of Press Quenched Al-Mg-Si Alloy Extrusions Page 46
   By Vadim L. Berezhnoy, VILS JSC, Moscow, Russia
ALDOM—Dominican Republic Extruder Page 54
   By Michael Rodriguez
Precision Extruder: Light Metals Corporation Page 58
   By A.I. “Ed” Nussbaum
The Loewy Legacy Page 68
   By Kurt Pfitzer, Lehigh University
Finland’s Largest Extruder Continues Expansion Page 74
   By Anna Henry
Seco/Warwick Celebrates Centennial Page 78
Infrared Thermometery Page 82
Directory of Aluminum Extrusion Equipment Mfgrs. and Suppliers Page 85
AEC First Int’l Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition Winners Page 114
August - 2000
Secondary Aluminum Industry Annual Review/Table Page 8
   By Rudolf P. Pawlek
Hydroforming of Aluminum Extrusions for Auto Applications Page 24
   By Greg Bartley and Bob Evert, Alcoa
Aluminum Extrusion Press Technology Page 40
   By Roger A.P. Fielding
Alcan’s Alma Project: An Update Page 56
   By Rudolf P. Pawlek
Improved Magnesium Casting Method Page 64
   By Robert E. “Bob” Brown
Secat Offers Research Alternative Page 66
   By Anna Henry
Recent Advances in Automated Controls Revolutionizing Rotary Furnace Efficiency Page 68
   By Dan Yerushalmi, MDY Corporation
ET 2000: Shaping the Future... Page 72
   By Joseph C. Benedyk
ET 2000: Global Advances in Extrusion Technology on Display Page 80
   By A.I. “Ed” Nussbaum
E-Commerce in the Aluminum Industry Page 94
   By Anna Henry
Magnesium 2000 Page 100
   By Robert E. “Bob” Brown
Directory of Secondary Aluminum Equipment Mfgrs. and Suppliers Page 105
TMS 2000: Cast Shop Technology Page 118
   By Charles ServŽ
New System Enables Sheet Width Changes During Casting Page 130
   By Dennis Smith
October - 2000
The Evolution and Current Status of Extrusion Technology In the Japanese Aluminum Extrusion Industry Page 6
   By Shigeyoshi Takagi
Defects Encountered in Semi-Solid Metalworking Page 22
   By Edward J. Vinarcik
Alcan Installs New R&D Extrusion Press Page 28
   By Roger Fielding
Light Metals in Automotive Applications Page 34
   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Automotive Aluminum Casting Trends and Developments Page 36
   By Joseph C. Benedyk
MagCon 2000 Page 44
   By Bob Brown
The Aluminum Industry in India Page 48
   By Andrew Hall
57th Annual IMA World Magnesium Conference Page 54
   By Robert E. “Bob” Brown
Alexandria Extrusion’s Innovative Expansion Solution Page 62
December - 2000
Danieli’s New 6-High 3C Technology for Flat Rolled Products Page 8
Effect of Processing and Environment on Mechanical Properties of Die Cast Magnesium Alloys Page 14
   By E.M. Gutman, Ya. Unigovski, A. Eliezer, E. Abramov, L. Riber, Dept. of Materials Eng., Ben-Gurion
Aluminium 2000 World Trade Fair Page 22
   By A.I. “Ed” Nussbaum
Pechiney at Ravenswood Rolling Mill Page 34
Magnesium Technology 2000 Page 40
   By Robert E. “Bob” Brown
Return to the Foil Processing Market In Korea Page 43
   By Andrew Hall
Aluminum as Art...Sheen of Silver, Weight of Air Page 56
Directory of Flat Rolled Aluminum Equipment Mfgrs. and Suppliers Page 58
Tailored Aluminum Blanks for Automotive Applications: Continuous Improvement and New Concepts Page 73
   By Joseph C. Benedyk