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February - 2013
Primary Aluminum Smelters of the World: Nameplate Capacities and Shutdown Capacities on a Temporary Basis (Tables) Page 6
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    By Rudolf P. Pawlek, Contributing Editor
Primary Aluminum Industry in the Year 2012 Page 9
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   By Rudolf P. Pawlek, Contributing Editor
First Metal Tapped at Ma’aden-Alcoa Smelter: Integrated Complex in Saudi Arabia to Become Lowest Cost Aluminum Producer in the World Page 24
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   By Andrea Svendsen, Managing Editor
Arabal 2012 – Middle East Forum for Progressive Aluminum Dialog, Part I Page 28
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   By Andrew Hall, Contributing Editor
Status of the Primary Aluminum Industry in Brazil Page 36
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   By Ayrton Filleti, Brazilian Aluminum Association (ABAL)
Managing Growth, Sustainability, Technology, & Process Improvements for the Largest Smelter in Gulf Region: Interview with Abdulla J.M. Kalban, DUBAL Page 40
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   By Andrea Svendsen, Managing Editor
AP Technology Platform for High Amperage Pots Begins Demonstration Phase Page 42
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   By Bernard Allais, Rio Tinto Alcan
Coordinating Aluminum’s Increasing Role in the Gulf: Interview with Mahmood Daylami, General Secretary, GAC Page 44
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MMPDS Handbook: A Key Element in Aircraft and Aerospace Design Page 46
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   By Michael Niedzinski, Constellium; Jana Rubadue and Richard Rice, Battelle; and Jim Kabbara, FAA
69th World Magnesium Conference Page 50
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   By Robert E. (Bob) Brown, Contributing Editor
New Reversing Rolling Mill Can Make Magnesium Sheet Commercially Viable Page 53
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   By Roberto Passoni, Chris Romanowski, Enrico Romano, and Pier Michele Cattelino, FATA Hunter
Detroit Auto Show 2013: Year of Lightweighting, Year of Sustainability Page 56
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   By Joseph C. Benedyk, Editor
ALUMINIUM 2012: The Aluminum World Assembles in Düsseldorf Page 58
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April - 2013
Alfinity Winton Expands Drawn Tube Operation: Invests in 3,000 Ton Chinese Extrusion Press Line Page 6
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   By J.D. Schloz
The Puller as Enabler of Productivity in Aluminum Extrusion Page 12
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   By Roy Hollis
Spanish Extruder Thrives in Difficult Market Page 22
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Metallurgical Fundamentals Applicable to H13 Steel Dies Used in Aluminum High Pressure Die Castings and Extrusion Page 26
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   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Designing with Aluminum Extrusion, Part I Page 36
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   By Craig Werner
Fair Trade for Aluminum Extruders in North America: Where Have We Been & Where Are We Going? Page 42
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   By Rand Baldwin
First Extruder in Gulf Maintains Leadership Position While Expanding and Responding to Market Dynamics Page 46
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Engineering and Designing Aluminum Structural Solutions: Interview with Alexandre de la Chevrotiere, CEO of MAADI Group Page 50
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Interview with Bonnie Cartwright, Exco Technologies: Established North American Die Maker Continues Robust Growth into South America Page 58
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June - 2013
Adding Value to Extrusions by Friction Stir Welding: Sapa Extrusions North America and HFW Join Forces Page 6
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   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Gulf Smelter To Have Longest Single Potline in the World: Interview with Saeed Fadhel Al Mazrooei, EMAL Page 12
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Fundamentals and Operation of Stretchers in Aluminum Extrusion Page 14
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   By Roy Hollis
Turkish University Orders New Extrusion Press for Center of Excellence Page 22
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Designing with Aluminum Extrusion, Part II — Focusing on Solar and Similar Structural Applications Page 26
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   By Craig Werner
Arabal 2012 – Middle East Forum for Progressive Aluminum Dialog, Part II Page 34
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   By Andrew Hall
Innoval: Ten Years of Empowering Technical Competence in Downstream Aluminum Page 38
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Student’s Extruded Aluminum Solutions Enhance Our World: Winners of International Extrusion Design Competition Page 42
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Offering More Service to Extruders in Southwest U.S.: Die Maker Plants Roots in Texas Page 44
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   By J.D. Schloz
DUBAL Meets Rising Demand for Extrusion Billet: New Foundry Capacity and Upgrade Announced Page 46
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August - 2013
World Secondary Aluminum Industry Annual Review Page 6
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   By Rudolf P. Pawlek
Service Center Metals: In a Land of Hope and Dreams: A Decade of Dedication to Soft Alloy Extrusion and Still Growing Page 18
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   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Aluminium Two Thousand Congress 2013 – Milan: Highlights of Extrusion Presentations Page 24
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   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Second International Aluminum Recycling Workshop, Trondheim, Norway Page 30
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   By Anne Kvithyld and John Green
Novelis Develops Sustainable Can Stock – Interview with John Gardner, Chief Sustainability Officer at Novelis Page 38
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Grupo Cuprum: Mexico’s Largest Extrusion Company – Leading Producer of Windows, Ladders, and Fabricated Products Page 40
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   By Andrea Svendsen
IMEDAL Congress Shows Robust Aluminum Industry: Automotive Market Fueling Growth in Mexico Page 44
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   By Andrea Svendsen
Extrusion Industry News & Technology: Flying Cut Puller Systems Page 52
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   By Jeffrey Ferman
Extrusion Industry News & Technology: The Benefits of Wet Blasting for Extrusion Die Shops Page 54
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   By Craig Johnson
Extrusion Industry News & Technology: New Partnership Creates Tecalex USA Page 56
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Extrusion Industry News & Technology: Briteline Celebrates 60th Anniversary Page 58
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Extrusion Industry News & Technology: Turla Delivers High Tech Handling System for Bonnell’s Dedicated Automotive Line Page 60
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Aluminum Recycling in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities Page 62
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   By Marshall Jinlong Wang
75th Anniversary for Gillespie & Powers: Custom Designed Aluminum Melting Page 66
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TMS 2013 Annual Meeting and Exhibition Review & Photo Layout Page 68
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October - 2013
Status and Outlook of the Primary Aluminum Industry Page 6
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   By Andrea Svendsen
The Selection, Processing, and Application of 6000 Series Aluminum Extrusion Alloys – Part I Page 18
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   By Jerome Fourmann
McLaren Carries Aluminum from the Race Track to the Road Page 22
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Retrogression Heat Treatment of Aluminum Extrusions and Rolled Products to Facilitate Forming and Joining in Structures Page 24
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   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Vulcan Aluminum Mill Doubles Capacity with the Furnace on the Hill Page 32
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   By Andrea Svendsen
Sustainable Materials in LEED v4 – Crossing into New Frontiers Page 36
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   By Christopher Lipp
The New Sapa – Capturing Growth in Aluminum Extrusion Page 40
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Applications of Wrought Aluminum Alloys in Automotive Components Page 42
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   By Kiyofumi Ito and Masaki Kumagai
Aluminum in Automotive: Aluminum Architecture Underpins Jaguar Land Rover – Entry-Level Premium Sedan to Roll Out in 2015 Page 48
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Aluminum in Automotive: Audi — Twenty Years of Lightweight Design Page 50
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Aluminum in Automotive: Aluminum Makes Tesla Model S One of the Safest Cars on the Road Page 52
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Interview with Ted Phenix, GNA alutech: Montreal Furnace Maker Celebrates 30th Anniversary Page 54
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Alcoa Pilots New In-Duct Scrubber Technology Page 56
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December - 2013
Expansion at Oswego to Fulfill Growing Needs of North American Automakers Page 6
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   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Duffel’s Diamond Mill Crowns Center Dedicated to Wide Auto Body Sheet Page 10
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   By Andrea Svendsen
The Selection, Processing, and Application of 6000 Series Aluminum Extrusion Alloys – Part II Page 16
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   By Jerome Fourmann
Danieli’s First Aluminum Technology Forum – Rolling Forward Into the Future of Aluminum Page 22
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   By Andrea Svendsen
Aluminium in Road Transport Conference 2013 Page 28
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   By Geoff Scamans
80 Years Young – The Aluminum Association: Celebrating the Enduring Metal through Service and Leadership Page 34
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Pinda: Largest Rolling Facility in South America – Capturing Growth in Brazil with Ongoing Expansions Page 38
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Aluar Adds First-of-its-Kind Extrusion Press to Support Argentinian Demand Page 40
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