Andrea Svendsen

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  • Danieli Breda-Trafilerie Carlo Gnutti - extrusion press

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    Trafilerie Carlo Gnutti to Return to the Aluminum Extrusion Market

    Trafilerie Carlo Gnutti S.p.A., an extruder of brass products in Italy, is moving back into the aluminum extrusion market. The company is revamping its existing 60 MN direct extrusion press in order to produce extruded aluminum profiles for the automotive, aircraft, pneumatics, and oil and gas sectors. Founded in 1947, Trafilerie Carlo Gnutti began with the production of semi-finished […]

  • aluminum cans

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    Showa Denko Launches New Aluminum Can Manufacturing Plant in Vietnam

    Showa Aluminum Can Corporation (SAC), a subsidiary of Showa Denko (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan) held a ceremony to celebrate the completion of its new aluminum can production facility in Southern Vietnam. The new facility is operated by SAC’s Vietnamese subsidiary Hanacans Joint Stock Company. Hanacans has been successfully increasing the sale of aluminum cans throughout northern […]

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    U.S. Reimposes 232 Tariffs on Canada

    The U.S. White House announced yesterday it would reinstate Section 232 tariffs on P1020 aluminum from Canada. This decision comes after the recent signing of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Section 232 tariffs were initially imposed in 2018, with exemptions later granted to Canada and Mexico in 2019.  For many in the aluminum industry, the reimposition of 10% tariffs at this stage […]

  • architectural building facade

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    AEC Releases Two New White Papers on Aluminum Extrusions in the Built Environment

    The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) released two new white papers as part of its “Aluminum Extrusions in the Built Environment” series. The series is intended to help building and construction professionals better understand the advantages of and details relating to aluminum extrusions used in commercial construction applications. The two new papers are Aluminum Extrusions: Viruses […]

  • Logan Aluminum-Otto Junker cover pusher furnace

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    Logan Aluminum Installed a New Homogenizing Furnace for Aluminum Ingot

    Logan Aluminum Inc. installed a new heating and homogenizing furnace for aluminum ingots for its aluminum rolling facility in Russellville, Kentucky. The installation allows the company to expand its production of heat treated aluminum ingot for its rolling facility. Established in 1985, Logan Aluminum is currently owned by Novelis and Tri-Arrows Aluminum. With 40+ acres under […]

  • ALUMINIUM 2016 - Sapa extrusions

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    ALUMINIUM Trade Fair Postponed to 2021

    Due to the serious consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, ALUMINIUM trade fair and conference, which was scheduled to take place in Düsseldorf from October 6-8, has been postponed to May 18-20, 2021. The ALUMINIUM trade show, held every two years, typically brings together 1,000 exhibitors and around 23,000 visitors from 100 countries in Düsseldorf, Germany. The decision […]

  • Poly-Shape Partners with Constellium to Research Aluminum Additive Manufacturing

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    Poly-Shape Partners with Constellium to Research Aluminum Additive Manufacturing

    Poly-Shape, an AddUp company, signed a contract with Constellium to research and develop innovative components made from aluminum powder. The components will be additively manufactured from the Aheadd® powders recently developed by Constellium. “This is the result of the flexibility of our structures, our reactivity and the high quality of our teams, in particular the research […]

  • Krasnoyarsk Smelter implents Eco-Soderberg smelting technology

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    Rusal Converts Krasnoyarsk Smelter to EcoSøderberg Technology

    UC Rusal completed the transition of cell technology at its Krasnoyarsk (KrAZ) aluminum smelter to EcoSøderberg technology. The EcoSøderberg process is one of many developments achieved by Rusal’s Engineering and Technology Center. The process uses an improved design of the exhaust fume removal system which ensures a high degree of hermetic sealing, as well as an optimized anode […]