Rose Eaton

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    Novelis Invests in Upgrade of Oswego Operations to Meet Growing Demand for Aluminum

    Novelis Inc. will invest approximately $130 million to upgrade its operations in Oswego, NY, to meet growing customer demand for sustainable, aluminum flat rolled products. The project enables Novelis to increase hot mill capacity by 124,000 tonnes at the plant, which serves the can, automotive, and specialty products markets, as well as enhance finishing capabilities for automotive […]

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    Aluminum Camper Keeps Adventurers Warm

    Dutch camper-caravan maker, Lume Traveler, released its latest aluminum anodized box trailer just in time for winter. The LT540 Nordic is larger than Lume’s previous travelers and was made to handle camping all year round, even in the snow. Accordingly, it includes a full fledged kitchen for those that can’t cook outside for weather reasons, […]

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    Faraday Blasts Into the Future

    Faraday Future (FF) and the Gonzalez Group, shared a video unveiling the fully automated system that will manufacture their flagship EV’s (FF 91) lightweight aluminum closures. The new video highlights Gonzalez Group preparing and testing equipment for future installation at the FF manufacturing plant in Hanford, California. Additionally, it showcases part of the robot health […]

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    Constellium Supplies Aluminum for Ford F-150 Lightning

    Constellium will be supplying aluminum structural components for the all-electric Ford F-150 Lightning, which will be available Spring 2022. The F-150 Lightning, like other F-Series pickup trucks, extensively uses high-strength aluminum alloys. The structural components Constellium is providing for the F-150 Lightning include the windshield header, rocker, radiator support, and other unspecified parts. “Constellium is […]

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    Emission-Free Forklift Helps to Green the Aluminum Industry

    Materials handling specialist Combilift, headquartered in Monaghan, Ireland, has launched its latest product, the Combi-XLE, adding to its wide range of electric models. In line with the growing demand for electric powered equipment, this multidirectional forklift with up to 5-ton (10,000 lb) lift capacity has the ability to handle long loads, such as aluminum extrusions. […]

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    White Aluminum Wraps Books in Clouds

    Chinese architect, Wutopia Lab, used layers of perforated aluminum panels to transform two old buildings on the edge of Taizhou’s Yonhning River into a strikingly modern looking bookstore. Instead of demolishing the defunct buildings, the studio wrapped the structures in white aluminum façade. This particular shop, called Duoyun Bookstore, is the first of the conglomerate’s […]

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    See you at ALUMINUM USA 2021!

    Light Metal Age, the international magazine of the aluminum industry, is the Official Media Partner of the ALUMINUM USA 2021 exhibition and conference. The event will be held at the Kentucky International Convention Center, in Louisville, KY, on September 1-2. Our staff will be present at Booth 1119, handing out copies of the August 2021 […]

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    Aluminum Feathers Commemorate Children with Unmarked Graves

    By Rose Eaton, Light Metal Age. Pro Metal Industries in Saskatchewan, Canada, manufactured 1,000 (11 gauge) aluminum feathers, supplied by ASA Alloys, Divisions of Canadian Specialty Metals, ULC, to support the native families of residential school survivors and remember the children who never made it home. Between 1863 and 1998, more than 150,000 Indigenous children […]