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    U.S. Department of Defense Forms $28M Partnership with Magrathea for Primary Magnesium Production

    On February 1, 2024, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) announced seven awards (totaling $192.5 million) through the Defense Production Act Investments (DPAI) Program to establish domestic manufacturing capabilities for critical chemicals.  As part of these investments, the DOD formed a $28 million public-private partnership with Magrathea, a company developing innovative technology for the production […]

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    Shanghai Book City’s Aluminum Façade is a Show-Stopper

    Shanghai Book City, a seven-story bookstore in China, has recently undergone a major renovation that transformed it from a traditional bookstore into a show-stopping landmark. Local architecture firm, Wutopia Lab completed the overhaul, which was meant to encourage visitors to spend more time reading and less time on electronic devices. Perforated aluminum panels positioned in […]

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    USITC’s Preliminary Determination in Trade Cases on Aluminum Extrusions

    On November 17, 2023, in a victory for U.S. aluminum extruders, the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) found there is a reasonable indication that the American aluminum extrusions industry is materially injured or threatened with injury due to imports from China, Colombia, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab […]

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    ARABAL 2023 is Only One Week Away

    There is only a week to go until the 25th edition of the Arab International Aluminium Conference (ARABAL 2023), hosted by Ma’aden. Known as the Middle East’s premier trade event for the aluminum industry, it combines a strategic conference with an international exhibition. The event is being held November 21-23, 2023 at the Hilton Riyadh […]

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    U.S. Aluminum Extruders File Historic Trade Case

    The Aluminum Extruders Coalition, a group of U.S. aluminum extruders concerned about the rising threat of low-cost aluminum extrusion imports, filed a historic trade case today against 15 countries. The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) has been working with members since 2019 about the challenge of the rising number of imports of aluminum extrusions into the […]

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    Hindalco and Metra Partner to Manufacture Extrusions for High-Speed Aluminum Rail Coaches

    Hindalco Industries Limited, in Mumbai, India, the world’s largest aluminum rolling and recycling company, signed a technology partnership with Italy-based Metra SpA, a producer of structured and value-added aluminum extrusions. The partnership aims to enable the production of large-size aluminum extrusion and fabrication technology for building high-speed aluminum rail coaches in India. This collaboration seeks […]

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    Secondary Aluminum Breakthrough Technology

    The REMADE Institute announced a new technology license, which involves a technological innovation capable of removing metallic impurities from recycled aluminum melt, thereby improving the quality of the aluminum and allowing it to be used for more diverse applications, including electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing. The innovation is part of a research and development project first […]

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    FABTECH Returns to Chicago This September

    FABTECH, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event will take place at McCormick Place, September 11-14, 2023.  The event provides a convenient “one-stop shop” venue, where attendees can meet with world-class suppliers, see the latest industry products and developments, and find the tools to improve productivity, increase profits, and discover new solutions […]