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    October 2021

    Cover A magnetic stirring system installed within the double-chamber melting furnace at ABC Aluminum Solutions in Tijuana, Mexico. The company recently started operation of its new remelt and casting operation, which provides safe and environmentally friendly recycling of various scrap grades for the production of high quality billet. This billet is supplied  to its nearby […]

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    August 2021

    Cover Billet being removed from the casting pit at Matalco’s new remelt and casting facility in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. The new facility is capable of producing 250 million lbs of billet per year and is part of a larger expansion project across North America. Articles Matalco Launches New Remelt Plant in Wisconsin: Continues Massive Expansion […]

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    June 2021

    Cover Casting of aluminum billet at Western Extrusions’ new casthouse in Carrollton, TX. The new automated casting line enables the extruder to control its own billet supply, increase its use of recycled scrap, achieve high sustainability, and ensure the safety of its personnel. See article on page 6. Articles Western Extrusions’ New Highly Automated Casthouse […]

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    April 2021

    Cover Aluminum profiles coated using the sublimation process at Benkam Alu Extrusions in Uzbekistan. The company is currently launching a massive multi-year expansion project, which will increase its extrusion, surface finishing, and fabrication capacities. See article on page 6. Articles Benkam Launches Multi-Year Expansion to Increase Extrusion Capacity Page 6 Aluminum Cross Members for Weight […]

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    February 2021

    Cover Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) began producing aluminum using power from a massive solar plant in the UAE. The company has started selling its solar aluminum, with BMW being its first customer. (Top photo by DEWA, bottom photos by BMW.) Articles Tables/Primary Aluminum Industry in the Year 2020 By Rudolf P. Pawlek Page 6 Casthouse […]