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    Ronal Group Introduces Carbon Neutral Recycled Aluminum Wheel

    By Martin Hartlieb, Viami International Inc. Shifting legal regulations and changing expectations and demands from customers are increasingly affecting the automotive industry and its entire supply chain. As a result, the carbon footprint of automotive OEMs and their suppliers and their products are increasingly coming into focus. In the face of these changing perceptions regarding […]

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    Reliefed Technologies Receives Funding for New Technology Center

    Reliefed Technologies, headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, will receive a €2.5 million grant and €3.5 million in equity from the European Innovation Council (EIC). The company was selected out of 1,000 applicants. “This financial support is a very welcome contribution and confirms the strength of our business plan and the competency of our team,” said Mikael […]

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    ET Foundation Issues Call for Abstracts for ET ’24

    The ET Foundation and the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) will host the Thirteenth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar (ET ’24) on April 30 through May 2, 2024 in Orlando, Florida. The ET Seminar series is the world’s longest-running educational event solely devoted to all facets of the aluminum extrusion industry, including aluminum profile production, die […]

  • Project team members observe the commissioning of the new press at General Extrusions. (All photos: SMS group/OMAV.)

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    General Extrusions Installs Advanced New Press Line

    Based in Youngstown, OH, General Extrusions Inc. (GEI) is a family owned extruder of high quality aluminum profiles for the automotive, building and construction, furniture, and other industries. Recently, the company completed its first major investment project since 2000. The project includes the installation and start up of a new 25 MN, 8 inch extrusion […]

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    AZZ to Build a New Aluminum Coil Coating Facility in Missouri

    AZZ Inc. plans to construct a new aluminum coil coating facility at the new Oldenburg Industrial Park located in Washington, MO. The new facility will support the company in more effectively serving the growing aluminum market. “Aluminum coil coating is an important strategic initiative for AZZ, benefitting from secular sustainability tailwinds,” said Tom Ferguson, chief […]

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    Alstom Launches New Welding Line for Construction of Aluminum Trains

    Aluminum is increasingly being used to replace heavier and more difficult-to-machine steel in the rail industry. This is due to the material’s high strength-to-weight ratio and resistance to corrosion, which enables the production of lighter railcars, while also extending the life of those railcars to about 40 years. In response to this trend in the […]

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    HAI Plans to Install Two New Extrusion Press Lines

    Hammerer Aluminium Industries  (HAI) is continuing to develop the consistent growth strategy of its group. The company recently announced plans to invest €100 Million in the installation of two new press lines, processing centers, and a logistics center at its plants in Austria and Romania. “With the new investments and the recent investments made at […]

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    Constellium Supplies Auto Body Sheet for Maserati Grecale

    Constellium is supplying aluminum auto body sheet for the new Maserati Grecale, the OEM’s first fully-electric SUV. The aluminum producer is the primary supplier of auto body sheet solutions for the closures of the Maserati Grecale, including the hood, liftgate, and doors. All of the auto body sheet for the Grecale are supplied from Constellium’s […]

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    Hydro Powers Its Extrusion Operations with Solar

    Hydro Extrusions is a major worldwide manufacturer of tailored aluminum profiles for a wide range of industries, from building and construction to automotive, transportation, electronic, maritime, and beyond. In Europe alone, the company operates 40 plants across 16 countries—making it the largest extruder on the continent. In response to demands from sustainability-minded customers, Hydro has […]