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    Automobile Associations Join to Create the Alliance for Automotive Innovation

    The Association of Global Automakers and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers — the two largest automotive trade associations — are merging to form a new association that will leverage the expansive history of both organizations while creating a single, unified industry voice, the Alliance for Automotive Innovation. The new association will represent automotive and parts manufacturers […]

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    GFG Alliance Unveils New Vertically-Integrated Global Aluminum Enterprise

    GFG Alliance is creating a new global aluminum enterprise, which will consolidate the aluminum operations acquired in recent years into a single entity. The new vertically-integrated aluminum group, known ALVANCE Aluminium Group, aims to drive synergies and take full advantage of opportunities to expand. “The creation of ALVANCE highlights the global nature of our ambitions,” […]

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    UAC Orders Induction Furnace for New Facility in Romania

    Universal Alloy Corporation (UAC), a supplier of of hard alloy extrusions, is expanding its capacity through the construction of a new facility in Baia Mare, Romania, near the local airport. It will produce extruded aluminum tubes and titanium profiles for the aerospace industry. This unique location will enable UAC not only to supply the assembled products, but […]

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    ARTICLE: Pries Installs One of the Most Advanced Anodizing Lines in the U.S.

    By Rose Eaton, Staff Writer. In the fall of 2019, Pries Enterprises finished a 50,000 sq ft expansion and installation of a state-of-the-art anodizing line, making them the only vertically integrated extruder-anodizer fabricator in their immediate area. The new anodizing line will allow the company to drastically reduce lead times for their customers and solidify […]

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    Vitex Extrusion Merges with NSA Industries

    Vitex Extrusion in Franklin, NH, was acquired by NSA Industries, LLC, a metal fabrication, machining, powder coating, and assembly operation in St. Johnsbury, VT. The acquisition is a strategic step, which will enable NSA to expand its capabilities and move into the high-growth extrusion market, while at the same time providing Vitex with access to significantly […]

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    Rio Tinto Develops New Alloy for High Strength Car Wheels

    Rio Tinto received the first order for its Revolution-Al™, a new high strength aluminum alloy developed to make lighter weight car wheels. The development of the new alloy was five years in the making, representing the company’s commitment to innovation. The project was carried out in cooperation with the company’s customers, who helped trial and test […]

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    Architectural Organizations Join to Form the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance

    The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) have officially merged into one organization under the new name, Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA), as of Jan. 1, 2020. The members from both organizations voted to bring this change into effect. Working as a single organization will enable the groups to […]

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    The Aluminum Cell Technology in Alba’s Potline 6 Performs Above Expectations

    Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced that select pots in its new Potline 6 have passed the final performance tests with results exceeding the guarantees under the technology transfer agreement between Alba and Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA). The company officially inaugurated its new potline in November 2019, following its initial commissioning in December 2018. Completed in […]

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    ARTICLE: Top Extruders in North America – Rebranding Signifies the New Shape of Bonnell: Interview with W. Brook Hamilton

    Editor’s Note: Top Extruders in North America is a new series of interviews, highlighting the growth, changes, and challenges facing the extrusion industry from the perspectives of major extruders in the U.S. Bonnell Aluminum, headquartered in Newnan, GA, is a leading manufacturer of custom aluminum extrusions. Over its 65 year history, the company has grown […]