• Lotus extruded and bonded aluminum chassis

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    Lotus Marks a New Era with an Extruded and Bonded Aluminum Chassis

    Lotus Group marked the beginning of a new manufacturing era with the first extruded and bonded aluminum chassis being built at its new facility in Hurricane Way, Norwich. The unit, a chassis for the legendary Lotus Elise, was built for the validation and quality checking of the company’s new manufacturing process. This aluminum chassis is not […]

  • Novelis automotive aluminum lightweighting

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    Novelis Affirms Commitment to Automotive

    Novelis, Inc. has been supplying the automotive industry for more than 40 years, with its aluminum sheet products being featured in more than 225 different vehicle models, such as the Nissan Rogue, Jaguar I-Pace, and Jeep Wrangler, among others.  The company supports the automotive market through the development of closed-loop recycling programs and innovative development […]

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    All-Aluminum Engine and Light Metals in 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L

    The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee (JGC) L is here, and even though it is presented in the full-size SUV segment (with three rows of seats for the first time ever), magnesium and aluminum in the car’s construction help keep it’s curb weight lower than most traditional SUVs. A multitude of improvements have been made to […]

  • ElvalHalcor - aluminum rolling production plant in Greece

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    ElvalHalcor Commissions Aluminum Hot Rolling Mill in Greece

    ElvalHalcor S.A., part of Viohalco S.A., commissioned its new four-stand tandem hot rolling mill in Oinofyta, Greece. The completion of the hot mill is the first phase of the company’s five-year plan to more than double its flat rolled aluminum products capacity. During the commissioning, the hot mill supplied by SMS group successfully rolled aluminum […]

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    The Shapemakers Podcast Covers All Things Aluminum Extrusion

    Nowadays, you can find podcasts on a plethora of topics, ranging from political gabfests to celebrity interviews. Podcasts are excellent resources for those who travel often and want to listen to something that focuses on topics that interest them, instead of aimlessly flipping through the radio dial. The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) has hopped on […]

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    Aluminum Curtain Wall Installed in New Net-Zero Building Design

    Vaisala, a Finland-based global provider of weather, environmental and industrial measurements, recently opened its new North American headquarters in Louisville, Colorado.  The company chose to use aluminum in many of  the building’s critical features to help it achieve net-zero environmental impact and a clean, modern aesthetic. Tubelite Inc.’s  aluminum curtainwall and window wall systems contribute […]