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  • Prof. Xiaochun Li, founder of MetaLi

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    FABTECH 2019 – Nano Technology for the Welding of Previously Unweldable High Strength Aluminum Alloys

    FABTECH 2019, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing, was held on November 11-14 in Chicago, Illinois. The event achieved record attendance, with a total of 48,278 attendees from 95 countries over the course of four days. During FABTECH, Light Metal Age spoke with Prof. Xiaochun Li, founder of MetaLi, about the company’s groundbreaking […]

  • Craig Werner (right), currently vice president extrusion technology at Kaiser Aluminum, received the Mauric H. Roberts Award in 2016.

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    ET Seminar Committee Invites Maurice H. Roberts Award Nominations

    The ET Seminar Committee is now accepting nominations for the Maurice H. Roberts Award of Excellence. The namesake of this high honor, Maurice Roberts, was a pioneer in the aluminum extrusion industry and one of the founders of the International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminars. Established by the ET Seminar Committee in 1984, the Maurice H. […]

  • Paul Benny, FuidForming Americas - hydroforming

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    FABTECH 2019 – New Hydroforming Process for Complex Components

    FABTECH 2019, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing, was held on November 11-14 in Chicago, Illinois. The event achieved record attendance, with a total of 48,278 attendees from 95 countries over the course of four days. During FABTECH, Light Metal Age spoke with Paul Benny, president of FluidForming Americas, about their new hydroforming technology for […]

  • Automotive Aluminum Body Sheet Course

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    Automotive Aluminum Advisors Announces New Aluminum Body Sheet Course

    Automotive Aluminum Advisors introduced its first Aluminum Body Sheet Course designed to help automakers and their suppliers gain an edge and win with aluminum. The inaugural course will be held on February 11-12, 2020 at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Michigan. The two-day course is designed for the continuing education of automakers and […]

  • Cityscape of Fukuoka, Japan.

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    World Magnesium Conference – Call for Abstracts

    The International Magnesium Association (IMA) will host the  77th Annual IMA World Magnesium Conference on May 13-15, 2020, in Fukuoka, Japan. The conference is the premier international magnesium industry conference highlighting technological advances, innovative applications, and emerging developments in the global marketplace. This valuable conference will provide magnesium industry professionals with the latest information and advances on […]

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    AEC Launches Aluminum Safety Summit

    A newly expanded educational safety event for the aluminum industry, the Aluminum Safety Summit, will take place on October 15-16, 2019, at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, IL. The event was developed by the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) in cooperation with the Aluminum Anodizers Council (AAC), the Aluminum Association (AA), and the […]

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    Meet Our Advertisers at ALUMINUM USA in Nashville!

    ALUMINUM USA 2019 is around the corner. The event will be held on September 12-13, 2019 at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee. In addition to hosting an extensive exhibition, the event will host a technical conference on the show floor as well as industry-focused workshops. As the official media partner of ALUMINUM USA, Light Metal […]

  • Aluminum Recycling Technical Conference

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    Inaugural Aluminum Recycling Technical Conference Announced

    The inaugural Aluminum Recycling Technical Conference will be held on October 15-16, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee. Presented by CRU and FRH Aluminum, the one-and-a-half-day conference will present sessions entirely dedicated to the aluminum scrap and recycling market. Given the current dynamics at play in the U.S. scrap and primary aluminum markets, the importance and value […]