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  • Kentucky Truck Plant’s advanced manufacturing technologies and tools are helping Ford upskill its workforce and deliver better quality Lincoln Navigators and Ford Expeditions to customers more quickly.

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    GALM Lightweight Materials Joining, Forming And Manufacturing Innovation 2020 Summit

    The 7th Automotive Lightweight Materials Joining, Forming And Manufacturing Innovation 2020 Summit, part of the GALM series of events will be held on March 25-26 in Detroit, Michigan. The two-day event is an OEM-led initiative driven by the latest advancements in manufacturing techniques, joining methods, and forming processes for lightweight vehicles. The transition by OEMs to […]

  • A gearbox designed by castwerk was the winner of an Award of Excellence in the Automotive Cast Product design Category in 2019.

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    IMA Accepting Submissions for the Awards of Excellence and Environmental Responsibility Award

    The International Magnesium Association (IMA) is accepting submissions for its Awards of Excellence, as well as for its Environmental Responsibility Award. The 2020 winning entries will be recognized during the 77th Annual IMA World Magnesium Conference, which will be held on May 13-15, 2020 in Fukuoka, Japan. Winners will receive plaques and have their entry prominently […]

  • 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 […]