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    Mysterious Table Made from Square Aluminum Tubes

    Joseph Smolenicky, an award winning Swiss architect, designed a table made of brushed and anodized, square aluminum tubes as the latest addition to his United Objects furniture collection. Smolenicky was fascinated that the round steel tube is omnipresent in furniture design, but the square aluminum tube is almost never used. “As a designer, I was […]

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    Novelis to Restart Aluminum Foil Production at Its Terre Haute Facility

    Novelis Inc. plans to invest more than $7 million to restart several pieces of idled equipment for the production of aluminum foil at its manufacturing facility in Terre Haute, Indiana. The investment includes the hiring of 37 new employees to run and manage the operation. “Novelis has been a strong community partner here in the […]

  • Hydro’s Rackwitz aluminum recycling plant - aluminum forging stock

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    Hydro to Begin Producing Forging Stock at Its Rackwitz Recycling Plant

    Hydro is investing EUR 40 million to expand its Rackwitz recycling plant near Leipzig, Germany, to enable the production of HyForge™ forging stock. The expansion will significantly increase the use of post-consumer aluminum scrap and will serve automotive customers with smaller-diameter, high-quality billets that may be forged directly into high-quality automotive components. “After successfully introducing […]

  • Figure 3. Second Place was awarded to the HORAE temporary wall screen.

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    Extrusion Design Competition
 Student Winners Span the Globe

    The ET Foundation announced the winners of the 2021 International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition. More than 100 students competing from 40 universities, colleges, design schools, and high schools from 15 countries around the world entered their designs. Winners were awarded a total of $13,500 in cash scholarships for their ingenious, multi-functional designs. The competition was […]

  • Aluminium Stewardship Initiative signs MOU with CRU Group - aluminum industry - Emissions Analysis Tool - sustainability data

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    ASI Working with CRU Group to Improve Aluminum Sustainability Data Transparency

    The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), the leading certification organization for aluminum sustainability, signed an MOU with CRU Group, the global mining and metals business intelligence company. The goal of the agreement is to improve sustainability data integration in the primary aluminum industry. “One tonne of metal looks much like another, but their impact on sustainability […]

  • The new casting facility at Western Extrusions.

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    Western Extrusions’ New Highly 
Automated Casthouse

    Western Extrusions, located in Carrollton, TX, manufactures and supplies quality aluminum profiles to a variety of industries and markets, including building and construction, transportation, consumer durables, electrical, and distribution. Recently, the company completed the construction and start up of its first casting facility. The new casthouse empowers the company to have control over its own […]

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    Ducati Released Foldable E-Bike with Magnesium Frame

    Urban travel is a particularly topical issue and sustainable transport is a growing trend. Ducati is working to meet these new market needs by signing a license agreement with M.T. Distribution S.r.l., an Italian company already present in the sector for over 40 years. The two companies will work together on the development and distribution […]