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    Arconic Becomes Standalone Producer of Aluminum Sheet and Extrusions

    Arconic Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has began operating as a leader in advanced aluminum sheet, plate, extrusion, and architectural products used in ground transportation, aerospace, industrial, packaging, and commercial building markets.  This follows the announcement that Arconic Inc. would separate into two standalone companies — Arconic Corporation and Howmet Aerospace. Arconic Corporation will be led by CEO Tim Myers. “Arconic […]

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    Howmet Aerospace Launches as Producer of Engineered Aerospace Solutions

    Howmet Aerospace Inc., headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, launched as a standalone manufacturer of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. This follows the announcement that Arconic Inc. would separate into two standalone companies — Howmet Aerospace and Arconic Corporation. Howmet will be led by John C. Plant, who will serve as co-CEO and […]

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    Hydro Expediting Production of Extruded Medical Components in Cressona

    Hydro has increased the manufacture of extruded medical components at its facility in Cressona, Pennsylvania. The components will be used for the manufacture of medical and other necessary equipment within the U.S. Michael Hammer, operations manager at Cressona, stated, “I can confirm we are making and expediting orders to produce aluminum extrusions used to make […]

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    EDAG Develops Aluminum Alloy for Mass Production of 3D-Printed Vehicle Components

    EDAG Group in Germany,  together with eight project partners, has developed an aluminum alloy for the 3D printing of automotive components. The alloy was designed to provide higher strength and elongation at the breaking point — which is especially important in the event of a crash. Additive production has huge potential for revolutionizing the production of automotive […]

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    Associations Call for Aluminum to Be Labelled an Essential Industry

    The Aluminum Association released “American Aluminum Jobs: Essential to the Nation,” which provides a framework for policymakers developing economic stimulus and other programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The document underscores the essential nature of U.S. aluminum production, fabrication and recycling and calls for a number of measures to support the industry during the […]

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    Coast Aluminum Starts Up Cut-to-Length Line in Washington State

    Coast Aluminum successfully started up a new state-of-the-art cut-to-length line at its facility in Kent, Washington. The company specializes in supplying aluminum products to the construction and manufacturing industries. The new line, supplied by ANDRITZ Herr-Voss Stamco Inc., a member of international technology group ANDRITZ, was designed to meet Coast Aluminum’s specific product requirements. It processes 0.25 […]

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    Aerospace Drives Growth at Kaiser Aluminum

    Kaiser Aluminum Corp. reported that its full year 2019 results were driven by record aerospace shipments and strong value-added pricing. Aerospace demand at Kaiser was influenced by growing military airframe builds and restocking in the commercial aerospace supply chain. Value-added revenue for the full year 2019 increased 3% to $856 million (despite a 4% decrease in shipments), compared […]