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  • aluminum billet - Service Center Metals is expanding its casthouse and extrusion operations

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    Service Center Metals Expands Its Extrusion Operations Under New Ownership

    Service Center Metals is investing $100 million to expand its casting and extrusion operations in Prince George County, Virginia. The facilities will increase production capacity to meet customer demand, as well as create 94 new jobs. “Our next expansion will be the largest in our history, adding significant capacity to both our billet casting and […]

  • 3D-printed aluminum-scandium motorcycle

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    UACJ Partners with Sunrise Energy Metals to Jointly Develop Aluminum-Scandium Alloys

    UACJ Corporation formed an agreement with Sunrise Energy Metals Limited to jointly develop aluminum-scandium alloys for the transportation industry. The use of scandium can make aluminum alloys even stronger and more heat resistance. This is particularly useful for transportation components that require strong and lightweight materials, as well as components that can be used under […]

  • Matalco aluminum remelt plant

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    Matalco Launches New Remelt Plant in Wisconsin

    Matalco Inc., a division of the Giampaolo Group, started up production at its new $80 million remelt and casting facility in Wisconsin Rapids, WI — making it the company’s fifth production plant in North America. The greenfield facility is capable of producing over 250 million lbs of billet or rolling ingot per year and is […]

  • TRIMET aluminum casting machine

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    Trimet Commissions New Casting Machine at Its Voerde Smelter

    Trimet Aluminium SE commissioned a new casting machine for aluminum sows at its aluminum smelter in Voerde, Germany. Prior to this, the smelter delivered 99.9% pure aluminum in liquid form to its local customers and the Trimet foundry in Essen, Germany. Now, the site is able to produce its own block metal. “The casting machine […]

  • 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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    Constellium Partners with Dalkia to Launch the Energ’Iss Project

    Constellium signed an agreement with French energy provider Dalkia and the City of Issoire, France, to launch the Energ’Iss heating network project. Through the project, heat recovered from Constellium’s local furnaces for aluminum production will be converted by Dalkia to provide heat and hot water to buildings and homes in Issoire. “We are very proud of […]

  • Matalco-Gillespie & Powers-aluminum melting furnaces

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    Matalco Orders Aluminum Furnaces for New Kentucky Site

    Matalco Inc., a division of the Giampaolo Group of Companies, is currently investing $53.5 million in the construction of a new remelt facility in Franklin, Kentucky, as part of its larger investment project to expand production across the U.S. Operating under the name Matalco Kentucky LLC, the plant will be housed within a 461,000 sq […]

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    Matalco Continuing to Expand Its Recycling Operations Across the U.S.

    Matalco Inc., a division of the Giampaolo Group of Companies, is making progress in its plans to expand its existing aluminum casting capacity by approximately 75%. First announced in 2018, the plan includes the construction of several greenfield aluminum remelt facilities for production of billet and rolling slab. New Production Capacity in Wisconsin Since its initial […]