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    Service Center Metals Acquired by Riverstone Group

    Service Center Metals, an aluminum extruder based in Prince George, Virginia, was acquired by The Riverstone Group through its investment entity SCM Industries, LLC in Richmond, Virginia. “We believe SCM Industries is the ideal partner for Service Center Metals and the fact they’re local makes this partnership all the more special,” said Scott Kelley, president and CEO […]

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    SEGAL Completes Revamp of Extrusion Press Hydraulics

    Throughout 2018 and the start of 2019, SEGAL Ltd., a part of the SIAL Group, has been putting into operation new equipment and modernizing its existing extrusion line at its plant in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. The company’s aim is to bring the facility to the next stage of technical development. In May 2019, the company successfully completed […]

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    2019 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition Winners

    The ET Foundation announced the winners of the 2019 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition. More than 90 students from high schools and universities around the world submitted entries for the opportunity to receive a cash scholarship. The winning students were recognized for designs showcasing the versatility and advantages of aluminum extrusions. Bonnell Aluminum sponsored the cash scholarships that […]

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    Profile of Hydro Extrusion Italy

    In Italy the extrusion market is highly competitive. Every Italian extruder tries to differentiate on the market in terms of services and tailor-made products to be more desirable to customers. There is a major overcapacity of 900,000 tons installed in Italy versus an extruded consumption of only 278,000 tons. In the midst of this, Hydro […]

  • Presezzi Extrusion Press

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    Alexandria Industries Breaks Ground on Expansion to House New Extrusion Press

    Alexandria Industries broke ground on the construction of a 12,000 sq ft building expansion to house a new extrusion press at its headquarters in Alexandria, Minnesota. The press will increase extrusion capacity at the site by 30%, increase capabilities for more complex profile shapes, and hold tighter tolerances. It will be used to manufacture components in […]

  • Dajcor Aluminum

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    Dajcor Aluminum Plans to Open Extrusion Operations in Kentucky

    Dajcor Aluminum Ltd., a Canadian manufacturer of extruded and fabricated aluminum products, plans to invest $19.6 million to start up its first U.S. operation in Coalfields Industrial Park near Hazard, Kentucky. The operation will provide additional capacity for aluminum extrusion and fabrication to serve a variety of North American industries, helping the company to better reach […]

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    New Extruder Garnalex Receives Delivery of First Extrusion Press

    Garner Aluminium Extrusions (Garnalex), a new extrusion company in Nether Heage, Derbyshire, U.K., received delivery of a state-of-the-art aluminum extrusion press. The purchase and delivery of the machine — which weighs 170 tons and will be assembled onsite by SMS group technicians — represents a £9 million (~US$11.6 million) investment to date. The equipment is expected to be commissioned […]