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    Reliefed Technologies Receives Funding for New Technology Center

    Reliefed Technologies, headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, will receive a €2.5 million grant and €3.5 million in equity from the European Innovation Council (EIC). The company was selected out of 1,000 applicants. “This financial support is a very welcome contribution and confirms the strength of our business plan and the competency of our team,” said Mikael […]

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    ET Foundation Issues Call for Abstracts for ET ’24

    The ET Foundation and the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) will host the Thirteenth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar (ET ’24) on April 30 through May 2, 2024 in Orlando, Florida. The ET Seminar series is the world’s longest-running educational event solely devoted to all facets of the aluminum extrusion industry, including aluminum profile production, die […]

  • Project team members observe the commissioning of the new press at General Extrusions. (All photos: SMS group/OMAV.)

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    General Extrusions Installs Advanced New Press Line

    Based in Youngstown, OH, General Extrusions Inc. (GEI) is a family owned extruder of high quality aluminum profiles for the automotive, building and construction, furniture, and other industries. Recently, the company completed its first major investment project since 2000. The project includes the installation and start up of a new 25 MN, 8 inch extrusion […]

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    HAI Plans to Install Two New Extrusion Press Lines

    Hammerer Aluminium Industries  (HAI) is continuing to develop the consistent growth strategy of its group. The company recently announced plans to invest €100 Million in the installation of two new press lines, processing centers, and a logistics center at its plants in Austria and Romania. “With the new investments and the recent investments made at […]

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    Hydro Powers Its Extrusion Operations with Solar

    Hydro Extrusions is a major worldwide manufacturer of tailored aluminum profiles for a wide range of industries, from building and construction to automotive, transportation, electronic, maritime, and beyond. In Europe alone, the company operates 40 plants across 16 countries—making it the largest extruder on the continent. In response to demands from sustainability-minded customers, Hydro has […]

  • Figure 4. The BAKS chair, with its durable, comfortable and easy to assemble design, won Third Place.

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    2023 Extrusion Design Competition Issues Call for Student Entries

    The ET Foundation and the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) issued a Call for Entries for the 2023 Student Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition. Open to currently enrolled students in high school, college, university, or trade/design school, the design competition is intended to enlighten students — and their instructors — about the many design advantages and infinite application […]

  • Signing ceremony (L-R): Massimo Marinelli managing director, OMAV; Dr. Tobias Brune, vice president, Non-Ferrous, SMS group; Olaf Stalfort, chief sales officer, Europe, SMS group; Safa Bayar Yavuz, board member, ASAŞ; and Derya Hatiboǧlu, general manager, ASAŞ.

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    ASAŞ Orders Two Presses – Including One of the World’s Largest Extrusion Lines

    ASAŞ Alüminyum, one of Turkey’s largest aluminum manufacturers, is expanding its extrusion operations with the order for two new presses. This includes a 45 MN press line and a 150 MN extrusion and tube press line, which will produce profile sizes that currently cannot be produced anywhere in Europe. Both presses will be supplied by […]

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    USITC Affirms Extension on Relief from Imports of Extrusions from China

    On October 3, 2022, the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) unanimously decided to extend the domestic industry’s hard-won relief from dumped and subsidized imports of aluminum extrusions from China. The USITC made its recent decision under a required five-year “sunset review” covering extrusions. In such reviews, the Commission determines whether or not the termination of anti-dumping (AD) […]