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    AEC Testifies U.S. Aluminum Extruders Disadvantaged by Exclusion Process

    Last week, the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) provided testimony in the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) hearing regarding the economic impact of Section 232 and Section 301 Tariffs on U.S. industries. AEC president Jeff Henderson spoke on behalf of the nearly 60 domestic AEC aluminum extrusion member companies that currently operate hundreds of extrusion presses […]

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    Hydro to Build New Automotive Extrusion Press in Denmark

    Hydro Extrusions is investing NOK 300 million (EUR 29 million) to expand its plant in Tønder, Denmark, with the installation of a new state-of-the-art extrusion press. The expansion project will enable the company to better serve the European automotive and electric vehicle market. “The Tønder plant is an important part of our automotive network, supplying […]

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    New England Extruder Expands

    By Andrea Svendsen, Managing Editor. Under the leadership of Momentum Manufacturing Group (MMG), Vitex Extrusion completed phase one of a $23 million capacity expansion project at its extrusion operation in Franklin, NH. This included the relocation of its fabrication department and the installation of a $13.5 million, 8 inch press line, which doubles the company’s […]

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    Vimetco Extrudes First Billet on New Press Line

    Vimetco Extrusion, a downstream subsidiary of Alro S.A., installed and completed the testing of its new state-of-the-art 7 inch extrusion line in Slatina, Romania. The €10 million project is a part of the company’s strategy to increase its production capacity in order to deliver an extensive portfolio of customized solutions to its customers. “Alro Group […]

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    Stockholm Designer Introduces T Shelf Made with Recycled Aluminum

    FormaFantasma, an Italian design studio led by Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin, used aluminum extrusions in its design of a unique shelving system for Hem, an independent design brand and platform for progressive thinking. The two companies worked with Hydro during the development stage. Sustainable Design When designing the T Shelf system, FormaFantasma and Hem […]

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    Shadowbriar Acquires Majority Stake in Benada Aluminum Products

    Benada Aluminum Products, LLC, an aluminum extruder in Sanford, FL, has changed ownership. Shadowbrier Capital Partners, LLC acquired a controlling stake in Benada from its previous owners Big Shoulders Capital and ABGB Capital, LLC, which maintain a minority stake. “Our management team is delighted to partner with Shadowbriar given its expansive vision for our company […]

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    Shape Corp and Hydro Partner to Deliver Low-Carbon CIRCAL Aluminum to Automotive

    Shape Corp. signed an agreement with Hydro Aluminium through which the companies will partner on bringing low-carbon Hydro CIRCAL® aluminum to the U.S. market. CIRCAL is a low-carbon aluminum product, which contains high amounts of post-consumer scrap. As a global Tier 1 supplier of multi-material impact energy management and lightweight body structures, Shape will explore […]