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    ET Foundation Calls for Extrusion Design Competition Entries

    The ET Foundation invites professional designers, engineers, and manufacturers to enter the 2020 International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition. The winning entries from the competition will be displayed in the Extrusion Showcase at the Twelfth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar & Exposition – ET ’20, which will be held May 19-21, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. Celebrating 50 […]

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    Terves Completes Installation of a New Magnesium Extrusion Press

    Terves Inc. in Euclid, OH, completed installation of its new, state-of-the-art 3,500 MT extrusion press in September 2019. Housed within the company’s new 11,000 sq ft H3-classified magnesium metal processing facility, the press further expands Terves’ magnesium molten metal processing, heat treatment, machining, and storage capabilities. The press from Extral Technology SRL in  Italy is currently configured […]

  • Opening of Pennex's new extrusion press line at Leetonia in 2015.

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    Pennex Aluminum Completes Expansion of its Extrusion Operation in Ohio

    Pennex Aluminum held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of the $23 million expansion of its facility in Leetonia, Ohio. The event also marks the 40th anniversary of Pennex being purchased by the Metal Exchange Corporation. The Leetonia facility specializes in aluminum extrusions and fabricated components for the automotive, construction, HVAC, landscaping, and off-road vehicle markets. […]

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    Getec Industries Adds Friction Stir Welding Capabilities to Its Thermal Solutions Division

    Getec Industries added friction stir welding (FSW) services to its Thermal Solutions division in Torrance, California. The new capabilities will enable the company to supply large extruded aluminum heat sinks to the electronics industries. “By adding stir welding services to our Thermal Solutions division, Getec Industrial can fabricate extruded aluminum heat sinks as wide as you […]

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    Hydro Expands Its Aluminum Research Capabilities with New Extrusion Test Center

    Hydro opened an aluminum research lab in Finspång, Sweden, where it will test new types of aluminum alloys and their extrudability for eventual use in innovative applications that can help customers reduce their carbon footprint. The investment extends and complements the company’s global research and product application capabilities toward the growing market for sustainable aluminum […]

  • KPEX ribbon cutting Sept 18, 2019

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    KPEX Holds Opening Ceremony for Its Extrusion Facility in Kentucky

    Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. (KPEX), the U.S. subsidiary of Kobe Steel, Ltd., held an opening ceremony celebrating its launch of extrusion operations in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The integrated production facility, which began operation in November 2018, manufactures and sells bumper and car frame materials, which are increasingly being implemented in vehicles. “We’re growing our business […]

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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 […]