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    ARTICLE: The Coming BEV Wave: Implications for Extrusion

    By Lynn Brown, Consulting Collaborative, and Rob Nelson, Almag Aluminum. In the first nine months of 2019, it’s estimated that nearly 175,000 battery electric vehicles (BEVs) were sold in the U.S.1 Not surprisingly, almost 80% had the Tesla logo on the back, with 80% of those being the fast-selling Model 3. What may be surprising […]

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    UAC Orders Induction Furnace for New Facility in Romania

    Universal Alloy Corporation (UAC), a supplier of of hard alloy extrusions, is expanding its capacity through the construction of a new facility in Baia Mare, Romania, near the local airport. It will produce extruded aluminum tubes and titanium profiles for the aerospace industry. This unique location will enable UAC not only to supply the assembled products, but […]

  • Vitex extrusion press

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    Vitex Extrusion Merges with NSA Industries

    Vitex Extrusion in Franklin, NH, was acquired by NSA Industries, LLC, a metal fabrication, machining, powder coating, and assembly operation in St. Johnsbury, VT. The acquisition is a strategic step, which will enable NSA to expand its capabilities and move into the high-growth extrusion market, while at the same time providing Vitex with access to significantly […]

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    ARTICLE: Top Extruders in North America – Rebranding Signifies the New Shape of Bonnell: Interview with W. Brook Hamilton

    Editor’s Note: Top Extruders in North America is a new series of interviews, highlighting the growth, changes, and challenges facing the extrusion industry from the perspectives of major extruders in the U.S. Bonnell Aluminum, headquartered in Newnan, GA, is a leading manufacturer of custom aluminum extrusions. Over its 65 year history, the company has grown […]

  • Illuminator & Viewing Hood Housing

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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 […]