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    Metal Exchange Corporation Acquires Medalco Metals

    Metal Exchange Corporation (MEC), headquartered in St. Louis, MO, acquired Medalco Metals Inc., a U.S.-based distributor of light gauge aluminum rolled products. Medalco will operate as a division of MEC. “Medalco’s specialty products and unwavering commitment to customer service align with Metal Exchange’s business model and growth strategy,” said Vijay Natarajan, executive vice president of MEC’s […]

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    Gränges to Invest in Battery Foil Production in the U.S.

    Gränges is expanding its production facility in Newport, Arkansas, to enable production of aluminum battery cathode foil. This kind of foil is a critical component in the manufacturing of the lithium-ion batteries necessary for a transition to electric vehicles. “With this investment, we will be the first domestic producer of battery foil,” said Patrick Lawlor, […]

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    AMAG to Supply Aluminum Aircraft Components to Ruag Aerostructures

    AMAG components, a fully owned subsidiary of AMAG Austria Metall AG, signed an agreement with Ruag Aerostructures to deepen and expand their long-standing relationship. Under the agreement, Ruag Aerostructures will secure its existing scope of supply of aluminum parts and assemblies from AMAG for years to come, as well as put in place new orders […]

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    Novelis Launches Lab to Advance Carbon Neutral Aluminum Manufacturing

    Novelis launched a research and development laboratory to advance carbon neutral solutions for aluminum manufacturing. The new lab, called Net Zero Lab Valais, is located at the company’s manufacturing site in Sierre, Switzerland, and will be a collaboration with local energy distributor OIKEN and HES-SO Valais-Wallis and EPFL from the Swiss innovation and research hub Energypolis Campus. […]

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    Proper Handling and Management of Aluminum Fines

    By Alex Lowery, Contributing Editor. The accumulation of aluminum fines in manufacturing spaces is commonplace throughout the industry. Polishing, cutting, grinding, sawing, casting, shredding, melting, sanding, and conveyance are among the activities that can generate aluminum fines. For decades, aluminum fines were simply considered a nuisance—just a housekeeping issue to be swept up and placed […]

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    Logan Aluminum Plans to Expand Beverage Can Sheet Production

    Logan Aluminum, a joint venture owned by Novelis and Tri-Arrows Aluminum Inc. (a consolidated subsidiary of UACJ Corp.), plans to expand its manufacturing operations in order to increase capacity of flat rolled aluminum in Russellville, Kentucky. The new capacity will primarily be used to serve the beverage can market. In the U.S., aluminum cans are […]

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    Novelis Expanding Automotive Sheet Capacity Worldwide

    Novelis Inc. is a leading supplier of automotive aluminum sheet worldwide, with more than 40 years of experience. The company operates 33 advanced rolling and recycling facilities, serving a variety of sectors, in nine countries across North and South America, Europe, and Asia. During the past three years, the company has incrementally increased its global […]