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    Bosch Rexroth is Opening New Training Center for Hydraulics Education

    Bosch Rexroth held a grand opening of its new 4,000 sq ft Hydraulics Training Center, a cutting-edge educational facility set to revolutionize the landscape of skill development. Located in Bethlehem, PA, this state-of-the-art training center provides a dynamic space for individuals to embark on a journey of learning and growth. “Bosch Rexroth is excited to […]

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    AI Capabilities to Assist Future Die Technician Expertise

    By Praveen Hewage, Alumex PLC, and Craig Werner, Werner Extrusion Solutions LLC. The die correction process relies heavily on input parameters of various dimensions. It follows a sophisticated and experience-based approach that requires a high level of technical understanding and manual skill (which was discussed in the first article in this series, published in Light […]

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    Exlabesa Acquires French Extrusion Company Flandria Aluminium

    Exlabesa signed an agreement to acquire Flandria Aluminium, a French company specialized in the extrusion, machining, surface treatment, and recycling of aluminum profiles. As part of Exlabesa’s international expansion strategy, this acquisition will strengthen its direct presence in France, Belgium, and the Netherlands, allowing the company to offer high-value-added products with the highest level of […]

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    Hydro to Install Solar Power at Its Extrusion Factories in Sweden

    Hydro began the work to equip its Swedish extrusion factories in Vetlanda, Sjunnen, and Finspång with solar panels and battery storage. This work is part of the Greener Sweden project initiated in 2022. “It is amazing to see that Greener Sweden is moving from idea to action,” said Jonas Bjuhr, managing director at Hydro Extrusions […]

  • Figure 3. A skilled worker machines large structural applications for an automotive application. (Source: Pennex.)

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    Rising Demand for Completed Components and Assemblies in the Automotive Extrusion Market

    By Mark Butterfield, Metal Exchange Corporation. Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of six articles in which the author will explore opportunities for the aluminum extrusion industry in the automotive market. The series will specifically address the supply chain, raw material supply, extrusion, fabrication, and assembly. Demand for an Expanding Value Stream […]

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    Extruded Aluminum Geodesic Dome Gets a New Life

    Hydro partnered with the Catholic University of America (CUA) to reconstruct the iconic geodesic dome designed by famed architect, inventor, and futurist, Buckminster Fuller, inside the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. The dome is constructed with extruded aluminum structural members made from Hydro CIRCAL, the company’s certified aluminum product, which contains at least 75% […]

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    Capral Installs New Vertical Powder Coating Line and Acquires Allyman

    Capral Aluminium, the largest extruder and distributor of aluminum products in Australia, installed a new vertical powder coating line at its distribution facility in Huntingwood, New South Wales. The new CUBE Plus vertical powder coating line, supplied by SAT, is a compact line that optimizes space and ensures low operating costs. The line features advanced […]

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    Exalco Commissions a New Extrusion Press Line in Greece

    Exalco S.A. commissioned a state-of-the-art 23 MN, 8 inch Eco Concept extrusion press line at its plant in Larissa, Greece. The investment expands the company’s capacity, while also ensuring high efficiency and safety. Founded in 1973, Ecalco is an integrated aluminum extrusion company, producing aluminum profiles for the modern structural and architectural markets. The company’s […]