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    Velux Group Takes Steps to Decarbonize Aluminum in Roof Windows

    Velux Group is a Danish company that produces roof windows, flat-roof windows, and accessories. Recently, the company has seen considerable growth, as more and more homeowners renovate their homes by expanding into attic or roof spaces. With buildings accounting for almost 40% of CO2 emissions, Velux realizes that it was crucial to consider the full […]

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    Reliefed Technologies Receives Funding for New Technology Center

    Reliefed Technologies, headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, will receive a €2.5 million grant and €3.5 million in equity from the European Innovation Council (EIC). The company was selected out of 1,000 applicants. “This financial support is a very welcome contribution and confirms the strength of our business plan and the competency of our team,” said Mikael […]

  • Project team members observe the commissioning of the new press at General Extrusions. (All photos: SMS group/OMAV.)

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    General Extrusions Installs Advanced New Press Line

    Based in Youngstown, OH, General Extrusions Inc. (GEI) is a family owned extruder of high quality aluminum profiles for the automotive, building and construction, furniture, and other industries. Recently, the company completed its first major investment project since 2000. The project includes the installation and start up of a new 25 MN, 8 inch extrusion […]

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    HAI Plans to Install Two New Extrusion Press Lines

    Hammerer Aluminium Industries  (HAI) is continuing to develop the consistent growth strategy of its group. The company recently announced plans to invest €100 Million in the installation of two new press lines, processing centers, and a logistics center at its plants in Austria and Romania. “With the new investments and the recent investments made at […]

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    Hydro Powers Its Extrusion Operations with Solar

    Hydro Extrusions is a major worldwide manufacturer of tailored aluminum profiles for a wide range of industries, from building and construction to automotive, transportation, electronic, maritime, and beyond. In Europe alone, the company operates 40 plants across 16 countries—making it the largest extruder on the continent. In response to demands from sustainability-minded customers, Hydro has […]

  • Figure 3. The eVision robotic packaging system for aluminum profiles.

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    Company Spotlight: Emmebi Celebrates Its 50th Year

    Emmebi s.r.l., located in Pavia di Udine, Italy, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The company was started in 1972 by Achille Mauro (Figure 1), who brought his experience and knowledge from the finishing sector to the business. As early as the 1960s, Achille saw an opportunity for an aluminum business and designed and built a […]

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    October 2022

    Cover Aluminum profiles on the runnout table of the new 25 MN, 8 inch extrusion line installed by General Extrusions Inc. at its facility in Youngstown, OH. The highly automated new line enables the company to modernize its operations. The line more than doubles the company’s current capacity, ensuring its continued success in the years […]

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    Hindalco Launches India’s First All-Aluminum Freight Trains

    Hindalco Industries launched India’s first all-aluminum freight rail wagons in India. The new aluminum train wagons, with components supplied by Hindalco, will support the country in its plan to modernize its freight transportation network and enable large carbon savings for Indian Railways. The freight sector in India is expected to grow at more than 7% […]

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    Constellium Expands Automotive Aluminum Production in the Czech Republic

    Constellium celebrated the expansion of its facility in Decin, Czech Republic, which includes the installation of a new casthouse and extrusion press to serve the growing market for automotive aluminum. This has significantly increased the plant’s total extrusion and recycling capacity, enabling it to enhance its production of structural solutions for the automotive and engineering industries. […]