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    Scepter Partners with Novelis to Support U.S. Recycling

    Scepter, Inc. formed a multi-year metal supply agreement with Novelis, through which the company will supply more than 200,000 tons of aluminum ingot with up to 95% recycled content. Novelis will utilize this ingot to roll and finish high quality sheet products for the aluminum beverage can and food container industry in the U.S. “Scepter […]

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    Matalco Launches New Remelt Plant in Wisconsin

    Matalco Inc., a division of the Giampaolo Group, started up production at its new $80 million remelt and casting facility in Wisconsin Rapids, WI — making it the company’s fifth production plant in North America. The greenfield facility is capable of producing over 250 million lbs of billet or rolling ingot per year and is […]

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    Novelis Completes Aluminum Rolling and Recycling Expansion in Brazil

    Novelis Inc. completed its $150 million investment project to expand both aluminum rolling and recycling capacity at its facility in Pindamonhangaba, Brazil—the largest such complex in South America.  “This project reaffirms Novelis’ commitment to serve the growing South American market with high-quality, innovative, low-carbon, sustainable aluminum solutions,” said Francisco Pires, senior vice president, Novelis Inc. and President, […]

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    Aluminum Recycling and Secondary Processing

    Editors Note: Aluminum recycling into ingots and shape castings rates as one of the most successful “green” technologies in the world. The data gathered by the Aluminum Association and the International Aluminum Institute (IAI) are impressive, noting that 90-95% less energy is used in recycling aluminum than in primary production from ore and some 75% […]

  • The new casting facility at Western Extrusions.

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    Western Extrusions’ New Highly 
Automated Casthouse

    Western Extrusions, located in Carrollton, TX, manufactures and supplies quality aluminum profiles to a variety of industries and markets, including building and construction, transportation, consumer durables, electrical, and distribution. Recently, the company completed the construction and start up of its first casting facility. The new casthouse empowers the company to have control over its own […]

  • Hydro-aluminum billet recycling

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    Hydro to Build Aluminum Recycling Plant in the U.S.

    Hydro signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Midwest Energy and Communications (MEC) to acquire a property in the Cassopolis, Michigan. The company plans to use the property to build a new state-of-the-art, greenfield aluminum recycling plant for the production of aluminum extrusion billet. The move is a key step towards Hydro’s ambition of doubling […]

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    Aluminum Cups For All

    The first-of-its-kind Ball Aluminum Cup™ is now available for purchase at major retailers in all 50 states across the U.S. The cups will be available for the first time in more than 18,000 food, drug and mass retailers, including Kroger, Target, Albertsons, CVS and others. Introduced as an alternative to the traditional red plastic party […]

  • Share of primary and recycled aluminum through 2050, based on 2019 collection rates for end-of-life products. Source: IAI.)

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    Worldwide Post-Consumer Aluminum Scrap Intake Surpasses 20 Million Tonnes

    The International Aluminium Institute (IAI) released an update of its Material Flow Model, which reveals new data on global scrap usage within the aluminum industry. The new data shows a record 20 million tonnes of post-consumer scrap intake in 2019 — representing about 60% of total scrap intake. This increased usage of post-consumer scrap avoids […]

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    The Sustainable Road Ahead: International Aluminum Organizations Present Environmental Goals

    Aluminum is vital to the society in which we live. Our homes, workplaces, vehicles, digital devices, packaging, and buildings that provide shelter and security – to name just a few examples – rely heavily on aluminum. Furthermore, the lightweight metal is integral to global emissions reduction efforts, with solar panels, wind turbines, and electric vehicles […]