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    Constellium to Lead Project to Develop Low Carbon Recycled Aluminum Alloys for Automakers

    Constellium SE is leading a new consortium of automakers and their suppliers to develop lower carbon, lower cost aluminum extrusion alloys. The Circular and Constant Aluminium (CirConAl) project aims to improve how industry manages scrap aluminum in order to maximize the use of post-consumer scrap in a new generation of high-strength alloys that emit less than […]

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    Ronal Group Introduces Carbon Neutral Recycled Aluminum Wheel

    By Martin Hartlieb, Viami International Inc. Shifting legal regulations and changing expectations and demands from customers are increasingly affecting the automotive industry and its entire supply chain. As a result, the carbon footprint of automotive OEMs and their suppliers and their products are increasingly coming into focus. In the face of these changing perceptions regarding […]

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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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    Novelis Breaks Ground on Integrated Rolling Facility in U.S.

    Novelis Inc. broke ground and began construction on its $2.5 billion recycling and rolling plant in Bay Minette, Alabama. The new facility will be the first integrated rolling facility to be built in the U.S. in 40 years. “Through this investment, we want to demonstrate the strength of our growing customer partnerships, the commitment we have […]

  • Figure 1. EOL cars that have been compacted in preparation for shredding and recycling.

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    Industry 4.0 for the Upcycling of Automotive Aluminum Scrap

    By Emily Molstad and Caleb Ralphs, VALIS Insights Inc., and Aaron Birt, Sean Kelly, and Diran Apelian, Solvus Global. The aluminum industry requires a drastic shift in business as usual to meet rapidly growing demand while significantly reducing emissions associated with production. The automotive industry highlights this shift, as utilization of aluminum for lightweighting and […]

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    Rio Tinto To Build New Recycling Center for Post-Consumer Scrap in Arvida

    Rio Tinto is investing US$29 million (C$35 million) to build a new aluminum recycling facility at its Arvida smelter in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec, Canada. The investment will enable the company to expand its offering of low-carbon aluminum solutions for customers in the automotive, packaging, and construction markets. “Investing in new recycling facilities in Arvida is another […]

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    Addressing the Problem of Greenwashing in the Aluminum Industry

    By Subodh Das, Phinix, LLC, and Martin Hartlieb, Viami International Inc. Environmental sustainability has become a major trend across aluminum and other industries. A vast majority of companies are aspiring to achieve lower carbon resources in their operations and products, based on circular economy and Paris Agreement parameters. Generally, this trend is positive. However, while […]

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    August 2022

    Cover End-of-life autos ready for shredding and recycling. (See article on page 38) Articles World Secondary Aluminum Industry Annual Review By Rudolf P. Pawlek Page 6 Addressing the Problem of Greenwashing in the Aluminum Industry By Subodh Das and Martin Hartlieb Page 18 Aluminum Insights’ Support and Service: Seamless Collaboration between Extruder and Customer Page […]

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    AMAG and Audi Put Recycled Aluminum Wheel into Series Production

    Light alloy wheels made of aluminum are now standard equipment on almost every passenger car. With a total weight of more than 40 kg, these aluminum wheels account for a considerable proportion of the aluminum used in vehicles. In addition to its excellent strength-to-weight ratio, aluminum has the benefit of being near-infinitely recyclable. Furthermore, recycling […]