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    Aluminum Dynamics Breaks Ground and Orders New Equipment for Its Mississippi Rolling Plant

    Steel Dynamics Inc. broke ground on its new aluminum rolling facility in Columbus, Mississippi. This is the first time that Steel Dynamics will enter the flat rolled aluminum products market. Operating under the name Aluminum Dynamics, the new rolling facility will focus on the production of aluminum sheet for cans, vehicles, and industrial applications. The […]

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    North American Aluminum Demand Increased in 2022

    The Aluminum Association released preliminary estimates showing 4.8% year-over-year demand growth for the aluminum industry in North America (U.S. and Canada) in 2022. This outpaced overall estimated 2.7% gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the U.S. in 2022. While estimates show year-over-year growth, the report indicates a slowdown in demand for the second half of […]

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    U.S. Imposes 200% Tariffs on Russian Aluminum Imports

    On Friday, February 24, 2023, the U.S. government joined the European Union and other nations in imposing new sanctions on Russia — marking the one year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The new sanctions target a variety of sectors, including a 200% tariff on aluminum imports from Russia and products from third-countries that incorporate […]

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    Impol Completes Rolling Mill Process Audit

    The Impol Group is a well known manufacturer of semi-finished products, with 165,000 tons of rolling capacity and 100,000 tons of extrusion capacity. In its rolling division, the company produces rolled products at three production sites located in Slovenia, Croatia, and Serbia, employing a total of 2,500 people across all three locations. The company’s Slovenska […]

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    Novelis Oswego Rolls On: Increasing Capacity While Meeting Growing Demand for Sustainability

    Novelis Inc. operates a global network of rolling and recycling facilities located in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. The company is a leading supplier of aluminum sheet for various industries, including automotive, where it is used in the production of structural components and exterior body panels found in more than 225 vehicle models […]

  • Vulcan Aluminum installed a new twin-belt casting machine at its facility in Birmingham, Alabama. 

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    Vulcan Aluminum Installs Twin-Belt Continuous Caster

    Vulcan Aluminum Mill installed a new twin-belt continuous casting machine at its facility in Foley, Alabama. The new machine will increase the company’s capacity and efficiency while also improving surface quality. Founded in 1935, Vulcan Inc. began as a small sign manufacturer in Birmingham, Alabama. Since then, the employee-owned company has grown and now operates […]

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    Steel Dynamics to Invest in New Aluminum Recycling and Rolling Facilities

    Steel Dynamics, Inc. plans to invest $2.2 billion in three new aluminum facilities — a low-carbon flat rolled mill along with two supporting recycled aluminum slab centers. The company aims to bring its high-quality, sustainable, customer-centric approach to the aluminum flat rolled market. “We are incredibly excited to announce this meaningful growth opportunity, which is […]

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    Advanced Annealing for Flat Rolled Aluminum: Interview with Piotr Skarbinski, SECO/WARWICK

    During the aluminum rolling process, it is sometimes necessary to either partially or fully anneal the sheet metal in order to adjust the microstructure and ensure to the formability of the final sheet product. In this interview, Piotr Skarbinski, managing director, SECO/WARWICK Aluminum Solutions, discusses the annealing process and the benefits of the company’s Vortex® annealing […]