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    LOTTE Aluminum to Build Aluminum Foil Plant in Kentucky

    LOTTE Aluminium Materials USA LLC plans to invest $238.7 million to build an aluminum foil manufacturing operation on 40 acres in the T.J. Patterson Industrial Park in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. The new facility is a joint venture between LOTTE Aluminium and LOTTE Chemical, subsidiaries of LOTTE Group. The new manufacturing operation will focus on the production […]

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    Aluminum Still Makes Ford Trucks Tough

    By Rose Eaton, Light Metal Age. Ford’s use of aluminum began slowly over time, beginning with closure applications in hoods, fenders, and decklids, until it became an integral part of the Ford F-150 truck in 2014. Now, throughout each new iteration of the large truck, including the new 2022 F-150 Lightning electric vehicle (EV), high-strength […]

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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 […]

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    Metal Exchange Corporation Acquires Medalco Metals

    Metal Exchange Corporation (MEC), headquartered in St. Louis, MO, acquired Medalco Metals Inc., a U.S.-based distributor of light gauge aluminum rolled products. Medalco will operate as a division of MEC. “Medalco’s specialty products and unwavering commitment to customer service align with Metal Exchange’s business model and growth strategy,” said Vijay Natarajan, executive vice president of MEC’s […]

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    Perforated Aluminum Façade Reflects Scenery During the Day and Glows at Night

    Architects Jestico + Whiles (J+W), with offices in London and Prague, have completed an aluminum-clad, three-story educational facility at the University of Cambridge in England. The building features aluminum on the exterior with brightly colored staircases and built-in furniture connecting study areas and a library inside. The architectural firm was commissioned to design the  building, […]

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    Novelis Launches Lab to Advance Carbon Neutral Aluminum Manufacturing

    Novelis launched a research and development laboratory to advance carbon neutral solutions for aluminum manufacturing. The new lab, called Net Zero Lab Valais, is located at the company’s manufacturing site in Sierre, Switzerland, and will be a collaboration with local energy distributor OIKEN and HES-SO Valais-Wallis and EPFL from the Swiss innovation and research hub Energypolis Campus. […]

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    Logan Aluminum Plans to Expand Beverage Can Sheet Production

    Logan Aluminum, a joint venture owned by Novelis and Tri-Arrows Aluminum Inc. (a consolidated subsidiary of UACJ Corp.), plans to expand its manufacturing operations in order to increase capacity of flat rolled aluminum in Russellville, Kentucky. The new capacity will primarily be used to serve the beverage can market. In the U.S., aluminum cans are […]

  • Figure 1. The Mk-5 personal eVTOL uses aluminum in its mainframe and fuselage due to the metal’s fatigue resistance, strength, and light weight.

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    Aluminum Innovation in Personal Aviation

    The idea of flying cars zooming across the sky has long been a futuristic dream of mankind. Now this dream is being realized in electric vertical take-off and landing aircrafts (eVTOLs). The new space race has begun, and instead of shooting for the moon, companies around the world are vying to produce electric aircraft that […]