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    Coast Aluminum Starts Up Cut-to-Length Line in Washington State

    Coast Aluminum successfully started up a new state-of-the-art cut-to-length line at its facility in Kent, Washington. The company specializes in supplying aluminum products to the construction and manufacturing industries. The new line, supplied by ANDRITZ Herr-Voss Stamco Inc., a member of international technology group ANDRITZ, was designed to meet Coast Aluminum’s specific product requirements. It processes 0.25 […]

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    Gränges to Acquire Flat Rolled Producer Aluminium Konin

    Gränges AB signed an agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of the company Impexmetal S.A., which includes Polish flat rolled aluminum producer Aluminium Konin and certain other assets, from the Boryszew Group. The SEK 2.3 billion (US$245 million) acquisition will strengthen Gränges’ product offering and presence in Europe and provide a strong position in new attractive niche markets. […]

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    Coil Coating Aluminum Sheet

    Editor’s Note: In coil coating of aluminum sheet, applied by roll coating or other means, the coated product is subsequently subjected to a short thermal, ultraviolet, and/or electromagnetic curing cycle for drying and curing of the coating. Coil coating of aluminum alloy sheet is forever evolving in terms of pretreatment and top coating compositions, especially […]

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    Aluminum Alloy Sheet Stamping and Fabrication

    US10406893 — INNER SUPPORT PANEL FOR MOUNTING A HARDWARE MODULE OF A VEHICLE DOOR ASSEMBLY — GM Global Technology Operations LLC (USA) — A door inner support panel for a vehicle door assembly includes a header section with a window frame for receiving a windowpane. A shell section is attached to the header section and […]

  • Signing of the sales cooperation agreement in Tokyo — Front row (L-R): Shinichi Kobayashi, managing executive officer and chief operating officer of the Metals & Mineral Resources Div. of Marubeni Corporation; Gerald Mayer, CEO of AMAG; and Akira Suzuki, executive officer of the Automotive Steel Products Div. of Marubeni Itochu Steel — Second row (L-R): Norbert Bürger, managing director of AMAG rolling Gmbh; Victor Breguncci, chief sales officer of AMAG; and Helmut Kaufmann, chief technology officer of AMAG. 

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    AMAG Signs Agreement to Market Its Automotive Aluminum Rolled Products in Japan

    AMAG Austria Metall AG signed an agreement with Marubeni Corporation and Marubeni-Itochu Steel Inc. for the commercialization of AMAG’s automotive aluminum rolled products in Japan. The agreement enables the companies to bundle their strengths together in order to bring a number advantages for customers in the Japanese automobile industry concerning quality and delivery performance. In addition, this agreement intends […]

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    Hydro Develops New Method for Measurement of Surface Appearance

    The requirements of automotive manufacturers regarding the body of their cars have constantly grown in recent years. Good formability, sufficient strength, good corrosion resistance, recyclability, and last but not least the surface appearance are key factors for manufacturers such as BMW, Audi, and Daimler. To address this concern, Hydro Rolled Products and Polytec jointly developed a new […]

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    Arconic Expanding Capacity in Tennessee to Capture Industrial and Automotive Growth

    Arconic Inc. is investing approximately $100 million to expand its hot mill capability and add downstream equipment capabilities to manufacture industrial and automotive aluminum sheet products in its Tennessee Operations facility near Knoxville, Tennessee. The company already has customer commitments for the majority of the increased capacity, with the remainder to be filled by projected […]

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    Arconic Plans to Restructure into Two Separate Businesses

    During its fourth quarter and full year 2018 results presentation, Arconic Inc. announced plans to restructure its business into two separate businesses. “As part of [the company’s] strategy and portfolio review, we have determined to separate the portfolio into Engineered Products & Forgings and Global Rolled Products,” said John C. Plant, who was recently named chief […]

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    Japanese Automotive Aluminum Patents

    JP2018-127720 — AUTOMOBILE ELECTRIC WIRE WITH TERMINAL AND WIRE HARNESS — Auto Network Gijutsu Kenkyusho:Kk, Sumitomo Wiring Systems Ltd., and Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. (Japan) — PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an aluminum alloy strand, an aluminum alloy twisted wire, an automobile electric wire and a wire harness, capable of enhancing terminal fastening force. […]