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  • Arconic - Lockheed Martin

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    Arconic and Lockheed Martin to Collaborate on 3D Printing Materials Development

    Arconic signed a two-year joint development agreement (JDA) with Lockheed Martin with the aim of realizing next-generation advanced materials and manufacturing processes. Together, the companies will develop customized lightweight material systems and advanced manufacturing processes, such as metal 3D printing, to advance current and next-generation aerospace and defense solutions — including new structures and systems not currently in […]

  • Heron Hall Academy, London, U.K.

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    Architectural Aluminum Systems Bring Life to a Renovated Academy in London

    Heron Hall Academy in Enfield, north London, U.K., recently received a £17 million refurbishment, remodeling, and extension, converting it from a partly derelict technical college to modern 1,680-student secondary school. This renovation included the replacement of existing steel windows and doors with an extruded aluminum glazing system, as well as the construction of a new wing. […]

  • Hydro Extruded Solutions

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    Hydro Acquires Arconic’s Extrusion Plants in Brazil

    Hydro Extruded Solutions AS has agreed to acquire the Latin America Extrusions (LAE) business from Arconic Inc., which includes two extrusion plants in Utinga and Tubarão in southern Brazil. Combined, the two plants have one casthouse, seven extrusion presses ranging from 7 to 14 inches and value-added capabilities, as well as more than 600 employees. Hydro believes this acquisition will […]

  • Arconic Davenport

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    Arconic Expanding Heat Treat Capacity to Capture Growth in Aerospace

    Arconic Inc. plans to invest $137 million to install a new horizontal heat treat furnace at its Davenport Works facility in Iowa. Heat treatment is a required step in the production of certain high-strength products, and is essential for products intended for large aerospace and industrial applications. This new furnace will enable Arconic to heat treat […]

  • Arconic thick plate stretcher

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    Arconic Starts Up Advanced Thick Plate Stretcher

    Arconic completed the installation of its new manufacturing technology — the Very Thick Plate Stretcher. Located at the company’s facility in Davenport, Iowa, the stretcher improves the performance of thick aluminum and aluminum-lithium plate in aerospace and industrial applications. The stretching process reduces stress introduced into the plate as part of the manufacturing process, resulting […]

  • fusina rolling mill

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    Arconic Sells Fusina Rolling Mill to Slim Aluminium

    Arconic Inc. completed the divestiture of Arconic Fusina Rolling Srl, its Fusina, Italy, rolling mill to Slim AluminiumSpA for approximately $60 million after tax. The transaction follows a thorough review process and is part of Arconic Global Rolled Products’ (GRP) continued drive to convert the business from a commodity producer to a high-margin aerospace and automotive supplier. The […]

  • Airbus aircraft

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    Arconic Aluminum Sheet and Plate To Be on Every Airbus Platform

    Arconic, which recently launched as a standalone company, signed a multi-year contract with Airbus valued at approximately $1 billion, through which Arconic will supply aluminum sheet and plate for Airbus’ highest volume programs. The company’s most significant gain in the contract is in the A320 family of aircraft, which is Airbus’ highest growth program. The […]

  • Acronic Inc.

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    Arconic Launches as Standalone Multi-Materials Manufacturer in Split from Alcoa

    Alcoa Inc. completed its separation into two standalone companies — Arconic Inc. and Alcoa Corporation (learn more about Alcoa Corporation). Arconic commences operation as a global leader in multi-materials innovation, precision engineering, and advanced manufacturing, with the aim of serving diverse markets including the aerospace, automotive, building and construction, commercial transportation, industrial solutions, and energy. “Today […]

  • Alcoa-Embraer

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    Alcoa to Supply Aluminum Sheet and Plate to Embraer

    Alcoa signed a long-term contract with Embraer, a leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 130 seats. Under the multi-year agreement, valued at approximately $470 million, Alcoa will supply aluminum sheet and plate for Embraer’s new E2s, the second generation of its E-Jets family of commercial aircraft, a narrow-body medium-range jet airliner. The Embraer E-Jets […]