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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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    Alumobility to Present Aluminum Vehicle Body at EuroCarBody

    Alumobility will present the results of its recent technical case study, Superior Economic and Sustainability Performance of an Aluminum Vehicle Body, EuroCarBody’s 24th Global Car Body Benchmarking Conference, which will be held October 18-20 in Bad Nauheim, Germany. Organized by the Automotive Circle, the Global Car Body Benchmarking Conference will bring together car body engineers […]

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    Constellium Expands Automotive Aluminum Production in the Czech Republic

    Constellium celebrated the expansion of its facility in Decin, Czech Republic, which includes the installation of a new casthouse and extrusion press to serve the growing market for automotive aluminum. This has significantly increased the plant’s total extrusion and recycling capacity, enabling it to enhance its production of structural solutions for the automotive and engineering industries. […]

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    Novelis Opens CSC for the Automotive Market in Michigan

    Novelis Inc. celebrated the opening of its Customer Solution Center (CSC) for automotive aluminum in Novi, Michigan, near Detroit. The new $35 million facility will support the development of new aluminum components for automotive customers. The aluminum company welcomed nearly 200 attendees to its ribbon cutting celebration, including customers, suppliers, local leaders from the City […]

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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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    Hindalco, Phinergy and IOP to Partner on Aluminum-Air Batteries for EVs

    Hindalco Industries Limited, part of Aditya Birla Group, signed an MOU with Phinergy, a leading Israeli pioneer in aluminum-air battery technology, and IOC Phinergy Private Limited, a joint venture between Phinergy and PSU Indian Oil Corporation. Under the MOU, the companies will partner on research and development and pilot the production of aluminum plates for […]

  • Two 4,000-ton screw presses are the heart of the Bharat Forge Aluminum USA’s new production line in North Carolina. (Source: Bharat Forge Aluminum USA.)

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    Automotive Lightweighting for Forgers

    By Dean M. Peters, Contributing Writer. For decades automotive companies have been seeking ways to reduce the weight of various classes of vehicles in order to improve vehicle efficiency and fuel economy and reduce carbon emissions. Recently, the forging industry has taken a closer look at its technologies and processes to see how it can […]