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  • Construction is underway for Pries Enterprises' new aluminum extrusion operations.

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    Pries Initiates an Expansion of Its Aluminum Extrusion Capacity

    Pries Enterprises is continuing to grow through the expansion of its aluminum extrusion operations in Buchanan County, Iowa. The expansion includes the installation of the company’s largest extrusion press to date, increasing capacity by 50%. “The aluminum extrusion industry continues to see strong growth in auto, building and construction and recreational products due to its […]

  • Figure 1. The 45 MN, 10 inch direct press was designed with the demands of the automotive industry in mind.

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    Hydro Cressona Serves Automotive Industry with New Highly Automated Press Line

    By Andrea Svendsen, Managing Editor. The Hydro Extrusion North America facility in Cressona, PA, has been in operation since 1942, when it was commissioned by the U.S. government to support World War II efforts. Today, the over 1.6 million sq ft site has ten direct and indirect extrusion presses, ranging in sizes from 10 to […]