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    Constellium to Expand Its Aluminum Extrusion Operation in Singen

    Constellium Singen GmbH is expanding with the addition of a new aluminum extrusion production hall at its largest site in Germany. The new plant will enable the company to increase its production capacity for high-quality aluminum profiles in a variety cross-sectional geometries, as well as to more flexibly respond to the growing demand from the automotive […]

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    Airbus to Increase Production of A320 Family Aircraft

    Airbus is expanding its industrial footprint in the U.S. by increasing the production rate of A320 family aircraft. The company will invest $40 million in construction of an additional support hangar on the site, enabling it to produce sixty-three A320 family aircraft per month at its manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama, in 2021. “Airbus has been manufacturing […]

  • Constellium (crashbox production)

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    ARTICLE: Constellium’s Automotive Structures Adapt to Automaker Specifications

    Automotive is a key pillar of Constellium’s overall strategy, accounting for 24% of the company’s sales in 2018 with further growth expected in the near future. This growth is reflected in the company’s recent investments in its global Automotive Structures business unit, with two new plants in Mexico and Slovakia. These new facilities enable the […]

  • Brunel Universtiy - BCAST

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    BCAST Invests in New Light Metals Research Center

    Brunel University’s Centre for Advanced Solidification Technology (BCAST) in London is investing in the construction of a new light metals research facility, called the Future Metallurgy Centre. The project has been granted £16 million from the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF). “We are very pleased with the £16m UKRPIF funding,” said Prof. Zhongyun Fan, director of […]

  • The Berlingo Van

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    Constellium Supplies Automotive Body Sheet and Extruded Crash Management Systems to Group PSA

    Constellium N.V. announced that it is supplying aluminum automotive body sheet for the hoods of several Groupe PSA vans, including the new PEUGEOT Partner and Citroën Berlingo Van, as well as the PEUGEOT Rifter. While Groupe PSA frequently uses aluminum in passenger cars, this is the first time the company is using aluminum body sheet for its light commercial […]

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    How Light Metals Help SpaceX Land Falcon 9 Rockets with Astonishing Accuracy

    The Falcon 9 launch system, developed by SpaceX, is considered to be one of the most significant technological achievements in the history of rocket engineering, primarily due to the recoverability and reusability of its first stage boosters. Reusability is a key element to SpaceX’s aim of increasing the reliability and reducing the cost of spaceflight. […]

  • OSIRIS-REx Launch

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    ARTICLE: The Evolution of Constellium Al-Li Alloys for Space Launch and Crew Module Applications

    By Michael Niedzinski, Constellium. During the past 60 years the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) charted the western world’s course for the exploration of outer space. NASA managed and funded programs such as Gemini, Apollo, Skylab, and the International Space Station, which is supported by Space Shuttle missions and more recently by the Space […]

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    Constellium Supplies Aluminum for BMW X4 and X5

    On February 5th, Constellium announced that it is supplying BMW with aluminum structural components for the new X model sports activity vehicles, X4 and X5.  The aluminum parts will be supplied from Constellium’s White, Georgia plant, which opened in 2017 to serve automakers in the Southeast U.S. Constellium has been a partner of BMW Group […]

  • Constellium-UACJ coil

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    Constellium to Acquire Full Stake in Auto Body Sheet JV in Bowling Green

    Constellium N.V. entered into a binding purchase agreement with UACJ Corporation and its U.S. subsidiary, Tri-Arrows Aluminum Holding Inc., to acquire Tri-Arrows’ 49% stake in Constellium-UACJ ABS, LLC in Bowling Green, Kentucky, for $100 million plus the assumption of 49% of approximately $80 million of third party debt at Constellium-UACJ. “This investment will give Constellium […]