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    Constellium Celebrates 50 Years of Innovation at C-TEC

    Constellium N.V. is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its world-class research and technology center, C-TEC, in Voreppe, France. C-TEC has greatly contributed to positioning Constellium as a global leader in aluminum transformation, by developing high value-added products and solutions for today and tomorrow. “Innovation is at the core of Constellium’s strategy as it creates competitive […]

  • Welding of the sideframe structure on a BMW 5 Series sedan

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    New BMW 5 Series Features Aluminum-Intensive Architecture

    The latest edition of the BMW 5 Series saves 137 lbs (62 kg) compared to the previous model, while body strength and torsional rigidity have been increased. This is thanks to the use of lightweight materials including aluminum, magnesium, and high-strength steel. The new design includes a low center of gravity, a perfectly balanced axle load ratio, […]

  • Army (Bradley) M113 armored personnel carrier

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    ARTICLE: Advanced Aluminum Armor Alloys

    By Michael Niedzinski, Constellium. Aluminum armor solutions have been in existence for the past 60 years, almost since the start of the Aluminum Association circa 1954. These plate products were developed for armored personnel carriers, either wheeled or tracked. Armored vehicles serve an important function as reconnaissance, ambulance, scout, or infantry delivery vehicles. One of […]

  • Constellium-UACJ

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    Constellium-UACJ Opens Auto Body Sheet Plant in Bowling Green

    Constellium N.V. and UACJ Corporation celebrated the official opening of their new manufacturing plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The 225,000 sq ft facility will supply 100,000 tonnes of aluminum automotive body sheet to the North American automotive industry under their joint venture, Constellium-UACJ ABS LLC. Coil supply for the facility has been secured with  both partners’ rolling mills, […]

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    Constellium to Open a New Automotive Components Facility in Mexico

    Constellium N.V. plans to open a new manufacturing facility in Mexico to produce aluminum automotive structural components. This plant, located in San Luis Potosí, will allow the company to respond to increasing demand for lightweight, high-strength aluminum crash management systems and automotive structures for the expanding auto industry in Mexico. The automotive industry expects that nearly five […]

  • University Technology Center

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    Expanded Automotive Research at Brunel University

    Constellium N.V. inaugurated the Constellium University Technology Center (UTC) at Brunel University London, a dedicated center of excellence for the design, development, and prototyping of aluminium alloys and automotive structural components. Featuring industrial size aluminium casting and extrusion equipment in the first phase, the UTC will provide rapid prototyping capability that is expected to reduce development […]

  • Whitehall Industries aluminum extrusion operation

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    UACJ Acquires Aluminum Extrusion Manufacturer Whitehall Industries

    UACJ Corp., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, has entered into an agreement to acquire all membership interests in Michigan-based SRS Industries, LLC, operating as Whitehall Industries, for US$155 million on a cash and debt free basis. Whitehall Industries manufactures and sells automotive aluminum extrusion structural materials and various aluminum components, primarily in the U.S. and Mexico. Once the […]

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    Constellium and UACJ to Expand Existing Body-in-White Joint Venture

    Constellium N.V. signed and MOU with its Japanese partner UACJ Corporation to expand their existing joint venture to produce automotive body-in-white (BIW) sheet in the U.S. Under the expanded joint venture, the companies contemplate a joint investment in two previously announced 100,000 tonne finishing lines, which would be funded 51% by Constellium and 49% by […]

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    Video: International Scientific Council discusses their role in broadening Constellium’s vision

    Constellium created of an International Scientific Council in July 2013  The Council’s mandate is to nurture and broaden Constellium’s global scientific vision and perspective on relevant emerging domains, key drivers, and technological trends related to its strategic activities. The Scientific Council aims to deliver high level advisory support and recommendations to Constellium on its R&D […]