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  • Project team members observe the commissioning of the new press at General Extrusions. (All photos: SMS group/OMAV.)

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    General Extrusions Installs Advanced New Press Line

    Based in Youngstown, OH, General Extrusions Inc. (GEI) is a family owned extruder of high quality aluminum profiles for the automotive, building and construction, furniture, and other industries. Recently, the company completed its first major investment project since 2000. The project includes the installation and start up of a new 25 MN, 8 inch extrusion […]

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    HAI Plans to Install Two New Extrusion Press Lines

    Hammerer Aluminium Industries  (HAI) is continuing to develop the consistent growth strategy of its group. The company recently announced plans to invest €100 Million in the installation of two new press lines, processing centers, and a logistics center at its plants in Austria and Romania. “With the new investments and the recent investments made at […]

  • Figure 4. Observing the installation of the cooling table and stretcher.

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    Aluminum Insights’ Support and Service

    By Andrea Svendsen, Managing Editor. Aluminum Insights is currently in the process of performing the final installation and start up of its new extrusion facility in Syracuse, IN. Founded by Steve Brenneman, Jeff Miller, and Niles Graber-Alvarez (Figure 1), the startup company aims to serve customers in the Upper Midwest with a high level of […]

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    Exlabesa Orders One of the Largest Extrusion Presses in Europe

    Exlabesa ordered a new 71 MN shortstroke, front-loading extrusion press for its plant in Padron, Spain. The press will be used to serve the growing electromobility market, as well as produce profiles up to 620 mm wide for truck superstructures and railway carriage manufacturing. In addition, the new press will allow Exlabesa Building Systems division […]

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    Hydro to Build New Automotive Extrusion Press in Denmark

    Hydro Extrusions is investing NOK 300 million (EUR 29 million) to expand its plant in Tønder, Denmark, with the installation of a new state-of-the-art extrusion press. The expansion project will enable the company to better serve the European automotive and electric vehicle market. “The Tønder plant is an important part of our automotive network, supplying […]

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    Vimetco Extrudes First Billet on New Press Line

    Vimetco Extrusion, a downstream subsidiary of Alro S.A., installed and completed the testing of its new state-of-the-art 7 inch extrusion line in Slatina, Romania. The €10 million project is a part of the company’s strategy to increase its production capacity in order to deliver an extensive portfolio of customized solutions to its customers. “Alro Group […]

  • Kautec aluminum extrusion press

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    Kautec Solutions Acquires the Tecalex Brand and Knowhow

    Kautec Solutions, headquartered in Catalunya, Spain, acquired the brand and knowhow of the former Tecalex Group. Founded in 1965 as an extrusion die manufacturer in Barcelona, Spain, Tecalex later expanded to include a range of extrusion equipment, including press feeding, front-loading presses, quenching and air cooling systems, pullers, stretchers, profile handling, heat treatment, plant control […]

  • 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 […]

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    Shape Charts Its Future with New Aluminum Center of Excellence

    Shape Corp., a global tier-one automotive supplier, recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Aluminum Center of Excellence to be located in Trenton, OH (Figure 1). The 322,000 sq ft facility will allow the company to expand its manufacturing capacity for the production of tight tolerance aluminum extrusions and assemblies, while also providing research […]