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    AMAG Invests in Modern Machining Centers for the Aviation Industry

    AMAG Austria Metall AG, with headquarters in Ranshofen, Austria, completed the integration of state-of-the-art processing facilities at the two sites of its subsidiary AMAG components in Übersee at Chiemsee and Karlsruhe, Germany. With this investment, the company has taken a major step towards growth and increased efficiency in the production of aluminum and titanium components […]

  • Figure 3. A skilled worker machines large structural applications for an automotive application. (Source: Pennex.)

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    Rising Demand for Completed Components and Assemblies in the Automotive Extrusion Market

    By Mark Butterfield, Metal Exchange Corporation. Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of six articles in which the author will explore opportunities for the aluminum extrusion industry in the automotive market. The series will specifically address the supply chain, raw material supply, extrusion, fabrication, and assembly. Demand for an Expanding Value Stream […]

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    FABTECH Returns to Chicago This September

    FABTECH, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event will take place at McCormick Place, September 11-14, 2023.  The event provides a convenient “one-stop shop” venue, where attendees can meet with world-class suppliers, see the latest industry products and developments, and find the tools to improve productivity, increase profits, and discover new solutions […]

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    ALMAG to Revitalize Aluminum Extrusion Plant in New Jersey

    ALMAG Aluminum is revitalizing its aluminum extrusion plant in Pennsauken Township, NJ — bringing new life back to the facility. The added capacity and capabilities will provide current and prospective customers throughout North America with even greater access to ALMAG’s industry-leading aluminum extrusion, fabrication, and finishing services. “The newly acquired equipment is almost a mirror […]

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    Impression Technologies and FEV Develop Battery Housing Using Hot Form Quench Technology

    Impression Technologies collaborated with FEV, an automotive engineering company, to develop and present a battery housing concept for electric vehicles. The new concept utilizes Hot Form Quench (HFQ®) Technology in order to provide optimal space for energy storage. It will be manufactured and presented as a demonstrator in the coming months. “With our latest battery […]

  • Novelis roll forming development line

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    Maximizing the Potential for Roll Forming

    Novelis Inc. started up a new roll forming development line at its automotive Customer Solution Center in Novi, a suburb of Detroit, MI. Novelis is the first flat-rolled aluminum company to invest in its own roll forming development line, which will enable the company to conduct research and development with the aim of meeting industry demand […]

  • Kenny King, production manager for Tradeglaze, stands next to the new Phantomatic X4 CNC machining center.

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    Tradeglaze Invests In Machinery to Boost Aluminium Production Capacity

    Tradeglaze installed a new CNC machining center at its aluminum fabrication and glazing facility in Lincoln, U.K. The six-figure investment is a part of the company’s ambitious growth program, which was launched last year in response to unprecedented demand in the construction and home improvement markets. In particular, many developers and commercial clients are choosing […]

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    Bonnell to Expand Its TSLOTS Aluminum Framing Operations into Southeastern U.S.

    Bonnell Aluminum, a subsidiary of Tredegar Corporation, plans to expand its operations focused on the production of TSLOTS aluminum structural framing system. The company will add a manufacturing and distribution site for the framing system to its existing facility in Newnan, Georgia. This will enable Bonnell to provide customers based in the Southeastern U.S. to […]