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    Roll-Forming of Aluminum Alloy Sheet

    Roll-forming is a manufacturing process that is typically used to manufacture components such as construction panels, structural beams, garage doors, decking, and/or any other component having a formed profile. A roll-forming production process ordinarily operates at room temperature and may be implemented by using a roll-forming machine having work rolls in sequence that receive and […]

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    December 2021

    Cover The aluminum can is seeing increased popularity and demand, powered by its inherent sustainability and recyclability. As UACJ Corporation, which provided the photo notes, “Aluminum Lightens the World.” See can articles beginning on page 6. Articles Vobev Introduces Innovative Model for Aluminum Beverage Can Production By Andrea Svendsen Page 6 Aluminum Can Market Sees […]

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    Novelis Invests in Upgrade of Oswego Operations to Meet Growing Demand for Aluminum

    Novelis Inc. will invest approximately $130 million to upgrade its operations in Oswego, NY, to meet growing customer demand for sustainable, aluminum flat rolled products. The project enables Novelis to increase hot mill capacity by 124,000 tonnes at the plant, which serves the can, automotive, and specialty products markets, as well as enhance finishing capabilities for automotive […]

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    Novelis Completes Aluminum Rolling and Recycling Expansion in Brazil

    Novelis Inc. completed its $150 million investment project to expand both aluminum rolling and recycling capacity at its facility in Pindamonhangaba, Brazil—the largest such complex in South America.  “This project reaffirms Novelis’ commitment to serve the growing South American market with high-quality, innovative, low-carbon, sustainable aluminum solutions,” said Francisco Pires, senior vice president, Novelis Inc. and President, […]

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    Hydro to Sell Aluminum Rolling Business to KPS Partners

    Norsk Hydro ASA entered into an agreement to sell its Hydro Rolling business to KPS Capital Partners for €1.380 billion (approximately US$1.67 billion) on an enterprise value basis. “Hydro launched a strategic review of our Rolling business area in 2019, along with other strategic measures towards profitability and sustainability,” said Hilde Merete Aasheim president and […]

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    Primetals Technologies Continues Move to New Manufacturing Facility

    Primetals Technologies is moving to a new manufacturing and office facility in Sutton, Massachusetts, which will house its long rolling manufacturing and service operations. The new facility will complement the company’s 13 other U.S. locations. “In the past few years, we have made significant investments in our manufacturing and service workshop capabilities,” said Ralf Hanneken, president […]

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    ALVANCE Acquires Aluminum Rolling Mill in Belgium

    ALVANCE Aluminium Group, part of GFG Alliance, completed its purchase of the Duffel aluminum rolling mill and recycling operations near Antwerp in Belgium. The company acquired the site from Novelis for €310 million. The mill will be renamed ALVANCE Aluminium Duffel. “I would like to welcome the Duffel team to the family of GFG Alliance […]

  • Four-high cold rolling stand at the AMAG rolling GmbH plant in Ranshofen, Austria. The plant is being modernized by Primetals Technologies. (Image courtesy AMAG rolling GmbH).

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    AMAG Orders Upgrades of Its Hot and Cold Rolling Mills

    AMAG rolling GmbH is upgrading and modernizing a two-high hot rolling mill and a four-high cold rolling mill at its plant in Ranshofen, Austria. The parts and work for both orders will be supplied by Primetals Technologies. The aim of the work is to improve the reliability and safety of the equipment. AMAG rolling GmbH, part of […]

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    Europe Takes Steps to Combat Unfair Trade from China

    The European Commission announced aluminum extrusions from China will be subject to registration by national customs authorities as of August 25th, 2020, as part of an ongoing antidumping investigation. On February 14th, the European Commission opened an antidumping investigation into aluminum extrusions originating from China — following a complaint made by European Aluminium. The complaint alleged […]