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    Younsgstown Tool & Die Installs Two New HPGQ Vacuum Furnaces

    Youngstown Tools & Die (YTD) upgraded their existing heat treatment capabilities by installing two new high-pressure gas quench (HPGQ) vacuum furnaces. YTD, located in Ohio, specializes in manufacturing aluminum extrusion dies (since 1961) and are in the process of moving into a larger facility to accommodate increased production needs due to rising demand. This May, the city […]

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    UAC Orders Induction Furnace for New Facility in Romania

    Universal Alloy Corporation (UAC), a supplier of of hard alloy extrusions, is expanding its capacity through the construction of a new facility in Baia Mare, Romania, near the local airport. It will produce extruded aluminum tubes and titanium profiles for the aerospace industry. This unique location will enable UAC not only to supply the assembled products, but […]

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    Gillespie & Powers Partners with Remelt Technologies

    Gillespie & Powers Inc., headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, entered into a strategic partnership with Remelt Technologies, Inc. based in Longwood, Florida. The agreement will enable Gillespie & Powers to offer RemeltTechnologies’ homogenizing furnaces, DC casting machines, and DC casting automation to the North American aluminum industry. “Gillespie & Powers Inc. is proud that Gary Bowden, […]

  • Alba - Casthouse 4

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    Alba Starts Up Casthouse 4 with Largest Furnace in Its History

    Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) started up the biggest furnace in its company history with the first cold charge of Furnace 3 in its newly constructed Casthouse 4. The casthouse, which will have a total design capacity of 530,000 tonnes of value-added aluminum per year, is part of the recently commissioned Potline 6. “We are pleased […]

  • Jon Gillespie, Gillespie & Powers

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    Bringing Insight to Furnaces – Interview with Jon Gillespie, Gillespie & Powers

    While at the ALUMINUM USA trade show in Detroit, Michigan, in November 2015, Light Metal Age had the opportunity to interview a number of notable members of the aluminum industry. This fourth interview in the series conducted by Ann Marie Fellom, publisher, presents Jon Gillespie, president of Gillespie & Powers (G&P), a well-known industrial engineering company […]