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  • Groundbreaking ceremony for the new SMS Campus in Germany (L-R): Torsten Heising, CFO, SMS group; Holger P. Hartmann, architect and general planner; Hans Wilhelm Reiners, mayor of Mönchengladbach; Peter Peskes and Elke Paul, city works council chairpersons; Heinrich Weiss, chairman of the shareholders' committee of SMS Holding GmbH; Marco Kubiak, project manager; and Burkhard Dahmen, CEO, SMS group.

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    SMS Starts Construction of New Technology Campus

    SMS group held a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the construction of its new SMS Campus in Mönchengladbach, Germany. The new campus will be the home of a new technology, service, and digitalization center, enabling the company to expand its pioneering position in the development of extrusion, rolling, forging, and other equipment and technology for the aluminum […]

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    Trimet Puts New Aluminum Recycling Furnace into Operation

    Trimet Aluminium SE started up operation of a new rotary furnace for remelting aluminum scrap at its Gelsenkirchen recycling plant in Germany. The ceremony was attended by Philipp Schlüter, chairman of the executive board, Jens Meinecke, plant manager, and the employees of the facility. “Around 90% of the aluminum in circulation is recycled, and the total […]

  • Hydro inaugurates new automotive line

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    Hydro Starts Up Automotive Aluminum Sheet Line in Germany

    Hydro held an inauguration ceremony for its new automotive aluminum sheet line in Grevenbroich, Germany. The €130 million state-of-the-art facility is the biggest of a series of investments Hydro has made in Germany and Norway recently to meet the increasing demand from carmakers. The line increases Hydro’s annual production of car body sheet from 50,000 […]

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    ALUMINUM USA to Provide Global Perspective

    The new ALUMINUM USA trade show will provide a comprehensive overview of the entire aluminum industry on November 11-12, 2015 at the Cobo Center Detroit. Over 100 companies from 18 nations are expected to exhibit, with about 40% from the U.S. and Canada and 60% from Europe and Asia, bringing a global perspective to the […]