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  • One of two 50 tonne tilting melting furnaces installed in SCM’s new remelt and casting plant. (All photos taken by Chip Jackson and Nick Harrison, SCM.)

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    SCM Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New Casthouse and Extrusion Line

    By Andrea Svendsen, Managing Editor. Service Center Metals (SCM), an aluminum extrusion manufacturing company headquartered in Prince George, VA, is celebrating 20 years of continuous operation this year. As the company moves into its third decade, it is completing a $127 million investment in a new remelt and casting plant and new extrusion plant near […]

  • Rio Tinto Commissions New Aluminum Remelt Furnace in Quebec

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    Rio Tinto Commissions New Aluminum Remelt Furnace in Quebec

    Rio Tinto commissioned a new remelt furnace at its Laterrière Plant in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada. The furnace provides rolled product customers in the North American automotive and packaging industries a new sustainable supply solution combining low-carbon and recycled aluminum. “Aluminum is 100% recyclable and the demand for recycled metal is continually growing,” […]

  • Figure 1. The Ellwood Aluminum team standing in the company’s new aluminum casthouse.

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    ARTICLE: Ellwood Embarks on a Journey to the Lighter Side with New Aluminum Casting Complex

    By Andrea Svendsen, Managing Editor. Ellwood Aluminum, a division of the 110 year old family-owned steel manufacturer Ellwood Group, has constructed and started up operation of its new secondary aluminum casthouse in Hubbard, Ohio (Figure 1). The new facility, which represents the company’s first entry into aluminum melting and casting, enables them to diversify their […]

  • GNA alutech inc - aluminicaste Melting furnace

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    GNA Becoming a Member of EBNER Group

    GNA alutech inc. located in Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada, announced that it will become a member of EBNER Group, headquartered in Leonding, Austria. The aim of the merger is to strengthen the company’s position and role in the Americas and worldwide markets by combining its knowledge and experience in the aluminum industry with existing group members, Gautschi Engineering […]

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    ARTICLE: Matalco Now the Largest Remelter in North America

    By Andrea Svendsen, Managing Editor. Matalco Inc., a member of the Giampaolo Group, reached a milestone with the startup of its third aluminum remelt and billet production facility located in Lordstown, OH, which will be able to produce 350 million lbs annually when it reaches full capacity. The new ~$100 million, 225,000 sq ft casting […]