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    Cromodora Wheels Starts Operation of a New Chip Melting Furnace

    Cromodora Wheels SPA has installed a chip recycling furnace with a capacity of 10,000 tons per year for wheel production in Ghedi, Italy. Since 1962 Cromodora Wheels has produced high pressure and low pressure cast magnesium and aluminum alloy wheels for standard production and competition. Cromodora Wheels is an official supplier to luxury automotive manufacturers, […]

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    Hydro Extrusion Lichtervelde Starts Operation of a New Melting Furnace

    The recycling of manufacturing and turnaround scrap is becoming more and more important within the extrusion industry. Hydro Extruded Solutions currently processes aluminum scrap at a number of facilities, with more than half of their extrusion production coming from recycled material. The company aims to have a total of 20 of its extrusion plants achieve Aluminium Stewardship […]

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    Constellium Expanding Aluminum Homogenizing Capacity in the Czech Republic

    Constellium Extrusions Dĕčín s.r.o. in the Czech Republic ordered a new continuous homogenizing furnace, including a helical ultrasonic testing station and billet saw for aluminum extrusion billets. The new furnace from Hertwich Engineering, a company of SMS group, will have a capacity of 9 tons/hour — considerably larger and more powerful than the 3 tons/hour furnace […]

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    Aludium Orders Multi-Chamber Furnace for Recycling Painted Scrap

    Aludium is investing €20 million in an Ecomelt PS-275 multi-chamber melting furnace for its facility in Amorebieta, Spain, which includes hot and cold rolling capacities, as well as strip processing and a casthouse for rolling slabs. The site produces sheet primarily serving the building and construction, distribution, and specialities sectors. The new furnace, supplied by […]

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    ARTICLE: AMAG Completes Massive Growth Plan

    AMAG Austria Metall AG started up production of a new aluminum cold rolling mill in Ranshofen, Austria, as part of a massive expansion plan aimed at making the integrated company Europe’s most state-of-the-art aluminum manufacturer. The official opening of the new mill, along with heat treating and passivation capacity, was held on June 22, 2017 […]

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    Talum to Expand Aluminum Extrusion Billet Production

    Talum d.d., based in Kidričevo, Slovenia, is expanding its aluminum billet production with the order of a new continuous homogenizing furnace and a helical ultrasonic testing unit. The new plant will almost double the homogenizing capacity of the group. Company Profile Founded in 1942, Talum started operating a newly built aluminum electrolysis facility in 1954. […]

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    TALEX Starts Up Billet Casthouse in Abu Dhabi

    Taweelah Aluminium Extrusion Co. (TALEX) LLC started operation of a casthouse supplied by Hertwich Engineering, part of SMS group, for extrusion billet at its facility in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The casthouse is part of the company’s first expansion stage, which also includes the installation of two extrusion lines. The TALEX Project Formed as a commitment of its shareholders […]

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    Continuous Homogenizing Plant Commissioned in Turkey

    Eti Aluminyum A.Ş. successfully commissioned a continuous homogenizing line from Hertwich Engineering at its Seydişehir plant in Turkey. The homogenizing line is part of a major investment to extend the company’s casthouse (which started operation in 2008) by building a fully integrated billet production facility for the extrusion industry. The expansion aims to meet demand for […]