• Project team members observe the commissioning of the new press at General Extrusions. (All photos: SMS group/OMAV.)

    Posted in:

    General Extrusions Installs Advanced New Press Line

    Based in Youngstown, OH, General Extrusions Inc. (GEI) is a family owned extruder of high quality aluminum profiles for the automotive, building and construction, furniture, and other industries. Recently, the company completed its first major investment project since 2000. The project includes the installation and start up of a new 25 MN, 8 inch extrusion […]

  • SMS-OMAV-extrusion press Puller Hands Off Icon

    Posted in:

    SMS Expands Its Extrusion and Forging Portfolio

    SMS group has completed the acquisition of two Italian companies located in Brescia — OMAV S.p.A. and Hydromec S.R.L. Both companies are experts in their area of manufacturing, thus strengthening the company’s position as a global technology leader and enabling the further expansion of its product range in the extrusion and forging sectors. The two […]

  • Opening of Pennex's new extrusion press line at Leetonia in 2015.

    Posted in:

    Pennex Aluminum Completes Expansion of its Extrusion Operation in Ohio

    Pennex Aluminum held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of the $23 million expansion of its facility in Leetonia, Ohio. The event also marks the 40th anniversary of Pennex being purchased by the Metal Exchange Corporation. The Leetonia facility specializes in aluminum extrusions and fabricated components for the automotive, construction, HVAC, landscaping, and off-road vehicle markets. […]

  • Mid-States Aluminum groundbreaking

    Posted in:

    Mid-States Aluminum Breaks Ground on Its Press Line Expansion

    Mid-States Aluminum broke ground on its $20 million investment project, which involves the purchase of a new extrusion press line and upgrade of its facility in Fond du Lac, WI. The extruder produces precision profiles and machined components with tight tolerances for a variety of markets, including: electrical and electronics, medical, machinery and equipment, automotive, […]

  • apt Group extrusion press

    Posted in:

    apt Group Inaugurates Modern Aluminum Extrusion Press Line

    apt Extrusions GmbH & Co. KG, part of the apt Group, completed the installation of a new 27 MN, front-loading extrusion press line at its extrusion plant in Monheim am Rhein, Germany. This new press, which replaces a former 20 MN press, is designed to meet market requirements for larger profiles. One of the leading […]

  • Hybrex press - SMS group

    Posted in:

    Hansens Aluminum to Build Aluminum Extrusion Plant in Kentucky

    Hansens Aluminum LLC, a family-owned company based in South Africa, plans to build an $18.4 million aluminum extrusion manufacturing facility in Henderson, Kentucky. Hansens manufactures over 25 million anti-vibration and HVAC line fitting components for the automotive industry annually, which the company exports around the world, including Germany, China, and Mexico. The new Kentucky facility, […]