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    Pyrotek Completing Construction on New Dubai Manufacturing Plant

    Pyrotek Inc. is scheduled to complete the construction of a new manufacturing facility the Jebel Ali Free Zone in western Dubai, United Arab Emirates in November. The facility is designed to enable the company to serve and supply the rapidly growing aluminum smelting operations of the Gulf region. “This plant will grow our footprint in […]

  • GARMCO

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    ARTICLE: GARMCO’s New Recycling Facility

    Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the August 2017 issue of Light Metal Age. To read more articles from this issue, please subscribe. Gulf Aluminium Rolling Mill (GARMCO) successfully cast its first rolling slab at the new recycling facility constructed at its rolling complex in the Kingdom of Bahrain (Figure 1). The US$55 million […]

  • Pyrotek

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    ARTICLE: Reducing Melt Loss and Dross Generation

    By James Grayson, Pyrotek Inc. Editor’s Note: “Casthouse Management” is an exclusive series of articles presenting the practical aspects of improving economics in the casthouse. The series includes coverage of the melting operations, practical aspects of improving process efficiency, understanding melt loss and dross generation, practical operator training, and fundamental management practices with a focus […]

  • Jim Grayson, Pyrotek

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    Born and Raised in the Casthouse – Interview with Jim Grayson, Pyrotek

    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 fifth interview in the series conducted by Ann Marie Fellom, publisher, presents Jim Grayson, sales manager for Pyrotek. As someone who has worked for 39 years […]

  • Matalco - furnaces

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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 […]