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    December 2020

    Cover Teammates Nick Harris, electrical automation technician (left), and Caleb Nunley, maintenance operator (right), enthusiastically display the first production coil from JW Aluminum’s new continuous casting and rolling operation in Goose Creek, SC. See story on page 6. Articles JW Aluminum Launches Advanced Continuous Casting and Rolling Facility: Collaboration Ensures Success Despite Challenges By Andrea […]

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    Developing Technologies for the Future: Interview with Victor Mann, UC Rusal

    UC Rusal has recently invested in the development and implementation of several cutting edge technologies in primary aluminum production and downstream processing at its facilities in Russia, as well as bringing a number of innovative products to the market. Victor Mann, who has been technical director of Rusal since 2005, is in charge of research and […]

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    Arconic Sells Fusina Rolling Mill to Slim Aluminium

    Arconic Inc. completed the divestiture of Arconic Fusina Rolling Srl, its Fusina, Italy, rolling mill to Slim AluminiumSpA for approximately $60 million after tax. The transaction follows a thorough review process and is part of Arconic Global Rolled Products’ (GRP) continued drive to convert the business from a commodity producer to a high-margin aerospace and automotive supplier. The […]

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    UACJ Invests in Aluminum Sheet Production Capacity Enhancements

    UACJ Corp., Japan’s largest aluminum rolling company, announced plans to invest a total of ¥55 billion (~US$482 million) to enhance production capacity at its plants in the U.S. and Thailand. U.S. Expansion UACJ will invest US$175 million in Logan Aluminum in Russellville, Kentucky, a joint venture run by Tri-Arrows Aluminum (a UACJ subsidiary) and Novelis […]

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    Alcoa Corporation Stands as Independent Upstream Aluminum Company

    Alcoa Inc. completed its separation into two standalone companies — Arconic Inc. and Alcoa Corporation (learn more about Arconic). Following its separation from Alcoa Inc. (now known as Arconic), Alcoa Corporation has begun operating as an independent, publicly-traded company producing bauxite, alumina, and aluminum products. “We are launching Alcoa Corporation as a world leader in […]

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    Discover surface quality knowledge and more in the December 2014 issue of LMA!

      The December 2014 issue of Light Metal Age is now available. The digital edition has been released to subscribers and the print edition will be shipped next week. The cover features as-rolled aluminum foil produced by Hydro’s Grevenbroich rolling mill in Germany. The foil is only 15 μm thick but completely free from grease. […]

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    Our February 2014 issue is now available!

    The February 2014 issue of Light Metal Age is now available. The digital edition has been released to subscribers and the print edition will be shipped next week. The cover features the Aluminicaste team. Aluminicaste is an aluminum greenfield remelt facility located in Central Mexico now close to full production capacity. The plant casts mainly […]