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    Alpha Group Installs New Vertical Powder Coating Line in Morocco

    Alpha Group, a Moroccan company specialized in extrusion and powder coating of aluminum profiles, installed a new vertical powder coating line. The line supports the company in expanding its production capacity, ensuring the production of 12,000 tons of high quality coated profiles per year. Supplied by SAT, the powder coating line has a conveyor speed […]

  • Figure 4. The technology is being tested within a hospital setting to prove its anti-microbial capabilities.

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    A3 Surfaces Receives Financing to Commercialize Its Antimicrobial Anodizing Technology

    A3 Surfaces, located in Saguenay, Québec, Canada, will receive $4 million in financing from the Québec government and Desjardin Capital to support support the commercialization of antimicrobial anodized aluminum. This proprietary anodizing technology that aims to become a key factor in the fight against viral or bacterial disease transmission through a self-disinfecting biocidal surface treatment. […]

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    AMAG Orders New Aluminum Coil Surface Treatment Line

    AMAG Rolling GmbH ordered the supply of a new strip surface treatment line for its facility in Ranshofen, Austria. The company has been investing heavily in its operations over the past few years in order to increase production, ensure the quality of its products, and improve the sustainability of its facility. Recent projects have included […]

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    INTEX to Install State-of-the-Art Powder Coating Line

    International Extrusions, Inc. (INTEX) plans to install a new state-of-the-art powder coating line at its extrusion facility in Garden City, Michigan. This installation will enable the company to expand its production of high quality powder coated profiles for the architectural and other industries. Since 1937, INTEX has built a strong reputation in the field of aluminum […]

  • Figure 1. A3 Surfaces has developed an antimicrobial treatment for aluminum, which can significantly reduce the spread of bacterial or viral infections from surfaces such as door handles. (Photo: Alexan Tremblay, Les Films de La Baie.)

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    ARTICLE: Fighting the Impact of Disease with Antimicrobial Anodized Aluminum

    Hospital-acquired infections (called nosocomial infections) are a common problem, causing the deaths of around 8-12,000 people per year in Canada and around 80,000 people per year in the U.S. A3 Surfaces, a start-up based in Saguenay, Quebec, Canada, is focused on making the world a safer place by eliminating cross contamination in healthcare institutions with […]

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    ARTICLE: NIA Launches Its First Large Anodizing Line

    Northern Indiana Anodize (NIA) is a new anodizing company located in Fort Wayne, IN. The company started up its first large anodizing line in June, where it will process aluminum profiles manufactured by local extruders. The company plans to serve the architectural, automotive, marine, solar energy, and industrial markets in the Mid-West region, where there […]

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    AluK Modernizes Its Vertical Powder Coating Line

    AluK, a leader in the design and engineering of aluminum window, door and curtain walling systems in Hamme, Belgium, modernized their existing vertical powder coating line with the installation of two new SAT powder coating booths. The new powder coating booths are each designed with a “V” shape fast-cleaning section. The cleaning area is equipped with […]

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    AMAG Commissions New High-Tech Cladding Station

    AMAG Group commissioned a new cladding station at its headquarters in Ranshofen, Austria. The new cladding operation is part of the company’s massive “AMAG 2020” expansion project, which – together with a new cold rolling mill and a multitude of other manufacturing lines – marks an important milestone for the company’s successful future. “The new plants […]

  • Gateway Extrusions New Vertical Powder Paint Line

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    Gateway Extrusions Installs New Vertical Paint Line

    Gateway Extrusions in Union, MO, started up operation of a new vertical powder coat paint finishing line, following installation and testing. The new system enables the company to process longer profiles more efficiently than its previous horizontal paint line, as well as expanding the array of markets it serves. “Many customers need the longer profile […]