• Logan Aluminum

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    Logan Aluminum Plans to Expand Beverage Can Sheet Production

    Logan Aluminum, a joint venture owned by Novelis and Tri-Arrows Aluminum Inc. (a consolidated subsidiary of UACJ Corp.), plans to expand its manufacturing operations in order to increase capacity of flat rolled aluminum in Russellville, Kentucky. The new capacity will primarily be used to serve the beverage can market. In the U.S., aluminum cans are […]

  • Plan to Install One of the World’s Largest Rooftop Photovoltaic Systems at UACJ

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    UACJ Plans to Install One of the World’s Largest Rooftop Solar Systems in Thailand

    UACJ (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of UACJ Corporation, signed an agreement with Kansai Energy Solutions (Thailand) Co., Ltd. to construct one of the one of the world’s largest rooftop photovoltaic systems. The solar power system will be installed on the Rayong Works, an aluminum rolling and manufacturing facility in Thailand. Established in February 2010, […]

  • 3D-printed aluminum-scandium motorcycle

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    UACJ Partners with Sunrise Energy Metals to Jointly Develop Aluminum-Scandium Alloys

    UACJ Corporation formed an agreement with Sunrise Energy Metals Limited to jointly develop aluminum-scandium alloys for the transportation industry. The use of scandium can make aluminum alloys even stronger and more heat resistance. This is particularly useful for transportation components that require strong and lightweight materials, as well as components that can be used under […]

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    Nissan Uses Closed-Loop Al Recycling System to Produce 2021 Rogue

    The all-new 2021 Nissan Rogue is the company’s first vehicle built using a closed-loop recycling system for aluminum parts. The system helps reduce CO2 emissions compared with using parts made with primary alloys. It also promotes the use of materials that don’t rely on newly mined resources, and reduces the amount of waste from factories. […]

  • Tesla Model Y

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    Tesla Introduces Model Y with Hybrid Aluminum and Steel Body

    Tesla is developing its latest electric vehicle, the Model Y, a fully electric compact utility vehicle (CUV) that will have the longest range of any electric CUV or sports utility vehicle (SUV), lasting for 300 miles before needing to be recharged. Of this, 168 miles worth can be charged in 15 minutes at ‘supercharger’ locations around […]

  • Constellium-UACJ coil

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    Constellium to Acquire Full Stake in Auto Body Sheet JV in Bowling Green

    Constellium N.V. entered into a binding purchase agreement with UACJ Corporation and its U.S. subsidiary, Tri-Arrows Aluminum Holding Inc., to acquire Tri-Arrows’ 49% stake in Constellium-UACJ ABS, LLC in Bowling Green, Kentucky, for $100 million plus the assumption of 49% of approximately $80 million of third party debt at Constellium-UACJ. “This investment will give Constellium […]

  • SMS HybrEx Press

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    Whitehall Industries Orders New Extrusion Press to Serve Automotive Industry

    UACJ Automotive Whitehall Industries, based in Ludington, Michigan, placed an order for the supply a HybrEx®25 extrusion press from SMS group in response to a sharp growth in North American demand for automotive aluminum structural materials and parts. The 25 MN (2,750 UST) press will be the third SMS press for Whitehall and the first […]

  • Logan Aluminum

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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 […]

  • Constellium-UACJ

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    Constellium-UACJ Opens Auto Body Sheet Plant in Bowling Green

    Constellium N.V. and UACJ Corporation celebrated the official opening of their new manufacturing plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The 225,000 sq ft facility will supply 100,000 tonnes of aluminum automotive body sheet to the North American automotive industry under their joint venture, Constellium-UACJ ABS LLC. Coil supply for the facility has been secured with  both partners’ rolling mills, […]