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Aluminium die caster Muskegon Castings relocates its operations after fire incident /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Michigan based Muskegon Castings has shifted its production operations to its other factory after a fire broke out in the company’s building earlier this week. The company resumed its aluminium die casting operations and started supplying its primary customer, as confirmed ...

AlCircle.com
21/Mar/2017
Kokomo Casting Plant becomes safer & efficient, hopes for silver rating this year /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The FCA US Kokomo Casting Plant (KCP) has become safer, efficient and cleaner over the years, according to the plant manager Jerry Peterson. Last year, KCP made a new investment into furnaces for the process of re-melting aluminium in-house in order to improve its efficiency ...

AlCircle.com
20/Mar/2017
Week in Review: top newsmakers from the downstream aluminium sector /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Foreign trade update, merger & acquisition, divestments and anti-dumping regulations have made news headlines in this week’s downstream aluminium sector. China with its cheaper aluminium export has continued to create tension in the U.S., Europe and India.  The cou ...

AlCircle.com
19/Mar/2017
The new Achenbach product OPTIFOIL establishes itself worldwide /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Exactly ten years ago, Achenbach Buschhütten as specialists in rolling mill machinery took the strategic decision to expand its range of first-class OPTIMILL rolling mills for non-ferrous metals and supporting process and media systems OPTIPURE by offering also first-class f ...

Achenbach Press Release
16/Mar/2017
Aluminium Developments Group acquires Corby based Aluminium Shapes /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Aluminium Developments Group, an aluminium extrusion and component manufacturer, has acquired Aluminium Shapes from private equity firm Pemberton Capital. Aluminium Developments Group chief executive Joe Martoccia and Anglo European Group have taken a significant equity stake in ...

AlCircle.com
15/Mar/2017
India considers anti-dumping duty on aluminium foil import from China /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Indian government is considering the possibility of imposing anti-dumping duty of up to USD 1.63 per kg on imports of aluminium foil in order to protect domestic manufacturers from cheap imports from China. Hindalco Industries, Raviraj Foils, and Jindal India have registered an a ...

AlCircle.com
15/Mar/2017
China fears AD/CVD petitions may damage trade relations between China and the U.S. /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

China has responded to the filing of antidumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) petitions by the Aluminium Association’s Trade Enforcement Working Group against Chinese aluminium foil product exporters. On Friday, March 10, the country urged the United States to act wisel ...

AlCircle.com
13/Mar/2017
Week in Review: The buzzing headlines from downstream aluminium industry /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The downstream aluminium industry witnessed Arfin India, a manufacturer, supplier and exporter of aluminium wire and  other products winning a supply order from JSW Steel worth INR 1.07 billion; Hydro entering into an agreement with Yara regarding the sale of Herøya N ...

AlCircle.com
12/Mar/2017
Aluminium China 2017 to showcase latest technologies in lightweight auto and consumer electronics /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

This year’s Aluminium China in Shanghai from 19-21 July is set to mark a new period of growth in the aluminium industry and reflect strengthening market conditions in China and across the world. Aluminium China 2017 will focus on the transformation driven by emerging new te ...

Aluminium China Press Release
09/Mar/2017
AEC files new scope clarification case against China Zhongwang /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) has reported that they have filed a new scope clarification case against China Zhongwang Holdings Limited and its extensive network of affiliates, asking the Department of Commerce (DOC) to expand the DOC’s determination last December re ...

AEC Press Release
08/Mar/2017