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ExtrudaSeal to showcase aluminium bi-fold door threshold gaskets at the FIT Show 2017 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

ExtrudaSeal, specialists for the manufacturing of flexible extrusions, is set to showcase a variety of gaskets and ancillary products at the FIT Show 2017. The event is going to take place on the 23-25th of May at the NEC, Birmingham. Birmingham based ExtrudaSeal is also going ...

AlCircle.com
27/Mar/2017
Week in Review: value added applications move the downstream market /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The week has seen a few significant deals driven by the end user sector. The market saw a few downturn and China reported a drop in semis export.  Here is a quick recap of the top news headlines from the last week.  Arconic announces multi-year deal with Toyota Globa ...

AlCircle.com
26/Mar/2017
Ingot inventories drop as production resumes at China Gongyi’s aluminium processing units /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The month-long pollution control drive launched in China's Gongyi, Henan Province came to an end earlier this week. The environmental protection team that was conducting inspections left the region letting operations to resume at the local aluminium downstream facilities. Shangh ...

AlCircle.com
24/Mar/2017
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