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Top five aluminium foil manufacturers in the U.S. /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Aluminium foil is more than just a convenient food packaging material. The global aluminium foil packaging market will reach 12.45 million tons by 2020, recording a CAGR of 6.47 per cent, according to analysts at Technavio, Aluminium foil, which is a malleabl ...

Alcoa restores half its Australian aluminium output in wake of blackout /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Global aluminium maker Alcoa has restarted half the capacity at its aluminium smelter in Australia's Victoria that was crippled by a state-wide blackout six months ago. The Portland smelter has been running at a third of its 300 000 t/y capacity since a freak storm prompted the ...

Constellium celebrates 50 years of innovation at C-TEC, its state-of-the art research and technology center /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Constellium N.V. celebrates the 50th anniversary of its world-class research and technology center, C-TEC, in Voreppe, France. C-TEC, Constellium’s innovation engine, has greatly contributed to position Constellium as a global leader in aluminium transformation, by dev ...

Constellium Press Release
Top five aluminium sheet, plate and strip manufacturers in the U.S. /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Aluminium is passed through hot and cold rollers to make it thinner and longer in the direction of the roller. In this rolling process, the aluminium slab is either cold rolled or may be heat-treated to increase its strength and rapidly cooled to room temperature with further pro ...

Week in Review: News headlines from downstream aluminium sector /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The week gone by is marked by a few quarterly results, project announcements, product announcement etc.  There are some positive developments in production, shipment and revenue. Automotive sector continues to drive the aluminium market, making the downstream producers focus ...

JWE manufactures aluminium anodising line for GSM Graphic Arts /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Jacquet Weston Engineering Ltd (JWE), the leading manufacturer of Metal Finishing Process Plants and supplier to the aluminium treatment and aerospace industries and other sectors, has manufactured an aluminium anodising line for GSM Graphic Arts Ltd. GSM Graphic Arts ...

MWSD rebrands as MWheels, bringing European operations under same banner /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Distributor of Xlite and Xlite+ forged aluminium wheels, Motor Wheel Service Distribution (MWSD) has rebranded as MWheels. The move positions the distributor’s European operations under one banner, having established a German company with the MWheels name at the beginn ...

Top five aluminium wire rod manufacturers in Europe /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Since the makers of electrical components are switching to aluminium wire over other materials, aluminium is expected to replace 30 per cent to 40 percent of copper wire in the coming years. According to a latest market report, the aluminium wire rods market in Europe is anticipa ...

Aluminium China 2017 to put spotlight on transformation in lightweight vehicle design /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

International business leaders, engineering experts and academics from the automotive industry and complete aluminium value chain will be converging in Shanghai in July for Aluminium China 2017, to share the latest developments in lightweight automotive design and manufacturing. ...

Aluminium China Press Release
Japan’s Kobe Steel inaugurates plant for aluminium panel material in China /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Japan’s Kobe Steel, Ltd. today announced that Kobelco Automotive Aluminum Rolled Products (China) Co., Ltd. has opened a plant in Tianjin, China for the production of automotive aluminium panel material. The company produces and sells automotive aluminium panel material. ...