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Garmco appoints Mohammed Essa its interim CEO /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Gulf Aluminium Rolling Mill (Garmco), the Bahrain-based international aluminium rolling mill, has appointed Mohammed Essa, the current general manager of operations, as its interim chief executive officer. Essa has over 30 years of work experience in the company. He joined Garmc ...

U.S. launches probe against Chinese aluminium foil manufacturers /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The United States Department of Commerce announced Tuesday, that it has launched a probe to determine whether Chinese aluminium foil imports in the U.S. should be subject to anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties. The move comes just a few weeks after the U.S. aluminium foil indust ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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
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 ...