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New Jersey factory linked to Chinese aluminium probe /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The U.S. Commerce Department is investigating whether thousands of tons of aluminium at a factory in a Philadelphia suburb are part of an alleged scheme by a Chinese billionaire to evade tariffs by disguising the metal as shipping pallets and then remelting them for other uses.Th ...

The Wall Street Journal
AEC joins in supporting the China Trade Task Force /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) has joined the China Trade Task Force (CTTF), an organization aimed at addressing structural imbalances in the global aluminum market that it attributes to Chinese government policies. AEC joins Century Aluminum and the United Steel Workers as ...

AEC press release
China environmental protection team orders production halt at aluminium porcessing plants /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

China is getting tougher on environmental issues in the country's downstream aluminium sector. The central environmental protection inspection team ran random checks on several aluminium processors in Henan’s Gongyi and Inner Mongolia, where they were found not to be confor ...

Alcoa sponsors European Truck Festival 2016 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Alcoa Wheel Products Europe is the main sponsor of the European Truck Festival 2016. According to the company, the festival is turning into the biggest event in the truck-field with more than 170 trucks from all over Italy and Europe with thousands of visitors. The event runs in ...

Aluminium Two Thousand Congress, ICEB, & Metef to be held in Italy from June 20-24 /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Three premium Aluminium Industry Events namely, the 10th Aluminium Two Thousand Congress, the 6th ICEB - International Conference on Extrusion and Benchmark, along with Metef, expo of customized technology for the aluminium and innovative metals industry, are to be held simultane ...

Aluminium2000 Press Release
Michigan based aluminium die caster acquires Accuride Corp’s Brillion Iron Works /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Southfield, Michigan based Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. (MPG) has announced the acquisition of Brillion Iron Works, a business unit of Accuride Corporation. MPG is a leading provider of cutting-edge lightweight components used in powertrain and suspension applications for the ...

Constellium launches video on Aeral™ for next-gen aerosol cans /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

For Constellium aluminium is more than a metal. Over the decades they have built upon their expertise in the light metal technology and come up with innovations that have set benchmarks for the industry at large. One such innovation is Constellium’s Aeral™ solution fo ...

Student entries sought for 2017 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The ET Foundation, the educational and scientific organization devoted to promoting and advancing aluminum extrusion processes and technologies, and Bonnell Aluminum are seeking entries for the 2017 International Aluminum Extrusion Student Design Competition.  Scholarships i ...

AEC Press Release
Weldaloy builds on its aluminium forging capabilities /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Weldaloy Products Company has been on an expansion spree. The company has been adding to its seamless rolled ring capabilities, and in line with these recent upgrades, it has added a new low-temperature aluminium aging oven at its plant that will increase its aluminium heat-treat ...

Hydro celebrates the centenary of Grevenbroich aluminium site /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

On August 22, Hydro celebrates the centenary of its aluminium site in Grevenbroich, Germany. The foundation stone for the Erftwerk smelter was laid on August 22, 1916, which started the long journey of its aluminium site in Grevenbroich. Today, after a century, more than 2000 emp ...