The downstream sector is blooming sequentially with an optimistic outlook for the future. Sepalumic, a leading aluminium systems designer and distributor for the building industry, invested 30 million euros to inaugurate a new extrusion plant and modernize its Genlis facility. The company aims to solidify the Genlis site as its industrial hub and address current transition challenges in the building industry. The inauguration of the new extrusion plant and modernization of the finishing facility took place on November 16. Shandong Weiqiao Entrepreneurship Group introduced six new aluminium alloy materials at the 8th International (Sanya) Aluminium Industry Chain Green Development Summit Forum in Sanya, Hainan. These materials have autonomous intellectual property rights and hold a high global standing. BMW has stopped the production of combustion engines at its Munich plant and is repurposing it for the production of electric vehicles. The company has already started transforming the existing engine assembly line to produce EVs, with the all-electric BMW i4 being the first product of this shift. The plant will start producing the New Class (Neue Klasse) in 2026. BMW's investment of approximately 400 million euros demonstrates its commitment to the future of electric vehicle manufacturing.
After nearly three years of dedicated efforts in top-level design and system layout, grounded in extensive technical expertise, the standardization initiatives at Chinalco Materials Research Institute Co. have recently yielded significant accomplishments.
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Zhengzhou Mahaco Industrial (M.H.C.), the Henan-based manufacturer and supplier of aluminium hydroxide, aluminium oxide, and activated alumina, has been successfully onboarded by AL Biz to its list of 1600+ sellers, one of the world's first global aluminium B2B marketplace.
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Azerbaijan Industry Corporation OJSC consistently engages in meetings with foreign companies, particularly investors, to enhance the value chain within its fields of activity, foster the creation of competitive products, and diversify its portfolio. Efforts are underway to establish new collaborations.
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BMW has officially ceased the production of combustion engines at its primary facility in Munich. This strategic move, which had been anticipated for an extended period, aims to repurpose the Bavarian plant to manufacture electric vehicles.
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During a recent gathering between the European Commission and representatives from Japanese industry to deliberate on the European Union's Carbon Border Adjustment Measures (CBAM) pertaining to steel and aluminium, the Japan Iron and Steel Federation (JISF) emphasised the apprehensions within the industry.
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During significant scientific advancements in Weiqiao Aluminium Alloy, the Shandong Weiqiao Entrepreneurship Group introduced six new aluminium alloy materials that own autonomous intellectual property rights and have attained a prominent global standing.
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Sepalumic invests 30 million euros to inaugurate a new extrusion plant and modernise its Genlis facility, aiming to address transition challenges and establish the site as its industrial core in the building industry.
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As the European Commission concludes its 12th sanctions package against Russia in response to the Ukraine-Russia geopolitical crisis this month, various options are under consideration, ranging from mildly impactful to potentially significant.
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On November 10th, Huilong Aluminum Group announced that to implement the company's development strategy further, optimise the company's organisational management system, and improve operational efficiency, the company plans to acquire 27 per cent of the equity of its holding subsidiary Anhui Huilong Group Donghua Agricultural Materials for RMB 53.79.
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Arab Aluminium Company (AAC), an Egypt-based company specialised in extruding aluminium profiles for architectural and industrial applications, announced its financial results for the first nine months of 2023 (ended September 30).
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Sydney's bustling Oran Park neighbourhood is now home to Aodeli’s newest office, officially opened at The Podium, 351. The new office of Aodeli, one of Australia's leading aluminium cladding manufacturers, has a range of product samples and bigger mock-up boards, enabling visitors to make educated choices regarding their project and cladding material needs.
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The trial production of the first phase of the East Sunshine low-carbon, high-end battery aluminium foil project began on November 2 to prepare for its official production scheduled for December. The East Sunshine project aims to establish a low carbon high-end battery aluminium foil facility, with a substantial investment of 10.5 billion yuan.
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Sumitomo Metal, a key supplier of nickel-cobalt-aluminium (NCA) cathode materials to Panasonic lithium-ion batteries used in Tesla electric vehicles, is expanding its annual cathode production capacity by 24,000 metric tonnes in Niihama, western Japan, by 2025 from the current capacity of 60,000 tonnes.
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On November 17, EPI, the provider of high-quality, precise engineering jobs in UAE's aviation, oil & gas and defence sectors, declared that they had been contacted with a deal to manufacture prototype aluminium components for use during the assembly of Coyote® Counter-UAS interceptor.
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Yinbang (Anhui) New Energy Material Technology Co., Ltd. is in the trial production phase of its new project. The project is a significant investment made by Yinbang Metal Composite Materials Co., Ltd., with a total investment of no less than RMB 5 billion.
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In Welland, Ontario, the upcoming Linamar facility is poised to revolutionise the North American auto parts sector by becoming the region's first gigacasting plant owned and operated by an auto parts supplier. Despite Welland's reputation as a tranquil canal town near Niagara Falls, the city is set to become a hub for electric vehicle innovation with the inauguration of this groundbreaking facility in 2025.
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SUS Corporation, a prominent supplier of aluminium frames and die-cast components for the automotive and other manufacturing sectors, has been able to overcome workforce shortages and restore production with the help of ABB YuMi cobots (collaborative robots).
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