Aluminium International Today News

New finishing line

Published: October 18, 2016 by Nadine Bloxsome

Constellium N.V. has announced the official opening of a new finishing line at its plant in Neuf-Brisach, France, for a total €180 million investment.

The new line is designed to meet the growing demand for aluminium automotive body sheet.

With a production capacity of 100,000 tons, the…

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Chocolate comes in cans

Published: October 18, 2016 by Nadine Bloxsome

A unique collaboration between Ball and Belgian chocolate brand, Ovidias, sees the chocolatier bring its patented packaging concept to the commercial market. Ovidias is the only company to package its chocolates in beverage cans. 

Using Ball’s 330ml can, the product comes in a range of…

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Hydro Board changes

Published: October 18, 2016 by Nadine Bloxsome

Executive Vice President and Head of Hydro's business area Bauxite & Alumina, Alberto Fabrini, will leave Norsk Hydro ASA. The change will be effective from October 18.

Alberto Fabrini was appointed Executive Vice President and member of Hydro's Corporate Management Board in 2014. He was…

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Alba closes loan

Published: October 17, 2016 by Nadine Bloxsome

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), has announced the closing for its landmark syndicated term-loan facility, the first tranche of the company’s funding plan for the Line 6 project.

Alba’s original target for the syndicated loan was to raise between US$500 to US$750 million. However, due to…

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Assan Alüminyum investment

Published: October 11, 2016 by Nadine Bloxsome

The largest flat-rolled aluminium producer of Turkey, Assan Alüminyum, a subsidiary of Kibar Holding, is planning to grow over the short and medium term through remarkable new investments. 

One of the major investment plans is the first modern and high-width aluminium hot rolling facility…

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