Aluminium International Today News

Novelis lightens Cadillac

Published: May 23, 2016 by Nadine Firth

Novelis has announced its aluminium is used in the new 2016 Cadillac CT6 body.

The new mixed material vehicle construction featured in the Cadillac CT6 represents a first of its kind for General Motors (GM) in North America and China.

In North America, Novelis' plant in Kingston, ON will…

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Alufoil demand

Published: May 19, 2016 by Nadine Firth

First quarter results for aluminium foil deliveries from European suppliers showed positive growth in domestic demand, after a sustained period of mixed or declining results.

Exports, however, remain under pressure due to strong competition from non-European producers. Overall the first…

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IAI appoints Chair

Published: May 18, 2016 by Nadine Firth

Hilde Merete Aasheim, Executive Vice President of Hydro's primary metal business, has been appointed Chair of the International Aluminium Institute (IAI), at the 89th meeting of its Board of Directors in Shanghai.

Aasheim takes over from Abdulla Kalban, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates…

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AluSolutions success

Published: May 16, 2016 by Nadine Firth

The AluSolutions conference and exhibition took place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on 10 – 11 May 2016.

More than 300 visitors from across the international aluminium industry gathered on the first day to hear presentations from representatives from Emirates Global Aluminium…

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Alcoa appointments

Published: May 14, 2016 by Nadine Firth

Alcoa has announced that Karl Tragl, Group President of Transportation and Construction Solutions (TCS), has been appointed Group President of Engineered Products and Solutions (EPS), succeeding Olivier Jarrault, effective May 16.

Jarrault will leave Alcoa after working with Tragl to…

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New extrusion plant

Published: May 12, 2016 by Nadine Firth

Kobe Steel, Ltd. will manufacture and sell aluminium extrusions for the automotive sector in the United States.

The new business will operate through a company called Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. (or KPEX) in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

KPEX will make bumper materials for cars…

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