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ALLIANCE project update

Published: February 12, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

The ALLIANCE project in collaboration with INNOGET is offering an exclusive opportunity for INNOGET users to submit their lightweight innovations to the ALLIANCE project technology call. 

The successful submission will be fast-tracked to the validation phase of the ALLIANCE Lightweight…

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Mecfor poised for growth

Published: February 09, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Benefiting from a major investment by its new Canadian financial partner—SeaFort Capital—and from a strong and unchanged management team, the Quebec-based company has become independent and now wants to double its revenues.

Mecfor is committed to a development plan focused on mergers and…

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First sealed cathode

Published: February 07, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), has announced that its Line 6 Smelter achieved a significant milestone - the First Cathode Sealing Operation - on Wednesday January 31, 2018.   The first cathode is an integral part of the pot lining activities for the new Line 6 pots based on the Dubal DX…

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New GLAFRI President

Published: February 06, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

The Global Aluminium Foil Roller Initiative (GLAFRI), concluded its recent General Assembly by announcing the election of Göksal Güngör as its new President with immediate effect.

This follows Oliver Hommel stepping down from his role as he left the aluminium foil industry. Mr Güngör,…

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New ALFED member

Published: February 05, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

The Aluminium Federation, the trade body for the UK aluminium industry, has welcomed its hundredth member.

The Federation re-structured in 2015 to a ‘direct membership’ model, where individual companies are members in their own right, rather than through an intermediate grouping. Since…

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Holton Crest development

Published: February 05, 2018 by Nadine Bloxsome

Holton Crest Ltd has embarked on an ambitious development programme to drive continuous improvements in extrusion processes and lead the technological revolution to bring next generation CRE applications to market.

By investing in the best technology, talent and engineering skills in…

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