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Sapa will double capacity in Vietnam

Sapa is doubling production capacity at its joint venture in Vietnam to support the growing local demand of high-value extruded aluminium products and solutions.

The investment by Sapa Ben Thanh Aluminum Profiles Co., Ltd. (Sapa BTG) in Ho Chi Minh City covers a second extrusion press, including installation, building and construction, and auxiliary equipment. The new press will be larger...

Hydro to invest in advanced casting technology

The investment will enable the company to better serve customers in the automotive industry.

With the NOK 80 million investment in casting tables with Adjustable Flexible Moulds (AFM), and new liquid distribution systems, Hydro strengthens its position as a supplier of...

MBF Aluminium achieves manufacturing excellence award

Established 10 years ago, the Supplier Awards are given to suppliers who are fully committed to their relationship with PSA Peugeot Citroën during the year and responded most effectively to the Group's expectations through their performance.

For MBF Aluminium this prize is a big result and it is the recognition of the effort and hard job of all its Saint Claude’s employees.

Alba’s summer of safety

The campaign is a demonstration of Alba’s commitment to promote a zero accident work environment across the organisation and help employees beat the heat and work safely.

Alba’s Chairman of Board of Directors, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa inaugurated the five-day event, which ends on June 26, 2014. Also...

Ma’aden-Alcoa joint venture manufactures first production–grade coil

According to the company, the mill at Ras Al Khair is the most technologically advanced in the region and the first in the Middle East capable of producing food grade can sheet, as well as sheet for automotive, building and construction applications.

The milestone marks the first production-grade packaging coil that will be shipped to customers for qualification.

The mill is equipped with the latest in rolling mill technology, including fully automated coil and scrap transport and storage facilities, which feature driverless guided vehicles and cranes to optimise...

Deeside recycling plant unveils new equipment

The new equipment cuts the plant’s energy consumption by more than 6 GWh per year and enables the plant to better serve its customers by introducing new product dimensions.

Customers were invited to tour the Deeside plant and see its latest investments. Through installing a new sawing and continuous homogenising line, the Deeside recycling plant now can offer seven-meter-long extrusion ingots, the standard length of such products in Europe.

With the ability to offer the standard product length, the new equipment makes it easier for the plant to also serve the...

5th Edition of Aluminium Valley in Business Trade Show

“From Alloys to Allies” was the theme of the event, which focused on networking and aimed to bring together aluminium industry stakeholders, promote the many advantages of the metal, and highlight the achievements of people and businesses which find innovative, gainful ways to use the material.

EGA ready to service growing European demand for aluminium

EGA's presence at the biannual Metef exhibition for the first time as a single entity drew interest from a range of industry stakeholders looking for insight into the new business entity and how its state-of-the-art facilities, sustainable practices, quality product portfolio and advanced technologies could add value to the growing European market.

According to Walid Al Attar (Chief Marketing Officer at EGA) building brand awareness in the European market is a vital part of EGA's growth strategy, as the European Union needs to import approximately 60% of its primary...