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    Study Finds Aluminum Packaging Least Impactful on Environment

    A life-cycle assessment of drink containers, conducted at the University of Southampton in the U.K., found that aluminum packaging causes the least environmental impact (in the pressurized beverage category) when compared with containers made from other materials. The research findings are published in Detritus, the Journal for Waste Resources and Residues. As different beverages have different packaging […]

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    IMA World Magnesium 2021 Conference Invites Abstracts

    The 78th Annual World Magnesium Conference will take place August 25-27, 2021, in Fukuoka, Japan. The International Magnesium Association (IMA) is hosting the conference, which will highlight technological advances, innovative applications, and emerging developments in the magnesium industry global marketplace. Magnesium industry professionals will learn about the latest information and advances in magnesium processes, applications, […]

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    Combilift Now Lifts Imagination and Innovation While Encouraging Kids to Read

    Combilift, a specialized forklift company headquartered in Monaghan, Ireland, released a new children’s book just in time for Christmas. With its unique portfolio of forklifts, Combilift wants to revolutionize the way businesses handle and store materials, especially long and awkward loads, or when space is limited.  Combilift trucks are a popular option in the aluminum industry […]

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    Tower Extrusions Purchases New Liquid Nitrogen Die Cooling System

    Tower Extrusions Ltd., an aluminum extruder based in Texas, signed a contract with Atie Uno Informatica Srl in Italy for the supply of a new N5 liquid nitrogen die cooling system. The purpose of the liquid nitrogen closed loop control system is to maximize quality and productivity by reducing excessive heat buildup in the extrusion tooling. […]

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    Aluminum Safety Management: Preventing the Big Three – Slips, Trips & Falls

    By Alex Lowery, Contributing Editor. Slips, trips, and falls are among the most common causes for work-related injuries and fatalities. These three hazards are commonly grouped together because in many ways they are linked. For example, a remelt worker on a sow casting line lost track of his immediate surroundings. The worker took a few […]

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    Ball Corporation Changes the Game with Aluminum Beverage Packaging in Ballparks

    Ball Corporation has teamed up with multiple sports-entertainment venues to enhance the customer experience and encourage the use of aluminum in beverage packaging. The infinitely recyclable Ball Aluminum Cup™ will be a main packaging solution in stadiums – alongside recyclable bottles and cans. Kroenke and Ball Partnership Ball and Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE) established a first-of-its kind […]

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    NanoAL Commercializes Aluminum Alloy Powder

    NanoAL, LLC, located in Boston, MA, has commercialized its award-winning, additive manufacturing technology — Addalloy® 5T aluminum alloy powder. NanoAL is a subsidiary of Unity Aluminum (formerly Braidy Industries) and serves as its research and development division, developing new aluminum alloys. The Addalloy family of next-generation aluminum alloy powders are specifically formulated for additive manufacturing via […]

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    ALMAG Aluminum Acquires Assets of Alabama Extrusions

    ALMAG Aluminum, a supplier of custom aluminum extrusions based in Ontario, Canada, recently announced the acquisition of the assets of Alabama (Shoals)Extrusions in Florence, Alabama. “As ALMAG continues to have steady growth in the U.S. market, this positions the organization to support increased demand from our valued customers while maintaining some of the most competitive […]