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  • Figure 1. The 45 MN, 10 inch direct press was designed with the demands of the automotive industry in mind.

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    Hydro Cressona Serves Automotive Industry with New Highly Automated Press Line

    By Andrea Svendsen, Managing Editor. The Hydro Extrusion North America facility in Cressona, PA, has been in operation since 1942, when it was commissioned by the U.S. government to support World War II efforts. Today, the over 1.6 million sq ft site has ten direct and indirect extrusion presses, ranging in sizes from 10 to […]

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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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    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 […]

  • ASEN Metal a Turkish extruder orders a new extrusion press from Danieli Breda

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    Turkish Extruder Orders New Press for Automotive Applications

    ASEN Metal, an aluminum extruder based in Kocaeli, Turkey, is expanding its operations with the order of a new extrusion press line. The investment will target the production of hard alloys for automotive applications. Established in the Gebze Industrial Zone, ASEN Metal manufactures high quality standard and customized profiles for local and international markets, with […]

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    Aluminum is New Standard for Sustainable Marine Vessel Design

    Arksen, a U.K. marine innovation, technology, and adventure company, is partnering with Hydro on an aluminum exploration and research vessel project. Arksen selected aluminum as the key design material for developing a new standard in sustainable marine vessels. The partnership with Hydro provides Arksen with access to low-carbon aluminum and to Hydro’s aluminum expertise. Vessels […]

  • Alugen Aluminium Installs New Nitriding System for Its Aluminum Extrusion Operation in Turkey

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    Alugen Aluminium Installs Nitriding System for Extrusion Operation in Turkey

    Alugen Aluminium, an aluminum extrusion company in Turkey, recently expanded their production capabilities with the addition of a new nitriding system from Nitrex. Bringing a nitriding operation in-house was a strategic decision designed to provide the company with a more cost-effective and high quality nitriding solution. “Over the years, Alugen has expanded production to meet demand,” said Marcin […]

  • Groundbreaking ceremony for the new SMS Campus in Germany (L-R): Torsten Heising, CFO, SMS group; Holger P. Hartmann, architect and general planner; Hans Wilhelm Reiners, mayor of Mönchengladbach; Peter Peskes and Elke Paul, city works council chairpersons; Heinrich Weiss, chairman of the shareholders' committee of SMS Holding GmbH; Marco Kubiak, project manager; and Burkhard Dahmen, CEO, SMS group.

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    SMS Starts Construction of New Technology Campus

    SMS group held a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the construction of its new SMS Campus in Mönchengladbach, Germany. The new campus will be the home of a new technology, service, and digitalization center, enabling the company to expand its pioneering position in the development of extrusion, rolling, forging, and other equipment and technology for the aluminum […]

  • Butech Bliss - aluminum rolling processing

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    Butech Bliss to Expand Its Equipment Manufacturing Operations

    Butech Bliss invested $1.25 million in the purchase of a new manufacturing facility in Salem, Ohio, located adjacent to the company’s existing operations. The 50,000 sq ft space will add much needed room for growth, enabling the company to meet its expanding manufacturing needs. “This is going to be a great building for us and finally resolves […]

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    October 2020

    Cover Automakers are moving deeper into the development of electric vehicles. For example, for the first time ever Ford introduced a one-off Mustang Cobra Jet factory drag racer with all-electric propulsion in order to demonstrate the capabilities of electric powertrains. This is one of several models the company has developed with electric and hybrid electric […]