Weak demand and high stock levels continue to push aluminium foil deliveries lower in the third quarter of 2023.
Hydro is to deliver recycled, low-carbon aluminium extrusions for the coming commercial e-vehicle with the UK start-up company Watt Electric Vehicles (WEVC).
Novelis extends its supply contract with Novelis. The contract extends a successful, cooperative relationship spanning more than 30 years.
Amag Austria Metall has extended the existing supply contract for rolled products with Airbus, thus increasing its business volume.
Building + Construction
Montech Conveyors expands its product portfolio by adding a new advanced aluminum framing system, featuring four types of profile groups.
The Castings business unit of Rheinmetall’s Materials and Trade division has booked two new orders.
The Irish manufacturer Combilift is marking its 25th anniversary by introducing five new forklift models throughout the year.
Recycling of aluminium beverage containers could save 60m t of CO2e per year by 2030 globally.
Markets / Products
Novelis has entered into a long-term contract to supply aluminium beverage can sheet to Ball Corporation.
Global shipments by Aerobal members increased to just over 3.2bn units in the first half of 2023.
Deliveries fell by 15 % in the second quarter and by 9,4 % in the first half of the year
Deliveries of flexible tubes increased slightly in H1 2023
The technology group Rheinmetall has won an automobile industry order for structural parts worth a figure in the low three-digit million euro range.
Electric cars are increasingly in demand worldwide - according to an analysis, China is recording the greatest growth.
Hydro has reported weaker Q2 results caused by lower aluminium and alumina sales prices as well as lower volumes in extrusions.
In the Space-Al-MMC project, LKR Ranshofen has further developed aluminium composite materials for space and earth applications.
Constellium and carmaker Renault collaborate in establishing a closed-loop recycling process for the all-new Megane E-Tech electric model.
Green Power Motor Company has unveiled at the ACT Expo the EV Star Utility, a purpose-built, all-electric, all-aluminum utility stake bed truck.
A recent study by Ducker on behalf of European Aluminium underlines that the use of aluminium in vehicles manufactured in Europe continues to increase.
Expected demand from leading vehicle manufacturers and Tier 1 suppliers suggest aluminium content surge in EV market