News - 1 Apr 2004
Aluminium companies Hydro and RUSAL announced today that testing operations at the newly upgraded casthouse at Sayanogorsk have been conducted successfully. The plant will now be able to increase the...
News - 29 Mar 2004
The Dow Chemical Company announced today the divestiture of its technology and business relating to Fulcrum thermoplastic composite technology for the production of continuous fibre composites using a...
News - 17 Mar 2004
Heating specialists Kanthal, a product area of Sandvik Materials Technology, has introduced a new material grade for radiant and protection tubes for furnace applications.
Designated Kanthal APMT,...
News - 14 Mar 2004
Alcoa has announced its European Extruded & End Products division will start construction of a new extrusion facility in Arad County, in northwest Romania, to serve customers in the building and...
News - 10 Mar 2004
Manufacturer of machine parts for the plastics industry, Xaloy has been bought by a team of their top managers and Baird Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum.
Xaloy was sold by the Swiss-based...
News - 27 Feb 2004
An agreement between the extrusion division of US-based Battenfeld and Chinese, Hebei B&S Group (HBS) will see them advance their mutual business interests in China.
Under the agreement...
News - 26 Feb 2004
Atofina have just released Rilsan® M-BESN Black P 212 CTL, a conductive polyamide based on polyamide 11.
This new grade of Rilsan® was developed specifically for the automotive industry, in...
News - 19 Feb 2004
Hydro Aluminium Extrusion UK will close its extrusion manufacturing facility in Sanquhar, Scotland, as a result of significant overcapacities in the UK market segment.
An agreement on the closure...
News - 31 Oct 2003
BASF have invested in Korean plastic film manufacturer I-Components. Through their venture capital investment company BASF Venture Capital GmbH, they will provide I-Components with 2.5 million Euros....
News - 10 Oct 2003
Hydro Aluminium have entered into a long-term purchase agreement with Slovenian aluminium producer Talum. Under the agreement, Talum will supply Hydro with 70,000 tonnes of foundry alloy products over...