News - 7 Aug 2003
Alcoa and Kobe Steel have announced that they will terminate their joint venture aluminium plants that produce aluminium can stock used in beverage cans. This decision has been undertaken as the joint...
News - 24 Oct 2002
It was announced today that Corus will sell its Aluminium Rolled Products and Extrusions businesses.
The sale to Pechiney, the worlds fourth largest aluminium producer, for £543m ($841m)...
News - 15 Oct 2002
Despite recently made investments into the Moultrie (USA) aluminium extrusions plant, Norsk Hydro have decided to close the facility by the end of 2002 due to continued low levels of business. A weak...
News - 29 Jul 2002
Hydro Aluminium and Russian Aluminium producer, Rusal have furthered their existing relationship by entering into a 10+ year agreement. The terms of the agreement cover production and sourcing of high...
News - 26 Apr 2002
Australian based packaging company Amcor has reached an agreement to acquire Spanish flexible packaging company Tobepal Group.
Tobepal has three plants in Spain that generate sales of 74 million...
News - 18 Apr 2002
Hydro Aluminium, a division of Norsk Hydro today opened its aluminium recycling plant near Madrid in Spain. They have invested a total of 25 million Euros in the plant that sees Hydro Aluminium cement...
News - 27 Mar 2002
Bayer have recently released Bayblend FR 3030, a flame retardant copolymer blend of polycarbonate and acrylonitrile butadiene (PC/ABS). This new product sets new standards in fire protection in fields...
News - 20 Mar 2002
Following on a poor performance and a loss of EUR 622 million for the Corus Group in 2001, they have decided to decided to divest their aluminium operations.
Corus is the fifth largest global...