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Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Metal Exchange Corporation awarded Best Fleet Awards »
Metal Exchange Corporation awarded Best Fleet Awards. Metal Exchange Corporation (MEC) has been awarded the Institute...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Bill Aronson of Metal Exchange Corp. passes away »
The Aluminum Extruders Council is sad to report the passing of Bill Aronson of Metal Exchange Corporation. Mike Lefton, Ch...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Alexandria Industries Goes Big: Buys New Aluminum Extrusion Press, Adds Space »
The company to increase its aluminum extrusion capabilities and capacities AEC Extruder Member Alexandria Indust...
Monday, May 13, 2019
Dajcor Aluminum invests nearly $20M to locate new operations in Kentucky »
AEC member Dajcor Aluminum plans to create up to 256 full-time jobs and invest nearly $20M to locate new operations in Ken...
Monday, May 13, 2019
Rusal appoints new head of U.S. office »
AEC member Rusal has appointed Charles Hesse as head of their U.S. office, according to a statement by the company. Before...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Tublite completes facility expansion in Walker, MI »
AEC member Tublite, Inc. has completed a 30,000-square-foot expansion of their Walker, Michigan facility, which includes t...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Gateway Extrusions Unveils Redesigned Website »
AEC member Gateway Extrusions, headquartered in Union, MO., has unveiled a major redesign of their website at www.gwextru...
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Elysis-the JV between Alcoa and Rio Tinto-is constructing R&D facility in Quebec »
ELYSIS, the joint venture between Alcoa and Rio Tinto, has announced it will build a new research and development facility...
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Rusal resumes aluminum supplies to U.S.; hopes to win back customers by September 2019 »
According to Reuters, Russian aluminum supplier Rusal has resumed aluminum supplies to the U.S. market and aims to win bac...
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Granco Clark to supply laser marking solutions to extruders »
AEC member Granco Clark announced in Marchthey had signed a partnership agreement with Laserax, Inc. in Quebec, Canada, to...
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Metal Exchange Corporation creates new joint venture company, novALmec »
AEC member, Metal Exchange Corporation (MEC), has announced a new joint venture with Novellini Industries, located in Mant...
Friday, April 12, 2019
Taber Extrusions and Bond Technologies Announce Friction Stir-Welding Technology »
AEC member Taber Extrusions of Russellville, AR and Gulfport, MS, announced they have added Friction Stir Welding capabili...