Posts Tagged: Novelis

Novelis works to double its Chinese automotive aluminum capacity

Aluminum rolling and recycling specialist Novelis plans to create a continuous annealing solution heat (CASH) treatment line in order to add 100 kilotons to its aluminum production capacity. This expansion of an existing facility is expected to begin in 2018 and be fully operational by 2020. The $180-million endeavor will include a fully automated packaging… Read more »

Novelis breaks ground on $300-million automotive aluminum facility in Kentucky

Aluminum rolling and recycling specialist Novelis has broken ground on a new $300-million automotive aluminum sheet manufacturing facility in Guthrie, Kentucky. The plant, with an annual nameplate capacity of 200,000 metric tons, will begin producing aluminum in 2020. The facility will include heat treatment and pre-treatment lines, which prepare aluminum for use in vehicle parts… Read more »

Novelis to provide aluminum for NIO EVs

Aluminum supplier Novelis has agreed to provide aluminum for NextEV’s line of NIO EVs. NIO will use Novelis Advanz aluminum alloys to create a range of structural components and parts for its electric SUV models, which it plans to launch over the next five years. The aluminum for NIO will come from Novelis’s new $100-million… Read more »

Novelis introduces high-strength aluminum alloys for automotive industry

As more automakers turn to aluminum to reduce the weight of their vehicles, Novelis, one of the world’s largest suppliers of aluminum sheet, has announced the development of the Advanz 7000-series of high-strength alloys designed for safety-critical auto components. According to Novelis, 7000-series products are two to three times stronger than currently-used automotive aluminum, and… Read more »