Novelis opens recycling expansion

Novelis, the world’s largest producer of rolled aluminium, has officially opened its €14 million recycling centre expansion at Aluminium Norf (Alunorf) in Neuss, Germany.

Ball opens new production line in Serbia

Ball Packaging Europe has officially opened a new production line at its plant in the Belgrade district of Zemun, Serbia. The can maker says it will contribute significantly to the growth of Serbian foreign trade and economic development, with a doubling of can production fully designated for export.

Novelis expands in Asia

Novelis, the world’s leading producer of aluminium rolled products, has announced the opening of a new office in the Shanghai World Financial Center to expand the company’s presence in Asia. The company has appointed James Liu (pictured) as managing director, Novelis China, and director, sales and marketing, Automotive Asia.

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Applied Vision expands HQ

Applied Vision is set to significantly expand the size of its headquarters in Akron, Ohio, US. The company designs and manufactures application-specific inspection systems for the food and beverage industry.

Novelis reports strong results

Novelis, the world’s leading producer of aluminium rolled products, has reported strong results in the quarter up to the end of June. Higher shipments, conversion premiums and metal prices lifted sales in the quarter, the first of fiscal 2012, to $3.1 billion, up by 23% compared with the same period last year.

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Heilbronn Group to expand

Germany’s Heilbronn Group has acquired Heilbronn Pressen, a manufacturer of mechanical presses and complete stamping lines for the sheet metal forming industry worldwide. The new company will be integrated into the already existing holding structure and continue to act as a supplier for the general stamping market.


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