25.11.15 Effective 30 November 2015 the von Salmuth family will take over Richter Aluminium GmbH in Schutterwald/Offenburg, one of the most modern German extrusion press plants in Europe. Under the new owners Richter Aluminium GmbH will continue to operate independently on the market.
25.11.15 The long-term success of aluminium depends on new solutions and products. Innovation is the key factor for future success and guarantees the future viability and competitiveness of the aluminium industry.
GDA has produced two teaching DVDs about aluminium in co-operation with MedienLB, Munich, the producer of media for curricula and standards of education. Both DVDs are available in German, English and Turkish.
GDA announces the International Aluminium Pressure Die Casting Competition 2014. Partners in organising the competition are the Federation of the German Foundry Industry (BDG) the WKO (Austrian Economic Chamber) and the Swiss Aluminium Association (alu.ch).
Since the 1930s the GDA collects aluminium-related books and articles. It is accessible to the general public and it also contains literature on magnesium and titanium. The library’s archives contain one of the most extensive collections of information on aluminium in Germany – all well documented and edited.