News archive 2020

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Aerosol Cans Sustainability

Aluminum packaging is way ahead in product protection and sustainability

Material properties as part of the solution for more resource efficiency

In addition to the overarching COVID-19 discussions, the topics of resource efficiency, sustainability and recycling remain high on the agenda of packaging manufacturers, brand owners and consumers.


Aerosol Cans Plain

The market situation for aluminum tubes and aerosol cans will worsen in the third quarter of 2020

Reliable forecasts are essential for sufficient planning security

After an overall satisfactory market development in the first half of 2020, the deliveries of aluminum tubes and, in particular, aluminum aerosol cans to the German market are now significantly declining.


ALUMINIUM Trade fair

ALUMINIUM World Trade Fair postponed

ALUMINIUM, the world's leading trade fair for the aluminium industry, which was to take place in Düsseldorf from 6 to 8 October, has been postponed to 18 to 20 May 2021 due to the serious consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic. The accompanying ALUMINIUM Conference will also be postponed into the next year.


Beverage can

Aluminium Beverage Can increasingly popular

Many consumers in Germany have a low level of knowledge about the environmental friendliness of various beverage packaging. Although half of all Germans, for example, buy beverages in cans again, but the prejudices are numerous.


COVID-19 crisis gives the label "Made in Germany" a new shine in the aluminium packaging sector

In the aluminium industry, some markets have been hit to the core by the corona crisis. However, there is also positive news from other markets, such as the market for alluminium packaging.


35 years of TRIMET: The material source from next door

TRIMET Aluminium SE, Essen, celebrated its 35th anniversary on 7 May. TRIMET was founded in 1985 by Heinz-Peter Schlüter as a metal trading company and entered aluminium production in the 1990s.


Working group of the supplier industry supports car purchase incentives

The German Association of the Automotive Supply Industry (ArgeZ) sees technology-open purchase incentives for passenger cars as an effective means of boosting demand for cars again.


Aluminium industry welcomes rapid state aid

Even the aluminium industry cannot escape the dramatic developments in industrial activity in Germany and the rest of Europe. 


Effects of current corona crisis on aluminium industry

Aluminium industry expecting significant decline in production


Aluminium packaging sets new record

Aluminium packaging sets new record in Germany with 90.4% recycled. This leads to a reduction of more than 610,000 tonnes global warming gases.


HAI Group closes takeover of Romanian extrusion plant

Upper Austrian aluminium specialist Hammer Aluminium Industries has successfully completed its takeover of the Hydro Aluminium extrusion plant in Chisineu-Cris, Romania, in accordance with the agreement it signed in September 2019.


2020 Die-Casting Competition

The winners of the International Aluminium Die-Casting Award 2020 have been announced. In all, four castings were awarded prizes at EUROGUSS 2020 in Nuremberg, while two others received special commendations.