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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. 


Using aluminium to make mobility more efficient

“Mobility is a socio-political task that offers opportunities and challenges for everyone.”