2015

/2015

Antonio Quereda appointed as Innovation and Technology Director

Antonio Quereda will take up the newly created position of Innovation and Technology Director at Aludium from 16 November 2015. Antonio joins Aludium from FAMOSA, Spain’s leading toy manufacturer, where he held the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO).

In his new role, Antonio will lead the innovation activities of Aludium and its Cindal R&D Centre.

He will also take responsibility for key development projects and capital expenditure investments. As part of this role, Antonio will also define, develop and lead the implementation of standard practices across all Aludium sites and set our strategic direction for our continuous improvement activities

To read the press release, click here.

Antonio Quereda appointed as Innovation and Technology Director2017-02-27T18:00:41+00:00

Ulrich Schridde appointed as Director of Metal Management

Ulrich Schridde is joining Aludium on the 1st of October as Director of Metal Management. With over 30 years of experience in the industry and over 20 years in metal management, planning, procurement and sales of primary aluminum and aluminum products, he will be developing Aludium’s capacity to achieve its strategic objective of becoming a fully independent company.

He will be responsible for developing and executing this strategy and for optimizing Aludium`s metal system and related costs, thereby minimizing working capital.

At Rusal Marketing GmbH he was the Director of European Sales and was responsible for leading and developing Rusal’s export sales in Europe with a total portfolio of over 2 million tons.

He started his carrier in the aluminum industry in 1981 holding marketing and sales positions in Alcan Deutschland GmbH and later was assigned responsibility for metal management, which task he also performed later on for Novelis.

To read the press release, click here.

Ulrich Schridde appointed as Director of Metal Management2017-02-24T14:58:43+00:00

Aludium is installing new recycling technology in Amorebieta


furnace-AmorebietaWith operations in Spain and France, Aludium is now installing new recycling technology in Amorebieta that, by the end of 2016, will increase the production volume of this plant substantially.
The new technology will melt down and recycle lacquered aluminum and aluminum cans, profiles, and slag, which have been discarded up till now.

The modern rotary furnace now being installed can process up to 40 tons per casting and will ultimately produce more than 50,000 tons of aluminum each year. Together with the accompanying fume-treatment plant with the latest technology, it will easily meet the highest emission standards set by the European authorities.

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Aludium is installing new recycling technology in Amorebieta2017-02-24T14:58:56+00:00

Our new partner in North America

We looked at Empire Resources Inc. and were mightily impressed with their great track record, their culture of ambition, achievement and success, and their substantial infrastructure that fits our ambitions and products perfectly. And Empire Resources liked what we make and how we make it. So we’re delighted to announce that we’ve joined with Empire Resources to handle our introduction to the North American market and to be our exclusive importer and distributor for that part of the world. We have the products and support systems, and Empire Resources has the marketing and distribution network. We both expect great things to happen!

To read the press release, click here.

Our new partner in North America2017-02-24T14:59:03+00:00

Increasing annealing furnace capacity in Castelsarrasin

Friday, 28 August 2015.  Manuel Ruano, Chief Operating Officer and President of Aludium has visited our Castelsarrasin plant in France to view the site’s new annealing furnace. The furnace was originally installed at Aludium’s Alicante plant and was shipped to Castelsarrasin in July.

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Increasing annealing furnace capacity in Castelsarrasin2017-02-24T14:59:35+00:00

Mayor of Alicante visits Aludium to show support

On Friday 24 July the mayor of Alicante, Gabriel Echávarri, paid a visit to Aludium’s mill. It was the first time an Alicante mayor had visited the plant in over a decade.

Mayor Echávarri was greeted by Aludium’s Chief Operating Officer, Manuel Ruano. Together they toured the plant, meeting operators and providing the mayor’s team with an overview of the facilities. The mayor saw the manufacturing process for himself, and gained an understanding of the importance Aludium attaches to safety as a multinational company.

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Mayor of Alicante visits Aludium to show support2017-02-27T11:45:42+00:00

Amorebieta Plant back online

At 1.06 am on 17 July, the fire detection system at Aludium’s Amorebieta Plant alerted us to a fire. The system had detected a small fire in a room housing auxiliary equipment. Aludium’s emergency response plan was immediately put into action.

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Amorebieta Plant back online2017-02-24T15:00:27+00:00

Decorandum™ stops the crowd at Automotive Interiors

Aludium presented its Decorandum™ range of brushed aluminium during Automotive Interiors Expo 2015. During the show Aludium premiered the new Vivid options in its Decorandum™ range. In the Vivid products, brushing lines are more obvious.

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Decorandum™ stops the crowd at Automotive Interiors2017-02-27T18:45:47+00:00

Mutual recognises Aludium prevention programme

Pictured are Gerson Morales, Director of the Alicante Delegation, and Guillermo Rey-Ardid Latorre, Vice President Aludium.

Aludium has received an award which recognises the successful implementation of our Human Performance programme and its positive impact on accident rates at our Alicante plant. The award was presented to Aludium on 26 June 2015 by Mutual, a Spanish organisation charged with protecting the health and safety of workers in Spain.

Pictured are Gerson Morales, Director of the Alicante Delegation, and Guillermo Rey-Ardid Latorre, Vice President Aludium.

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Mutual recognises Aludium prevention programme2017-02-24T15:01:07+00:00