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ALUMINIUM 2021 The World's Leading Trade Fair for
Aluminium and its Application Industries
18 – 20 May 2021
Exhibition Center Düsseldorf

ALUMINIUM 2018 INSIGHTS

Overview
  • 26 September 2018

    Official Show Newspaper: Free Download

    What innovations will the exhibitors be showing? What are the future trends? And which programme during ALUMINIUM should not be missed? You will find answers in the trade...

  • 19 September 2018

    Magnesium is ready for the future

    Just like aluminium, magnesium is considered to be a major design material of the 21st century, as it is especially light, yet also extremely robust and has excellent casting...

  • 19 September 2018

    Good development in aluminium despite uncertainties

    The aluminium business developed well during the first eight months of 2018. In the first half of 2018, aluminium remained the uncontested top performer among all metals traded...

  • 01 August 2018

    Assembling and connecting: New growth potential for aluminium wires

    Wires made from aluminium and aluminium alloys are used in a variety of ways in a wide range of applications where the low specific weight, excellent corrosion protection properties and high electrical conductivity of the material can be leveraged. Manufacturing and processing advances continuously facilitate expansion into new application areas beyond those that are already known. New areas of use will also be shown at ALUMINIUM 2018 from 9 to 11 October in Düsseldorf.

  • 04 July 2018

    Innovative Joining Technologies are the Key to Lightweight Automotive Construction

    Many sectors, especially the automotive sector, are ever more intensively tapping into the great potential of aluminium lightweight construction. The strategy long pursued by the major automobile manufacturers has been to use “the right material in the right place”. This is why they have been pushing ahead with the smart, flexible handling of the most varied of materials with the aim of using the best suited raw material for every purpose in automobile construction.

  • 04 July 2018

    Positive Growth Outlook for the Aluminium Casting Industry

    In 2017 German aluminium foundries succeeded in keeping their production output at a record level of 1.118 million tonnes. The casting method with the highest output is pressure die casting (663,000 tons), followed by gravity-die casting (347,000 tons) and sand casting (98,000 tons). This trend is also quite likely to continue in 2018.

  • 15 June 2018

    China - Setting the pace for global aluminium industry

    China’s aluminium industry has been dominating the global market for many years. Be it in producing the metal or processing lightweight aluminium to created rolled, extruded or cast products, the ‘Middle Kingdom’ is the absolute number one not only in the production and processing of aluminium, but also in its consumption.

  • 15 June 2018

    Demand for aluminium is growing worldwide

    Global primary aluminium production increased by 5.8 percent in 2017. Continuing strong demand is also being reflected in price trends and has had an enormous impact on the level of international aluminium stocks. Aluminium will continue to benefit from the trend towards lightweight construction in coming years.



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