european aluminium, the voice of the entire aluminium value chain, introduced five new member companies during its general assembly last week, bringing its total membership to over 85 companies and associations representing more than 600 plants in 30 european countries.
“i am delighted to welcome the new members and i am certain they will make a tremendous contribution through their participation in our horizontal committees and market groups,” commented gerd g�tz, director general of european aluminium. “the addition of new members also means a stronger value chain and industry voice. with eu legislation and global market trends creating both opportunities and challenges, it is now more important than ever to have a collective industry response to address issues in key areas such as energy, the circular economy, trade, innovation and sustainability.”
new member companies include:
aludium has over 60 years of experience in the transformation and processing of aluminium. the company has around 800 employees and uses a highly specialized production process to provide sheet metal and aluminium coil products to a wide range of industries. aludium has the capacity to process more than 220,000 tons of product from its three plants in amorebieta and alicante (spain) and castelsarrasin (france).
boal is a designer and manufacturer of aluminium greenhouse roof systems for horticulture. boal also produce and supply specialist extrusions to the building, engineering and transport industries. its custom-made aluminium profiles and high-performance glass and poly greenhouses are used by growers in across the world to help meet the challenge of an increasing global food supply. boal has production sites in the uk and the netherlands.
liberty house group
liberty house group is an international metals and industrial group. liberty’s aluminium division owns and operates the only remaining aluminium smelter in the uk – liberty british aluminium. based in scotland, the smelting facilities are powered by two neighbouring hydro-electric stations and a complex of on-site bio-diesel units, owned and managed by liberty’s sister company simec.
e-max aims to be the market leader in the processing of recycled aluminium for extrusion applications in western europe by offering its customers solutions with a very low carbon footprint. e-max is part of the industrial holding company vaessen industries and has production facilities in belgium and the netherlands.
kuusakoski recycling is a provider of industrial recycling services and a processor and supplier of recycled metals in northern europe. it provides cost-effective, environmentally responsible recycling services to ewaste collectors, recyclers, enterprises, small businesses, non-profits, original equipment manufacturers, governments and municipalities. kuusakoski and its subsidiaries have recycling operations in finland, china, estonia, the uk, russia, sweden, taiwan and the usa.